Looking for unique gift ideas for the travel lovers in your life?  If they already have all the travel essentials or you just want to find something different than usual luggage tags, passport covers 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

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1. 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.

2. Travel Themed Board Game

This new world travel themed board game raised over $250,000 on Kickstarter and is perfect for a fun game night with family or friends.

3. Airplane Shaped Paper Clips

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

4. World Map File Folders

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

5. Travel Themed Adult Coloring Book

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

6. Instant Mini Camera

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

7. Liquor Decanter Set

This liquor decanter set is a unique gift for travel lovers that also enjoy a good drink.

8. Travel Themed Christmas Ornaments


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 other more.

9. 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.

10. 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.

11. Travel Themed Throw Pillows


Perfect for aviation enthusiasts, an airport code throw pillow from Airportag is a quirky way to show some airport pride.  They have additional items with airport codes on their website including mugs, pouches, tote bags and T-shirts.

12. Travel Fund Piggy Bank


A travel themed piggy bank or shadow box bank for your vacation fund are cute gifts for travel lovers saving up for their next trip.

13. Compass

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

14. Travel-Size Laundry Bag

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

15. Travel Experience Gift Card

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

16. 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 Wordy Traveler – a quarterly luxury book club subscription box
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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