Wondering what would make the best travel gifts for women who are always on the move? If you have a special lady in your life with an ever-growing travel bucket list, finding the perfect gift can be a tad overwhelming.
Until now! As someone who’s constantly on the move myself, I’ve compiled a list of the best travel gifts for women that combine style and functionality, and that they’ll actually love and use!
So let’s dive straight in and find the best travel gifts for women for that special lady in your life!
Fun and unique travel gift ideas for women
1. Scratch map
Every travel lover loves a map. And scratch off world maps are definitely one of the best travel gifts for women. This Scratch Off World Map Poster makes for the perfect home decor as well as a reminder of all the beautiful places that she’s visited and all the ones that are waiting for her!
2. Travel-themed Jewellery
Travel-themed jewellery is a great gift for travellers who love a little something that represents their wanderlust. This Sterling Silver travel map necklace is a beautiful accessory that she can wear and take anywhere with her, reminding her to always follow her passion for travel.
3. Travel experience gift card
What do you give someone who is always on the move and travelling? As a full-time traveller one of my favourite gifts to receive is a travel experience gift card. With a travel experience gift card your receiver can pick what to use it for, and it’s a great opportunity for them to try a new adventure. It’s guaranteed they’ll love this!
I’d recommend Tinggly (for US-based travellers) or GetYourGuide Gift Card (for worldwide travel) which offers a wide range of experiences all around the world!
4. Travel journal
Travel journals are a great gift option if you’re looking for something simple and versatile. The OMEYA Leather Journal is lightweight and durable, perfect for travelling and capturing those unforgettable memories. If you prefer to get something more fun and colourful, this Clever Fox travel planner is also a great option for travel gifts for women.
5. Language learning subscription
Learning the basic phrases in the local language of your destination can be extremely helpful for any traveller.
If your traveller loves communicating with locals and learning new words, a language learning subscription would be a great gift for them! Rosetta Stone is one of the leading language learning platforms that gives you access to 25 languages including Spanish, Italian, French, Mandarin and Greek.
If you’re looking to spark some creativity with your present, scrapbooks are an amazing gift for travellers who love to save small memorabilia like museum entrance tickets and flight boarding paces. It’s something they can look back on and cherish for years to come.
7. Travel colouring book
A travel-themed colouring book is the perfect gift for artistic travellers, capturing the essence of wanderlust in its pages. The Lonely Planet Travel Colouring book is ideal for passing time during long layovers or train rides, each page offers landmarks and patterns waiting for her personal touch. For a complete present set, pair it with a box of colouring pencils.
Best travel gifts for women that will make her trips easier
8. Passport holder
A chic passport holder is a great gift to keep her most important document safe. The Melsbrinna Passport Holder is a great option and it comes with slots to keep other documents in one place.
9. Luggage tags
Luggage tags are a great gift idea for women. Beyond functionality, they help her spot her baggage quickly or ensuring it finds its way back to her in case it’s misplaced. The Fintie luggage tags are perfect with their vibrant colours and metal loop lock to keep them in place.
10. Hanging toiletries bag
For a more practical gift, a must for every travelling woman is the hanging toiletries bag. Designed to hang conveniently and organise cosmetics, it ensures easy access to her beauty essentials with separate compartments. Making travelling so much easier and well-organised.
11. Jewellery organiser case
Jewellery often gets tangled when travelling, but a sleek jewellery organiser case is the perfect solution for this. With specialised compartments, her treasured pieces stay organised and safe.
12. Travel wallet
Keeping all your cards and important documents safe and organised while travelling is crucial, as well as having quick access to anything you need. The Travelambo Women’s Wallet is both stylish and practical, made of smooth faux leather and designed to protect cards with its RFID blocking feature.
13. Waterproof phone pouch
For the traveller who loves beach getaways and underwater adventures, a waterproof phone pouch is a must. It’s a great low-budget but high quality gift that ensures her device is protected against splashes and accidental dips, allowing her to capture memories worry-free.
