For stress-free travel, preparation is key. Whether your shopping for the jet setter in your life or preparing for a trip in the new year, it can be a great idea to gift travel essentials for the holidays to help make packing easier.
Starting at less than $10, scroll below to shop the best Christmas gifts for travel lovers in 2022.
The Monos Hybrid Collection combines resilient aluminum and lightweight polycarbonate to create a sleek but sturdy suitcase. It also has whisper-quiet, smooth 360 degree wheels and a telescopic handle to help make walking through the airport a breeze.
SHOP IT: Monos, $465
The redesigned Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro make a great gift for the traveler in your life, because they include Live Translate which constitutes a number of translation features available on Pixel phones. Live Caption Translate takes speech to text and uses a dedicated translation model to convert that text into select languages. Users can also use Google Lens to detect and translate text on signs or menus.
SHOP IT: Best Buy, from $800
These Bond Touch bracelets feature enhanced haptic technology that enables users to simply tap their bracelet to allow those they’re connected with to see and feel pulsed touches and illuminated messages on their wrist.
SHOP IT: Amazon, $190
Take away the stress of hoping your luggage is under the airline weight limit with this digital luggage scale.
SHOP IT: Lowes, $35
The YETI Crossroads Luggage is made with rugged TuffSkin™ Nylon so it’s ready to take on the dirt, grime and mud that travel throws your way. It comes equipped with removable modular compression straps and with an interior pocket divider panel to help you keep track of all your important belongings.
Keys Soulcare Praise Your Body Mini Set is perfect for helping you nuture your body, mind and spirit during your travels. It’s curated with Keys Soulcare’s best-seller offerings with minis of the Renewing Body + Hand Wash and Rich Nourishing Body Cream.
SHOP IT: Sephora, $19
Minimize the amount of hair tools you bring on your travels with Remington’s Twist and Curl. Straighten or curl your hair with the unique twisted plates that let you create bouncy curls and beach waves, or straight hair.
SHOP IT: Walmart, $60
amika’s mini perk up plus dry shampoo is carry on-approved, and is a great vacation essential.
SHOP IT: Sephora, $21
This weekender bag is the perfect option for a travel carry-on or overnight tote for your next getaway. This bag is made from recycled nylon with vegan leather detailing and recycled polyester twill lining with a zip closure to secure all your items.
SHOP IT: Indigo, $90
If you’re looking to travel light, the Columbia Trek Backpack is a great option. It features a foam-padded back for comfort and a laptop sleeve that can fit most computers up to 13 inches.
SHOP IT: Columbia, $55
This durable AirTag holder will keep your AirTag is in place with the ultra-strong strap that easily loops onto your keys, luggage, purses and anything else you want to keep track of during your travels.
SHOP IT: Lowes, $26
Keep your skin moisturized no matter the climate with this travel-sized moisturizing kit that includes minis of e.l.f.’s holy grail winter skincare products.
SHOP IT: elf, $12
Keep all of your important and private documents secure and all in one place while travelling with this clever Latitude 40°N Travel Neck Stash. It features a lightweight lanyard so everything can rest comfortably around the neck.
The Fixer Medicated Lip Ointment heals and repairs painfully dry lips in a flash. It’s practically made for protecting dry lips while on a plane.
SHOP IT: eos, $5
This limited-edition holiday kit will include boscia’s best selling Purifying Cleansing Gel and Cactus Water Moisturizer and it’s the perfect gift to keep your skin glowing while traveling and not having to pack all your skincare bottles.
SHOP IT: Shoppers Drug Mart, $52
Stay cozy during long flights with this weighted travel pillow and throw blanket from Indigo. They are both designed with a removeable quilted velvet cover with an insert filled with evenly distributed glass beads to add some gentle pressure.
SHOP IT: Indigo, $99
Plan on doing some vlogging during your trip or take some professional looking shots? Tzumi Halo’s travel pro compact portable professional ring light is lightweight and portable. It features an all-in-one design and includes a phone mount and an expandable stand that retracts and folds back into the attached base mount.
SHOP IT: Home Depot, $55