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100 Practical Travel Gifts

From Portable Java Kits to Single-Use Toothpaste Packets

— November 15, 2014 — World
Rather than bogging a jetsetter down with things that aren't absolute essentials, these travel gifts serve as things that will help to enhance everything from grooming to sleeping and of course, adventuring.

Some of the most ingenious gift ideas for travelers include simple things like blow-up hangers, water purifiers, travel coffee kits, portable clothing presses and air purifiers to bring some of the luxuries of home with you on the road. For those who find themselves constantly spending time at the airport, there are even a number of compact sleeping pads and pods that can easily be pulled out or tucked away as needed to ensure that someone with wanderlust has a nice place to rest their head, no matter where in the world they are.
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Weight-Testing Luggage Handles
Weight-Testing Luggage Handles
Selma Durand Creates the 'Weighing Handle' for Travel
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Zoomable Paper Maps
Zoomable Paper Maps
Map2 by Anne Stauche is a Delightfully Low-Tech Way to Explore Cities
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Landmark Time Trackers
Landmark Time Trackers
The Time Traveler Watch Uses Famous Buildings to Tell Time
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Electronic Luggage Tags
Electronic Luggage Tags
These Luggage Tags Make Travelling Incredibly Easy
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Slim Stick Storage Cases
Slim Stick Storage Cases
The Carbon Fiber Cache Case is a Compact and Sleek Travel Accessory
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95
Travel Scratch Maps
Travel Scratch Maps
This Scratch Map Helps You Learn and Keep Track of Your Euro Travels
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Travel SIM Card Stickers
Travel SIM Card Stickers
KnowRoaming's Travel Sim Card Add-Ons Clamp Down on High Roaming Costs
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All-in-One Dental Devices
All-in-One Dental Devices
The UltiBrush is the Perfect Multi-Functional Toothbrush
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92
Encapsulated City Air Tins
Encapsulated City Air Tins
These Novel Can of Air Tins Bring Out the Best of a City
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Interactive Tourism Tools
Interactive Tourism Tools
The iPen Tour Guide Informs Users of Tourist Spots with a Tap
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90
Portable Filter Bottles
Portable Filter Bottles
The NDūR Filtration Bottle is Ideal for Drinking Water in Unsure Area
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App-Connected Travel Bags
App-Connected Travel Bags
This Smart Carry-On Bag Eases the Hassle of Traveling
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Scratchable World Maps
Scratchable World Maps
Animi Causa's Scratch Globe Artfully Keeps Track of the Places You've Been
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Travel-Proof Undies
Travel-Proof Undies
Adventure Underwear are Fashionable and Waterproof
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Modular Urban Packs
Modular Urban Packs
The Ember Backpack Allows You to Add or Remove Storage Compartments
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Travel-Sized Toiletry Deliveries
Travel-Sized Toiletry Deliveries
Ogomo Ships TSA-Approved Products Directly to Your Hotel
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Airport-Specific Scents
Airport-Specific Scents
The Scent of Departure Encapsulates a City's Fragrance
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Scratch-Off Food Maps
Scratch-Off Food Maps
Luckies' Scratch-Off Map Wants You to Eat Specific Things in Europe
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Baggage Claim Gifts
Baggage Claim Gifts
Virgin America and Banana Republic Airport Stunt Surprises Passengers
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Crowdsourced Travel Maps
Crowdsourced Travel Maps
KLM's Must See Map Lets You & Friends Create Maps by Selecting Must-Sees
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Minimalist Jetsetter Lookbooks
Minimalist Jetsetter Lookbooks
The Pilot & Captain Summer 2014 Collection is Stylish and Charming
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Etched Noble Globe Glassware
Etched Noble Globe Glassware
This Glassware Set Takes You Around the World
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Conveniently Convertible Backpacks
Conveniently Convertible Backpacks
The Omnipacks are Multipurpose Backpacks for Outdoor Activities
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No Service Texting Devices
No Service Texting Devices
GoTenna by Daniela Perdomo is a Hi-Tech Walkie Talkie
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Voice-Controlled Smartwatches
Voice-Controlled Smartwatches
Speechtrans' Wearable Bluetooth Device is a Phone-Translator Hybrid
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Gumdrop-Inspired Travel Cushions
Gumdrop-Inspired Travel Cushions
The Truffle Snooze Pillow Conforms to Your Sleeping Position
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Diminutive Internet Providers
Diminutive Internet Providers
The Tiny Airstation AC433 Travel Router Debuted at CES 2014
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Blow-Up Closet Organizers
Blow-Up Closet Organizers
These Upscale Inflatable Hangers are Perfect for Traveling
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Cityscape Bicycle Art
Cityscape Bicycle Art
The Cyclist's Empire is a Bicycle-Based Tribute to NYC
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Portable Clothing Presses
