A four-point travel to-do list for 2020: Plan, embark, explore, remember. These gifts will give your globe-trotting family and friends a head start on all four goals.
The 2020 World Traveler Desk Calendar
Cubicle-bound? Cross off the days until your next trip with this inspirational — and aspirational — travel calendar featuring Rifle Paper Co.’s bright, splashy colors and bold designs.
Duffield Travel Set Soft Pouch
Wrap up and zone out with this Ugg fuzzy blanket and eye mask set, which does double duty as a pillow when tucked into its handy travel pouch. Bon voyazzzzzzzzz!
Fish Toothbrush Holders
($6.99, package of two, containerstore.com)
Protect your toothbrush from the churn of your toiletries bag with these simple yet effective toothbrush covers from the Container Store. Flip your fish over and its suction-cup “tail” becomes a nifty holder.
AeroPress Go Travel Coffee Press
If FOMC — fear of missing coffee — is keeping you at home, toss this in your carry-on and go. This brand new travel press comes in a compact carrying case that doubles as a mug.
SecurTex Anti-Theft Slim Crossbody Bag
It’s time to ditch that fanny pack. This slim Baggallini crossbody bag has a sleek, streamlined look that belies its utilitarian function: protecting your valuables while you see the world.
Travel Listography: Exploring the World in Lists
This volume from the Listography series is a great way to keep a record of your travel goals — old ones met and new ones set. Its list format is perfect for scribblers in transit.
No matter where we’re going, we all tend to get there looking tired, dehydrated and disheveled. This kit from Aesop allows users to get out ahead of travel’s wear and tear.
($29.99, set of three, amazon.com)
Zoku’s silicone-and-stainless-steel straws come with a carrying case small enough to slip into a pocket or purse, allowing you to sip your way around the globe without leaving a trail of plastic behind you.
Catalina Deluxe Weekender
This Lo & Sons bag is not for the indecisive: It comes in two sizes, three materials and 14 colors. Whichever you choose, the zippered bottom compartment will keep your shoes separate from your clothes.
PowerCore 13000 Portable Charger
That feeling when you get caught up short by a dead battery when you need driving directions or e-tickets or that once-in-a-lifetime selfie atop the Eiffel Tower? You’re done with it.