10 cool gifts for the avid traveller for under US$40 on Amazon
Summer's here and it's the perfect time book those holidays and hop on a plane.
Whether the eager traveller in your life has finally decided to take the leap and venture to a new destination, is a seasoned traveller ready to cross a few more countries off their bucket list, or if that traveller is you, there are some pretty useful travel accessories* that every globetrotter should have.
Here are 10 great Amazon gifts for the avid traveller:
1. Digital Hanging Luggage Scale (US$11.99)
Baggage fees are the bane of every traveller's existence. Standard airline weight limits range from 50-70 pounds and can be charged in the range of $50 to $200 overweight bags. Instead of hoping that your bags fall into the overweight category as you wait to check in, get a personal digital luggage scale.
It allows you to measure the weight of nearly any bag; simply hook your baggage (suitcases, purses, and backpacks) onto the durable steel hook and the scale will display results within seconds. It also converts units between pounds and kilogrammes.
2. Leather Passport Holder ($US16.99)
This all-in-one wallet can hold two passports, boarding passes, ID, driver's licence, cash and credit cards.
Designed for both men and women, this stylish leather wallet can be used for both travel and everyday activities.
If you're #TeamCarryOn this hanging backpack is perfect for you. Avoid baggage fees and use this organizer's built-in hooks to hang conveniently on your bed, a train, or even a tree. It's the perfect gift for backpackers, couch surfers, and professionals. At only 9oz, it weighs less than one packing cube. Speaking of packing cubes...
Master the art of packing with these packing cubes. By neatly packing all your clothes tightly into the space-saving bags, you could fit everything well into your luggage and save your time while packing for your trips. It also allows you to easily store and organise your clothing that makes it easy to pack and even easier to unpack. Your clothes will stay more wrinkled free and not get crushed during your travels. The additional laundry bag can store your slippers, or help separate your dirty clothes.
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5. Portable travel makeup bag (US$13.99)
This travel makeup case can easily hold your makeup palettes, foundations, and other makeup products. When opened, it expands to reveal three compartments one plastic brush set, high-grade black light plastic cover and an inside pocket. It has ample space for women's cosmetics and tools or men's shaving kit.
6. Flexible Tripod with tripod mount adapter (US$22.99)
Up your photography game with this compact and lightweight tripod and attach your digital camera anywhere with wrappable legs and rubber foot grips that easily secure to any surface.
You can also frame the perfect shot as well as timed group shots.
You can also get one for your GoPro.
If there's one time you'll be using your phone extensively, it's when you're travelling. Between taking as many photos and videos to capture the moment and posting to Instagram, you're phone battery's likely to run down very quickly. Make sure you never have to worry about your phone hitting that 20% mark with this battery pack.
Considered one of the best brands for portable chargers, you can keep your phone powered all day long.
8. Universal travel adapter ($18.58)
This universal travel adapter allows you to easily charge all of your devices without the hassle of carrying separate chargers for each country you visit. It covers over 150 countries with US/EU/UK/AUS plugs and USB ports. It's compatible with almost all USB Devices like Apple, Samsung, Sony, Nokia, HTC, LG, HUAWEI, ZTE, Bluetooth Speakers, Digital Cameras, etc.
9. The Trtl Pillow ($29.99)
Rated as one of the best travel pillows on the market, the Trtl Pillow is perfect for long-haul flights. It holds your neck in an ergonomic position during rest and is actually half the size of a travel pillow.
10. Airbnb Gift Card (starting at $25)
Not sure what to get for someone who seems to have every travel accessory? You can never go wrong with an Airbnb gift card. They'll get to stay in some pretty amazing places in over 100 countries and who can get mad at an Airbnb discount?
*The products in this post were updated in July 2018.
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