11 gift ideas for your friend who’d rather be on a flight right now

1. Scratch-Off Map: A world map where each country is covered in a scratch-off layer. As your friends explore new destinations, they can scratch off the coating, revealing a vibrant and colorful map of their travel adventures. Plus, this can be DIY’d!

2. Portable Charger: A compact power bank is a lifesaver for travelers, ensuring their devices stay charged during flights, road trips, and sightseeing adventures. Look for ones with multiple USB ports for added convenience.

3. Travel Pillow with Memory Foam: Upgrade their in-flight naps with a comfy memory foam travel pillow. These come in various shapes and sizes to provide optimal neck and head support, making long journeys much more restful.

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4. Packing Cubes: These nifty organizers help keep luggage tidy and make unpacking a breeze. They come in various sizes, allowing your friends to separate clothing, accessories, and toiletries neatly.

5. Travel Journal: A beautifully crafted travel journal encourages your friends to document their adventures. From jotting down daily activities to pasting in ticket stubs, it becomes a cherished keepsake of their journeys.

6. Noise-Canceling Earplugs: Block out the hustle and bustle of crowded airports, noisy planes, or even snoring roommates with a pair of quality noise-canceling earplugs. A good night's sleep is key to an enjoyable trip.

7. Local Cuisine Cookbook from a Recent Destination: Bring the flavors of the world into their kitchen with a cookbook featuring recipes from different countries. It's a delicious way to reminisce about past travels while trying out new dishes.

8. GoPro or Action Camera: Capture every adrenaline-pumping moment with a durable and compact action camera. Whether it's snorkeling in Bali or hiking in the Alps, these devices are built for adventure.

9. Compact Travel Umbrella: Be prepared for unexpected rain showers with a compact and lightweight travel umbrella. It easily fits into a backpack or purse, ensuring your friends stay dry on their explorations.

10. Airline Gift Card: You can never go wrong with an airline giftcard. Help your friends meet their travel goals and save a few dollars along the way.

11. Adventure (without the stress!): If you’d like to gift a trip to a loved one, why not make it as easy on them as possible? Select the destination and duration of the trip and I’ll plan an itinerary that’s perfect for your person. All that’s left is officially booking, packing, and take-off!

emma waack

independent travel advisor powered by FORA

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