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    45 TikTok-Approved Gifts For Anyone Who Loves To Travel

    The Béis weekend duffle bag, a portable charger that doesn't need a cord to work, an inflatable travel pillow, and more genius products any traveler needs.

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    1. AirFly, a wireless transmitter that'll connect their AirPods (or any other wireless headphones) to the headphone jack on the flight so they can enjoy all the free entertainment without being forced to bring two sets of headphones or use the crappy ones the airline has the AUDACITY to charge for on some flights.

    It also comes with a USB-C charging cable, travel pouch, keychain holder, quick-start guide, and a manual.

    See one TikTok user using it in tandem with their AirPod Pros here

    Promising review: "I love this gadget ... I fly a lot, and this works on the majority of wide-body planes I’ve taken over the past six months. Just plug into one of the three-prong outlets (or single outlet in economy), and you can connect any Bluetooth device. Doesn’t always connect on the first try as I have multiple devices that my headphones are searching for, but if you turn off all other devices, it seems to connect right away. Once connected, it works for many hours. A few planes I’ve taken recently (Qatar Airways) have USB charge points so close to the headphone jack that you can even plug it in while it's working and never lose the charge. Highly recommend for travelers." —Joseph Sikorsky

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in two styles).

    2. set of six Cadence containers here to revolutionize the way they bring their travel-sized products with them. These lil' cuties are SO useful — they hold a surprising amount of product, are magnetic, and have a removable label they can customize so they don't accidentally put body wash in their hair because they can't remember which container has their shampoo in it.

    hand pulls out same capsules all stacked together in a white color from cosmetics bag
    blue and white mini capsules filled with skin creams, vitamins, and jewelry

    Cadence is an AAPI woman-owned small business that was founded by Steph Hon as a way to eliminate single-use travel-sized plastics. The containers are made from recycled ocean-bound plastic. 

    Check them out on TikTok here.

    I have a set of four of these, and, wow, I love them so much. I used them on a six-day trip, and they were perfect. I customized the label so I knew which one was my shampoo vs. conditioner and did a general label for any other things I wanted to bring along. They do hold a surprising amount. According to the brand, they hold approximately one to two weeks of skincare products, more than two weeks' worth of serum, two to three days' worth of haircare, and more than 15 tablets (for medicine and such). And while two to three days worth of haircare might not seem like enough, I found it held more than that for me, but I also don't wash my hair every single day. They were small enough to slip right into my toiletries bag and go through TSA with no problem. The container was easy to open in the shower (even with wet hands), and I had no leakage from them (like I did from my face wash bottle that will not be making the trip with me next time. SMH). These are an incredibly useful tool anyone who travels will want in their luggage. 

    BuzzFeed writer Jasmin Sandal says: "I love my little containers that allow me to downsize but still carry my necessities while I'm traveling. They're not only cute to look at but they're pretty practical. I have used mine to store my vitamins, earrings, face cream and have not run into any issues. They have tight, screw-on tops so you know everything is secure *and* you can customize their labels so you know exactly what's in what. Oh, and the fact that they're magnetic? Genius. This way, they stay tightly together in your case or can be conveniently stored in a makeup bag." 

    Shipping info: Standard shipping should arrive within 8–10 business days. 2-day and overnight shipping options are available for an additional cost. 

    Get a set of six from Cadence for $76 (originally $84; available in individual capsules, bundles of three or six, and 14 colors).

    3. A packing cube with built-in shelves they can pack every single outfit in. Then when they arrive at their hotel, they simply have too take it out of their suitcase, hang it in the closet, and they'll be G2G for the whole trip.

    reviewer image of packing cube with clothes in it
    packing cube hanging up in closet

    Plus, it has a zipper compartment at the bottom you can put all your dirty clothes in, so they don't get mixed together and you end up just washing everything when you get home (bc that's usually what happens to me).

    Promising review: "I purchased this when I saw someone show it off on TikTok, and it's by far the best thing I've purchased for traveling thus far. It fits perfectly in the bottom half of my large luggage to my surprise, and makes packing such a breeze. I was able to pack three weeks worth of outfits for a casual day, fancy date nights, clubbing, hiking, and everything in between, and STILL have space left in my luggage itself for shoes, souvenirs, and more! I was pleasantly surprised with this item and it's definitely worth the buy. 100/10 I highly recommend it for frequent travelers because it makes packing and unpacking so much easier!!" —Naylea

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (available in four colors; also available in a smaller size).

