Travel Gift Guide: 40 Unique Travel Gifts for Women in 2023

Gift Guide for women travelers

Do you know a woman who loves to travel? If you’re looking for the perfect gift for her, this gift guide is for you! This list of the best travel gifts for women includes everything from practical to luxurious, and there’s something for every budget. Whether she’s a budget backpacker who’s always on the go or a more luxury traveler who enjoys the finer things in life, she will appreciate a thoughtful gift that will help her make the most of her next adventure.

The Best Travel Gifts for Women

1. Travel Mirror

This mirror is a unique travel gift for women who love a girls trips or are always getting ready on the go. There is simply never enough space in hotel rooms when multiple people are getting ready for a night out. Bring your own mirror to avoid this dilemma!

2. Toiletry Organizer

Every woman who loves to travel needs to organize her toiletries in some fashion. This is my favorite toiletry organizer to use for travel!

3. Portable Phone Charger

This is the best portable iPhone charger for travel. This fits in any purse and even in some pockets!

3. Folding Yoga Mat

Yoga mats are very difficult to pack because they do not fit in most backpacks or suitcases. This folding yoga mat solves that problem! This is a great gift if you know someone who loves to do their exercise while traveling. I used this yoga mat for a month while living in Costa Rica.

4. Crossbody Belt Bag

This famous Lulu Lemon belt bag is constantly sold out but the good news is that there is a dupe on Amazon that looks and functions exactly the same! Plus, it is more than half the price. This is a great surprise travel gift for women and comes in multiple color options.

5. Kindle Paperwhite

If you know someone who still travels with hardcover books, it is time to transition to reading on the Kindle! It is much more practical and makes a great travel great.

6. Jewelry Organizer

This is the perfect gift for a female traveler who owns lots of jewelry. This jewelry organizer will keep all of her possessions safe and organized while traveling!

7. Apple AirTags

AirTags are the best way to track bags when taking multiple flights. Airlines are losing bags more consistently these days and with AirTags you are able to locate exactly where they are!

8. Door Alarm

This is a thoughtful gift if you know a woman who often stays in hotel rooms alone. This will add an extra layer of security and safety!

9. Silk Pillowcase and Eye Mask

Give your woman the gift of luxury with this travel silk pillowcase and eye mask. No matter where they are staying, they will be comfortable with their own pillow case that also protects hair and skin.

10. Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones

This is another luxury item to give as a gift. Personally, I never travel without my noise cancelling headphones. They are a travel gamechanger and will make a great gift!

11. Reusable Collapsible Straw

Bring your own straw everywhere you go with these reusable collapsible straws! These are perfect for iced coffee and cocktails while traveling. I love how these can clip onto a bag!

12. 24K Gold Eye Mask

These eye gels are a great gift for a woman with upcoming long travel days. These will leave eyes feeling refreshed and ready to take on the day!

13. Xenvo Pro Lens Kit for iPhone

This wide angle camera lens that attaches to a phone is the perfect gift for women who love to capture their travel adventures on camera. There’s no need to carry around a large camera when this can simply attach this to the phone.

14. Birdie Safety Alarm

This safety alarm created by women for women attaches to a keychain and is a thoughtful gift for a female traveler. She will feel safer walking alone in new cities with this on her!

15. Waterproof Fanny Pack

I bring this with me on every trip that involves a beach or pool. Easily keep all of your valuables safe on you while swimming and enjoying water activities!

16. Mesh Beach Bag

This is the best beach bag for travel because it is lightweight and can be collapsed flat to fit in any bag when packing for a trip. This is a great gift for a women who loves to hit the beach or pool while traveling!

17. Compression Socks

While compression socks may not be the cutest look, they are a very practical gift for a woman for travel. They make a huge difference in overall health, especially on long flights!

18. Instant Bag Holder

This is a very handy travel gift for a woman! She will be able to hang her purse or bag no matter where she is. This is great for bars and restaurants that do not have a clip to hang a purse so it does not need to be placed on the ground or back of the chair which makes it accessible to pickpocketers.

19. Weekend Vibes Bag

How fun is this weekend bag? This is a thoughtful gift for a female travel who loves to take weekend trips! This brand also has bags with other fun sayings.

20. Hydro Flask Water Bottle

I love this water bottle for travel and it makes a great gift. This size fits in most water bottle spots in backpacks! There are also lots of color options.

21. Makeup Brush Case

This is a great travel gift for a woman to protect her makeup brushes in any bag. This case has magnets inside so it stays closed!

22. Adult Travel Coloring Book

This travel themed coloring book is such a unique gift for a woman. She will be entertained for hours while reminiscing or dreaming about new travel destinations!

23. Travel Steamer

This is the best travel steamer and is a practical gift for a traveling woman. This is perfect to easily make clothes look good as new after a long travel day.

24. Microfiber Hair Towel

This microfiber hair towel dries hair so quickly and can easily be packed in any bag.

25. Comfortable Jogger Pants

Trust me here – these are the most comfortable travel pants for women. They are great for long travel days and also to wear with a combination of different outfits!

