Here are 13 fabulous gift ideas for the jet setter on your holiday list that are sure to keep them traveling in style.
This faux croc passport cover is from Smythson of Bond Street’s new Malachite collection (I’m a huge fan of their leather goods!) The jewel toned beauty features convenient pockets for both a passport and boarding pass. Passport Cover with Slide Closure $210, available at Smythson of Bond Street.
This classic monogram duffel with removable strap is roomy and lightweight with a timeless shape. It works perfect as a carry on or for a quick weekend jaunt. Keepall 50 Bag $1225 Louis Vuitton boutiques world wide. Visit louisvuitton.com for stores.
If the frequent traveler on your gift list indulges is a lover of luxury and all things chic, then consider this travel adapter set from Prada. They’ll be stylishly connected no matter what country they’re in. Universal Adapter $290 at Prada boutiques worldwide. Visit prada.com for stores.
A hand held language translator will surely come in handy for the frequent globe trotter. This one by Lingo translates more than 400,000 words and 46,000 phrases in 40 languages to help users communicate effectively while traveling internationally. It also features a currency and metric converter. Lingo Ambassador 40-Language Talking Translator $249.99 at bestbuy.com.
An iPod is now a must-have travel accessory and this limited-edition, polished stainless steel shuffle fits 1,000 songs in a compact frame. Packing light is definitely the way to go when traveling and the shuffle is the world’s smallest music player. ‘Nuff said. iPod Shuffle $99, available at The Apple Store.
These bright leather luggage tags will help travelers spot their luggage easily at a crowded baggage claim. Brights Leather Luggage Tag $23, from Graphic Image.
A fun board game like this travel edition of Scrabble is a fun activity for downtime during a leisure trip. The tiles snap into the board so they stay in place if you’re playing while in transit. Travel Scrabble $19.95 at Restoration Hardware.
Mr & Mrs Smith is one of the world’s top boutique and luxury hotel specialists and the company’s latest guidebook is a must have for the stylish and discerning traveler. The 30 carefully curated hotels featured in the guidebook represent some of the coolest, sexiest and most intimate places to stay around the globe. Mr & Mrs Smith Boutique Hotel collection: The Global Short List $18.21 at Amazon.com.
Clinique’s All About Eyes cream will help diminish dark circles and reduce the appearance of puffiness around the eyes which is often associated with jet lag. Clinique All About Eyes $28.50 for .5 oz. Available at Clinique counters nationwide and at clinique.com.
These mini brushes from Giorgio Armani Beauty are sized perfectly for travel and packed in a stylish black zip case. Armani Mini Brush Set $100, available at Bloomingdale’s.
A travel journal is a thoughtful gift that will help your jet setting loved one capture his or her many travel memories. This one from Graphic Image comes complete with a world map as well as maps of major cities. Travel Journal $85, available at Calypso Christiane Celle.