43 Gifts for the Travel-Savvy Wanderer Who Practically Lives at the Airport

For most, the airport is the last place to find efficiency or relaxation. But with the right gadgets and accoutrements, anybody can fly with peace of mind.

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Arlo Skye X Dusen Dusen Zipper Carry-On

Meet our new limited-edition zipper collection, created in collaboration with Brooklyn-based designer Ellen Van Dusen. Available in two carry-on styles (one with a cleverly designed hard-shell front pocket) plus a check-in. Photo courtesy of Arlo Skye

Poketo Architecture Trip Travel Journal

Jot down memories, itineraries, packing lists, expenses and more in this handy journal featuring a sample of stunning world architecture on the die-cut cover. Pockets at the front and back and an elastic band keep receipts safe. Photo courtesy of Nordstrom

Flight 001 5-in-1 Universal Travel Adapter

Don't be without this must-have travel adapter on your next trip overseas! With five different plugs, including a USB port, finding the right plug for the right location (works for more than 150 countries!) is as simple as matching the colors. Photo courtesy of Nordstrom

Native Union Cable Belt 4Ft.

No more untangling when taking out your charger from the bottom of your bag. This 4-foot braided cable wraps up neatly with an integrated belt so you can preserve your cables condition and save plenty of time. Photo courtesy of Verishop

Verishop The Jetsetter Gift Bundle

Perfect for the frequent flyer who has more miles than anyone you know. The Jetsetter Gift Set will provide them will all the essentials they need to stay comfortable and organized during their travels. Photo courtesy of Verishop

Studio Banana Things OSTRICHPILLOW Go Memory Foam Travel Pillow

A versatile, wonderfully comfortable travel pillow features a compressible memory-foam core and a soft, stretchy cover that's both removable and washable. Designed with an adjustable hook-and-loop closure and ergonomic design, the Ostrich wraps gently around the neck, offering cushioned comfort and support no matter your proportions. Photo courtesy of Nordstrom

Shinola Harness Leather Passport Wallet

Rich leather construction defines a passport wallet that offers equal parts style and substance. Photo courtesy of Nordstrom

ESPRO P1 Travel Coffee Press

Make your favorite coffee or tea while you're on the go with this double-walled stainless steel press that keeps liquid hot for eight hours. Photo courtesy of Nordstrom

XOOPAR PowerCard Ultra Slim Universal Phone Power Bank

Keep your phone topped up with this slim and convenient power bank fashioned from brushed aluminum. Photo courtesy of Nordstrom

Aesop Ginger Flight Therapy

An uplifting, pulse-point therapy to stimulate the senses. This invigorating blend enlivens your spirit and lends weary workers and travellers a much-needed sensory lift. Aesop product formulations use botanical and scientifically validated man-made ingredients of the highest quality. Apply directly onto neck, temples, wrists, behind the ears and abdomen in times of stress, nausea or weariness. Photo courtesy of Nordstrom

Aesop Departure Travel Kit

A kit of Aesop classics to help you maintain an impeccable presence during travel, whether you're in the airport or at your destination. Vegan and cruelty-free. Photo courtesy of Aesop


Rugged and durable travel dopp kit from DSPTCH. Features signature ballistic mesh exterior, elastic organizers, dual access mesh pocket, and a removable padded valet tray. Main compartment features three elastic slots for travel sized liquids. Photo Courtesy of Need Supply Co.

CALPAK Hue Carry-On Luggage

Featuring: Durable 100% Polycarbonate shell TSA Accepted Lock Expandable - Up to 2 Inches Elevated utility. Thats one way to describe this premium carry-on from our new Hue collection. Designed with clean lines, an extra durable polycarbonate hard shell, matte black hardware, and a sleek black interior liningthis bag is proof that minimal doesnt have to be boring. We also added all of the thoughtful utility details to make traveling a breeze. Make this timeless bag your go-to for your next tripand for years to come. Photo Courtesy of CALPAK

EPICKA Universal Travel Adapter

EPICKA universal plug adapter doesn't convert voltage. And the input voltage of the appliance the adapter is connected to match the local power voltage. Photo Courtesy of Amazon

Away The Insider Packing Cubes

From socks to shirts, our packing cubes divide, conquer, and organize everything inside your suitcase. Made from waterproof nylon that protects your clothes and designed with a mesh panel that makes it easy to find what you need without unpacking your whole bag. Available individually, and together in a set of four and six. Photo courtesy of Away

Baggu Dopp Kit

A perfectly simple toiletry bag made from machine washable heavyweight nylon. Three interior pockets, including one with zip top. Loop for carrying or hanging. Photo Courtesy of Baggu

Davek Traveler Umbrella

A compact travel model which features an extremely convenient, small frame system for easy portability. Go anywhere and always be ready for a rain shower with this sunny, collapsable umbrella. Photo Courtesy of Nordstrom

Bellroy Classic Pouch

The Classic Pouch is the humble sidekick that can make a big difference to your day. Dont leave behind your pen, charger, gum or lip balm, just because you cant keep track of your essentials. And dont rummage around your bag looking for them, either. The Classic Pouch is the place to keep them in one place (and in the right place). Photo Courtesy of Bellroy

Kinto Coffee Shop To-Go Cup (12oz.)