26. Compression Packing Cubes

If you are shopping for someone who overpacks, these packing cubes will make the perfect gift. We’ve also converted TONS of other travelers to love these cubes as much as we do. They are a total travel gamechanger!

27. Portable Monitor

We were gifted these last year and now we use these portable monitors almost daily. With remote work becoming more common, this is such a practical gift for someone who works while traveling.

28. Mini Waterproof Speaker

This is another great speaker to gift a traveler who loves to listen to music! This mini speaker will fit in any bag that a traveler may be using.

29. Loop Quiet Earplugs

Earplugs are a travel essential, especially when taking an overnight flight or staying in hostels with roommates. Or you may be reading this for your partner and you know that you snore! These are the best brand on the market for lightweight earplugs that travelers love at a reasonable price point.

30. DJI Mini 3 Drone

This is the latest and greatest mini drone on the market. This would be a great gift for a traveler to share the cost with a few other people! We were given our drone as a gift and absolutely love it. It is so compact for travel and reasonably priced for the quality and how easy it is to use.

31. Insta 360

We recently purchased this camera to upgrade our content while traveling and love it! It is perfect for content creators or capturing memories on any vacation and a perfect gift for a traveler who loves to document their adventures.

32. AirFly Pro

This is a great travel gift for women who would prefer to watch a show with their headphones rather than ones given by the airline. There are so many uses for this handy travel device!

33. Tech Organizer

It took us WAY too long to stop loosely putting our cords in our bag and get a tech organizer. Help your favorite female traveler get organized with this case!

34. Airplane Footrest

If you are shopping for a women who is under 6ft, then this footrest is the perfect travel gift! Long flights will be much more comfortable with this swing to hold her feet at the right height.

35. Tripod & Selfie Stick with Remote Shutter

We purchased this tripod before our last 3 month trip and it was a gamechanger for us to get pictures and videos! It was refreshing to not have to rely only on strangers to take pictures of us in beautiful places. This is the best travel gift for female travelers who love to take pictures and videos while traveling!

36. First Aid Kit

This mini first aid kit is compact enough to fit in any bag and has plenty of supplies in case of emergency.

37. Calpak Backpack

This is the best travel backpack on the market that fits as a personal item on the seat! This is such a thoughtful gift if the woman traveler in your life is in need of a backpack upgrade.

38. Crossbody Sling Bag

This purse is great for travel because it fits more than a standard crossbody, but still falls in front of your body so your belongings are safe from pickpockets. This is definitely one of the best travel gifts for women!

39. Veja Travel Sneakers

A woman can never have too many white sneakers for travel. These make a very thoughtful gift for a female traveler! Here is an entire post dedicated to white sneakers if you are looking for more options.

40. Away Carry-On Luggage

This is the best carry-on bag on the market. If a female traveler in your life is in need of a luggage upgrade, here is the perfect gift!

41. Hill House Classic Dress

This is the best dress for travel because it is so versatile and comfortable! I wore this dress constantly when I spent in the summer in Europe. There are tons of color options to match your favorite traveler’s style!

42. Bombas Socks

Bombas are the best sock on the market right now and absolutely worth the hype. They are extremely comfortable and once someone starts wearing Bombas socks, they do not go back to anything else! These socks will make a great travel gift for women.

43. Cotopaxi Allpa 50L Duffel Bag

I recently purchased this backpack and can vouge that it is one of the best carry-on backpacks that I have ever used. If you know a women who loves travel and is in need of a backpack upgrade, this will make the perfect travel gift!

44. Outdoor Voices Exercise Dress

This is another travel wardrobe staple that will make a practical and stylish travel gift for a woman in your life.

45. Beach Bucket Hat

If the female traveler you are shopping for is heading to the beach anytime soon, this hat is so fun and stylish for travel! It is a warm weather travel staple and very affordable on Amazon.

Here are a few things to consider when buying gifts for a female traveler

When it doubt, purchase a practical gift

Practical gifts will help her stay organized and comfortable on her travels. Think packing cubes, travel pillows, noise-canceling headphones, and portable chargers. You could also give her a gift certificate for a massage or spa treatment, which she can use to relax and rejuvenate after a long flight or day of sightseeing.

Consider something luxurious

If you’re looking to splurge on a special gift, consider something like a high-quality suitcase, a travel jewelry case, or a first-class upgrade on her next flight. You could also give her a gift certificate for a cooking class or wine tasting experience in the city she’s visiting! This is a great opportunity to splurge on something that the woman in your life may not splurge on herself.

Personalize a travel gift

Personalized gifts show you put extra thought into your selection. You could purchase something on this list and add a monogram to make it more personal!

Ask what she needs

If you are unsure what gift to buy a female traveler, ask if she needs anything! She may need to upgrade some luggage or travel clothes and then everyone wins. You buy her a gift she needs and she is happy with your purchase!

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We hope this guide on the best gifts for female travelers help you find the perfect gift the woman in your life! Let us know in the comments which one of these gift options are your favorite.

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