TripSavvy Holiday Gift Guide

Handpicked by our editors, globetrotters big and small will love these clever gifts
Top Picks
Tom Ford Soleil Blanc - 10 ML
When I want to conjure the tropics in the depths of winter, I spritz on a touch of Tom Ford’s Soleil Blanc. Unabashedly summery, without smelling like you doused yourself in sunscreen.
Bose QuietComfort 35 II Wireless Bluetooth Headphones
When you’re seated next to a crying baby or loud talker, these headphones are a lifesaver. The volume-optimized EQ means that the audio sounds great whether you’re listening to music or a podcast.
Airbnb Gift Cards
If you’ve got travelers on your list, why not give them a ticket to, well, travel? The Airbnb gift card unlocks amazing places to stay and awesome things to do. It’s a gift they’ll always remember.
EPICKA Universal Travel Adapter
This adapter has come with me on every international trip since I bought it. The four built-in USB ports mean that I can charge all my devices without needing to juggle multiple adapters.
Asenlin 40L Travel Backpack
I took this backpack on a five-day trip and was able to fit everything I needed—clothes, extra shoes, toiletries, and electronics fit right inside, completely eliminating a need for a checked bag.
Bag-All Computer Case with Charger Pocket
With constant work travel, a laptop case is essential. I love this case not only because of its chic look and clever labeling, but also its super lightweight washable material with waterproof lining.
SaturnBird Cold Brew Instant Coffee
My travels are fueled by coffee, and I’m often in places without access to a quick morning cup. These mini instant coffee pods (cutely shaped like to-go cups) have come to the rescue more than once.
Luggage & Gear
The Laura Convertible Backpack — M. Gemi
For the traveler who can’t choose between fashion and function—give them both. This sleek M. Gemi bag functions as a shoulder tote or a backpack, thanks to an ingenious sliding double strap design.
Mishansha Quick Dry Water Shoes
These shoes have saved my life more times than I can name. Bought on a whim for a kayaking trip, I've since used them for everything ranging from a swim in the Dead Sea to a rainy walk in Puerto Rico.
Travelpro Platinum Elite 21” Expandable Carry-On Spinner
My go-to carry-on, this bag comes with a removable wet pocket and an external USB port. There’s a reason why Travelpro is the top luggage among flight crews.
Herschel Pop Quiz Backpack
While this backpack is not for jamming lots of clothes in, it's perfect for carrying a laptop, books, toiletries, and chargers. And it's small enough that it fits in just about any space.
Seven Day Pill Organizer - Betife
This adorable little pill organizer is small and compact, but each section is big enough to fit several different pills. It's so cute that there's no shame in pulling it out whenever you need.
Tumi Just In Case Tote
This tote is a versatile nylon carryall that packs into a small pouch when not being used. I throw it in my bag on every trip, using it to lug back everything from bottles of wine to dirty ski gear.
Travel Experiences
Three's Company Sonoma Virtual Tasting Kit by J Cage Cellars
Featuring three full bottles from J. Cage Cellars, this virtual tasting brings the winery to your home. During the hour-long tastings, staff will walk you through each wine: two reds and a white.
Strava Premium
The perfect holiday gift for anyone looking to rev up their running, cycling, swimming, mountain biking, or really any activity route in the new year. It pairs well with various fitness trackers, too.
Destinations Guide
KitchenAid KSMPRA Pasta Roller & Cutter Attachment Set
An Italian cooking class is one of my favorite trip memories. This KitchenAid pasta roller and cutter attachment set allows me to continue honing my skills while sharing my love of Italian cooking.
Twinings Loose Leaf Pyramid Tea Box
Bring London home with a nice hot cup of Twinings tea. This sampler uses loose leaf tea, so you’ll be getting the best tea drinking experience. The 12 different flavors are sure to please all tastes.
Airbnb Gift Cards
The Airbnb gift card unlocks thousands of unique places to stay, close to home and around the world. There’s no better way to get immersed in a culture or landscape than to book an Airbnb.
La Tienda Traditional Paella Kit with Pan by Peregrino
Create authentic Spanish paella from your home with this kit. It includes everything you’ll need except the fresh ingredients and comes with a pan and two delicious recipes.
Jet Set Candy Destination Charms Jewelry
These charms mimic passport stamps and luggage tags, making them a great gift for a travel lover. Choose a place you've been together or a place that's on your bucket list to explore together!
Swatch x MoMA Watch
This bold collaboration between Swatch and New York City's Museum of Modern Art lets you take one of the world's best museums home with you. Use it to count the hours until your next trip to New York.
Dale of Norway Wool Headband
My mom has two old Dale of Norway sweaters that I've loved for years, so when I finally visited a few years ago, I came home with this ear warmer. It reminds me of that trip every time I wear it.
Pierre Marie x Le Sirenuse Positano Beach Towel
When it comes to beautiful hotels, Le Sireneuse is front and center in many daydreams. This bold beach towel is the perfect addition to your daily fantasy of kicking back by the ocean.
Bucket List Travel
Hermès Brides de Gala Double Face Scarf 90
No one does scarves like the French and the Brides de Gala print is an Hermès classic. Measuring 36 inches on each side, double sided, and available in three colors, this is a versatile splurge.
Japanese Cast Iron Golden Dragon Tea Set—Omi Tea Sets
This show-stopping Japanese cast iron set with a golden dragon on it comes with a 1,200 mL pot and four cups. Not only is it beautiful, it can also boost your iron intake with every pot of tea.
Travel Listography: Exploring the World in Lists
With more than 70 illustrated prompts, this journal lets you jot down destinations you've either been to or hope to visit; record your best travel tips, packing lists, and ideas for future trips.
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