Looking for travel gifts that are small enough to fit in a Christmas stocking? We have put together a list of great stocking stuffers for travelers this year. From fun and stylish to practical travel essentials, these travel stocking stuffers are perfect gifts for travelers and travel lovers.
Travel Stocking Stuffers
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1. Luggage Tags
Fun luggage tags are an affordable and welcome gift for any traveler.
Every traveler can use one or more TSA approved locks. In addition to locking up checked luggage, they are useful for locking up bags while out of your hotel room but also if forced to gate check a bag.
This waterproof case will keep their phone safe and dry when taking photos in or near the water.
4. Eye Mask
This classic eye mask is very popular with travelers. Female travelers might also like this cute eye mask.
These cute airplane paper clips are unique stocking stuffers that will look great in any traveler’s home office.
Wine lovers can use these protective bottle bags to protect wine bottles and other liquids from breaking during their travels.
Jet-setters will appreciate finding a cute passport cover in their stockings. Not only are they stylish, but they will protect their passports from getting damaged.
This travel inspired key chain is a tiny and affordable stocking filler.
Anyone that checks luggage can use Apple AirTags to track lost or delayed luggage. There are similar products such as Samsung Galaxy SmartTag for Android users.
Avoid overweight bag fee surprises with a digital luggage scale.
A headphone splitter is perfect for couples or families who want to listen to music or watch movies together.
This reusable shopping bag folds down to practically nothing. The bag comes in basic black as well as a variety of fun colors and prints.
13. Hand Sanitizer
Everyone knows how dirty airplanes are so tossing some travel size hand sanitizer in their stocking will help keep the traveler in your life from getting sick.
Every traveler could use a travel bottles set for carrying their liquids.
A bamboo travel cutlery set is a great gift for the travelers who try to live a zero waste lifestyle or trying to be more eco-friendly. This travel pouch contains a knife, fork, spoon, chopsticks and a straw so they don’t have to use plastic utensils or straws while traveling.
This all in one eco friendly shampoo bar for men and women can be used as a shampoo, body soap, face soap, or shave soap. It comes with a recyclable box for storage and is also cruelty-free and vegan. Female travelers might prefer this variety pack beauty bar set so they can find their favorite scent.
17. Beauty Gift Set
Everyone knows how dry the air is on airplanes. Frequent flyers will love this travel beauty gift set which comes with travel sized lip balm and other lotions to moisturize in flight.
18. External Battery
One of the more practical gifts you can give any traveler is an external battery to recharge their phone and other electronics when they don’t have access to an outlet. This ultra compact portable charger even comes in several colors.
19. Travel Wallet
Help the traveler in your life keep identity theft at bay with an RFID blocking wallet and passport holder. This cute travel wallet comes in a variety of colors.
20. Travel Planner
Looking for a great Secret Santa gift for a female traveler? She can use this travel planner to plan her next trip.
21. Travel Journal
A travel journal is a great stocking stuffer for travelers who still prefer jotting down notes and thoughts the traditional way. The travel quotes in this hardcover version provide inspiration but you can check out more options here.
A stylish travel jewelry case is a great stocking stuffer for women who travel.
A universal travel adaptor is a must have item for any world traveler.
These foldable travel toothbrushes are very portable. They might prefer a travel sized electronic toothbrush.
A scarf is a great travel gift for women and will keep them warm in cold airports and airplanes. This scarf has a hidden zip pocket to hide a smartphone, passport, credit cards and cash when traveling.
This fisheye, wide-angle, and macro lens kit is perfect for travelers that like to take great photos but rely on their smartphone camera.
A reusable water bottle is a great gift for a budget traveler or one that cares about the environment. This bottle is foldable and packable so it does not take up a lot of precious luggage space.
This travel themed coffee mug will remind them of their travels and hopefully make work more bearable in between their trips.
A personal water filter is a great stocking stuffer for travelers that spend a lot of time outdoors hiking or camping or travel to countries where the water is not safe for drinking.
30. Travel Umbrella
A small travel umbrella is a great gift for travelers.
This handy electronics organizer will help the traveler in your life keep their digital devices and accessories organized.
Socks as stocking fillers is not very creative, but everyone can use more socks. Women will love this pair of socks. Men who travel will appreciate these aviation themed socks. Airportag has more travel and aviation themed socks including a few that can be personalized.
Compression socks help prevent DVT while traveling. This pair for both men and women gets great reviews. Compression socks don’t have to be boring you can find tons of colorful prints.
This instant mini camera is fun stocking stuffer for travelers and comes in several cute colors.
35. Packing List
This premade packing list has all of the essentials making packing is super easy!
This Carry on Cocktail Kit will help them get through a long flight.
A travel themed smartphone case is a fun stocking filler. Some cute options include this one for an iPhone and this one for a Samsung Galaxy phone.
An old world map or globe ornament is another great stocking stuffer idea for a travel lover. Here are more travel themed ornaments that will look beautiful on any Christmas tree.
39. Laptop Stickers
Airportag has a great collection of travel and aviation themed stickers stickers that they can put on their laptop or luggage.
A travel inspired mousepad is a great gift for a traveler’s office. You can find various travel and aviation themed mousepads here.
41. Travel Gift Card
There is nothing more that a traveler loves than free trips. Get your loved an airline gift card (Amazon sells Southwest Airlines gift cards) and a hotels.com gift card for their accommodation. You can also buy them an amazing travel experience with a GetYourGuide gift card that they can use for tours, day trips, skip the line tickets or unique experiences offered around the world.
These gifts make for great stocking stuffers for travelers. Are there any travel gifts you would love to find in your stocking?
For more travel gift ideas see 100+ Best Gifts for Travelers.
These are some great travel gift ideas. I always travel with hand sanitiser and an eye mask. I’ve never heard of a headphone splitter before but it’s a great present.
I would need that portable charger the most than anything else and the universal adapter. Very good list. We all know how they are important for our travels!
The Smartphone Waterproof Case is a good choice. I have been recently to Wadi Mujib in Jordan and I had to swim in water. A waterproof case like this would have been such a great choice but I didn’t have any at that moment.
This is quite informative post .. Infact now. I plan to gift myself some if these things that u never had such as external battery , weighing machine or small containers .. Luv it
I haven’t started my Christmas shopping – these are great stocking fillers! The life straw would be extremely useful when travelling. The portable charger is a great idea to recharge your phone on the go. Have you tried the smartphone lens kit?
I am planning to gift a headphone splitter to my hubby and buy myself a cute passport cover and a portable charger.
Hand sanitizers and moisturizers are a must have for every traveler. Great list!
The smartphone waterproof case is a very useful one. Thanks for putting this together!
These are great ideas. I had no idea how annoying it was travelling with different head phone plugs.The splitter would have solved our problems.
One item here that I can definitely recommend is the Anker power banks! I have 4 of them, and they’ve been lifesavers on a number of occassions! x
I like that waterproof case for phones! It’s so difficult to keep your phone safe on the beach!