Frequent travelers have turned their routines into a science, but that also means a creative gift can sometimes spice up their habits. What better way to show your affection for the traveler in your life than to make their time away from home more enjoyable with a thoughtful gift? For someone who constantly spends their time in airplanes and hotels around the world, these are some of the best accessories to give to your beloved frequent travelers.
Larkly powder sunscreen
Travelers with carry-on bags no longer have to worry about airport security stealing their all-important sunscreen. Featuring Larkly’s powdered SPF, it meets TSA screening guidelines, helping frequent travelers get to their destinations safely. Skin care and sun protection are not only in focus in tropical areas. It is important to protect skin when you are outdoors or even by the window if you are by the window on airline flights during the day. This mineral sunscreen uses antioxidants like resveratrol, green tea and licorice root extracts to protect against environmental damage, and soothing ingredients to help de-oil the skin. It’s reef safe and chemical and fragrance free by a US-based, women-owned company.
QuietOn 3 noise canceling earphones
Bulky headphones can waste valuable carry-on space, and frequent travelers often don’t have the patience to wait for checked (or lost) luggage. The latest pair of QuietOn 3 noise-cancelling earplugs are comfortable to sleep in, whether on a plane or in a hotel room. They block excessive noise like snoring, coughing, talking and music. The battery can last up to 28 hours, but the case actually charges them when they’re not in use. Based on analogue technology by a Finnish designer, these are the world’s smallest noise-cancelling earphones and offer significant benefits to frequent travellers.
Sperry boat shoes
In the tight space of a carry-on bag, a solid pair of loafers can do wonders for a traveler who is constantly on the move. Sperry Boat Shoes and Dress Loafers can often be used for both business and casual settings. These quality shoes are hand-sewn in Maine and are made with premium leather and rubber soles that make them comfortable for all-day wear. They come in a variety of styles, from traditional lace-up boat shoes to more elegant slip-on loafers. Best of all, they are easy to wear and work both with and without socks. The latest additions are part of the Cloud collection, which includes colorful patterns and designs featuring crocodile leather, fabric and suede.
Bodewell Eczema Daily Calming Cream
Frequent flyer skin can take a beating with so much dry air and recycled airflow. For extra deep hydration, Bodewell’s Eczema Daily Calming Cream can work wonders when travelers spend a lot of time in the clouds. While used to treat skin irritations, it also works well as a daily moisturizer for the face and body that glides on without feeling greasy or leaving a heavy scent. It uses steroid-free and botanical ingredients to achieve the skin you want after a spa treatment, except in heaven. It is available in both a large and a TSA-friendly travel tube.
Kai scented candle with rose scent
The cruelty-free and all-natural candle has a romantic, fragrant rose and gardenia scent. The Kai Skylight Rose scented candle is the perfect gift to bring a familiar scent to a hotel room or office when traveling or after a long journey. The company uses a proprietary blend of coconut and soy wax to help the candle burn longer than other candles. Even better, the floral scent lasts much longer than a bouquet of flowers, making it a great gift when you want to show a partner a constant reminder of your love.
Daily Super Greens by Raw Generation
If you’re concerned about getting enough vitamins from your diet on the go, this powder is packed with nutrients that can be added to water, smoothies, or even sprinkled over salads and other dishes. Thanks to a zip closure on the bag, it is easy to transport. Inside, it contains an antioxidant blend of 19 green superfoods with no fillers, preservatives, sweeteners, or artificial ingredients. It’s the organic gift that healthy eaters appreciate and it makes a great gift for those you love. Raw Generation also makes cold-pressed juices and daily spa wraps.
Healthy travel size snacks
Relying on hotel room service menus or overpriced airport food can get old, and the most seasoned travelers know they need to be prepared. Healthy travel snacks are a must, but a packet of almonds or trail mix can get old after a while. These portable snack ideas help shake things up a bit and make great gifts for everyone from pilots and flight attendants to street fighters.
The 100-year-old Taiwanese recipe used to make these A-Sha instant noodles has given them something of a cult following. Made with wheat, salt and water, then air-dried (not fried or frozen) for 18 hours, these noodles contain plant-based protein that can fuel travelers after a long day. They come in bundles that contain different types of noodles, like the Spicy Lover’s Bundle featuring Hakka Chili, Mandarin Ghost Pepper, and Momofuku x A-Sha Spicy Soy flavors, or the Meteor Noodle Bundle featuring a chewy noodle flavored with A-Shas Doenjang sauce is prepared using soy sauce and soybeans. All are TSA friendly, meaning they only require hot water when you’re ready to eat them.
Nuttee Bean Co. adds savory flavors to dried broad beans for a protein-rich and flavorful on-the-go snack. Fava beans have more protein and fiber than almonds with far fewer calories and grams of fat. They come in convenient sachets and come in three flavors: wasabi and ginger; salt and vinegar; and chili and lime.