14. Portable steamer
Wrinkled clothes on arrival? Not anymore. For anyone travelling for business often or social events, a portable steamer is the perfect way to quickly refresh her outfits, ensuring she looks impeccable no matter where her travels take her. No more worrying if her hotel or AirBnB has an iron available.
This steamer is compact and heats up ready to use within less than 30 seconds.
15. Travel hairdryer
Hotel hair dryers can be a hit or miss. A compact travel hairdryer ensures she has consistent power and style, keeping her locks looking their best in any climate.
16. Travel backpack
A good travel backpack is both stylish and functional. It accommodates all her essentials and keeps them organized, ensuring she’s always ready to explore the city’s hidden gems or go on spontaneous hikes. When it comes to backpacks, quality is of utmost importance and there’s no better than Osprey’s travel backpacks.
17. Travel deodorant
An unusual gift that she’ll love! Travel size deodorants are the perfect gift that is compact and easy to use. The Salt of the Earth deodorant is 100% natural and long lasting, a small and simple gift that makes life so much easier for any girl. I know I love mine when travelling!
18. Packing cubes
Organization is key to hassle-free travel. The Amazon Basics Packing Cubes are perfect for compartmentalising your luggage, making packing (and unpacking) swift and efficient, leaving more time to enjoy the trip.
19. Filter water bottle
Filter water bottles are one of the best travel gifts for women. They make staying hydrated on the go while being eco-conscious super easy. Brita’s Filter Water bottles can be refilled from any source, ensuring the water is always clean and safe.
20. Travel cutlery set
For the eco-friendly traveller, a reusable travel cutlery set is a great gift option. Lightweight and compact, they can be used to enjoy meals on the go, reducing single-use plastic waste.
21. Reusable straw
A must-have for the eco-conscious traveller, a reusable straw is the perfect chic and sustainable gift. Compact and crafted from durable materials, it’s perfect for the beach, coffee shops and even parties.
22. Travel umbrella
Mini travel umbrellas are compact and perfect to take on vacation. The Samsonite Rain Pro mini umbrella is made of high quality and light materials, easy to carry in her bag and be prepared for unexpected rains on her travels.
Travel gifts for her that will make travelling more comfortable
23. Sleeping mask
Sleeping in new places or while travelling can be challenging. That’s why one of my must-take travel items is a full-black out eye mask. The Halo Sleep sleeping mask is my favourite purchase so far – creates complete darkness and is gentle on the eyes, helping you get restful sleep on any journey.
24. Travel pillow
Neck support is essential during long flights or car rides. The Snugl memory foam travel pillow moulds to the contours of your neck, ensuring you arrive at your destination rested and without stiffness.
Useful electronics gifts for travellers
25. Portable power bank
Portable power banks are one of the top essentials when travelling, making sure you can keep your phone charged while on the road or exploring. The INIU Portable Charger is the slimmest and lightest power bank of its kind, combining compact design with fast charging. It’s perfect to ensure she’s never left without battery when travelling.
26. Electronics organiser
Keeping wires and charges tidy can be a nightmare when travelling. This electronics organiser is perfect for travelling ladies, helping her keep everything neat and accessible. It offers dedicated pockets and straps for all cables and gadgets.
27. Travel adaptor
Different countries, different sockets. A universal travel adaptor removes the worry of being able to charge your phone when you arrive at your next destination. This travel adaptor is perfect for international travel, compatible with outlets in over 150 countries, making her travels seamless and hassle-free.
28. Digital reader
Digital readers are the perfect gift for travellers! They’re lightweight and compact, able to store hundreds of books at once and keep your reading library stocked for months. The Amazon Kindle is the best of its kind when it comes to e-readers, with its high resolution display, long-lasting battery and enough storage to hold hundreds of books.