    4. A set of scrunchies designed with a super secret (and convenient) zipper so they can keep all their essentials (keys, money, lip balm, etc.) safer than just in their pockets (where things can be pickpocketed really easy while traveling). 

    lip balm, pins, and other small items inside a reviewer's blue velvet scrunchie with zipper closure
    the scrunchie on reviewer's wrist

    Promising reviews: "I bought this because of someone on TikTok who had purchased this. Extremely convenient and cute! They’re very soft, and I’ve been using mine to hold cash and lip balm. I wish there were more colors!" —Michaela

    "I bought these since I was going on a long vacation by myself. I rolled my money and was able to fit it inside the scrunchie. It’s soft, very stretchy and fits my wrist! I didn’t have any issues with the zipper. I wore it on my wrist all the time and put money/lip balm inside it. It worked great during my vacation. This would be perfect to stash some things inside!" —Jessica Sandoval

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $12.99 (available in three color combinations).

    5. A Béis weekender duffle bag I'm pretty sure would make Mary Poppins jealous. This genius bag features *deep breath* a super wide opening so they can actually see everything they packed, a zippered bottom pocket to keep their shoes and toiletries separate from everything else, a laptop sleeve, external zip pocket, key-ring strap, *and* a trolley pass-through with a zipper (to turn into a pocket when not hooked through a suitcase).

    the duffle bag in black
    model opening the top of the duffle bag in grey, showing how wide of an opening it has

    See it in action on TikTok here

    Promising review: "I love everything about this bag!!!! Best bag I have ever owned. I love the opening of the bag and how wide it is. I love the bottom zipper part for shoes. Plenty of pockets for storage. I love the color. Like I said, I just love everything about it. Great quality. Can’t wait to add more Béis products to my travel plans." —Angela S.

    Shipping Info: Shipping is free on orders $150+ and takes 3–5 business days. Expedited shipping options are available for an additional cost.  

    Get it from Béis for $98 (available in five colors). 

    6. A luggage-mounted cup caddy so they have a place to hold their coffee (and water or snacks!) while they make their way through the never-ending terminal to find their gate. They'll never spill their coffee while trying to answer a text again!

    Check it out on TikTok here.

    Promising review: "We travel by air a lot, and this is great for your carry-on luggage when you have no hands. We always get a drink in the airport. So this helps a lot." —Rhonda Bolash

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in 34 colors and patterns). 

    7. A Calpak clear cosmetics case for an upgraded look to whatever stained and old toiletry bag they've been using for a few years too long. This one is basically the Mercedes of cosmetic bags — it's durable, water-resistant, lightweight, has dual carrying handles, and two zippered compartments. Plus, they'll be able to easily check and make sure they packed their contacts.

    model hand filling the open clear makeup bag with tan edges
    model putting the clear makeup bag in a suitcase

    See it in action on TikTok here

    Promising review: "I am truly in love with this clear Cosmetic bag. It’s absolutely perfect and honestly — it’s truly my dream come true of makeup bags. I have search high and low for one until I saw a TikTok of it and was instantly in love! It’s sooooo well made and detailed. It sturdy and big enough to carry all your goodies for a long or short trip!" —Michelle T.

    Shipping info: Shipping is free on order $75+. Two-day shipping is available for an additional cost. Order by Dec. 13 at 12 p.m. PST with standard ground shipping and and Dec. 20 at 12 p.m. PTS with 2-day shipping for delivery before Dec. 25.

    Get it from Calpak for $95 (available in five colors). 

    8. Or a water-resistant cosmetic bag perfect for anyone who simply *cannot* pack lightly. This bag is here to help keep ALLLLL their products organized and ready to use during their whole trip. It has four compartments and a hook so they can hang it in the bathroom and not have to deal with unpacking and repacking everything. 

    reviewer pic of all their products in a pile on a bed
    reviewer image of the toiletries holder filled with all the products and neatly organized

    Promising reviews: "I saw this on TikTok and purchased it for my trip! Got back home and use it in my own bathroom. I love it that much! Best Amazon purchase I’ve ever made!" —Amazon Customer

    "I bought this bag specifically for when I travelled across the country with my two small children. One of whom is a medically complex child. I put ALL of my toiletries, ALL their toiletries, and ALL of my son's medications in this bag. Everything fit perfectly, and nothing was broken. The hanger is durable and carried lots of weight when it hanged on the back of the bathroom door. I bought the largest size, and it was 100% worth what I paid for. If you are traveling by yourself, I would recommend the smaller size. But if you are packing for others or just pack heavy, definitely buy the larger size. I absolutely loved it! And it was very compact in my suitcase. Very sturdy as I carried it. I HIGHLY recommend buying." —Hannah Funderburk

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in two sizes and six colors). 

