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The 10 Best Travel Gifts Under $50

There isn’t anything more irritating than packing for a trip only to realize you forgot something — perhaps, the only thing that can make it worse is forgetting two things. It’s often likely that these are smaller items people tend to overlook in the grand scheme of a vacation. Luckily, though, it’s usually hard to forget a new present, which is where our handy guide to the 10 best travel gifts under $50 is here to assist you in purchasing something mightily convenient for your fellow jetsetter at a lower price. All in all, this is a win-win situation for everyone involved.

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uber gift card

Whether it’s to get them to the airport or their hotel, an Uber gift card will most certainly come in handy at some point through your giftee’s vacation.

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Apple AirTag

Make sure your clumsier friends and relatives keep their gear on hand throughout their vacation with Apple’s quintessential travel gadget, made for tracking anything from iPhones to wallets.

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Aesop Ginger Flight Therapy

Whether at sea or in air, nausea is a fickle beast to deal with when traveling, and Aesop’s soothing balm is here to help with that. The pulse point therapy fragrance contains soothing ingredients like lavender and ginger root.

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Parachute Turkish Cotton Slippers

Fidgeting around in your seat with a pair of clunky shoes on is far from ideal, which is why this plush pair of Turkish cotton-crafted slippers from Parachute is perfect for long trips to and from your destination — and that includes wherever you’re staying.

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Quip Electric Toothbrush

Personal hygiene isn’t limited to life at home, and Quip’s travel-ready toothbrush is a great choice that doesn’t break the bank. It’s easily mountable and equipped with a convenient carrying case, deeming it the best brush for travel (at this price).

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TwelveSouth AirFly

Don’t rely on their go-to airline’s faulty Bluetooth connection so that they can watch a three-hour movie with AirPods. Instead, TwelveSouth’s handy transmitter makes it easy to connect wireless buds to any form of in-flight entertainment.

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Away The Insider Packing Cubes

While an Away suitcase might cost a bit more than $50, you can still keep loved ones organized with this convenient set of packing cubes fit for any piece of luggage. The water-resistant wonders are sure to keep their clothes and souvenirs in order on the go.

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Aer Cable Kit 2

Nothing’s more irritating than opening your backpack to discover a bundle of tangled wires and earbuds, which is why Aer’s Cordura-coated tech organizer is every gadgeteer’s travel necessity.

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Slip Silk SLeeping Mask

Falling asleep on planes is hard enough as it is, but waking up with a bad rash from a crinkly eye mask won’t make it better. Instead, give the gift of silk to prevent unwanted acne and marks.

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PureZone Mini Portable Air Purifier

Last but not least, finding clean air isn’t easy nowadays, so Pure Enrichment’s portable purifier is the perfect gift for jetsetters with allergies, thanks to its 2-stage purification and sub-pound composition.