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It’s been a tough year for travel lovers around the world. Passports have started to collect dust and a walk down the road now feels like an exotic experience. There’s high hope that travel will return in 2021, which means a return to joy for many of us. To keep those spirits high, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite clever and creative gift ideas for women that love travel. For more gift ideas, see our guide to the best travel gifts for men and personalised gifts for people who travel, and our Christmas travel gift ideas for globetrotters.
The personalised card holder
The perfect gift is personalised and practical, which makes this letter travel card holder the perfect option this Christmas.
Alphabet travel card holder, £95, Liberty, Libertylondon.com.com
The keep-forever souvenir
A great gift for the jetsetter in your life is a Polaroid camera like this Instax SQ6 from Fujifilm. It’s compact enough to travel anywhere, and has a battery that lasts for up to 300 photos so should be good to go for the full length of their journey (unless they are super snap-happy). It even has a timer and a selfie mode so is ideal for a family holiday or a solo adventure.
Fujifilm Instax square instant camera, £124.99, johnlewis.com
The cosy wrap
Part scarf, part cape and part wrap, this Joseph piece is the ultimate accessory to wrap up in while travelling and at home.
Merino wool wrap, £395, Joseph, Net-a-porter.com
The handy facial massager
This battery-operated facial massager gives off a faint electric current that in just two to three minutes enhances the skin’s metabolism and promotes a better blood flow. The 24 karat-plated T-bar and gold head add to the vibrating bar’s magical powers, thanks to gold’s anti-inflammatory properties.
24 karat gold beauty bar facial massager, £71.88, Beauty Bar at Amazon, amazon.co.uk
The in-flight essentials
For those that can’t wait to get back in the air, this silk pillow and mask are an ideal seat-companion for getting a good night’s sleep.
Silk travel set, £80, Calpack, Selfridges.com
The passport holder
When we can put our passports to good use again, this Aspinal cover with gold-toned corners is the ideal way to keep it safe and stylish.
Classic leather passport cover, £65, Aspinal of London, Selfridges.com
Whether for a long-haul flight, train journey or just a walk to the shops, these immersive over-ear Bose headphones strike the perfect balance between function and fashion.
Wireless bluetooth over-ear headphones with built-in microphone, £139, Bose, Johnlewis.com
The luggage organiser
For the organised traveller in your life, this Stackers clutch bag has a place for all the cords and gadgets you could need while on the move.
Cable tidy travel bag, £30, Stackers, Johnlewis.com
The face masks
Even when we can travel again, it’s likely face masks will still be required. For a step above the classic blue and white surgical masks, we love these upcycled printed versions from Liberty.
Floral print and block colour upcycled tana lawn cotton face coverings set of five, £40, Liberty, Libertylondon.com
The sleep travel kit
Who wouldn’t want a good night’s kip wherever you are in the world? Enhance your sleep with this essential sleep travel kit, which includes the renowned de Mamiel ‘settle’ and ‘rise’ oils as well as a journal to empty your thoughts into in the middle of the night.
Sleep Easy gift box, £120, de Mamiel, demamiel.com
The designer travel set
For the travel-lover in your life that has everything, take their style and comfort up a notch with this chic cashmere and silk set featuring slippers, a satin-trimmed eye mask and cozy scarf that doubles as a blanket.
Cashmere and silk-blend jacquard travel set, £2,690, Fendi, Net-a-porter.com
The chic hand sanitiser holder
This handy cross-body hand sanitiser holder, with refillable bottle, ensures you’ll always have yours within reach – and it will also prevent any handbag spillages. It’s made from recycled plastic bottles, so it’s environmentally friendly too.
Hand sanitiser on strap, £135, Anya Hindmarch, anyahindmarch.com
The drinks-on-the go bag
This refillable steel bottle, in a chic leather holder, keeps hot drinks warm for 12 hours and cold ones chilled for 24. It’s an absolute travel must-have – even if the journey is just a trip into town on the bus.
Leather bottle bag with bottle, £263, Officina del Poggio, officinadelpoggio.com
The whimsical pendant
The craze for illustrations isn’t going away, so stay on top of the trend with this starry-eyed pendant made of 18 karat gold vermeil on sterling silver.
