The holidays always bring hope for the year to come, and what better way to embrace that hope than gifting the traveler in your life with something they can use when they finally get to resume checking locales off their bucket lists? Here are six top holiday gifts for the avid travelers and gadget fans alike.
- Big Red Rooster White Noise Machine
- It’s not always easy sleeping on the road. Thin walls, creaky floors, and noisy appliances can all make catching some z’s in a hotel room a chore. To help drown out the unpleasant sounds or just help set the mood for relaxation, the Big Red Rooster White Noise Machine is here to help! This compact and portable device runs on battery or an AC power cord and includes 6 soothing sounds including gentle rain, babbling brook, ocean waves, rolling thunder, and summer night to lull listeners into a good night’s sleep or simply set the mood for a relaxation.
- Steamfast SF-717 Mini Steam Iron
- Garment bags may be convenient for a quick business trip, but they can leave clothes in a wrinkled mess. Instead of fretting over if the hotel will have an iron (or if it works) simply tuck the Steamfast SF-717 Mini Steam Iron into any suitcase and you’ll be ready for anything. This quick-heating, 420-Watt iron easily removes wrinkles with three temperatures settings, a non-slip grip, and one-touch steam control. Comes with a convenient carrying bag and measuring cup for easy filling plus a two-year warranty.
- Unidapt Universal Travel Power Adapter
- Whether you have someone on your list who travels domestically or abroad (or just has more devices than outlets) the Unidapt Universal Travel Power Adapter makes an excellent stocking stuffer. The device allows simultaneous charging of up to five devices with an AC power outlet and four USB ports from any wall outlet in the North America, the UK, Continental Europe, Australia, or Asia. This compact cube comes with a one-year warranty and is enabled with “intelligent charging” which allows it to automatically recognize your devices whether they be phones, laptops, cameras, or anything else you might need to plug in in your room, and deliver an optimized power level.
- Sea to Summit Drylite Towel
- The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy says, “A towel is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have.” While it may not be the number one most useful gift for us Earth-bound travelers this microfiber Sea to Summit Drylite Towel does have immense practical value as it folds down to a convenient, compact size, dries quickly, and comes with its own carrying case and removable loops for hanging dry. Available in five sizes and four colors this soft travel towel is ideal for camping, hiking, boating, or even for use in hotel rooms.
- Olloclip Clip-on Cell Phone Lens Kit
- Capturing special moments is easier than ever with a smartphone in your pocket but capturing just the right angle and quality can still be tricky. That’s what makes the Olloclip Clip-on Phone Lens Kit the perfect gift for the Instagram addict in your life. Whether they’re traveling the world or just getting the perfect shot on a walk in the park they’ll love having the option to use fisheye, wide-angle, and macro lenses right on all the photos and videos they take with their Apple, Samsung, or Google phone.
- Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer
- We all love taking pictures on our phones but there’s always something special about seeing those memories printed out in your hand. With the Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer, you never have to worry about the hassle of hooking a phone up to a printer to put those moments to paper again! IVY connects to a smart phone via Bluetooth and is small enough to fit in any backpack, purse, or even pocket. Simply link up your phone with the loaded printer and instantly print 2”x3” adhesive-back photos to pass out to your friends from your photos or any social media site. And since IVY works on Canon’s unique ZINC paper, you never have to worry about running out of ink! The printer uses heat to activate special crystals embedded in the ZINC photo paper to bring out richly colored, smudge-proof photos in seconds.