Gifts to help her capture her travel memories
29. Instant camera
Instant cameras are a fun way to capture memories on the go and enjoy the photos almost instantly. The Instax 11 mini is the best instant camera out there, easy to use and creating high quality photos within a couple of minutes.
30. Instant photo printer
As an alternative to instant cameras, the instant photo printers are a great gift for any woman traveller. These allow her to take any photos with her phone and instantly print them out. The Kodak Step wireless photo printer is one of the best and most affordable of its kind, super small and portable, printing 2×3 inch photos instantly.
31. Disposable film camera
Disposable film cameras are back in fashion. With a touch of nostalgia they make for one of the best travel gifts for women. With the Kodak Single Use Funsaver, you can enjoy 27 exposures, adding a touch of unpredictability and excitement to your travel shots.
32. Action camera
Action cameras make a great gift for any traveller, especially if they’re about to go on some epic adventures. Whether it’s a diving trip, a safari or a mountain hike, a GoPro action camera or an Insta 360 are both amazing for any type of trip. Lightweight, water resistant, and most importantly discreet.
A travel drone is the perfect present for a female traveller who loves photography but already has a camera and/or an action camera. The DJI Mini 3 is the best travel drone out there, compact and lightweight, easy to pack in a carry on. It has the ability to capture high quality photos and videos, recording in 4K and taking 12MP photos. Weighing just under 250g, it keeps it below the weight that additional legislations for drone flying kick in for most countries.
Travel drones are amazing for capturing beautiful destinations from a unique perspective making it one of the best travel gifts for women.
Capturing travel memories on the move even if she’s travelling by herself is made easy with a travel tripod. With this multifunctional tripod and selfie stick, offering adjustable height and angle options, she can easily capture her travel photos anywhere.
Best travel gifts for women to make her travels safer
35. Anti-theft bag
Anti-theft bags are so important when travelling, as pick-pocketing and bags being snatched is something that can happen in any country. With the Travelon Anti-theft messenger bag, safety and style go hand in hand. This anti-theft bag combines sleek design with 5-point anti-theft security system and multiple storage pockets, offering peace of mind as she carries her essentials through bustling cities and new destinations.
36. Money belt
Another option for keeping your valuables like passport, money and phone, while travelling is a travel money belt. A Travel Money Belt acts as a secret wallet hidden underneath your clothes, keeping your essentials hidden and out of reach. It’s water resistant and comfortable to wear, making it a no-brainer for any traveller.
37. Personal alarm
A personal alarm can be useful wherever you go – whether it’s abroad or at home, at the park or at a club. The Ventamo Personal Alarm for Women has extra loud double speakers and can be easily attached to a keychain or purse. It’s compact and discrete, it has a low battery level notice and is easily rechargeable with a USB. It’s a must for any woman traveller, being able to draw attention in emergencies and ensuring her safety during solo adventures.
38. Personal Water Filter
Water safety is super important when travelling, making a portable water purifier an excellent travel gift for women. The LifeStraw Personal Water Filter is perfect for hiking, camping and travelling in general. It’s small and portable, and protects against 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria and parasites.
39. Door stop security
A door stop security alarm is another must-have security gadget that is portable and easy to travel with, but can keep her safe when staying at different hotels. This Door Stop Security Alarm fits right under the door and sounds a loud alarm if anyone tries to come in while you’re sleeping. Providing an extra sense of security while travelling.
40. Carbon monoxide detector
A carbon monoxide detector should be a staple in any traveller’s luggage. The Kidde Carbon Monoxide detector can prevent unnecessary accidents and protect you against the silent threat. It’s a small and portable device, easily fitting into your luggage and ensuring the safety of your accommodation wherever you are.
41. First aid kit
Having a first aid kit can save the day in case of emergencies when travelling. This Mini First Aid Kit is perfect to take along on your travels, with its small size packing all the essentials you may need – including aluminium torch, emergency blanket, instant ice pack, bandages, gloves, and more! One of the best travel gifts for women to make sure she’s ready and prepared for anything that comes her way!