Portable Clothing Presses
The Travel Smart Mini Iron Conveniently Flattens on the Go
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Globetrotting Plot Charts
Globetrotting Plot Charts
The 'Where I've Been' Scratch Map is a Traveler Must-See
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Portable Page Markers
Portable Page Markers
The Walk Around Bookmark is Perfect for Travelers
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Neo-Vintage Luggage Decals
Neo-Vintage Luggage Decals
Animi Causa's Travel Suitcase Stickers Make You an Instant Globetrotter
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Travel Air Purifiers
Travel Air Purifiers
This Portable Air Purifier is Designed for Use on the Go
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Sugary Suburb Suckers
Sugary Suburb Suckers
An Edible Vintage Map of a City Makes a Sweetly Local Party Favor
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Globe-Trotting Cameras
Globe-Trotting Cameras
The Lomography Limited Maps Edition Encourages You to Travel the World
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DIY Film Travel Tags
DIY Film Travel Tags
Upcycled Film Canisters Make for Retro Bag Address Tag Designs
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Portable Java Kits
Portable Java Kits
Enjoy Delectable Coffee on the Go With the Handsome Coffee Roasters Coffee Kit
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Travel Shaving Kits
Travel Shaving Kits
This Travel Shaver Concept is Easy to Carry, Sleek and Compact
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Electrical Spike Protectors
Electrical Spike Protectors
The Satechi Compact USB Surge Protector Safeguards Your Electronics
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Miniature Wide Angle Cameras
Miniature Wide Angle Cameras
The Fisheye Camera is the Perfect Pocket Camera for Travelers
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Organization-Maximizing Travel Bags
Organization-Maximizing Travel Bags
The Rolo Revolutionizes the Way You Travel and Stay Organized
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Compact Collapsible Maps
Compact Collapsible Maps
Pizzolorusso's Material Maps Let You Crumple Them Up
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Map Adorned Journals
Map Adorned Journals
The Paula Scher 'Maps' Mini Notebook Collection Guides Your Way
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Lifesaving Luggage Locators
Lifesaving Luggage Locators
The Trakdot Keeps Tabs on Your Suitcase When Your Airline Cannot
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Wristwatch Boarding Passes
Wristwatch Boarding Passes
The Sony SmartWatch 2 Can Function as a Wearable Boarding Pass
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Artfully Inaccurate Maps
Artfully Inaccurate Maps
The 'A Map of the World' Book is a Collection of Strange Maps
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Practical Sleeping Mats
Practical Sleeping Mats
The AeroBed PakMat Sleep System Rolls Up Easily and Conveniently
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Portable Rechargeable Purifiers
Portable Rechargeable Purifiers
The SteriPEN Freedom is Conveniently Small and Light
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Compact Sleeping Bags
Compact Sleeping Bags
The Kammok Thylacine Sleeping Bag is Custom-Made
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Notebook-Inspired Bag Tags
Notebook-Inspired Bag Tags
Moleskine Luggage Tags are Perfect for On-The-Go Writers
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Important Item Trackers
Important Item Trackers
The 'Button TrackR' is an Effective Way to Prevent Losing Your Keys
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Sleek Rugged Backpacks
Sleek Rugged Backpacks
The Military Duffle Backpack is Perfect for Road Trips
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Stamp-Like Travel Toiletries
Stamp-Like Travel Toiletries
'Have a Nice Trip' is a Concept for a Flat-Pack Beauty Product Set
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Sushi Luggage Covers
Sushi Luggage Covers
These Sushi Suitcase Covers Make Baggage Claim Much More Entertaining
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Fire Hose Toiletry Bags
Fire Hose Toiletry Bags
This Durable Dopp Kit is Made From Fire-Resistant Recycled Materials
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Sectioned Nap Packs
Sectioned Nap Packs
The Zippered Vents Sleeping Bag Caters to Individual Sleepers
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TSA-Friendly Sneakers
TSA-Friendly Sneakers
The Adidas SLVR Concept Shoes are Easy to Slip On and Off
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Recycled Passport Holders
Recycled Passport Holders
These Brazos Accessories are Eco-Conscious and Look Great
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Handy Travel Hoods
Handy Travel Hoods
Ur Aria Provides Comfort and Privacy on Passenger Transport
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Portable Jet-Setting Pouches
Portable Jet-Setting Pouches
The Tom Bihn Travel Tray is Designed to be Hassle-Free
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Flat Drawstring Bags
Flat Drawstring Bags
The Lay-n-Go Bags Open Flat to Scoop Up Items to Carry
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Luggage-Tracking Tags
Luggage-Tracking Tags
CalypsoTag Combines Designer Style with Luggage GPS Capabilities
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Leaflet-Inspired Luggage
Leaflet-Inspired Luggage
The Nanamica North Face Purple Label Bag Series Is In Tune With Nature
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Heavy-Duty Gadget Protectors
Heavy-Duty Gadget Protectors
Pelican's Progear S130 Sport Elite Protects Any Gadget Inside
