Looking for unique gift ideas for a travel lover?  If they already have all the travel essentials or you just want to find something different than usual luggage tags and packing cubes found in most gift guides, we have got you covered. Here is a list of unique travel gifts that any wanderluster is sure to love.

Unique Travel Gifts (2023)

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1. Unique Travel Experiences

One of the best gifts for travelers is an amazing travel experience. You can gift them a Tinggly gift card or GetYourGuide gift card in various amounts that can be used for tours and activities worldwide – from day trips and skip the line tickets to unique experiences such as watching sumo wrestling in Japan.

Tinggly can also send a physical gift box tailored to their interests such as this Adventure Awaits box or this Essential Collection.

2. Airplane Window Mirror

This airplane window mirror is a unique gift for aviation lovers.

3. Camera Lens Coffee Mug

This Camera Lens Coffee Mug is a fun and creative twist on a coffee mug for a travel lover.

4. Liquor Globe Decanter Set

This liquor globe decanter set and this whiskey decanter airplane globe set are unique gifts for travel lovers that also enjoy a good drink.

5. Travel Themed Christmas Ornaments

unusual airplane travel Christmas ornament
A globe Christmas ornament will look beautiful on any Christmas tree but you can also find more unique travel ornaments including suitcases, passport, campers, landmarks and more.

6. Flight Message Board

a flight message board is a unique travel gift

This flight message board is a unique home decor travel gift for aviation enthusiasts.

7. Genetic Ethnicity Test

Want to help provide the travel lover in your life with some inspiration for where to go next? The AncestryDNA: Genetic Ethnicity Test will tell them where their ancestors are from so maybe they can plan a trip there.

8. Travel Themed Board Game

This world travel themed board game is perfect for a fun game night with family or friends.

9. Airplane Shaped Paper Clips

These airplane paper clips will add a unique touch to a travel lover’s home office.

10. World Map File Folders

These world map file folders are perfect for a home office or for travelers to organize their travel documents.

11. Travel Themed Adult Coloring Book

A travel inspired adult coloring book is relaxing and inspiring at the same time.

12. Instant Mini Camera

This instant mini camera is fun for travelers all ages and comes in several cute colors.

13. United States of America Beer Cap Map Wall Art

This beer cap map wall art is a fun travel themed gift for beer lovers.

14. Airplane Bottle Opener

An airplane bottle opener is a unique gift for an aviation enthusiast.

15. Travel Keepsake Box

This framed shadow box ticket stub holder is great way for travel lovers to cherish and store travel memories and keepsakes. If you are looking for a travel inspired gift for a couple, they will love this personalized wooden keepsake box to store travel memories including photos, plane tickets and stubs.

16. Scarf with Hidden Zip Pocket

scarf with a hidden zip pocket to hold a smartphone, passport and money when traveling is a unique but practical travel gift for women.

17. Airport Code Throw Pillows

Perfect for aviation enthusiasts, an airport code throw pillow from Airportag is a quirky way to show some airport pride.

18. Travel Fund Piggy Bank

A travel themed piggy bank for your vacation fund is a cute gift for travel lovers saving up for their next trip.

19. Compass

This compass is a unique gift for travel lovers. You can even personalize it with free engraving.

20. Travel-Themed Laundry Bag

This cute travel size laundry bag comes in 3 travel themed designs and will keep their dirty clothes separated from clean clothes in their luggage.

21. World Map Laptop Sleeve

Protect their laptops on the road with a world map laptop sleeve.

22. Cute Passport Cover

cutes passport holders are unique gifts for travelers.

Jet-setters will appreciate a cute passport cover as a stocking filler.

23. Aviation-Themed Ugly Christmas Sweater

This aviation-themed ugly christmas sweater is a fun travel Secret Santa or White Elephant gift.

24. Personalized Push Pin World Map

Gift them a personalized push pin world travel map paired with a set of map push pins that they can use to mark the places they have visited.

25. Travel or Food Subscription Boxes

A travel themed subscription box is a unique gift for travelers that want to travel the world from home. Foodie travelers will appreciate a world food subscription box that delivers food or snacks every month from around the world.  There are travel subscription boxes for every type of traveler including book lovers, campers, beach lovers and even kids. Here are some of the best travel subscription boxes:

Universal Yums–  snacks and candies from a different country each month
Spice Madam – a global spice, recipe, and culture subscription box
Tea Runners – a customizable premium tea subscription box which delivers loose leaf teas
The Nomadik – delivers gear from outdoor brands every month
• For Japan lovers, a Kizuna Box from Japan lets them explore Japan’s seasons, festivals and culture through authentic lifestyle items and snacks
• For kids, a Little Passports Subscription delivers a monthly package filled with fun and educational toys, activities and souvenirs designed to spark your child’s curiosity and inspire them to learn about the world.

Want more travel gift ideas? See our list of the 100+ Best Gifts for Travelers for more travel gifts for everyone on your list including practical travel gifts, stocking stuffer ideas and more!

Do you have any unique travel gift ideas for travel lovers?


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