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Whether shopping for your girlfriend, partner or mother, getting the woman in your life who loves to travel a gift she’ll appreciate on the road can be daunting.
Luckily, there are a lot of great ideas on the market this holiday season, from the practical to the slightly extravagant, here are our lucky 13 top holiday travel gift idea picks for her this season:
Orvis Pack-And-Go Travel Jacket
We absolutely love the Orvis Pack-and-Go Travel Jacket this season. Designed with adventurous women in mind, it is just the right weight for travel to summery environs with chilly nights. The coat is stain, wind and water-resistant and dries really fast. Best of all, it packs down into its own stuff sack that you can just toss in your bag if you’re going to be out all day and worried the temp will drop at night.
Another Orvis that makes a great gift for her this festive season is the Herringbone Stitch Cashmere Turtleneck. Its a great gift for the traveler sticking to winter climates as the cashmere is super warm (and super soft!) and the design is timeless. It also packs well.
Cindy Karen Cape Town Pant
We swear, these are going to be your next favorite pair of pants, whether you are traveling or at home. The Cape Town pant by Cindy Karen is a winner. They are legit as comfy as pajamas yet manage to look effortlessly stylish and can be dressed up with boots and a cropped sweater for a night on the town.
That said, the relaxed style pant is equally at home being worn on a long-haul flight. The drawstring waist and flexibility of the cut mean you won’t be constricted, no matter how bloated you’re feeling. Honestly, we have been living in these pants since they arrived. They fit true to size and you could probably size down rather than up. The Cape Town Pant comes in Black, Navy, Olive and Brown. We love the black.
Tract Boot by Forsake
If you’re looking for adventure travel worthy footwear then check out the Forsake Tract shoe, a shoe that so many are wearing this winter. Great for travel, they are stylish and comfortable and transition easily from the trail to a restaurant.
The design is lightweight and breathable and the boot is waterproof (another must for winter). The material is a cool mix of suede, nubuck leather and micro mesh and the sole is designed to perform well on the trail, especially in slick environments.
If her current suitcase barely rolls or she packs everything into half a dozen bags for a weekend getaway, then gift her the super practical gift of luggage. We love the iFLY Luggage brand because it is well-made yet still really affordable.
The Rose Gold Collection is a stylish and classic choice and you can chose from a few different sizes of bag including a carry-on friendly size. The bags hold up to rough flight days and a number of interior packing departments.
Accessorize the luggage gift with some other travel essentials she’ll love. The Ellis James Designs Makeup Train Case is a classy travel organizer that is large enough to include a hair straighter as well as all your other travel make-up essentials.
Another fun extra is the Showerless Travel Kit by Busy Beauty. Each kit is made up of showerless travel essentials designed to be used for long-haul flights or whenever you need to freshen up on the go.
The kits include body wipes, dry shampoo, leave-in conditioner and even a showerless shave gel. All of the products are TSA-approved travel size. Store them in the included rose gold zippered travel case.
Finally, an electronic tooth brush kit is another practical choice to slide into the suitcase if she doesn’t have one. This one comes with a matching travel case, 3 head refills and best of all for travel, a 3 week battery life.
Dropzone Goggles by Native Eyewear
If winter travel plans involve skiing or snowboarding then a new pair of goggles could be the perfect holiday season gift. The Dropzone Goggles by Native Eyewear feature interchangeable lens that are super easy to swap out (you just push a button) as weather conditions change on the mountain.
The anti-fog coating on the lens works well and we also liked the snow specific color filtration that helps keep the mountain from looking flat when the light changes.
Harmon Kardon Esquire Mini 2 Bluetooth Speaker
Being able to play your tunes on the top of a mountain or from you towel in the sand is a modern travel perk. And the Harman Audio Bluetooth speaker is a great travel companion. Its super slim and portable and comes with a travel case that makes it easy to slide right into your tote. Despite the portability though, this bluetooth speaker delivers powerful sound. It also features 10 hours of playtime and a quick charge power bank.
Soleil Anti Theft Bag by Sherpani
For travel to destinations with a potential for pick-pocketing you can’t beat gifting the Soleil Anti Theft Bag by Sherpani. The design is the perfect amount of trendy without being flashy and the bag can be worn as a backpack, crossbody or tote depending on your style. The bag’s RFID lining and Anti-blade fabric are what make it unique.
The lining stops wannabe cyber criminals from stealing your credit card material using a reader at a distance and the fabric helps stop thieves from easily slashing open your back and simply grabbing the contents. It pays to be cautious these days.
Rheos Gear Floating Sunglasses
Affordable, protective and fun, Rheos Gear Floating Sunglasses are a great gift for ladies heading to the beach this winter. Not only are the frames stylish and then lenses polarized and UV-protective, but the sunglasses themselves float, making them that much easier to find if they pop off while body surfing waves. If you’re shopping for a mother and daughter duo, there are also kids options.
If she needs a new pair of headphones, the JBL Live Series is great for travel. The headphones are super comfy and easy to wear for long-haul flights or train rides. They are also noise canceling.
When it comes to sound then deliver impressive audio. They’re also optimized for Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa among other technologies, which is a cool extra perk.
Pelican Protector EMS Charger for iPhone
The Pelican Protector + EMSBattery iPhone Charging Case is a great stocking stuffer for the traveler always running out of phone batter. The slick new recharge battery pack features wireless Qi-certified charging and has a detachable magnetic battery pack that gives up to 50 percent more power. It also protective case designed to survive multiple drops.
Instant Gratification Kit from Skin Resource MD
Travel can be really hard on your skin, but with the right products you can minimize the impact. The Instant Gratification Kit from Skin Resource MD features three anti-aging skin care products to take on the road.
The Crystal Clarity Exfoliation Scrub helps scrub away dirt and also soften dark spots and other scars. After using apply the Age Limit Advance Refinishing Anti-Agin Serum and the Baobab Anti-Aging Ski Correction Facial Cream, both of which help reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles.
Another fun gadget for the adventurous tech savvy woman in your life is this underwater camera known as the GoFish Cam. This device was actually developed to capture underwater fishing footage — for anglers it gives proof, for instance, that the elusive “big one” did get away — but works great for snorkeling, diving, surfing and other water sports. The HD camera captures vivid color and it is easy to share footage from the camera to your social media accounts.
National Geographic Atlas of the National Parks
Everyone can benefit from a little armchair travel inspiration and National Geographic’s Atlas of the National Parks provides just that. The first of its kinds, it showcase’s the American park system in full with stunning photography, graphics and of course an awesome map collection. The author, Jonathan Waterman, is a former park ranger and introduces the reader to all 60 of the U.S.’s national parks.