Pendant necklace, £139, Missoma, missoma.com
The designer toothpaste
Never did we ever see a chicer toothpaste set than this trio – perfect for jazzing up a bathroom shelf whether at home or away. Each one is exotically named – Villa Noacarlina, Back to Pampelonne, Tropical Crush – with delicious flavours such as cinnamon, mint and rooibos
Orange gift set, £17.55, Lebon at Victoria Health, victoriahealth.com
The ultimate vanity case
The ultimate in vanity cases. And not just for the purpose of vanity requirements either; this should double up as an evening bag, a beach bag, or a little holiday shopper. A Chanel investment is one for a lifetime.
Rattan and calfskin vanity case, £3,980, Chanel, chanel.com
The summer holiday essential
Stay cool with this printed leather fan, the ultimate accessory for sun seekers. Combining style and practicality, its intricate watermelon design takes inspiration from fruit stalls far and wide.
Watermelon fan, £110, Pubumésu at Browns, brownsfashion.com
The stylish luggage
To celebrate the forthcoming release of
No Time To Die, Globe-Trotter has launched a vulcanised fibreboard luggage collection inspired by the cases seen in the film. Travel in style, as Bond would, with this carry-on. 007-inspired carry-on, £1,905, Globe-Trotter, globe-trotter.com
The tropical accessory
A novelty earring is a vital accessory, at home or abroad. These will give any holiday outfit a bit of a lift, and can also be relied upon to be a conversation starter.
Lobster earrings, £195, Mercedes Salazar at Koibird, koibird.com
The beach-to-lunch dress
This wispy tassled and shell-embellished crêpe de Chine dress will take you from the market to the beach to lunch and into the evening with its Matisse-inspired colourful motif.
Shell-embellished dress, £487.50, Figue at Net-a-Porter, net-a-porter.com
The stylish pyjamas
This pyjama set by the purveyor of colourful prints, JJ Martin, should not be confined to the bedroom. It’s made from the finest silk twill from Lake Como and trimmed with a contrasting-colour piping.
100 per cent silk pyjama set, £640, La Double J, top: ladoublej.com, bottoms: ladoublej.com
The protective bracelet
Take the protective symbol of the evil eye with you on all your travels, to bring good fortune. Crafted from enamel surrounding a small blue sapphire on a nine karat-gold chain, it looks lovely layered up with other bracelets or bangles.
Blue sapphire evil-eye bracelet, £155, Aurum and Grey, aurumandgrey.com
The LED mask
This lightweight, portable LED mask is the gift that keeps on giving, with its near-infrared wavelengths working their magic in just 10 minutes. Plumps, calms and hydrates the skin and improves tone. It comes with a set of global adaptors so you can take it with you wherever you go.
Boost LED face mask, £395, The Light Salon, thelight-salon.com
The holiday basket
More than just a basket. Get into holiday spirit before you’ve even reached your destination with this jolly fanfare of a basket.
Rainbow fringe baby basket, £240, raefeather.com
The signet ring
A great gift for sun worshippers, Daisy London creates a covetable collection of goddess medallion signet rings with her crescent moon and sunburst design.
Goddess Medallion signet ring, £115, Estée Lalonde X Daisy, daisyjewellery.com
For those who understand that how your camera looks is just an important as the shot – British style icon Paul Smith has collaborated with Leica to produce this nifty design with colour-pop stripes.
Leica CL Paul Smith, £3,500, Paul Smith for Leica, paulsmith.com
Le Monde Beryl’s handcrafted sandals are an elegant addition to any capsule holiday wardrobe. The light-weight raffia is easy to pack, and sure to elevate any beach look.
Raffia Venetian mules, £285, Le Monde Beryl, lemondeberyl.com
Long-term skin-rejuvenating benefits from brilliant skincare expert Professor Augustinus Bader, blended with Victoria Beckham’s signature glow.
Victoria Beckham by Augustinus Bader Cell Rejuvenating Priming Moisturiser, £140, victoriabeckhambeauty.com
Wanderlustlife bring the tradition of collecting shells from beaches explored to fine jewellery with their All At Sea collection. Give the gift of beach days past.
Amulet gold necklace, £68, Wanderlustlife, wanderlustlife.co.uk Like this? Now read: Christmas travel gift ideas for globetrotters
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