Gift buying is fraught with minefields? What should I buy? Will they like it? What if they already have two of them?
It can be an anxiety-producing exercise just deciding what to buy. Never fear. I understand travelers and what they want and need the most.
So the next time you are in the market for the best luxury travel gifts for men, consult this handy guide and always pick a gift that he is sure to love.
My Best 33 Luxury Travel Gift Ideas for Him
A Place for all of the Essentials: Vancase Hanging Toiletry Bag for Men
This sleek and stylish toiletry bag is a must-have accessory for the well-traveled man. Made from antique PU waterproof leather, this bag is both functional and attractive. The bag, which includes a hook for easy hanging also includes several pockets meant to hold small to medium sized travel accessories.
The combination of dark and light leather as well as leather zipper pulls make this bag one of the most sophisticated accessories for any man who travels.
The Perfect Accessory for the Perfect Traveler: Travelambo Front Pocket Minimalist Leather Slim Wallet
This wallet is perfect for the man who is constantly on the go. Available in a wide variety of colors, the RFID blocking wallet offers security and style. This wallet is made from 100% soft and durable leather and can be worn in either the front of the back pocket.
With ample slots for credit cards, identification cards and cash, this wallet is both minimalist and convenient.
Safety, Security and Style: Villini- Leather RFID Blocking Wallet and Passport Holder
Created by European designers, this chocolate brown leather passport holder is the perfect addition to any travel wardrobe. With a thick, embossed emblem of the United States passport on the front, a secure snap space for both the passport and credit cards, this holder is both beautiful and functional.
The passport cover also comes in additional colors. Choose from red, blue, black or green.
A Sophisticated Way to Store Essential Sundries: KOMALC Genuine Buffalo Distressed Leather Toiletry Bag
When it comes to storing toiletries in style, the KOMALC leather toiletry bag does it in style. Made from the finest distressed buffalo leather and hand crafted by expert craftsmen, this dopp kit has a water-resistant interior lining and multiple compartments for storing razors, shampoo, toothbrushes and other sundries.
To Get His Heart Pumping: Epic Adventure Tours From Virgin Experiences
Anyone can take a flying lesson, but it’s another class of man that climbs into the front seat of a vintage 1941 biplane.
With Virgin experience gifts, you can treat him to all kinds of awesome, edge-of-your seat thrills, including piloting, sailing, skydiving, white-water rafting and race car driving. Some of the experiences are everyday bucket list items like scuba diving or going on a hot air balloon ride, but others are tailored to specific interests. If he’s a history buff who would love World War II planes or a surfer who would kill to ride some extreme waves, see what virgin has to offer.
A Much Needed Refreshment for a Relaxing Trip: Carry-On Cocktail Kit
This handy, TSA approved cocktail kit will allow the man in your life to enjoy a refreshing cocktail on his next flight. This beautiful rose gold carrier tin includes ingredients to make a Moscow Mule cocktail.
The kit comes with a recipe card, muddler, ginger syrup, jigger and coaster. Also available in other flavors.
Charge Up and Take Off: Travel Laptop Backpack
Both sophisticated and functional, this travel backpack comes with a USB charging station and headphone jack that makes it easy to charge your devices and enjoy music on the go. A password lock makes it impossible for any unauthorized person to access your belongings.
Made from durable polyester with padded straps, this backpack is great for any frequent traveler and will last through many takeoffs and landings.
A Trip to Remember: Leather Journal Notebook Gift Set with Luxury Pen
Your favorite traveler will never miss a moment with this leather journal, complete with luxury silver pen. Made from 100% Buffalo leather with hand-stitched Coptic binding, this journal features 240 unlined sheets, perfect for preserving travel memories.
This lie-flat journal is the perfect addition to any travel collection.
Never Lose Another Charger: Bagsmart Electronic Travel Cable Organizer
Made from durable, water resistant polyester, this double layer organizer provides space for all of your cables and cords. It also contains a large pocket for cash, passports and credit cards. An attractive, yet functional part of any travel wardrobe.
For Clean Sophistication: Executive Leather Toiletry Bag for Men
Designed by Michael Hendriks, this executive
Rugged and masculine yet streamlined, this dopp kit makes an excellent gift for the discerning and organized man.
