Holiday shopping for your favorite traveler can be tough. You want to get them something you know they’ll love, but you don’t want to bog them down with more things (as many travelers have learned to pack light.) Here is a list of 20 stocking stuffers for female travelers that will ensure you’ve given a great gift all for under $20.
Do you have an Eco-concious travel you need a gift for? Look not further than the Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter. It’s small, lightweight and filters 99. 99999% of all bacteria (salmonella, cholera, and E. coli), removes 99. 9999% of all protozoa (such as giardia and cryptosporidium), also removes 100% of micro plastics. The best part? It it rated to filter up to 100,000 gallons of water before it needs to be replaced.
Having a scratch-off map has been all the rage for a few years now and would make a perfect stocking stuffers for travelers. What I love about this particular scratch off map is that tie-dye look you get when scratching. It also comes with both a United States and World Map. This is a great stocking stuffer for new and seasoned travelers.
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Recently, I spent a long period of time on the road, and wish I had a laundry bag to separate my clean and dirty clothes. This sweet world map laundry bag is great for long haul and short trips, backpackers and luxury travelers.
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So many people have luggage that looks alike. Help to make the traveler in your life stand out at luggage claim with a personalized handmade luggage tag from Etsy. This stocking stuffer is perfect for a new traveler or for someone you wan to send a special message to.
Have a traveler in your life looking to be a little more eco-friendly? This 9 pack of reusable travel bottles will let them take their favorite products with them on the road without having to buy little bottles of shampoo and conditioner over and over again. The silicone bottles are BPA free and have a leak-proof design so you don’t have a mess in your bag upon arrival.
If your travel enthusiast friend is anything like me they want all the travel things all the time, so why not get them an iPhone case to reflect their love of travel? This 8 different designs to choose form their is a design to please everyone!
Every traveler should have an RFID blocking wallet of some kind to prevent theft of personal information while on the road. This passport wallet will hold everything from your passport, credit cards, cash, IDs, plane tickets, and keys. It comes in 35 different colors and is made of leather.
This globe necklace is handmade by an etsy seller and is a perfect stocking stuffer. It is made of silver plated pewter on a 16 inch chain (but it can come with a 17 or 18 inch one upon request). This adorable necklace would be a great addition to any female travelers jewelry.
Who knows a wild girl that needs a new t-shirt. Personally, I always need new t-shirts, and this one is super soft and describes most travel girls perfectly. It comes in several colors and is designed and printed by an etsy seller. Simply roll it up and stick it in a stocking and you’re good to go.
This one is for the outdoor enthusiasts and active travelers out there. Nuun hydration tablets are added to water to give electrolytes and re-hydrate the drinker. I get one or two of these every holiday season in my stocking. They are great to get and give as gifts. Even if your traveler isn’t into outdoor activities this is still a great gift if they travel to areas with high temperatures and humidity.
I’ll be the first to admit that sometimes I do things for the Gram, we all do. So help out your travel friend and stick this cell phone ring light in their stocking. It easily attaches to most cell phones and adds a little bit of light for the perfect photo. They’re extremely helpful when it comes to photographing food in dimly lit restaurants.
Sticking shoes in your backpack or suitcase next to your clean clothes instantly makes them not clean anymore. I take a shoe bag every time I go on a trip to keep everything in my bag as clean as possible. For those with tiny feet you can fit 2 pairs of shoes (depending on what kind) in this kind of bag. With a fun travel theme, this is a great, useful stocking stuffer.
I’ll be the first to admit that all my cords end up unorganized and tangled together when I throw them in my backpack. These little leather cord organizers keep them all from getting tangled together saving a bit of time and plenty of aggravation. I’m hoping to get these in my stocking this year. (hint, hint)
Travel inspiration doens’t just come from the internet. I love a good book to flip through when I’m coming up with my next travel destination. Many people, both inside and out of the United States, just think of NYC, LA, Miami, and San Francisco when it comes to places to visit, but this book will inspire your favorite traveler to explore the unexplored parts of the U.S.
Know a traveler who’s been to a bunch of countries or states? Get them this charm bracelet to show off all their travel accomplishments. Many travelers keep track of the countries and states they’ve visited. With this bracelet they can get a charm for each country or state they’ve been to. This small and personal gift is great for someone who is always on the road.
When I first saw this shirt I immediately thought of Amy Pohler’s book, “Yes, Please.” If a traveler you know (or you) are always saying Travel Please, you might need to get this shirt. With so many different colors, and as soft as it is, it makes the perfect airplane shirt with a pair of black leggings.
My girl Claire, from Claire’s Itchy Feet, wrote this amazing book and when it comes to stocking stuffers for travelers, this is perfect! (I realize you can’t actually put it in a stocking, but you can give them the link so that will work too). The Solo Girl’s Guide to Traveling without Fear is an amazing book for new and seasoned travelers alike. Claire gives great advice for anyone who’s looking to take their love of travel to the next level.
Hammocks are the best and I’ll fight anyone who says otherwise. This lightweight hammock comes with gear to hang it as soon as it’s open and is light enough to throw in a backpack or suitcase. You never know when you’re going to need to just chill out.
This airplane ring is perfect for the frequent flyer or the newbie traveler. With an open back to fit all finger sizes this sterling silver ring will make an excellent stocking stuffer. Tiny on your finger, but making a statement this handmade ring will put a smile on any travel girl’s face.
You can never have enough headbands. When traveling sometimes you just need to throw a headband in cause it’s hot and you’re sweaty and you’re too lazy to brush your hair. No? Just me? Well, there are other reasons to wear a headband, but for whatever reason Buff makes great one in all different sizes and designs.