Here is a list up of 46 travel gifts for people who love travel, created by a travel enthusiast. There are gifts for her and for him, with inspiration for every occasion including birthdays + Christmas. This page contains affiliate links but this does not affect the price you pay.
Gift ideas are sorted by price bracket from ‘under £5’ to ‘£100+’. Use these links to skip straight to the section that suits you.
1. Big Ideas Notebook
A great little gift or stocking filler – with blank pages inside.
2. Atlas Map Drinks Coasters
4 cork backed, vintage style drink mats, perfect for when you have guests round to show off your love for travelling.
3. Selfie Ring Light
Clip on LED light to take selfie photos in poor lighting.
4. Trip Planner & Travel Journal
Everything a traveller will need for trip planning and creating itineraries.
5. Packing List Pads
A great organisational tool for trip planning so you never forget an item.
6. Travel Scratch Map
A scratch map of the world in a portable tube, scratch off the foil as you travel the world.
7. Little Book of Foreign Swear Words
8. Digital Luggage Scale
9. Waterproof Phone Case
10. UNO Cards
These are a must-have for any traveller – always a great way to pass time by on airplanes or make friends in hostels
11. ‘Saving To Go Places’ Money Box
The perfect travel gift to help someone save up for their next holiday
12. Lonely Planet Wall Calendar 2018
With striking photography and travel ideas on each page – this is a great gift for anyone looking for travel inspiration.
13. Compass Keyring
14. Leather Passport Holder
15. Lonely Planet’s Best In Travel 2018
16. ‘How to Shit Around The World’
Despite it’s eyebrow-raising title that could be frowned upon in public, this is a useful gift for anyone planning to travel. Written by a doctor who loves travel, it contains lots of information about how to stay clean and healthy whilst travelling.
17. Scratch Map Poster of the World
18. Travel Scrapbook
19. Book: ‘1000 Places To See Before You Die’
20. Worldwide Travel Adaptor
The most practical present you could buy for someone who loves travel.
22. Go Pro Head Strap
23. Scratch Travel Journal
64 pages long of high quality imagery with 8 scratchable maps.
24. ‘Swept Away by Wanderlust’ Hardback Journal
Perfect for keeping track of travel adventures – full of inspiration and motivation.
25. Corkboard Map
This would look great in the home of any seasoned traveller to pin up travel snaps.
26. Lonely Planet’s ‘Where To Go When’
Includes inspiration for every type of travel adventure from city breaks to beach holidays as well as suggested time to visit. This is a great gift for anyone going travelling or planning a trip.
27. Memory Card
Anyone with a digital camera will be grateful of some extra storage.
28. GorillaPod Smartphone Flexible Tripod
A gift for the smartphone photographers amongst us, this tripod can wrap around any object.
29. Travel Lock Box
This gift is very practical to help keep valuables safe. It is especially ideal for solo travellers off on an adventure, includes a cable to attach to fixed objects.
30. TrackR Pixel – Bluetooth Tracker
31. National Geographic’s ‘Destinations of a Lifetime’
32. DSLR Traveller Tripod
Lightweight portable tripod for DSLR camera – perfect for any travel photography enthusiast.
33. Levitating Desk Globe
More of a gift for business travellers, so that they can still marvel about the next destination whilst back in the office.
34. Underwater Go-Pro Dome
35. Cork Globe
This is my personal favourite, and top of my own gift wish list – perfect for pinning up travel photos from around the world.
Perhaps an obvious choice? I can highly recommend this bag as it is the one I’ve been using for the last few years.
37. GorillaPod SLR Flexible Tripod
The SLR version of the GorillaPod I shared above.
38. Kindle E-reader
I’ve included lots of books in this list, but these can be a bit bulky for any backpacker. A kindle is a great way around this.
39. Handspresso Coffee Maker
A portable espresso machine, for enjoying a great quality cup of coffee anywhere you like.
40. Polaroid Instant Digital Camera
41. Fitbit Charge Fitness Tracker
As well as being a travel enthusiast, I’m also somewhat of a fitness fanatic. This tracker will count steps and track GPS – perfect for those weeks away without gym access.
42. Globe Drinks Cabinet
With a vintage map design, this is the ideal gift for anyone who loves travel and has a decent drinks collection.
44. GoPro Hero 5 Session Camera
45. Parrot BeBop HD Camera Drone
Parrots first foray into professional camera drones and it’s surprisingly good – a great starting point for anyone looking to get into professional videography.
46. DJI Spark Camera Drone
For the more experienced videographer, DJI are the gold standard of camera drones.
47. Sony A6000 Mirrorless Camera
Mirrorless cameras are really popular with travellers as they’re small and compact but still have a quality that rivals DSLR’s – this Sony camera has great reviews.