The Only Things That Need to Stay in One Place: Natural Walnut Wood Phone Docking Station
This docking station is the go-to for all of your belongings, from cell phones to keys, rings and wallet. Made from 100% walnut wood, this eco-friendly docking station makes an excellent gift for the man on the go.
Keep all of your accessories in one central location with this lightweight and compact station. It can also be used as a stand for a tablet
For the Man Who Can Do it All: Wood Handle Multipurpose Personalized Knife
For the rugged outdoorsman, nothing says “thoughtful” more than this personalized, engraved, multi-purpose knife. Ideal for hunting, camping and fishing, this sharp and sturdy knife is made from 3mm stainless steel.
This gift is not only sophisticated but practical. Good for a variety of uses, it’s a gift your travel lover will never lose.
.Hot Drinks for Cool Travelers: Yeti Rambler 20oz Stainless Steel Tumbler
An insulated tumbler is the perfect gift for the man who is constantly dashing through airports and train stations. The Yeti Rambler features double walled insulation that keeps cold drinks cold and hot drinks hot.
The MagSlider Lid comes outfitted with a magnetic lock that keeps drinks from spilling. Available in a variety of colors, this tumbler is one of the best gifts for the traveling man.
First Class Sleep for a Well Rested Traveler: Musicozy Sleep Headphones With Bluetooth
Your favorite traveler can enjoy 10 hours of music on one charge with the Musicozy Sleep Headphones. Made with memory foam and silk lining, this thin and breathable mask will deliver the ultimate in comfort.
With built-in noise cancelling headphones, this is the ideal mask for tuning out and enjoying the journey.
Slip into Comfort After a Long Flight: : Nautica Men’s Long Sleeved 100% Cotton Robe
What is more comforting than a soft, fluffy cotton robe while you’re on vacation? This men’s long-sleeved cotton robe is made from 100% brushed cotton with a knit waistband and elastic closure. Available in a variety of colors, this robe makes an excellent gift for the man who wants to relax after a long day of travel.
Storing Important Documents in Style: Manhattan Dual Compartment Flapover Colombian Leather Laptop Backpack
This is one of the best luxury travel gifts for men. With soft Colombian leather exterior and polyester lining, this laptop case features multiple pockets for a variety of uses. The bag includes a padded pocket, perfect for cell phones, a key fob and mesh zippered pocket.
It also has larger pockets for holding small tablets. The bag also features an EZ-scan feature which means you don’t have to remove your laptop at TSA checkpoints. This means your favorite traveler can speed through security more quickly.
Looking Your Best While on the Go: Beard Kit for Men Grooming and Care
Traveling can be hard on the body, so why not gift your handsome man with a beard grooming kit that allows him to maintain his looks while on the go? Made from organic ingredients, this kit includes beard balm made from jojoba, argan oil and vitamin E.
With a double-sided wooden comb, natural boar bristle brush and stainless steel beard scissors, this kit has everything the traveling man needs to look good anywhere in the world.
Relax the Tension Away: Naipo Shiatsu Back, Neck and Shoulder Massager
A nice, deep massage is just what the weary traveler needs after a long flight. The Shiatsu back, neck and shoulder massager is an excellent gift for the traveler who likes to unwind and relax. With 8 kneading nodes, this deep tissue massager pinpoints every tension spot and slowly and gently relaxes them away.
Infrared heating provides warmth and comfort that improves circulation and eases body aches.
Function Meets Style: CoolBell Convertible Messenger Bag and Laptop Case
This multi-functional laptop case is the perfect accessory for the working traveler. Doubling as both a messenger bag and laptop holder, it features clean lines, sleek design and expert functionality. Outfitted with multiple pockets to hold laptops and peripherals, this is the perfect gift for the man who works and travels.
For the organized and meticulous man: Vetelli Toiletry Bag for Men with Dopp Kit
The Vetelli Leather Toiletry Bag for Men is made from the highest-quality leather and lined with waterproof fabric that is durable and easy to clean. Made from thick canvas, this toiletry bag features a stainless steel hook for hanging that makes it versatile and compact.
With a vintage look, this bag exudes style and poise for the discerning man. With four pockets to store shaving supplies, small bottles and toiletries, this bag is not only gorgeous, but functional. It also features an adjustable buckle that allows it to expand and fit more items.
