30+ Last-Minute Gifts for Frequent Flyers

It’s the end of the year and the wanderlust is kicking in. Time to take a break from paperwork and go places we have never been and eat food with names we cannot pronounce! Travelling is a great experience, no matter if it’s a short weekend trip, backpacking across the continent, getting an extended vacation on the other side of the world, or camping solo in the middle of Mother Nature.

In all the above cases, it pays to be well-prepared. If you are an avid traveler, or you know one, here are some great gift ideas for the holiday/traveling season. You’ll find travel pillows, power packs, photography accessories, and plenty of gadgets that can help you have a great time traveling safely.

Editor’s note: Prices listed here may vary from time to time. Do check the links for the latest prices and for stock availability.

USB Power Strip

Connect this strip to your computer and charge up to four of your handheld devices in the same time. ($14)

usb power strip
Passport Sleeve by ÉSTIE

Keep your passport, boarding pass and cash safe and secure with this stylish and compact travel sleeve. ($59)

passport sleve
Airbolt

A smart Bluetooth-enabled travel lock for your luggage, Airbolt talks to your smartphone via an app, and unlocks with a single button so long as you are within range. [Preorder at AUD79.95)

airbolt
Wearable Gimbal Camera

Wearable action camera will help you capture amazing shots and videos from a first person view while your travel adventures.

wearable gimbal
Hang-About Hanging Chair

Hang-About is a hanging chair that can be attached to a tree while on a camping trip, giving you some space and alone time. Available in orange and blue. ($240)

hanging chair
Travel Hoodie Pillow

The travel pillow is perfect for long-haul flights or overnight bus trips. It gives you a little privacy plus neck support for a good rest. ($27)

travel hoodie
Travelogue Scratch Map Travel Journal

Looking for a global adventure? Track all the countries you have visited with this "scratch card"of cities and countries. ($28)

travel journal
Stack n’ Go Vino

This portable travel glasses for wine will help you to create romantic atmosphere wherever you are: in the woods or at a beach. ($15)

stack and go
BookBook Travel Journal Accessories Case

This travel case is designed to keep your iPad and essential accessories. The case looks like an old leather book, the perfect disguise! ($100)

journal case
Power Bank

A high capacity power bank is a must-have for the always-connected traveler. Never be without battery juice.

powerbank
The Kooshy Travel Pillow

This travel pillow is a comfortable way to sleep while you’re on a long-haul trip. It is easy to assemble, for a good non-bumpy nap. ($34.99)

travel pillow
Axess: Front Pocket Wallet

Designed according to minimalist Sweden principles, Axess is a front pocket wallet. It’s made of fine Italian leather.

front pocket wallet
TUO: Travel Organizer

Country-hoppers should definitely get this travel organizer for underwear, keeping it separate from your other travel essentials. ($49)

travel organiser
Space Saver Vacuum Storage Bags

Save much-needed space in your luggage compartment by vacuum-packing your larger items.

vacuum storage bag
Mini Travel Steam Iron

Off on a business trip? This steam iron for your office wear can heat up in a minute and doesn’t take much space in your bag, and is so worth it if you need to look fresh for that important meeting. ($30)

travel steam iron
Bugatti Travel Desk

This trunk is not a usual suitcase, but also a portable desk. It can be turned into a workstation within a minute, so you can keep working while waiting for the next flight. ($249)

bugatti travel desk
Satechi Smart Travel Router

With this amazing adapter you can travel around the globe not worrying that the socket will not fit. This router adapts to fit in four of the most common plug configurations. ($45)

travel router
Wrap-a-Nap 360 Degree Travel Pillow

This travel pillow or sleep mask allows even the fussiest sleepers to get well-rested while traveling. ($25)

travel pillow
Olympus Air A01 White

The Olympus Air is an open platform camera which pairs with your smartphone. It offers all of the benefits of an interchangeable lens camera.

olympus air white
LED Light

This portable LED lamp is designed for those who love camping. It has three different settings. ($16)

led light
ReTrak Selfie Stick

Who travels without a selfie stick these days? ReTrack is an amazing selfie stick with a Bluetooth shutter. Press the button on the handle for a quick snap. ($18)

selfie stick
Sitpack

Sitpack is a portable seat that is easy to setup. It’s the perfect gadget for camping, music festivals, fishing and other outdoor adventures. ($49)

sitpack
Rechargeable Heated Insole

Great for campers who need to stay warm, the temperature of these heated insoles can be adjusted with a remote control.

heated insole
Ostrich Pillow

A travel pillow made with high-quality soft fabric. Put your whole head in for completely uninterrupted sleep.

ostrich pillow
Flash Drive USB Cufflinks

The best way to keep your valuable information on you at all times.

usb cufflinks
Satechi Compact USB Surge Protector

Satechi Compact USB Surge Protector protects your devices from electricity spikes. Also, it has a single power outlet and a USB charging port.

usb surge protector
Travel Toothbrush Sanitizer

A sanitiser that kills 99.9% of the bacteria on your toothbrush. A must-have for health-conscious travelers.

toothbrush sanitizer
Pocket-Sized Portable Bluetooth Speaker

If you can’t go anywhere without music, perhaps this portable speaker can make your hotel room feel like home.

bluetooth speaker
Productivity Planner

Speakers who have to travel a lot may like this planner that is filled with inspirational quotes to keep you going. The planner is made for 6 month. ($24.95)

productivity planner
inCharge

A USB cable that is so small you can attach it to your keyring. It has syncing and charging capabilities too. ($12)

incharge
AM Thermos Bottle

This thermos bottle can keep your beverages cold or hot for a long time. It’s available in two colors: white and black. ($24)

thermos bottle
TRIX

Trix is a portable power strip that lets you charge multiple devices from smartphones to desktop computers. [Preorder at $30)

trix
Heys eScale Luggage Scale

Here is an affordable, small, and portable luggage scale for travelers. Great way to avoid overweight luggage fees! ($25)

escale luggae scale
Travelproof Independent Medical Kit

This medical kit is great for large traveling groups like school trips. It will cover all basic needs including allergic reactions, pain relief and water purification. (£50.00)

medical kit
Oneadaptr

Oneadaptr is an ultra-portable power adapter designed to work around the world. It has 4 USB ports, and an alternative version has an additional port for the Macbook. ($44.99)

oneadaptr
The Traveler’s Eye Massager

After a tiring day of travel, what better way to relax than to give your eyes a relaxing massage. ($129.95)

eye massager
Thinksound In-Ear Headphone

These headphones with wooden toppers produce clear sound and have integrated microphone and call control. ($109)

in-ear headphone
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