Unless you can afford an around the world flight, the idea of buying the perfect gift for that traveller in your life can be fairly daunting. But don’t despair, here at The Student Pocket Guide we have you covered and have created a list of great Christmas gifts for travellers.

Magazine Subscription
One gift for travellers this Christmas is a subscription to their favourite travel magazine. Whether it’s Wanderlust or Condé Nast Traveller, it’ll give them their travel fix all year round. Plus they’re full of inspiration for future trips.

Travel Journal
Why not get your travel-loving friend a journal that they can take with them on their next trip? It’ll be a great way for them to make notes about the places they’ve visited and what they’ve seen whilst on holiday. And you can get some lovely travel designed journals from Not On The High Street and Etsy.

Scratchable World Map
Scratchable world maps are an ideal gift for those who love to travel. It allows them to decorate their home with travel inspired pieces, as well as getting the opportunity to show of all the countries they’ve visited.

Travel Accessories
If you want to get a more practical travel Christmas gift then travel accessories are the way to go. Passport covers, neck pillows, eye masks and travel adapters are all brilliant little gifts to give and will really come in handy for those who spend a lot of time travelling.

Smartphone Camera Lens
This is a wonderful present for a traveller, especially one with an interest in photography. Good quality cameras can sometimes be quite bulky and for some trips it’s just not worth lugging around. A camera lens for your smartphone is a great alternative and can be bought for a fairly reasonable price. Take a look on Amazon for ideas.

Travel Size Gift Sets
For those people who rarely check bags and rely solely on hand luggage when travelling, will really thank you for this Christmas gift. Whether you choose to buy a pre-packed gift set or you decide to make your own there are so many options out there. Just remember 100ml is the limit for liquids in hand luggage.

Weekend Bag
For a traveller a weekend bag would be an amazing gift to receive for Christmas. Whether it’s used for a quick weekend getaway or for a carry on item on a much longer trip, they’re bound to get a lot of use out of it. It’ll also come in handy when lugging library books around university.

If you’ve got any other great Christmas gift ideas for travellers please do let us know. Any inspiration for my own Christmas wish list is welcome!

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