    9. *ORRR* a 16-piece travel toiletries set that comes with an assortment of small containers so they don't have to waste anymore money on the expensive travel-sized version of their go-to products. This set will make it super easy to transfer the right amount to comply with those pesky TSA rules. 

    The set comes with four bottles, two jars, two spray bottles, two scoopers (to help transfer creams), one funnel (to help transfer liquids), one cleaning brush, a page of labels, and a bag that everything fits in.  

    See it in action on TikTok here

    Promising review: "I’ve purchased a lot of different travel sets for my toiletries over the years. Inevitably, they are hard to fill and tend to leak. This set was magic! The wide mouth made it easy to fill from a larger bottle, and the little scoops made transferring creams to the jar containers very easy and with much less mess. The only con (hardly worth mentioning) is that once you squeeze the bottle, it takes a few minutes to expand with air again, so the sides are a bit sunken. I solved that by unscrewing the top just a bit for a quick release of the vacuum pressure. I had no leaks, and plenty of containers for every toiletry." —MDC

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99

    10. An anti-theft backpack with the main body zipper on the inside (against their back while in use) so they can feel safer knowing that nobody will be able to unzip it when they're in a crowded unfamiliar space.

    reviewer sitting on a bench with the grey backpack with lighter grey stripe down the middle
    reviewer showing how the bag opens from the inside and holds a bunch of stuff inside

    Not only does the backpack open from the inside, but it also has a phone pocket, document pocket, front zippered pocket, and an exterior side pocket. It's also made of nylon, so it's waterproof and has a strap to change it into a shoulder bag.

    See on TikToker talk about how this is one of their favorite travel products here

    Promising review: "I cannot say enough amazing things about this backpack. It’s surprisingly spacious for how small the bag is, which makes it portable/practical and comfortable while having it on. This backpack lasted an entire trip through multiple airports and layovers, and all across our trip through Europe. It was amazing. Because of the main zipper sat against my back, I never worried about getting my items stolen. But I also had the luxury of having the two front zippers that were also surprisingly spacious to hold nonprecious items such as water bottles or cheap sunglasses etc... This backpack also is extremely durable. It was the perfect day pack to gather knick-knacks and souvenirs for friends and family and hold whatever I shoved in it! Can we also take time to appreciate how cute this backpack is as well! It went with all my outfits due to the neutral color and had the side strap if we went out to a fancy restaurant. I could easily turn it from a backpack to a purse in seconds! A MUST-HAVE!" —H Bradshaw

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $21.31+ (available in two sizes and 17 colors).

    11. A pair of Sony overhead headphones that left reviewers raving that these are some of the best headphones they've ever used. The noise-cancellation, 30-hour battery life, quick charging, touch sensors controls, speak-to-chat technology, and more features will truly enhance the recipient's travels, making this one stellar gift.

    model wearing the headphones in white
    model wearing the headphones in black

    Promising reviews: "Ok, I'm not gonna lie, I only bought these headphones because they were popular on TikTok and more affordable than the AirPods Max, but I’m very satisfied with my purchase. While I do think the design of the xm4s are nicer, I think that the xm5s were worth the price difference. The sound quality isn’t mind-blowing at first, but tweaking the equalizer in the app should fix this. I’ve never owned a pair of noise canceling headphones before, but to me the noise canceling is very solid. It makes studying in decently loud places and commuting so much more tolerable. I would definitely recommend." —jv

    "I travel often, and Sony's headphones are great for dealing with airports and airplanes. The XM5s did a near-perfect job silencing crying children on my latest flight, and the kids were inaudible once music was playing. I do wish it had its own Tile-like finder, and (not possible, but one can dream) positional audio for Apple Music and similar." —Lord Waffle of the Breakfast Empires

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $348 (available in black and white).

    12. Or a more affordable pair of wireless Bluetooth earbuds with more than 200,000+ 5-star ratings, proving that they're great AirPods dupes. The giftee will be able to block out all the surrounding noise on their flight (looking at you screaming toddler and jet engine noise!!!) and listen to some tunes that will help lull them to sleep so they can wake up rested and ready to take on their destination.

    reviewer holding the rose gold earbuds in their charging case
    reviewer wearing the rose gold earbud in their ear

    The earbuds come in a wireless charging case with up to 14 hours of charge. The earbuds themselves can play for up to four hours on a full charge. You also get different sized silicone tips to make sure these fit your ear perfectly. 

