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Anna Marie

The Best Gifts for Travelers | Readers’ Choice

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Hi, I’m Anna Marie. I’m a wife, mother, Irish dancer, and pug mom living in North Carolina. I also love to travel. Come along for the ride! If you see something you like, don’t be afraid to say, ‘Pull over and let me out.’

I’m always searching for the best gifts for travelers so I can share those items with you. As an Amazon Associate, while I don’t know who’s making purchases, I do learn what travel savvy readers are selecting. Based on trends and purchases made throughout 2019 by the readers of, I’ve compiled a gift guide of the hottest items for travel. Whether you’re shopping for a world traveler or looking for the perfect stocking stuffer, this list is a snapshot of the most popular travel gear and accessories of the year.

20. Luggage Covers & Protectors

Whether it’s to keep luggage from getting scuffed and marked up or to distinguish a bag from all the others on the carousel; luggage covers, and protectors are popular with the astute readers of PullOverAndLetMeOut. These covers offer durability, affordability, and make a great gift. Additionally, luggage covers are a fun way to add a little personality to your travels.

19. Luggage Tags

Luggage tags are functional, important, and make great stocking stuffers. Readers purchased a variety of top-quality tags in 2019. From bright colors, to stainless steel, to tags designed for specific types of travel; luggage tags are the perfect add-on gift for the voyager on your shopping list.

Luggage tags make terrific gift tags!

18. Luggage

Luggage covers, luggage tags… you see where this is going, right?

Luggage is a recurring theme. Traveling light is the objective. These two bags in particular were popular with readers and made the list of the best gifts for travelers in 2019. Luggage is always a welcomed present.

17. Travel Bottles

Leakproof, BPA-free, and refillable – travel bottles are perfect for gift giving. Sized for carrying just the right amount of shampoo, conditioner and other personal care items, these are great for the traveler to take on the road or in the air.

16. Shoe Storage Bags

Several readers opted for these practical items in 2019 and that’s why shoe storage bags landed on the best gifts for travelers shopping guide. Keep shoes away from your other clothes and in good condition with shoe storage bags. They’re also great for storing other items as well.

15. Underseat Spinner Carry-on

Underseat carry-on bags are a HOT item the traveler on your list will love. Small, convenient, and spinner wheels earn these bags a spot on the gift giving guide as the perfect travel companion.

14. Headphones

Headphones and earbuds are great stocking stuffers and a thoughtful gift for music lovers and travelers alike. 

13. Luggage Straps

This item makes a surprise appearance on the list. Several readers purchased colorful luggage straps in 2019. Hence, it’s one of the best gifts for travelers and a readers’ choice. 

Luggage straps are versatile and can be used for a variety of purposes such as assuring luggage stays closed or simply to make bag identification easier.

12. Packing Cubes

Packing cubes are a perennial favorite. Great for keeping clothes neat, organized, and minimizing wrinkles, they make the best use out of valuable packing space.  

13. Travel Pillows

All styles, sizes, and shapes of travel pillows were readers’ choices in 2019. Regardless of style, comfort is the priority when it comes to travel pilows. This is a gift that wraps the traveler on your list in comfort.

12. Electronics Travel Organizer

Electronics are an important part of travel these days. As a result, we end up carrying a myriad of power cords, chargers, and plugs. These electronics organizers were a hit with readers for keeping organized and preventing a tangled mess of wires.

11. Travel Locks

TSA approved travel locks make a fantastic gift. Small, inexpensive, and incredibly practical they can be used for a variety of purposes. 

10. Passport Holders

For the world traveler on your shopping list passport holders will keep travel documents in good conidtion. Several offer the added protection of RFID blocking technology. In a variety of styles, materials, and colors the passport holder is a huge hit with readers in 2019. 

9. Fire HD 10 Tablet

Portable electronics that are small and keep travelers plugged-in make the list of favorites. Read books, stream movies, take pictures, listen to music – a lightweight tablet with significant memory and speed, the Fire HD 10 Tablet is ready to travel. Paired with a case, this readers’ choice will be the gift of the holiday season.

8. Cool Travel Gadgets

The possibilities are limitless when it comes to finding the coolest travel gadgets. Several awesome and unique gadgets are on this year’s readers’ choice list. From a photo stick for the iPhone, to a smart phone lens kit, to a luggage scale, these are items that offer function along with a WOW factor.

Never worry about filling the cloud when you can simply download your pictures from your phone.

Elevate your travel photography game with an aray of smart phone photo lenses.

Avoid overweight baggage with a hand-held luggage scale.

Charge your electronics with a solar power bank.

7. Hanging Travel Toiletry Bag

The most practical gifts are often the favorites. Hanging travel toiletry bags were wildly popular with readers in 2019. Bright colors, fabrics, and styles, these timeless travel necessities make the perfect gift for all travelers.

6. Dash & Windshield Car Mount Phone Holder

Perfect for road tripping this is the utility player in your vehicle. Easy to mount – use the phone handsfree for safety first. It’s universal and works with all phones. You can’t go wrong with this gift.

5. Travel Adapter

Traveling with electronics to foreign countries presents its own set of challenges. A reliable adapter is essential for world travel. This adapter features four international plug adapters which will cover more than 150 countries. 

4. Books

Send the travler on your list on a journey with books. Whether it’s a story set in a destination they dream of traveling to or a place they’re packing to visit, books transport and inspire. I’ve been so inspired by my travels to Irealnd, I’ve written two books set on the Emerald Isle. Several readers purchased my books this year and I’m truly thankful!

3. Backpacks & Daypacks

The favored item with readers in 2019 is the backapck. From daypacks to knapsacks to multipurpose packs with wheels and handles, it’s one of the best gifts for travelers by far. 

2. Gift Cards

Gift cards are always a hit. Purchase a gift card and let the traveler shop. You can’t go wrong with this gift choice!

1. Tickets!

Invest in the experience rather than the things. If you know there’s a dream destination the adventurer on your list is dying to see, why not splurge on the most memorable gift of all? Travel!

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