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2019 Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers

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2019 Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers

The holidays are fast approaching, and that means it’s time to shop for gifts! To help make your holiday shopping a little easier, we’ve rounded up our top picks for the traveler on your list. We’ve researched gadgets to make getting from point A to point B a breeze, fun ways to record travel memories, and of course, the best bags to make packing a cinch. Read on for our top travel gifts to give someone special–or treat yourself! 

Gifts for Frequent Flyers

A family poses for a smartphone photo on the beach in The Bahamas

Away Bags

Know someone who likes to look cool even at 35,000 feet? Away Bags are beloved by travelers the world over because of their sleek silhouettes, sturdy design, and thoughtful features, such as an ejectable battery, cleverly-placed pockets, hidden laundry bags. They’re available in a range of sizes, from shoulder bags to larger suitcases for long trips. 

Epicka Universal Travel Adapter

Stay plugged in, no matter where you go. This universal travel adaptor is compliant with more than 150 countries and compatible with all USB devices. 

Trtl Travel Pillow

We’ve all tried (mostly unsuccessfully) to catch some zzz’s during a long flight with a donut-shaped travel pillow. Try the Trtl pillow instead–it props your head up in a comfortable, ergonomic position, so you won’t be awakened by that embarrassing head bob as you start to nod off! It’s designed to look like a scarf and attaches easily to your backpack or carry-on bag. 

Gifts for Adventure Seekers 

A woman and small boy paddle a kayak.

Freeport Portable Double Camping Hammock

For campers, hikers, and outdoor enthusiasts who need to take a break, this comfy double hammock delivers! Small and lightweight, it’s easy to carry and set up between two trees and supports up to 440lb. 

LifeStraw Go Water Filter Bottle

Staying hydrated is important–and it can be a challenge in destinations where water quality is a concern. This water bottle filters out more than 99% of waterborne bacteria, protozoan parasites, and chemicals. Plus, with every bottle purchased, LifeStraw provides clean drinking water for a child in need for an entire school year. 

Sea to Summit Drylite Towel

Dry off in a flash with this handy travel towel, which is super-absorbent and dries quickly. Light and compact, it’s easy to carry and ideal for impromptu dips or surprise rain showers. 

Gifts for Minimalist Travelers

A man and a woman enjoy coconut drinks in The Bahamas.

Eagle Creek Packing Cubes

If they’re committed to the carry-on only lifestyle, packing cubes can help maximize every square inch of suitcase space. Eagle Creek’s packing cubes are available in a variety of sizes to accommodate every traveler’s needs. 

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

Books take up valuable luggage space, but the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite is lightweight, sleek, and now waterproof, too! The improved screen display reads like paper, even in bright sunlight–perfect for a beach read. 

Audible Gift Subscription

Give someone the gift of storytelling! Audible audiobooks are the perfect way to pass time in the car, on a flight, in an airport...any time they’re on the go. Gift memberships also include audio-guided wellness programs and free exchanges if they’re not loving a particular title. Choose from one, three, six, or 12-month memberships. 

Gifts for Jetsetting Kids

A family sits on the colorful front steps of the Craft Cottage in Nassau Paradise Island

Little Passports Subscription

This monthly subscription box is the gift that keeps giving all year long! Choose the “World Edition” subscription option, and each month, kids will receive a curated box featuring toys, souvenirs, and activities from a different country. Subscriptions start at $14.95/month

Scratch-Off World Map Poster

As children visit new spots around the world, they can scratch off the places they’ve traveled to on this world map poster. The classic design looks sharp on any bedroom wall–from toddlers to teens–and inspires a lifelong love of travel. 

Bubble Bum Inflatable Booster Seat

Save valuable packing space and make sure kids are safe in taxis and rental cars wherever you go with this inflatable booster seat. Tested and approved by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, this portable seat quickly inflates to accommodate most kids aged 4-11. 

Give the Gift of Paradise! 

There’s nothing like treating someone special to a getaway they’ll never forget. An escape to Nassau Paradise Island is the perfect gift for anyone on your list! Easy to get to, easy to get around, and easy to experience for a quick weekend adventure or a longer, leisurely vacation, The Bahamas has plenty of things to see and do for families, couples, or friends of all ages. Check out our current travel deals for the very best rates on Nassau Paradise Island’s hotels and resorts!