While 2020 has been a bit of a buzzkill in terms of travel, the holidays are shaping up to be one of the busiest times of the year for intrepid adventurers. Whether you’re flying, driving, or railing toward your destination this season, one thing’s for sure: comfort is the key to happiness. And luckily, comfort is readily available.
Needless to say, companies have had the entire year to cook up intuitive products catered toward the conventional traveler. Smart devices, clothing, accessories, and kits have been released by the boatload, making it easier than ever to enjoy your trip without having to worry about the discomforts that you’ve experienced in the past. As such, we’ve created the quintessential list of seasonal gifts for the jetsetter, focusing primarily on premium designs, intuitive accessories, and all-in-one kits that’ll turn your next big trip into a successful affair.
Hamilton Khaki Aviation Converter Watch
Hamilton’s Khaki Aviation Converter is an aerial-inspired staple that mimics the calculation-savvy instruments used during the art of flight, boasting an H-21-Si automatic chronograph movement, anti-magnetic silicon hairspring, and a bezel that allows meters to miles or feet to kilometers conversions.
Away Travel Luggage Tag
With Away Travel’s mixable and matchable pebbled leather luggage tags, you’ll never have to worry about losing your bag at the claim ever again.
Fisher Space Pen Bullet
Fisher’s Bullet Space Pen is a compact, medium point utensil designed to provide unparalleled accuracy wherever you go, thanks to its durable brass construction and pressurized PR4 black ink cartridge.
Eagle Creek 2-in-1 Travel Pillow
Get some much-needed rest and relaxation on your flight with the Eagle Creek two-in-one travel pillow, which converts from a contoured sleeper into a rectangular shape for increased lumbar support.
Orbitkey 2.0 Key Holder
Orbitkey’s water-resistant 420D and 210D nylon key holder can house up to seven of your most important items, ensuring that you’ll have peace of mind when traveling with your keys.
Herschel Supply Co. Packing Cubes
Optimize your packing potential with Herschel’s unique Packing Cubes, which boast a durable ripstop and mesh construction, zippable pockets, and clean, authentic designs.
Aer Travel Kit
If packing cubes aren’t your thing, Aer’s Travel Kit provides a more substantial organization option, thanks to its 1680D Cordura ballistic nylon exterior, YKK zippers, and water-resistant interior lining.
Anker PowerCore 20100 Portable Charger
Ensure that your favorite handheld items are charged and at-the-ready with Anker’s PowerCore 20100 Portable Charger, which offers up to seven additional charges for even the most current iPhone models.
Aesop Montreal Travel Kit
Hygiene is a key component of travel, leading us to believe that Aesop’s well-rounded Montreal kit — a curated collection of shampoo, conditioner, cleanser, balm, and toner — is a must-have for any veteran adventurer.
Leatherology Tech Cord Roll
Finding cables and cords for each of your devices can be a drag. Instead, you should keep them in Leatherology’s Tech Cord Roll — a tasteful peripheral crafted from vegetable-tanned full-grain Italian leather.
Flint and Tinder French Terry Sweatpants
Travel in quintessential comfort with Flint and Tinder’s French Terry Sweatpant, a mid-weight offering that’s breathable and easy-going.
Allbirds Wool Loungers
With a name like the Wool Lounger, you can bet your bottom dollar that Allbirds’ comfortable and cozy travel companions are as lavish as they come.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 90 Neo Classic Instant Film Camera
Fujifilm’s Instax Mini 90 is the perfect item to capture some of your favorite moments as you travel, bringing an electronic shutter release, 1/400 shutter speeds, and a short-distance Macro Mode that’ll allow you to take those trendy food photos you see on Instagram.
Bellroy Travel Wallet
Bellroy’s Travel Wallet is a stylish alternative to your traditional document holder, boasting enough space for 4-10 cards, ticket, bill, and passport compartments, and a vegetable-tanned exterior.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A7
Catch up on your favorite film, book, or website during your travels with Samsung’s 10.4-inch ultra-widescreen Galaxy Tab A7.
Amazon Kindle Oasis
If you’ve denounced modern media, but don’t want to give up the pleasantries of handheld devices, Amazon’s Kindle Oasis is the perfect way to stay up-to-date with your favorite authors, books, and magazines.
Pendleton Saddle Mountain Blanket
Staying warm during a flight can be a battle, in and of itself, but with Pendelton’s cozy virgin wool and cotton blend Saddle Mountain Blanket, comfort is second nature.
Lo & Sons Hakuba Travel Pack
Lo & Sons’ Hakuba Pack is an ultra-practical carry-on accessory that’s been built with adventure in mind, thanks to its built-in luggage sleeve, laptop compartment, and recycled poly construction.
Filson Dryden Rollable Carry-On Pack
Bring some of Filson’s heritage-inspired character on each and every flight with the brand’s 1000D ballistic nylon Dryden Rollable Carry-On Pack.
Bowers & Wilkins PX ANC Wireless Headphones
Find some time to relax and rejuvenate with the serene sounds emitting from Bowers & Wilkins’ PX ANC wireless noise-canceling headphones.
Rimowa Essential Light Cabin Luggage
Rimowa’s Essential Light Cabin Luggage case is an uncompromising polycarbonate accessory that’s been built to fit in most airplane overhead bins, making it a stylish companion for any avid traveler.
The 20 Best Travel Wallets
Keeping track of your important documents is vital. Before you head out this holiday season, take a look at our guide on the best travel wallets, where we outline the best companions for inter-state organization.