Need gift ideas for moms that like to travel? We have put together a list of the best travel gifts for mom (for every budget) that she will love and use. These are great gifts for moms who travel – whether for Mother’s Day, the holidays, her birthday or any other occasion.
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Best Travel Gifts for Mom (2023)
A scarf is a great gift for women that are always cold. This scarf has a hidden zip pocket to hold her smartphone, passport and money when traveling.
2. Noise Cancelling Headphones
Buy your mom noise cancelling headphones to block out loud noises while traveling. These Bose headphones are popular with frequent flyers but more affordable headphones are also available.
If your mom checks luggage while traveling she can use Apple AirTags to track lost or delayed luggage. There are similar products such as Samsung Galaxy SmartTag for Android users as well.
A journal is a great gift for the mom who still prefers jotting down notes and thoughts the traditional way. The travel quotes in this hardcover version also provide inspiration.
If your mom enjoys scrapbooking, she will enjoy preserving her travel memories in this travel themed scrapbook.
Mom is sure to love this travel inspired makeup bag.
Your mom will love a beautiful jewelry organizer to keep her jewelry organized.
A cute passport cover is not only stylish but it will also protect mom’s passport from damage.
Help mom get organized and keep identity theft at bay with an RFID blocking wallet. This stylish travel wallet comes in a variety of colors.
A travel coffee table book will look good at mom’s house and can serve as travel inspiration for her future travels.
11. Global Cookbook
A global cookbook with recipes from all over the world is a great gift for a mom that enjoys making new dishes.
A scratch off world map is a fun way for mom to keep track of her travels.
13. Mini Cork Globe
This mini cork globe will help mom keep track of where she has been or where she plans to go.
Mom will love these framed push pin world travel maps which come in a variety of different colors and can be completely customized.
If your mom still does not have an e-reader, she might like a Kindle Paperwhite so she can read her favorite books.
16. Travel Umbrella
A compact lightweight travel umbrella that fits in her purse is a practical gift that mom can use while traveling or at home.
17. Airplane Footrest
Help mom make her long economy flights more comfortable with this travel foot rest which she can hang from the seat tray to rest her legs. She can also use it at home or at work as a desk hammock.
Is your mom an aviation lover? She will love this mirror that looks like an airplane window.
19. Travel Themed Adult Coloring Book
Let mom release her inner artist with a travel inspired adult coloring book. If your mom gets anxious, coloring is a great way for her to relax at home.
Help mom keep her gadgets and accessories organized with this handy electronics organizer.
Compression socks don’t have to be ugly. Help mom prevent swelling and DVT on long flights or drives with a fashionable and functional pair – this pair is especially stylish.
22. Eco-Friendly Beauty Bar Set
If you want to encourage your mom to be eco-friendly, gift her this trial pack beauty bar set with shampoo, conditioner, face cleanser and butter block. Pair it with this storage container for easy travel.
23. Beauty Gift Set
Everyone knows how dry the air is on airplanes. Mom will love this gift set which comes with travel sized lip balm and other lotions to moisturize in flight.
24. External Battery
One of the more practical gifts you can give your mother is an external battery to recharge her their phone when she don’t have access to an outlet.
25. Eye Mask
Give mom the gift of good sleep with a cute and stylish eye mask. Check out this classic favorite if basic black is more her style.
If your mom loves flying and jewelry, she will love this affordable delicate tiny airplane pendant which comes in silver, gold or rose gold.
An anti-theft travel purse is a great gift for a mom that frequently travels. Travelon has great travel bags to deter pickpockets with useful features such as locking compartments, slash-resistant material and RFID blocking card slots.
28. Travel Inspired Throw Pillows
Travel inspired throw pillows like this vintage world map throw pillow cover would look great in mom’s house.
Perfect for the aviation enthusiast mom, an airport code throw pillow from Airportag is a quirky way for her to show some airport pride. For something more personal, check out this custom mom flight board pillow. (Airporttag also has additional items with airport codes on their website including mugs and tote bags.
29. Travel Experience Gift Card
If your mom prefers experiences over material gifts, gift her an amazing travel experience. A GetYourGuide gift card or Fever gift card lets her pick from thousands of unique experiences worldwide.
30. Travel Themed Subscription Box
Does your mum enjoy trying food from around the world? Send her a food subscription box that lets her sample snacks from all over the world like Universal Yums. Here are more travel subscription boxes she might enjoy.
Want more good ideas for travel gifts for mom? For more travel gift ideas for moms or anyone else on your shopping list see our list of the 100+ Best Gifts for Travelers.
These are great. I personally love to give my mom a scarf every time that I am travelling because she loves to use a scarf. Whereas me, I personally love buying travel coffee table books, and journals as souvenirs. This list will be very helpful. Thank you for sharing this 🙂