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Cute Trip Sets
Cute Trip Sets
Olivia Paden Designs a Travel Kit that Makes the Miles Easier
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Locating Luggage Tags
Locating Luggage Tags
The Samsonite Stork Bag Tag Keeps Tabs on Your Possessions in Transit
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Traveling Backpack Keychains
Traveling Backpack Keychains
This Cute Camping Knapsack Keychain Design is Ideal for Explorers
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Finger-Worn Razors
Finger-Worn Razors
The Compact Mini Shaver Grips to Your Knuckles, Not the Other Way Around
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Portable Pastel Speakers
Portable Pastel Speakers
The iTraveller Sound System is Made for the Smart Traveller
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Secret Compartment Underwear
Secret Compartment Underwear
The Scottevest Travel Boxers Keep Possessions Safe and Secure
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Travel Coffee Kits
Travel Coffee Kits
This Compact Coffee-Making Kit is Designed for Use on the Go
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Chocolate Postcards
Chocolate Postcards
Send a Loving and Sweet Message and Gift While Traveling
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Cowboy Toiletries
Cowboy Toiletries
The Kenton Sorenson Dopp Kit Makes Us Say Yee-Haw
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Gigantic Retro Wall Maps
Gigantic Retro Wall Maps
PIXERS Offers Decorations for Avid Travelers
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Cheeky Luggage Tags
Cheeky Luggage Tags
These Funny Luggage Tags Will Make Sure Your Bag is Not Mistaken
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Expandable Travel Totes
Expandable Travel Totes
The Property of 'Travel Maxi Bag' is Cleverly Compact
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Trackable Wine Suitcases
Trackable Wine Suitcases
This Wine Suitcase can Safely Hold 12 Bottles of Wine and is Trackable
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Changing Room Suitcases
Changing Room Suitcases
A Suitcase That Folds Out into a Fully Equipped Room
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Underwater Camera Phone Cases
Underwater Camera Phone Cases
The Watershot Pro Lets You Use Your iPhone Camera Under Water
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Stackable Toiletry Bottles
Stackable Toiletry Bottles
'4 Your Baby' Essential Toiletry Bottles Make Traveling Hassle-Free
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Upright Toiletry Bags
Upright Toiletry Bags
The Refresh Dopp Kit Perfectly Stores Men's Toiletries Vertically
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Portable Shotglasses
Portable Shotglasses
The Collapsible Shot Glass Lets You Have a Drink Anytime, Anywhere
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Portable Washing Machines
Portable Washing Machines
The Scrubba Wash Bag Cleans Clothes Effectively On the Go
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Hi-Tech Luggage Tags
Hi-Tech Luggage Tags
An Initiative for British Airways Uses Electronic Bag Tags to Replace Paper
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Music-Playing Neck Pillows
Music-Playing Neck Pillows
These Cushion Headphones are Perfect for Traveling Long Distances
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Recycled Carpet Suitcases
Recycled Carpet Suitcases
The Terracase by Daniel McLaughlin Uses Old Floor Coverings to Be Made
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Portable Pocket Bikes
Portable Pocket Bikes
The Strida Foldable Bike is Portable and Wholly Productive
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Dream-Inducing Sleep Aids
Dream-Inducing Sleep Aids
Collection by Constance Guisset for Louis Vuitton Features a Plane Pillo
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Civilized Travel Suitcases
Civilized Travel Suitcases
The Mobiler Luggage System is Compact, Convenient and Comprises a Seat
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Eccentric Suitcase Sleeves
Eccentric Suitcase Sleeves
These Luggage Covers from SuitSuit Will Decorate Your Travel Gear
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Anti-Theft Apparel
Anti-Theft Apparel
Clothing Arts' Pick-Pocket Proof Pants Offer High Security Style
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Anti-Theft Knapsacks
Anti-Theft Knapsacks
The Defender Backpack Keeps Items Secure with Features to Deter Thieves
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Origami-Inspired Luggage
Origami-Inspired Luggage
The Orishiki Suitcase Folds Flat for Easy Storage
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Single-Use Toothpaste Packets
Single-Use Toothpaste Packets
The Refresh Travel Toothbrush Set Makes On-the-Go Oral Hygiene Easy
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Secure Suitcase Designs
Secure Suitcase Designs
The Luggage Sitter Integrates a Lock to Prevent Theft at the Airport
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Paint Swatch Suitcases
Paint Swatch Suitcases
Pantone Universe Luggage Makes Your Travel Experience a Truly Colorful One
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Travel Layover Loungers
Travel Layover Loungers
The RESMO System Facilitates Cheap and Easy Airport Camping
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Computer Compartment Suitcases
Computer Compartment Suitcases
These Laptop Carry Ons Make Going Through Airport Security Easier
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Compressed Luggage Designs
Compressed Luggage Designs
A Folding Suitcase is Sure to Benefit Travellers Everywhere
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