The Travelers Holiday Gift Guide 2023

Every year I look forward to seeing the best deals for travelers and creating this list.

So, without further ado, here it is!

From stylish carry-on suitcases to accessories for air travel, there are brilliant deals to be found on Amazon this Black Friday!

Year after year the shopping event is something that travellers won’t want to miss.

From handy travel packing cubes in addition to portable chargers and noise-cancelling headphones, there will be plenty of incredible savings on offer.

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Tech & Gear

Whether you want to block the unwanted noise around you or you’re in need of a travel adapter, Amazon is famous for its incredible Black Friday tech deals. Last year I found my Apple AirPods Pro (2nd gen) on sale and this year I’ll be looking for an Apple Watch. Usually I don’t splurge for the latest and greatest but instead, I buy the previous generation and save a ton of money!

Airpods Pro Gen 2

Save $50+ on Gen 2 Airpods. Get up to 2x more Active Noise Cancellation for dramatically less noise when you want to focus. Transparency mode lets you hear the world around you, and Adaptive Audio seamlessly blends Active Noise Cancellation and Transparency mode for the best listening experience in any environment.

DJI Mini Drone

Lightweight and Foldable Mini Drone with HD Video, 10km Video Transmission, 31-min Flight Time, Under 249 g, Return to Home, Automatic Pro Shots. This drone is super affordable and is recommended for beginners just getting into aerial photography and videography.

Apple Macbook 13"

Looking for your first Apple computer to store all of your travel photos? This is the perfect travel companion and just the right price. Lightweight, good battery life and superb performance over those old and infected Windows computers.

JBL Travel Bluetooth Speaker

Never leave awesome sound at home again. This ultra-portable, waterproof Bluetooth speaker is small in size but with surprisingly big sound. Clip it on with the built-in carabiner, press play, and make the moment pop. Up to 10 hours of play time!

Apple AirTag 4 Pack

The airlines doesn’t care about your lost bag, trust me! That’s why I always, always, always keep an Apple Airtag in mine.

Don’t have an iPhone, no problem, use these instead.

Beats Studio Pro

Beats Studio Pro wireless over-ear active noise cancelling headphones deliver premium sound and spatial audio with up to 40 hours of battery life.

Anker Portable Charger

One of the slimmest and lightest 10,000mAh portable chargers on the market. Provides 2.25 charges for iPhone 12, 1.6 charges for Galaxy S20 and 1.2 charges for iPad mini 5.The two input ports may not be used at the same time. The USB-C input port has no output function.

GoPro HERO9 Black

Not the latest GoPro, but this one is just as good and ON SALE. Shoot stunning video with up to 5K resolution, perfect for maintaining serious detail even when zooming in. Packing a new 23.6MP sensor that’s an absolute powerhouse, HERO9 Black brings lifelike image sharpness, fluid motion and in-camera horizon leveling that always impresses.

Bags, Suitcases & Packing Cubes

Shoppers will be spoiled for choices when it comes to picking a travel bag for a discount price this Black Friday. My wife really LOVES her Travel Duffel Bag and uses it on every international trip as its extremely versatile. And of course she has it in Pink Sand to match her Apple Watch.

Small Sling Bag

This crossbody sling bag could be as a small crossbody purse wear in your body,or as a sling bag or cross chest bag or small crossbody backpack shoulder bag.

Camera Sling Bag

No matter if you’re traveling, commuting, or participating in outdoor activities, our chest bag is the ideal companion. Its sleek design and neutral color options make it suitable for any occasion. Furthermore, its durable construction guarantees that it can withstand the demands of everyday use.

Travelers Club 4-Piece Luggage Travel Set

  • 26″ Spinner suitcase
  • 20″ Carry-on spinner luggage
  • Boarding tote
  • Travel kit toiletry bag 
  • Features pockets for accessories

8 Cube Packing Set

Travel Essentials Bag Organizers for Carry on, Luggage Organizer Bags Set for Travel Accessories in 4 Sizes (Extra Large, Large, Medium, Small), Black

6 Pack Reusable Wine Bottle Protectors

Whether you’re traveling by airplane, rail, cruise ship or bus, you’ll be able to bring your wine with you wherever you go. Avoid the nightmare of a broken wine bottle in your luggage by using the WineHero wine protector for your luggage. Always keep a pack in your wine bag, ready to go.

