31 Cool Christmas gifts for travellers

Revolutionary gifts for the avid traveller.

They’re the notorious traveller. The kind that can’t sit still and is always seeking the next adventure. Whenever you login, they choke your social media feed with wanderlust-inspiring photos and whenever you suggest catching up, they can’t – they’re going to Bali that weekend.

Sound familiar? That’s your globetrotting friend. And if you manage to tee up some time with them over Christmas (good luck!) these are the life-changing gifts and gadgets they need for their next adventure.

And there’s not a selfie-stick or travel pillow in sight!

Getaways and experiences for when they're away

Eurail Pass
STA Travel
Getaway on Hamilton Island
Hamilton Island
Private Villa Stay in Bali with Breakfast
3-Night Cruise from Sydney
Skydiving Over Beaches or Vineyards
Melbourne City Break

Gifts for when they're travelling


For the ultimate jetsetter: Pilot, a smart earpiece language translator

Like a real life babel fish from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,Pilot is a in-ear translator. Each Pilot comes as a set; one earpiece for you and one for the person you’re conversing with. When one person speaks, their words are translated by the listener’s earpiece into that person’s language, so you can have a seamless conversation without having to know the other person’s language. The project is still in the crowdfunding stage at the moment.

Click here to back it and potentially nab one for your friend for next Christmas.

Steve Aoki-Designed Luggage
Personalised Leather Passport Holder
Mon Purse
Fly Fly Away Travel Journal
Cotton On
Sand-Free Totebag
65L Travel Pack with Daypack
Leather Luggage Tag
Portable Clothes Washing System
4-in-1 Adaptor for 150 countries
Foldable Pocket Backpack
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Gifts for when they're daydreaming

Silver-Plated World Map Necklace
My Travel Scratch Map Deluxe
Yellow Octopus
OMY Giant World Atlas Colouring Map
Yellow Octopus
Man of the World Book
Instax Cube Frame
Urban Outfitters
Ottoman Hands Wanderlust Bangle
Linen Cushions Featuring Watercolour Prints
Personalised Compass
Leather Travel Dopp Kitt
Free People
Dogeared Going Places Compass Ring
Ultimate Travelist Colouring Book
Urban Outfitters
The World’s Best Street Food
Map Bow Tie for Men
To Travel is to Live Print
Travel Handmade Cufflinks

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Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is a journalist, avid traveller and all-round bargain hunter. If there's an online coupon code, deal or cheap flight available, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too.

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