Best Travel Gift Ideas for Parents

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What are you getting the grown-ups on your list this year? If you’re struggling to come up with the perfect gift idea, we’ve got you covered! This gift guide is full of useful, restful and downright delightful products for parents who love to travel. From stocking stuffers to “wow” items, these are the best travel gifts we know they’re all secretly wishing for.

YETI Rambler Stainless Steel Water Bottle

Easy to fill and easy to wash, the reusable YETI Rambler Stainless Steel Water Bottle is a must-have when it comes to travel gear! Busy parents will love that it’s completely dishwasher safe. Plus, with double-wall vacuum insulation, their beverage will stay cold and taste great through long road trips or flights. And because we know that their hands are always full, it’s also shatter-resistant.

Away The Insider Packing Cubes

Gift frequent travelers the simplicity of packing, and the serenity of staying organized on the road, with the Away The Insider Packing Cubes. The compression of the packing cubes means they can pack more into their travel bag. And with organized mesh compartments, unpacking at their destinations becomes a breeze—simply slide the packing cube into the dresser drawer.

Shopping for a family? Because the Away packing cubes come in several different color options, you can grab a different one for every family member!

High Capacity External Storage

At only 3 inches long, the SK hynix Beetle X31 SSD fits in the palm of your hand and can store more than 500 hours of HD video. Great for content creators and photo-happy parents. Amazon reviewers praise the fast transfer speed and lightweight design.

Covelin Women’s Retro Crossbody Tote

Lightweight and washable, the Covelin Retro Crossbody Tote makes a great carry-all bag. Unlike other totes on the market, this one hits our top pick list because it also has a zipper closure. Wear it across the body for a fashionable way to stay hands-free and open to experiencing all that travel has to offer.

The Pillow Bar Travel Companion Set

Parents deserve all the rest and relaxation they can get (and more). Jumpstart their vacation the moment they step on the plane with the Neiman Marcus Travel Companion Set. This set includes a satin-lined eye mask, a down alternative mini travel pillow and a warm and cozy throw blanket.

The best part is that all of these relaxation-inducing items come tucked away within a carrying case that’s easy for them to quickly toss in their carry-on bag and go!

Kindle Paperwhite

With the Kindle Paperwhite, you can send thousands of titles with them anywhere. Ten weeks of battery life, paired with waterproof reading, means their favorite books and bedtime stories can follow them on their next trip to the beach, cabin or international destinations.

If they don’t have a trip planned, gift them a few of your favorite travel books through the Amazon app and satisfy their wanderlust digitally.

GoPro HERO11

Give them the gift of lifetime memories with the GoPro HERO11. With this hi-res, waterproof action camera, they can capture and relive their favorite travel memories over and over again. Because this upgraded GoPro is wifi and Bluetooth-capable, their memories can be automatically uploaded to the cloud—keeping them effortlessly safe and shareable.

TUMI – Digitial Weighing Luggage Scale

As families grow, so does the amount of luggage. Gift frequent travelers peace of mind knowing there are no surprise overweight fees when they get to the gate. Traveling parents will certainly appreciate the money savings and hassle-free experience of the TUMI – Digitial Weighing Luggage Scale.

Custom Map Travel Journal

This Personalized World Map Travel Journal makes a great gift for parents who love to cherish all of the details of their family travel adventures. With lined or blank pages, they can write their own story and color in the states or world map as they check them off their list. Because this hardcover book is customizable, they’ll feel extra special when they see their family’s last name thoughtfully printed on the cover.

Anker PowerCore Essential

Taking all of those pictures of their kids on vacation can certainly run their phone battery dry! Gift them the recharging power of SheBuysTrave’s favorite portable charger, the Anker PowerCore Essential. The big power of this gadget can recharge their device up to five times, depending on the type of device. Plus, with twin USB ports, they can keep multiple devices charged at once!

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AKG Noise Cancelling Headphones

Gift parents some peace and quiet with these wireless AKG Noise Cancelling Headphones. Because they’re compact and foldable, they can take them anywhere. Imagine the joy they’ll find while listening to their favorite book, movie or tunes while on a long-haul flight or in a noisy airport.

They also come with their own carrying case making them easy to toss into a carry-on bag and go!

Vivere Double Sunbrella Hammock

Is there anything better than kicking back in the sun after a long day? With the Vivere Double Sunbrella Hammock, they can experience this joy and relaxation anywhere!

This great gift idea includes both a double hammock and an easy-to-assemble stand—no tools required! Plus, when not in use, everything can be stored in a travel-friendly carrying case. They can even toss it in their trunk and take it with them on their next road trip vacation!

Carry on Cocktail Kit

For a fun stocking stuffer, try the TSA-approved Carry on Cocktail Kit! This small tin is filled with all the essentials to craft two top-shelf cocktails mid-flight or in their hotel room—minus the spirits. Pick all of their favorite drinks, including (but not limited to) the Moscow Mule, the Old Fashioned and the classic Gin and Tonic.

ROYCE New York RFID Blocking Passport Holder

Nothing ruins a trip faster than having your banking information or identity stolen. With the ROYCE New York RFID Blocking Passport Holder, you can gift them the joy of knowing their information is protected. Along with being a passport holder, this stunning leather case includes four credit card slots, plus interior slip pockets for keeping other important documents handy and safe.

Taking a trip to New York? Plan to visit the ROYCE Monogram Shop on the Main Floor of Saks Fifth Avenue in New York City to enjoy complimentary monogramming on this treasured accessory. While you’re there, treat yourself by checking out one of these 20+ best restaurants in NYC!

Mary Moore is the retro ­loving mother of two young children who enjoys the freedom of driving the open road in search of adventure. She and her family are working their way through the backroads and cities of America in their seafoam green 1950s Bel Air. You can read more about their lifestyle and adventures on the blog Raising Dick and Jane.
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