As travel picks up again, now is a great time to upgrade your travel kit with new must-have items. If you know someone taking their first serious trip in a while, some of the things they used in the past may not serve them as well today. Below, we’ve curated a list of tech and regular items that all frequent travelers will appreciate. A good bag and a portable charger are essentials, while noise-canceling headphones and a good ereader can make the hectic parts of traveling less stressful. These are the 15 best gifts for travelers this year.
1. Sony WH-1000XM5: These noise-canceling headphones are comfortable, have an impressive 30-hour battery life, excellent sound quality and stellar ANC. They also have both touch and physical controls.
2. Kobo Libra 2: This e-reader lets you bring your digital library with you wherever you go and has direct integration with Overdrive, so you can access your local library’s e-book offerings.
3. Roku Streaming Stick 4K: This compact media player makes it easy for travelers to stream their favorite shows and movies on the TV, with a simple-to-navigate OS and a “private listening” feature.
4. Nestout Outdoor Battery: This rugged battery will give travelers peace of mind with its ability to revive a dead iPhone multiple times and is compatible with various accessories.
5. Bellroy Toiletry Kit Plus: This sleek and organized travel kit comes with multiple pockets and is made from water-resistant recycled woven fabric.
6. Newvanga travel power adapter: This adapter has detachable input plugs and built-in fuse protection, making it essential for international travelers.
7. JBL Clip 4 Eco: This small, waterproof speaker is durable and easy to attach to packs or chairs, making it perfect for outdoor adventures.
8. Retroid Pocket 3+: This Android-based handheld gaming device allows users to emulate older games and is slim, light, and travel-friendly.
9. Loop Quiet Earplugs: These soft-touch silicone earplugs offer impressive noise suppression and are comfortable and customizable, perfect for distraction-free moments during travel.
10. NuPhy Air75 V2: This low-profile mechanical keyboard is perfect for travelers who want a premium typing experience on the go.