Take me with you. You can worry less about the a.m. rush, because this handy sidekick is making your morning pick-me-up mobile. Double-walled, vacuum-insulated stainless steel helps keep your piping hot beverage warm for an houror two to five hours if its coldand the little drinking hole in the clear lid keeps it from flooding out all at once (so be a tad careful...this one shouldnt go upside-down!). Wanna take the lid off? The tumblers rim is extra-smooth so you can sip sans top, too. Bonus: Its right-sized to fit under most coffee machines. We cant wait to take this to our local caf so we can enjoy latte art on the go. Photography by Rocky Luten & Ty Mecham

Trans-world Airlines 1950s by Granger Art Print

TRANS-WORLD AIRLINES 1950s. A 1950s Trans-World Airlines poster showing a TWA Lockheed Constellation over Manhattan. Photo Courtesy of Pixels

Kindle Paperwhite

Our thinnest, lightest Kindle Paperwhite yet, with a sleek, modern design so you can read comfortably for hours. Features our signature 300 ppi, glare-free Paperwhite display, laser-quality text, and twice the storage of the previous generation. Plus a single battery charge lasts weeks, not hours. With the waterproof Kindle Paperwhite, youre free to read and relax in more places, including the beach, pool, or bath. Paperwhite is IPX8 rated to protect against accidental immersion in up to two meters of fresh water for up to 60 minutes. Photo Courtesy of Amazon

Blackroll Recovery Pillow

Unlike the horseshoe-shaped nightmares that line the walls of airport kiosks, Blackrolls Recovery Pillow is a truly functional, packable, and, most importantly, comfortable pillow thats designed for a restful nights sleep without adding extra bulk to your bag. The well-ventilated memory foam provides ample airflow while maintaining its shape all night longeven if youre cramming it against the side of an aircraft on an international flight or on an unfamiliar hotel bed. To ensure a proper nights sleep every night, Blackroll obsessed over the sizing, allowing you to feel comfortable using the Recovery Pillow at home and also pack it along when traveling for a restful slumber. Photo Courtesy of Huckberry

Tea Forte Single Steeps Matcha

Blends include: Chai Matcha, Chocolate Matcha, Coconut Matcha, Ginger Matcha and Pure Matcha. Expertly grown, sustainably sourced and masterfully blended, Tea Forte uses only the best whole leaf teas, plus herbs, fruits, flowers and spices. This item is part of our Good for the Globe Carousel, a collection of products designed to help you reduce, reuse and recycle in style. Photo Courtesy of Bloomingdale's

Bon Voyage: Boutique Hotels for the Conscious Traveler

From a remote lodge in the Namibian desert made from shipwrecks that protects endangered wildlife, to a restored hotel in downtown Hong Kong that draws on local tradition, or a guesthouse in Beirut where Lebanese women teach cooking and pass on family recipes for local dishes: no matter where or how, all these hotels combine the highest standards of hospitality with the smallest ecological footprint. Bon Voyage gives insight into the shift towards eco-conscious getaways. Relax, enjoy and make a positive impact while you travel! Combine excellent hospitality with a sustainable journey, plotting your way with this expert guide. Hardcover; 2019, gestalten. Publisher: Gestalten Photo Courtesy of Gestalten

Wild One Air Travel Carrier

Travel together with this super comfortable, modular Air Travel Carrier. With breathable mesh walls, a dual use leash / shoulder strap, and an interior cushion that folds out to become a comfortable bed, our airline compliant carrier is the home away from home your dog deserves. Photo Courtesy of Wild One

Away Carry-On Suitcase

Meet the perfect carry-on. Sized to fit in the overhead bin of most major airlines, it's thoughtfully designed to last a lifetimeand guaranteed for it too. Photo Courtesy of Away

A.L.C. for Parachute Silk Eye Mask

Lights out. This impossibly soft and smooth limited edition eye mask is carefully crafted from premium 100% silk. The mask rests comfortably over your eyes, blocking brightness, while the band fits snug against your head. Photo Courtesy of Parachute

Naadam Kalmyk Travel Set

Our silk is made from the silkworms leftover cocoon. The worm spins the cocoon and leaves behind about a kilometer of silk filament, which we blend with our Mongolian cashmere. We take the extra step to partner with mills that don't feed silkworms leaves treated with pesticides, ensuring that our silk is 100% organic when making this luxury fabric! Photo Courtesy of Naadam

Herschel Supply Co. Luggage Scale in Black

Convenient Luggage Scale from Herschel Supply Co. in Black. Plastic handle with chrome detailing. Integrated LCD screen. Webbing strap with metal fastening. Woven tab with screen printed classic logo. Photo Courtesy of Need Supply Co.