Travel Duffel Bag

The perfect carry-on compliant bag for airline travel. Integrated trolley sleeve slides over rolling luggage handle making airport travel a breeze. Your ideal overnight weekend boarding bag for business or personal travel.

Travel Essentials & Maps

You can make your journey simple and much more enjoyable by planning and picking up the right accessories for your trip. Whether you’re after a water bottle or a sleep mask for a restful plane/train ride. Amazon usually has discounts of up to 50% on accessories.

Scratch Travel Map

The most wished for wall map in the usa, this scratch off map of the world is a great gift for your favorite adventurer to plan a trip and then record their journey! Also, the perfect gift to educate young explorers.

Enjoy the Wood World Map

I have this in my “travel room” and it’s amazing! Natural wood, 3D World Map Wall Art. Different sizes to fit your space. A great holiday gift and super unique!

Neck Pillow for Traveling

This airplane pillow can better wrap your neck and free your chin, prevents the head from falling forward, relieves neck pain during travel.

Travel Safe Water Bottle

The Survimate water filter bottle adopts a composite filter technology, can reduce most contaminants. The filter element uses a coarse filter screen, a 0.01μm hollow fiber UF membrane, a sediment PP membrane and an activated carbon fiber to reduce chlorine, bad odor and intercept heavy metals, sediment, soil, organic matter and other impurities, etc.

Camping Hammock

Whether you’re relaxing by the fire, sleeping under the stars, or just lounging around this winter camping season, our camping hammock has everything you need to stay comfy and covered throughout the night for your next camping, hiking, or beach trip — even just lounging in your backyard & patio on a hammock stand!

Sleep Mask

This sleep mask uses patented bending cartilage design, adjustable and durable, effectively blocking lights coming from the nose area. You can get sound sleep or nap everywhere!

European Travel Plug Adapter

This adapters for European can turn 1 Europe Type C socket into American outlet and 2 USB ports, charge up to 3 devices at a time without blocking; Ideal for traveler, business man and foreign student use in airports, hotels and dorm room

Customized Passport Holder

Design your passport holder by adding custom names or choosing to upload your very own image. An ideal travel gift for navigators and adventurers alike.

Finding the perfect gift for the traveler in your life can be tricky.

While a plane ticket is never a bad idea (I’m a size MALDIVES If you’re looking to buy me something), I’ve put together this ultimate gift guide for travelers as there’s a lot of great travel gear out.

I actually think this stuff is super useful and I have almost all of these. 

Happy Shopping!

Book Your Trip Now!

Below are my favorite companies I use time and time again when I book my travel. 

  • Travel Coupons & Discounts – Get Cash Back at places like, Expedia, Travelocity, Priceline and many more with Rakuten. Sign up today & get $30!
  • My Favorite Travel Credit Card – Chase Sapphire Prefered. This is by far the best way to book travel and earn miles/points while doing so. Use the Chase Sapphire Prefered for booking 3x travel, 3x dining and 3x on streaming services
  • My Second Favorite Travel Credit Card – In my opinion, the second best travel rewards credit card, the Capital One Venture. Use the Capital One Venture card for 2x the rewards on everyday purchases.
  • Rental Cars – Search, compare and save on the best rental car company brands all in one place using DiscoverCars.
  • – Booking has the widest selection of budget accommodation in the world. In our studies, they constantly found the cheapest rooms. I also like their easy-to-use interface and no-money-down policy.
  • – is my second choice for finding hotels. I love their selection and easy to navigate website. Use it often for free hotel stays with OneKeyCash.
  • VRBO – The most popular vacation rental site in the US. ✓+2 million rentals worldwide ✓19+ million reviews ✓Secure online payment
  • Selina Hostel – This is the best hostel accommodation in the world. Their unique CoLive stays, artwork and location are the best. Not to mention, they are a great value travel brand!

For companies, check out my favorite travel companies section that includes even more of my favorite travel companies that will help you value travel!

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