Do you have relatives that travel frequently? Looking for a gift to compliment a family vacation or family reunion? Maybe you need the perfect gift for a that family who is always in the go.
Here is our list of practical gifts for the traveling family in your life. If you are going to give the gift of travel, here are a few items that will help put the travelers mind at ease and make your gift giving rival old St. Nick’s. This post does contain affiliate links.
This portable, clean blanket can be used ANYWHERE! Indoors and outdoors. Then it folds up conveniently in a tiny pouch. Say good bye to bulky blankets and hello to your new favorite go to mat. The luxurious plush blanket is a necessity for little ones who aren’t yet walking. It can be set up on any surface to provide a safe and comfortable play zone. If you can’t tell I’m obsessed and think this a great stocking stuffer or gift for anyone!
J.L. Childress Car Seat Cover
Traveling with a car seat is never easy or fun. I often worry about it getting tossed around and beat up behind the scenes. One of the best investments was buying a car seat cover. Not only does it protect the car seat from filth and germs, it also allows be to pack a few extra little items. Since the bag is sealed I can put a few little items in there and keep it out of my luggage! Then when you get to your final destination the car seat is just as you left it with no scuffs, stains or footprints on it!
J.L. Childress Gate Check Stroller Bag
The J.L. Childress Gate Check Bag is the perfect gift for those traveling with a stroller. Gate check bags differ than check luggage bags as they are compact and easy to use at the gate to cover your stroller or car seat. It allows families to use a stroller in the airport and then keep it safe from dirt and germs after they gate check it. Not to mention it is incredibly easy to spot. A lot like Santa’s Sack!
Fabriq Chorus-Portable SpeakerWhat is one thing we all love while traveling? Music! FABRIQ Chorus is a bluetooth/wireless smart speaker that is the #1 Amazon Echo alternative. Chorus is customizable with different patterns on the outside so you can hand pick for your relatives and friends based on their personality. It’s the perfect gift for a variety of different individuals. Every unit is Alexa-enabled which makes this the ideal traveling bluetooth speaker! Utilize it at home and away!Use the code curious20 for an additional 20% off!
Pro Packing Cubes
Does it look like a Tasmanian Devil packed your suitcase? Nothing is more stressful then digging through multiple suitcases trying to find your daughter’s socks or a trying to keep dirty and clean clothes separated. Organization is key when traveling with children and these packing cubes are life changing. The cubes keep each travelers items separated and you can keep dirty clothes in another. Quality is not lacking as each of the cubes All travelers can benefit from these lightweight, affordable bags that allows them to maximize space and minimize wrinkles. Fair warning, you may want to gift two sets of cubes, because they are that good!
Little Book of You
Entertaining small children while traveling is a never ending activity. Books are a great travel companion, but a book about them can’t be beat. As much as we love reading about farmyard animals and silly stories, when the story focuses around our daughter she can’t get enough. This delightful book tells the story of the day they were born that has been customized by you. This is a great gift for new parent’s who have just welcomed their little bundle into the world. They have an option to give the book as a gift, so that the new parents can enjoy making this fun momentous occasion. Get your book today: https://littlebookofyou.com/
Nothing puts a mother’s mind more at ease then knowing there is a first aid kit available in case of emergency. That doesn’t change while traveling either. Preparakit has developed a mama’s essential, portable first aid kit. This kit includes trusted brand items and fits conveniently into bags and purses. Kid bandages, an assortment of medicinal creams, scissors, tweezers and much more is all sorted into organized compartment for quick access. This is a gift that will be used and appreciated by parents everywhere.
Tidy Tykes Mats
Eating out with a toddler is often times an event. We have tried many sticky mats only to have them ripped off and food sprawled all over the restaurant. This is not the case with Tidy Tykes. I don’t know what magic stickiness they use, but my little gal can’t get them off the table no matter how hard she tried. The fun designs and the little fox makes a perfect meal time distraction.
Kid Explorer Kit
Spark curiosity and endless adventures with this fun explorer kit. This Explorer Kit encourages kids to get outside and explore nature, even if that is in their own backyard. Navigate a hiking path with a compass, watch birds soar through a set of binoculars and take a closer look at plants with a fun magnifying glass. Our little explorer loved it and we know yours will too!
Wishing you and your family a happy holiday season!
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