    Promising review: "Best decision! These are the greatest headphones ever! I saw them on TikTok months ago and added them to my wishlist. I got a new phone that doesn't have the headphone port so I decided it was time to finally buy them. They are amazing and I probably won't ever take them out of my ears! 😂" —Katlyn D Arnold

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon $24.99+ (available in five colors).

    13. A set of packing cubes — once the recipient uses them, they'll wonder how they've lived this long without them in their life. Packing will now be a breeze for them as the cubes help keep everything organized *and* allow them to fit more in their suitcase. And they'll have you to thank for that amazing gift every time they travel.

    The set includes a medium, large, and extra-large cube, as well as an underwear bag, sock bag, cosmetic bag, drawstring bag, and shoe bag. 

    See them in action on TikTok here. 

    Promising review: "These are a must for travel! Everything is neat and in its spot. Ok...not necessarily 'neat' lol, but I know where everything is! I reach in and grab a bag, and I know all my socks are together or all my shirts are together. No more digging for things while flying!!" —jane

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get the set of eight from Amazon for $24.99 (available in 11 colors and patterns). 

    14. And a shoe bag to make sure they have a space for everything they're going to pack for the trip. This one is capable of storing at least three pairs of shoes (though some reviewers said they fit up to five). They'll be so thankful to have a way to keep their dirty, dirty shoes separate from the clean clothes in their luggage.

    reviewer image of the shoe bag in pink, filled with shoes
    reviewer image showing the show bag open with a pair of sneakers and two pairs of flip flops in it

    Promising reviews: "This item is perfect for travel. I found it on TikTok and had to purchase it. 10/10 would recommend!" —Makayla Shaw

    "I was a bit hesitant to order this product at first; however, I have no regrets. It was the perfect travel companion. The description says it holds three pairs of shoes, but I got it to hold five with ease (two pairs of high heels, three flip-flops/slides). I like the fact that I was able to attach to the handle of my carry-on when the inside got too full. Very cute and functional." —Nickisha Chin

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in nine colors and patterns). 

    15. A travel belt made so they can attach any bag to the top of their suitcase because sometimes the best carry-on bags are not designed with that handy sleeve on the back. With this, they won't have to lug their bag through the airport when their gate is the absolute last one at the end of the longest corridor. 

    pink travel belt with a latch
    model standing next to a suitcase with a bag on top that's attached with a travel belt
    Cincha Travel

    The travel belt is adjustable to 38 inches, so it will fit most bags.

    Cincha Travel is a small Cali-based biz started by a BIPOC couple that makes these adjustable straps from vegan leather. The brand also donates 100 airline miles for each purchase, which are used to reconnect separated migrant families.

    See it in action on TikTok here

    Promising review: "Love this! I am constantly struggling between holding my jacket and two carry-ons. This is the perfect solution! I can’t wait to start using it when I’m back to regular business travel." —Allison

    Shipping info: Orders typically ship in 72 hours, but personalized orders take 2–3 weeks to ship. Standard shipping should arrive within 3–5 business days. Expedited shipping options are not available.

    Get it from Cincha Travel for $40 (available in 16 colors and patterns, can be monogrammed for an additional $12; also available in a mini version for $35).

    16. A portable clothes steamer to help them keep all of their clothes wrinkle free, even if they were smushed into their suitcase in a tiny ball because they just *had* to pack those extra outfits. This steamer is so easy to use (seriously, just fill it with water, plug it in, and they'll get 15 minutes of continuous steaming) that they may end up using it even when they're not traveling. Now that's the true sign of a great gift. 

    Reviewer photo of the steamer next to a water bottle
    Reviewer before and after photo of a red button down wrinkled and then not wrinkled

    Promising review: "Saw this on TikTok Must Haves, my partner received a new job where they must wear wrinkle-free button-ups and dress pants, and due to the limited spacing we have in our home and closet, a lot of our clothes are folded. Every morning my partner uses this to help with removing the folded wrinkles on his clothes and the sizing, durability, and easy use of this steamer is just what he needed. This also saves me the time from steaming my partner's clothes since it's easy to use and he can do it himself. Recommend it to anyone." —Yvonne

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99.

    17. Or a mini steam iron if they want a way to de-wrinkle their clothes with more control. This lil' gadget has three temperature settings for various fabric types and comes with a travel bag and plastic measuring cup. They'll never show up to their fancy dinner reservation at that *must-visit* restaurant in a wrinkled outfit ever again.