Let’s face it, teens can be hard to buy for, but we found some great travel holiday gifts that are sure to hit the mark. From noise-canceling earbuds to cozy slippers, from personalized luggage tags to daypacks, we have plenty to keep your teen traveler happy.
Shutterfly has plenty of gifts for travelers. Bringing cables and wires when you travel creates clutter (and are often left behind), so the Wireless Phone Charger solves the problem. Never lose a bag again with Travel Monogram Luggage Tag, which can be personalized with photos, designs and colors. To keep the travel memories alive after the trip, gift someone the Travel Memories Photo Book, which lets you customize everything from photos, to layouts to color and text designs. If you’re strapped for time, you can have the professionals create the book with the Shutterfly’s “Make my Book” Free 24-hour Designer Service. Another useful gift is the Personalized Tote which can be used for the beach, day trips and more. The inner zipper pouch is a nice touch for your phone and wallet.
JLab has earbuds for every type of traveler. The JBuds Air Pro is a great all-around earbud with multipoint that allows you to connect to multiple devices. It has over 36 hours of battery life. The GO Air POP is affordable and comes in a small package, great for when space is a premium. It has 32 hours of playtime. The Epic Air Sport ANC takes it a step further with noise-canceling earbuds, up to 70 hours of playtime and three noise-control modes. It’s also sweat and water resistant.
Traveling with slippers makes you feel like you’re at home even when you’re on the go. Reef has a variety of options including their cozy slippers design—a soft faux shearling lining interior with a suede exterior that keep feet warm and comfy. The slipper snuggles will feel like you’re walking on air. The durable rubber sponge outsole is perfect for long flights and car rides. Lastly, the cushion homey snuggles is made with recycled wool felt, has strong arch and heel support and a durable non-marking rubber outsole. Plus, the mudguard will keep your feet warm and dry even if you take them outside.
The Away Carry-On Flex is ideal if you’re looking for a little extra room in a carry-on piece of luggage. It’s great for unexpected layovers or extended stays, or for bringing back souvenirs. The flex feature unzips to create six extra centimeters of space. Away’s hardcase is known for its interior compression and organization; its durable, lightweight shell; and its 360 spinner wheels.
Under Armour is known for its comfortable and resilient active wear. The Fleece Big Logo Hoodie is lightweight, incredibly warm, and has just the right amount of stretch that lets you move and still feel comfortable. The scuba neck hood and drawcord adjust make for a comfortable fit. The kangaroo pocket is great for phones and wallets. The Fleece Pants have a soft inner layer for warmth and comfort and the encased waistband with internal drawcord can customize the fit. Hand pockets are deep.
Osprey has plenty of backpacks to fit pretty much any travel adventure: skiing, diving, hiking, snowboarding and more. The Ultralight Dry Stuff Pack is simple, super light and extremely packable. In fact this bag literally packs into its own pocket, so takes up almost no room. It’s a great waterproof day pack and features a roll-top main compartment, zippered external pocket and adjustable sternum strap. The Ultralight Stuff pack weighs only four ounces and is the ideal pack to throw in your suitcase so you’re always prepared for a day hike or other excursion. The top zippered slash pocket is ideal for phone and money and the stretch mesh water bottle pocket let’s you stay hydrated wherever you go. The waistpack has two zippered compartments with internal organizers to keep essentials in their place. The pack also folds into its own pocket. Lastly, the eco-friendly designed daypack, made from excess materials reclaimed from the supply chain, has light foam padded shoulder straps and dual side water bottle pockets.
One of the best ways to stay comfortable when traveling is by packing a lightweight robe. This organic cotton gauze robe has super soft and takes almost no room in the suitcase. It’s great for lounging around hotel rooms. The organic cotton jersey robe is another good option with stretchy, soft material. For comfy pjs, the recycled waffle knit pajama set is eco-friendly (made from 80% organic cotton and 20% recycled polyester), and the long sleeves and full-length pants will keep travelers cozy and warm.