The Best Gifts for Travel Lovers

Gifts for travel lovers

Travel lovers – so hard to shop for because all they actually want is another trip!

While giving the gift of travel is an awesome idea, it doesn’t always match up with your budget. So, what do you get for the travel lovers in your life? We recommend gear for their next big trip! We’re partnering with DOSH to bring you some awesome ideas that the travelers on your holiday list are sure to love.

A suitcase for their next getaway

Gifts for frequent travelers

The right bag can make a huge difference on those long travel days. Whether it be a roller bag or the perfect fitting backpack, a new bag is a thoughtful gift. Macy’s even offers hybrid roller/backpack combo bags that are great for trips that include a little adventure and a little luxury.  Use DOSH and earn up to 2.2% cash back on your purchase. 

A jacket for their next ski weekend

Are they hittin’ the slopes this winter? Give them a jacket to keep comfortable and dry! We are huge fans of Patagonia in this house and their jackets are the best of the best! Use DOSH and earn up to 6% cash back on your purchase!

New boots for hiking

Gift ideas for avid travelers

Whether they’re a weekend warrior or a serious thru-hiker, a pair of great fitting boots will make their next hike even more memorable. carries tons of options from respected brands. Plus, they offer free exchanges in case you choose the wrong size. Use DOSH and earn up to 7% cash back on your purchase.

Travel size toiletry containers for carry-on only trips

There is nothing I dread more than scrambling to find travel size toiletries at the last minute. That was until I invested in a set of reusable 3oz containers. I just fill them from my full size bottles and I am ready to go. I know they fit in my plastic bag and love that I can bring my favorite shampoo and conditioner with me instead of using the crappy ones in the hotel room. Use DOSH and earn up to 7.5% back on your purchase. 

A travel pillow for long haul flights

A nice travel pillow in a game changer on overnight flights. Target actually carries our favorite brand, Cabeau, and we highly recommend one of these travel pillows for anyone who flies. They are soft and support your neck and give you the best option for catching a few hours of shut eye on the plane. Use DOSH and earn up to 2% back on everything your purchase on the Target website! 

A water bottle to keep hydrated

If there is one tip we give everyone, it’s to make sure you stay hydrated. It’s so easy to get behind on your water intake if you aren’t carrying a water bottle with you. And we totally understand no one enjoys paying $5 for a bottle of water at the airport. A reusable and leak proof water bottle is a must have for every trip. Use DOSH and earn up to 2% cash back on your purchase. 

Happy Holidays!

About Alana

Alana is one-half of Great Big Globe. She loves animals, the Wisconsin Badgers, exploring new countries and chasing the sun.


  1. Thanks for the article.
    I am a music lover and I would love to suggest Rowkin earbuds to who are music lovers and love to travel. Just a suggestion 🙂 thanks.

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