Take Off into Dreamland: Proglobe Airplane Neck Pillow Travel Pillow With Memory Foam
No longer does your favorite traveler have to end a flight with a stiff neck. The Airplane Neck Pillow is made from the softest material and contours to the shape of the next and shoulders for extra comfort.
Made from memory foam, this pillow allows you to rest, relax, nap or read in peace. The washable, sweat-resistant cover means that you can use this pillow over and over again.
Breeze Through Airport Security Like a Pro: Seoky Rop Men’s Leather Sling Bag Travel Chest Crossbody Shoulder Backpack
Perfect for business or pleasure, this leather sling bag will accompany your favorite traveler on trips to the beach, on hikes and on long haul flights. Made with genuine leather, this crossbody bag features charging ports and a variety of zippered pockets to hold everything from keys to cell phones and more.
With an easy to use headphone port, enjoy all of your music on the go. Comes in black and brown for easy customization.
When Presentation is Everything: Coach Crossgrain Leather Flat Card Case
Your favorite traveler is destined to make new networking connections on the flight, so why not gift him with the Coach Crossgrain leather card case. With personalization options for a name or title, this is one of the best small luxury travel gifts for men.
The slim card case that can hold up to eight cards is the perfect accent to any travel ensemble.
Comfortable and Cool: COSIDRAM Casual Men’s Slip-on Loafers Casual Driving Shoes
Canvas fabric and rubber soles make slipping in and out of these loafers a breeze. Your favorite traveler can slip them off mid-flight and sit back and relax with ease. Made from leather and canvas, these shoes are both breathable and stylish.
Exquisite stitching along the soles make these ideal for both work and play.
Never Lose Another Accessory: Executive High Class Cufflink Case and Ring Storage
When your traveler has to dress his best, he needs a place to store his rings, cufflinks and other jewelry. The Executive High Class Case and Ring Storage offers several cushioned compartments that are perfect for storing cuff links, rings and other small pieces of jewelry.
Snap closure keeps rings, watches and cuff links secure.
Slim and Neat for the Sleek Gentleman: Tommy Hilfiger Men’s Thin Sleek Casual Bifold Wallet
Sleek and thin, this wallet makes an excellent gift for the well-dressed traveler. Made with genuine leather and embossed with the Tommy Hilfiger logo, this wallet is beautiful and sophisticated. The wallet has slots for up to 10 cards and is perfect for any serious traveler.
First Impressions Matter: Personalized Men’s Leatherette Card Case
Every business traveler needs an elegant way to store business cards. There are few gifts more appropriate than a sleek business card holder. Personalize with up to 35 characters for a one of a kind gift.
The leatherette card case comes in a variety of colors and can hold up to 100 business cards. Perfect for the business traveler who aims to impress.
For Casual Weekends Away: Cenzo Trunk Duffle Vecchio Brown Leather Weekender Bag
This weekender bag is made with full grain leather and features rich, distressed tones. In a rich brown and red color, the bag is coated in a semi-gloss finish. The duck canvas lining is both soft and durable.
Designed in Italy, this bag is an excellent choice for the discerning traveler.
Cruising Into Sleep at 30,000 Feet: Travel Blanket and Pillow Set
Now first class comfort is available to every traveler. Enjoy cozy warmth on long flights with a wool blanket and pillow set. With the ultimate in neck support, you can arrive at your destination rested and rejuvenated.
With its own carrying case, this lightweight blanket is easy to carry through airports. Use the included strap to clip onto your backpack or suitcase.
For the Distinguished, Clean Cut Gentleman: Gentlemen Jon Deluxe Wet Shave Kit
For the sophisticated traveling gentleman, shaving is a ritual, not just an ordinary task. The Gentleman Jon Deluxe Shave kit provides everything that the distinguished man needs for a clean and flawless shave.
This kit includes a safety razor, canvas and leather dopp kit, aluminum block, shave stand, stainless steel bowl, shaving soap, badger hair brush and five razor blades.
A Safari Staple: Drakensburg Kimberely Canvas Long Weekender Bag
Strong canvas and buffalo leather make this bag great for long weekends or overnight stays. Your traveler will love the genuine leather accents coupled with durable canvas and metal buckles. With a zippered compartment for valuables and a padded bottom for added support, this is one of the most sturdy and secure bags on the market for travelers.