Arlo Skye Polycarbonate Carry-On

Impact-resistant exterior, zipper-less design, whisper-quiet wheels, aluminum trim, and an anti-microbial interior lining. Two TSA-approved combination locks replace the zipper for double the security. Charge your devices on the go. Our battery is removable and airline-compliant. Photo Courtesy of Arlo Skye

Tumi Arriv Richards Travel Kit

Shaped from tough tech fabric and trimmed with rich leather, this travel kit features an antibacterial lining for easy-to-clean convenience. Photo Courtesy of Nordstrom

Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Headphones II with Google Assistant

Eliminate noise and distraction with premium wireless headphones featuring a cushioned design and built-in Google Assistant for comfortable, hands-free use. Photo Courtesy of Nordstrom

Il Bisonte Cowhide Luggage Label in Natural

Thanks to vegetable tanning, a traditional process handed down through generations of Tuscan experts, the vacchetta cowhide is transformed into a long-lasting material, acquiring unique qualities. Its tannin, the active ingredient that is mostly found in the trunk of chestnut trees, combined with a slight greasing, allows the skin to become soft, resistant and to acquire the typical leathery scent. Photo Courtesy of Todd Snyder

Portal by Facebook Portal Plus Video Calling Device

Connect with your loved ones no matter where they are with the Portal Plus by Facebook, a video calling device like no other. Special AI allows the camera to automatically pan and zoom, ensuring everyone is in the frame, while four speakers make voices sound clear while also filtering out noisy background sound. The rotating screen is held on a sturdy base that holds a speaker in the bottom, boasting high-range frequency and hi-fidelity sound from anywhere in the room. And with an HD display and no delays or feedback, a video call on the Portal is almost like your friend or relative is right there with you. Photo Courtesy of Nordstrom

Ursa Major Essential Face Wipes

Get all of the benefits of Ursa Major's cure-all 4-in-1 Essential Face Tonic in a convenient pocket-sized format. Infused with the brand's 4-in-1 Essential Face Tonic formula, these individually wrapped face wipes gently and effectively remove excess oil and impurities without creating an imbalance in the skin's pH level or stripping moisture. Actively exfoliating dead skin cells and unclogging pores (3% natural AHA/BHA complex), these cleansing pads also help firm, soothe irritation and accelerate healing. Photo Courtesy of Follain

Dagne Dover Ace Fanny Pack

Whether youre an avid explorer or just like to keep things hands-free on the regs, The Ace Fanny Pack is your perfect companion. This waterproof neoprene pack has an adjustable strap, so you can decide how high or low your wearing style wants to go. The front and main pockets are perfect for everyday must-carry items, and there are two sneaky pockets (one interior, one exterior) great for keeping your cash and cards and other flat valuables safe and snug. This pack even has its own key clip to keep keys locked up while youre sightseeing or errand-running. You dont have to be a tourist to sport this fanny pack. But you could be. Youd just be the most stylish tourist around. Unless youre wearing a Hawaiian shirt or sandals with socks. In which case, we cant help you. Photo Courtesy of Dagne Dover

Steamery Cirrus No. 2 Travel Steamer

Steam garments and fabrics at home or on the go with a quick-starting, user-friendly steamer that'll keep your clothing wrinkle-free during any adventure. Bonus? Steaming clothing reduces odors, bacteria and dust, so it lasts longer, since you don't need to wash it as frequently. Photo Courtesy of Nordstrom

Thule Crossover 2 Boarding Bag

An underseat-sized cabin bag designed to keep everything you need on board organized, accessible and protected throughout your travels. Photo Courtesy of Nordstrom

Tumi Luggage Tag Lightning Power Bank

You'll never fear when that dreaded low-battery alert appears with this dual-function luggage tag that's an essential for the digitally connected traveler. Not only does it serve as a handsome ID tag for your luggage, it also includes a 1500 mAh lithium battery to charge your iPhone or iPad on the go with the built-in MFI-certified Lightning connector. Photo Courtesy of Nordstrom

Los Angeles Fly TWA 1950 by Daniel Hagerman Art Print

From 1950, back when TWA could take you to sunny Los Angeles. Photo Courtesy of Pixels.com

Paravel Nylon Packing Cubes

Easy pack, easy go. Living out of a suitcase has never been sweeter with these handy travel companions around. Each packing cube has features galore to keep you organizedlike a two-way zipper, a fold-flat design for storage, and a corner window that lets you peek at whats inside. (Did we mention you get three different sizes in this set?) With all the space these dynamos save, youll have extra room in your bag for all the goodies you pick up on your trip! Photography by Ty Mecham & Rocky Luten

Filson Dryden Rolling 2-Wheel Carry-On Bag

A versatile carry-on built with Filsons legendary durability. No matter where youre headed for the weekend and beyond, the Dryden is an exceptional bag for any one-bag travel situation, or the perfect complement to your larger bag for extended travel. With an outer shell of super durable woven nylon thats lined with nylon fabric as well, its ready for years of travel. Photo Courtesy of Filson

Palm Springs Poster Retro Travel by Jim Zahniser Wall Art

Take a permanent vacation to fabulous Palm Springs with this Pop Art print by Red Robot! A great gift for a hometown resident or a friend that's moved away. Photo Courtesy of Pixels

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