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Christmas Gift Guide for Travellers

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By Sarah Hemsley

Last updated: 27th November 2023

Know someone who loves to travel? Or maybe you’re not sure what to put on your own Christmas list? 

Whether they (or you) love to go backpacking around the world for endless months or prefer short trips packed with bucket-list activities, we guarantee there will be something for everyone on this list 👀

Get inspired with these 10 Christmas gift ideas for travellers.

A Gap 360 Christmas Gift Voucher

Gap 360 Christmas Gift Voucher

Give the gift of unforgettable memories with a Gap 360 Christmas Gift Voucher. Imagine relaxing on the Maldives’ sugary sands, exploring the ancient pyramids of Egypt or partying the night away in the one and only, Las Vegas. Wouldn’t it be a dream come true? 

This holiday season, you can order physical gift vouchers through the post for your loved one to unwrap on Christmas Day. It really is the ultimate gift for young aspiring travellers - they’ll be grinning from ear to ear and planning their great adventure right away! 

Whether their dream destination is Asia, Australia, South America, or they want to see it all, our gift cards are redeemable on ALL our group trips and never expire. Purchase your Gap 360 Christmas Gift Voucher before 19th December 2023 to make sure it’s delivered in time for the big day. E-vouchers are also available all year round, so if you need that last-minute Christmas gift, we've got you covered!

Packing Cubes

Packing cubes are an essential gift for any traveller, no matter whether they’re a backpack or suitcase kind of person. They are super practical, useful for keeping clothes organised, and the perfect size to take belongings in and out of hostel lockers - unlike keeping everything loose in one big heavy backpack! 

Padlock

A very affordable and useful gift for backpackers staying in hostels. Many hostels provide lockers but travellers are expected to have their own padlock. To keep personal items locked away safely, it’s best to choose one with a combination lock, rather than a key.

Stuffable Neck Pillow

Not just a comfortable pillow but the best travel hack too! Take more clothes travelling without the extra luggage fee. Simply stuff any extra, soft belongings into the pillow and sit back and relax. It’s the perfect gift for all travellers taking long-haul flights

Portable Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Noise-cancelling headphones are the perfect gift for peace and quiet, especially during long journeys and hostel stays. They shut out noise whilst allowing you to play your favourite playlist, series or movie 

Waterproof Phone Case

Know someone who loves the water? Whether they’re snorkelling coral reefs, kayaking crystal clear lakes or racing down the slides at a waterpark, help them capture the moment on their phone with a waterproof case. The memory will last forever. 

Portable Power Bank

A power bank is essential for travellers to keep their devices charged on the go so they can stay connected and entertained during long journeys or in places without power. A lightweight one that holds at least 2 full charges is recommended. 

Bumbag 

Any traveller will agree that a bumbag is an absolute must-have travel accessory. From exploring ancient ruins to partying hard on a night out, it’s the perfect size bag to keep belongings safe whilst having fun!

Travel Water Bottle

A necessity to stay hydrated! A lightweight, collapsible bottle with a carabiner is ideal. It’s practical for all sorts of activities and they can attach it to themselves wherever their travels take them.

Travel Journey & Pen!

A notepad and pen make a treasured gift for travellers to capture and remember their adventure for a lifetime. One that’s lightweight and A5 or smaller is the perfect gift.

 

But the best gift of all is, of course, travel! Order a Gap 360 Christmas Gift Voucher before 19th December 2023 to make sure it arrives before Christmas Day 🎁

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