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Best Christmas gifts for travellers 2018

Get your avid traveller friend what they really want this Christmas.

Are you searching for that perfect gift for a traveller? Whether they travel all the time or this is their first trip, there are a few great gifts they will really appreciate.

You'll want to get them these. Gifts they'll actually use. Trust us, because as avid travellers ourselves we've been there before and know exactly what's on the top of their wish list.

Someone who is travelling is probably saving all their coin for their trip so purchasing things they will need to jet their way around the world is a great way to choose a gift. If they have a trip planned or are just an active globe trotter, these gifts will definitely hit the mark.

Top stores to buy Christmas gifts for travellers

Unique getaways and experiences for when they're itching to get away

The-not-so cheat sheet: Gift cards

We say it's not a cheat sheet because it really is what they want. Don't try to guess where they want to go next or what activity they want to do. Let them decide. I know some say that gift cards are a cop-out but for travellers, they're the dream gift.

Flight Centre travel Gift Cards
Flight Centre travel Gift Cards

Flight Centre - International

Virgin Australia gift voucher
Virgin Australia gift voucher

Virgin Australia - Deals

Top physical gifts for travellers

Stephanie Yip

Stef is the Travel Editor at finder.com.au and has been writing about travel for over a decade. She's visited over 50 countries and has had some incredible experiences, including hot air ballooning over Cappadocia, hitchhiking across Romania and seeing the Northern Lights (twice!). And while she’d never say no to a luxury escape, she's far more likely to stretch her travel dollars as far as they can go by keeping her ear to the ground for unbeatable travel bargains. And she'll tell you all about them, too! Stef has had articles featured on Travel Weekly, Escape and Hostelworld.

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