The 20 Best Travel Gifts for Every Jet-Setter

Only thing missing is the plane ticket.

Vacationing and exploring are fun, but getting there? Not so much. Thankfully, these finds will make crowded planes, trains, and cars *much* more tolerable.

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Take-Everywhere Tote

A roomy, weekender bag with handles to board as a carry-on that's equipped for all day-tripping needs once you hit your destination. 

Safari Bag, $68

BUY IT: baggu.com.

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Mile-High Cocktail Kit

This kit comes with everything that you need to mix up a First Class-level champagne cocktail on board–it will certainly make a long flight go down easier.

W&P Design The Champagne Carry Kit, $24

BUY IT: bloomingdales.com.

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Washable Cosmetics Clutch

Keep your most precious cargo, AKA your makeup, organized with this charming case that's transparent so you can keep everything in plain sight and specially suited to handle travel spills. 

Inflight Leather Trimmed Wash Bag, $202

BUY IT: matchesfashion.com.

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Warm-Up Wrap

An essential piece for looking chic and comfortable at the airport in beautiful, soft wool. It doubles as a travel blanket and coverup. 

Acne Studios Fringed Wool Wrap, $360

BUY IT: net-a-porter.com.

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Passport Protector

Cute, practical, and shiny? Done.

The Case Factory Metallic Leather Passport Cover, $160

BUY IT: net-a-porter.com.

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Towel Carrier

An easier way to carry towels than stuffing them into a beach tote, made of a sturdy, sturdy leather. 

The Beach People Leather Towel Carrier, $40

BUY IT: net-a-porter.com.

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A Teeny Safekeep Pouch

A chic lamb-skin bag to keep all your little valuables and delicates safe in your luggage. 

Jewelry Pouch, $75

BUY IT: clairev.com.

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In-Flight Cozies

An in-flight kit that will make a small, cramped space feel much more cozier (wool blanket and flight pillow case included).

Parachute Merino Travel Kit, $169

BUY IT: parachutehome.com.

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Ultra-Organized Travel Backpack

For that elusive traveler who actually knows how to pack lightly, here's a weekender bag that can be worn as a backpack or over the shoulder, with enough compartments to house all expertly-rolled getaway outfits, snacks, and gadgets.

Poketo Weekender Bag, $158

BUY IT: shopspring.com.

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Snore-Cancelling-Headphones

To safeguard your traveler against a sleepless night, gift a comfortable pair of noise-canceling headphones that folds up into a compact neoprene pouch when listening hour is over. Crying babies, snoring neighbors, and loud food carts: all clear.

AKG N60 NC Noice Cancelling Headphones, $200

BUY IT: amazon.com.

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Skin-Soothing Face Mist

Altitude and skin don't really mix, and the in-flight heating is not your friend. That's where this beauty essential comes in: a milky skin mist to keep skin hydrated until you touch down, created without any drying alcohols and fragrances.

Dewy Skin Mist Travel Size, $15

BUY IT: tatcha.com.

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An Anti-Frizz Travel Towel

The snuggliest of microfiber hair towels that's easily stowed away in a suitcase and helps prevent frizz, unlike your usual terrycloth.

DevaCurl DevaTowel, $20

BU Y IT: sephora.com.

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Smart Luggage Set

For travelers whose cases are habitually overweight, behold the lightweight case with a built-in scale that's here to save you from throwing out your (carefully packed) essentials at the airport.

A50 Set, $695

BUY IT: raden.com.

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Easy-to-Clean Makeup Brush Case

A compact, roll-up brush holder that keeps all your mainstays separate and is easy to clean, too.

Sephora Collection Artful Travel Makeup Brush Case, $13

BUY IT: sephora.com.

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TSA- Approved Makeup Containers

Because we're not ones to travel without our favorite cosmetics—but we're also not about to let them out of our sight in a checked bag.

Bobbi Brown Empties, $15

BUY IT: saksfifthavenue.com.

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In-Flight Entertainment

Because there are only so many in-flight movies you can stomach at once, bury yourself in the hilariously charming descriptions of Europe as seen through the eyes of Bill Bryson. He examines the sights and people of the countries he passes through with his signature dry wit, painting them in caricature—terrible Italian drivers and smoking Frenchmen, etc. Check out our guide on the best books to travel with this season, too, if you know you're preparing for a long flight.

Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe, $11

BUY IT: amazon.com.

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Sleep Aid

Take a catnap in style. 😺

Slip Silk Eye Mask, $45

BUY IT: netaporter.com.

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Luggage Luxe

A splurge gift for the jetsetter that already has everything: this little guy will be unmistakable at the luggage carousel.

Fendi Monster Fur-Trim Luggage Tag, $325

BUY IT: bergdorfgoodman.com.

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Neck Support

An inflatable neck guard for easy storage that comes with all the necessary accoutrements: ear plugs and an eye mask. Zzzz away.

MLVOC Inflateable Neck Pillow Set, $12

BUY IT: amazon.com.

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Packing Organizers

For the frequent traveler who wants to make the most of their space, buy them chic luggage organizers to keep them from simply rolling and cramming.

Pattern Ladies Travel Pouch Set, $127

BUY IT: mochithings.com.

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