For the Traveler Who Wants to Block Out the World: Bose QuietComfort 35 II Noise-Cancelling Headphones
Being able to block out the sounds of crying babies, snoring passengers and in-flight sales pitches is worth its weight in gold on a flight. These noise-cancelling headphones provide your traveler with the peace he needs to enjoy the journey.
Outfitted with large padded ear pads and Bluetooth capability, these are a must-have item for any traveler. These headphones feature Alexa-activated controls for ease of handsfree use. Enabled with Bose augmented reality, these state of the art headphones make the perfect gift for the traveling tech-lover.
Give the Gift of a Well-Charged Battery: Jackery Portable Charger and Power Bank
Nothing is worse than dealing with a dead battery when you’re stuck in the middle of an airport or train station with no outlets in sight. A portable battery charger is one of the most practical, yet lifesaving gifts you can give your frequent traveler.
This portable charger delivers alerts and warnings from social media, features a handy flashlight and features multiple USB ports so you can charge more than one device. With the ability to last up to a full day on a single charge, this gift will definitely come through in a clutch.
Spot Your Bag on the Carousel With Ease: Custom Wooden Personalized Luggage Tag
Never again will your favorite traveler have trouble spotting his bag on the luggage carousel when he has this personalized engraved wooden luggage tag. Available to be personalized with up to four lines of text, you can inscribe his name, contact information and a personal message of inspiration.
This is truly a thoughtful gift for the well-traveled man.
Buying the Best Luxury Gift for the Traveler in Your Life
We all know that one person who is always on the go, jet-setting to far flung destinations all over the world.
When it comes to selecting the perfect gift for the traveler in our lives, it helps to know where to start. By understanding what travelers really want, you can be assured that you will find the right gift every time.
Travel can be exhilarating and fun, but it can also be stressful and tiring. Crowded airports, jet lag and fatigue can wreak havoc on the body, and today’s travelers want to unwind and relax while they travel.
Gifts like shaving kits, hand cream, massagers and bathrobes are always a good bet. Men and women alike like to feel refreshed and rejuvenated while traveling, so consider searching for gifts that allow them to spend less time recovering and more time enjoying their travel.
Some people love to journal about their trips. A handcrafted notebook is just the gift to get the writer who is always on the road.
Travel journals often come in beautiful leather and are thoughtful ways to help your traveler enjoy a lifetime of memories.
Choose from bound journals in soft leather with sleek pens to match. Other sentimental gifts include shadow boxes, maps of the world and picture frames.
Every traveler needs bags, so why not gift your traveler with the right bag for the journey? There is an endless array of weekender bags, slings, crossbody bags and wheeled luggage that makes for perfect practical gifts.
Choose from Italian leather bags that exude class and style, or canvas bags that are cool and functional.
There are even bags that do double duty, like the bag with the built-in charger and headphone jack. A bag is one of the best gifts that you can give a traveler so you can’t go wrong with this gift.
Keeping up with all of your travel belongings can be hectic. Between laptop parts and earphones, cell phone chargers and watches, something usually gets lost along the way.
The gift of organization is invaluable to travelers, so consider a cord organizer, a cuff link holder, charger case or docking station with storage. Gifts that help your traveler stay organized are always a sure bet.
Document Holder Gifts
Between passports, airline tickets, boarding passes and confirmation sheets, the frequent traveler is always handling tons of cards and papers.
Passport covers, wallets and travel document organizers make great gifts.
Leather wallets are a timeless accessory that almost every traveler uses, so if in doubt, go with a wallet. A passport holder embossed with the seal of the traveler’s country of origin is also a thoughtful and beautiful gift.
Flying can be relaxing with the right gear. Consider gifts that will bring your traveler the ultimate in comfort while they are in transit.
Noise cancelling headphones, cozy slippers, fuzzy blankets and sleep masks are perfect gifts that make your traveler feel like they’re always in first class.
Toiletries and matching bags are good gifts for travelers that you know well. A well-made toiletry bag stocked with travel sized sundries is a welcome sight at the end of a long flight.
Gifts of shaving kits, hand creams, scented soaps and bath bombs are great gifts for the lady or gentleman who finds themselves gallivanting all over the globe.
When it comes to finding the right gift for gentleman in your life who is always traveling the globe, picking out the right item each time can be a challenge.
Understanding what travelers want and need is key to getting the best gift every time. From robes to toiletry bags, power banks, to massagers and shave kits, you can always find the right luxury gift for your distinguished traveler.