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    30 Gifts For Anyone Who Really Needs A Vacation

    Because we all know someone who needs to take a break and take a trip!

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A travel fund money jar to encourage your friend to start saving up for the trip of their dreams!


    Promising review: "Absolutely love this jar! Great product, easy to use, and it was easy to communicate with shop owner when I had questions. I would totally recommend!" β€”Isabel Longenecker

    Get it from WestridgeART on Etsy for $2.72+ (available in 10+ styles and colors).

    2. An "I Need A Vacation" T-shirt as a forthright suggestion to your friend who really just needs to take a trip.


    Promising review: "Love it! It’s going to be the perfect Christmas gift! Shipping was timely and quality seems great. Will definitely order again." β€”Sara Cranston

    Get it from FRIDAYAPPAREL on Etsy for $26 (available in women's sizes XS–2XL and three colors).

    3. National park candles with lifelike scents that'll inspire your loved one to take an outdoor excursion.


    Promising review: "My aunt loved this gift. She just traveled to Yosemite for the first time and plans to go to Yellowstone next. She is a casual hiker and big vacationer, so this was a perfect gift." β€”LG

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $38 (available in three scents).

    4. The Away carry-on with a removable battery pack and sleek design for making anyone's next vacation run a lot smoother.


    Check out a BuzzFeeder's review of the bag.

    Promising review: "Never ever have I ever taken a trip that was so smooth and easy, as this last one with any Away bag. It held everything perfectly and so orderly. The bag is beyond light so it was the first time I walked through airports and didn’t sweat and struggle with my bag. The design is FIERCE! Super stylish and even strangers were complimenting. The wheels so smooth. Perfect size fits anywhere with no effort. And my favorite part, of course, is the battery pack. Not only does it charge my phone faster than any other charger I have, I was able to charge all of my devices on the one juice pack." β€”Valerie R.

    Get it from Away Travel for $225.

    5. National Geographic Ultimate Journeys for Two to help that couple you know finally decide where to go next.


    Promising review: "I gave this book as a gift to our granddaughter and her new husband because of their love of travel and adventure. They were thrilled with all the new recommendations for adventure. Information was extremely well done and helpful." β€”Janet F. Orr

    Get it from Amazon for $17.56.

    6. A travel pillow with chin support that'll feel better than any other neck pillow. They'll be booking their next vacation ASAP.


    Promising review: "This was a gift and the person who was the recipient loves it and she looks forward to using it when flying to Europe later this year. She commented that it feels much better than a different support pillow she has used in the past. I was very happy and pleased with the purchase and with Amazon's speedy delivery and packaging." β€”Claire B

    Get it from Amazon for $29.97 (available in five sizes and 10+ colors).

    This won our mid-priced pick for the best travel pillow on on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    7. A personalized leather luggage tag for an encouraging message they can take with them on any trip.


    Promising review: "Purchased this as a Christmas gift for someone special. Beautiful leather and even more special with the beautiful customization. Will definitely order from this shop again! Quality is what you get!" β€”P H

    Get it from JanePersonalized on Etsy for $18.99 (originally $22.34, available in two colors).

    8. A mermaid fin that'll make your friend want to channel their inner Ariel and explore the ocean like never before.


    Promising review: "Perfect in every way! Seriously. I'm in love. It's lovely and is so fun to wear and swim in. Already have let multiple friends try it and they are all in love too! We are ordering another for a friend as a gift!" β€”Karen K. Bubrig

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99 (available in seven sizes).

    9. A wine tote to discreetly and fashionably hold, chill, and pour two bottles of wine β€” wine lovers will definitely want this to take their vino on the go.


    Promising review: "Amazing!! It was a birthday gift for one of my friends, she LOVED it!! She’s already traveled with it. Great product!! Will purchase another one or two!!" β€”Candi

    Get it from Amazon for $49.95 (available in six colors).

    10. A waterproof cell phone pouch so your loved ones can capture those once-in-a-lifetime underwater moments.


    Promising review: "I got this as a Christmas gift and was initially very hesitant to trust this to keep my phone safe in water! We took it on a vacation and this pouch protected my phone in the natural springs, a pool, and cave! Even while white water rafting and canyoneering! At first, I was so scared to get it wet and especially to allow it to be submerged, but my phone was perfectly dry and still works great!" β€”Casey

    Get it from Amazon for $5.47 (available in 11 colors).

    11. A travel stub diary to fill up with travel memories they'll never forget.


    Promising review: "I gave this to my friend who stated he will take this book wherever he travels to and will store his memories in it." β€”Kate

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $12.

    12. A hand-operated travel espresso machine great for coffee lovers because no matter where in the world they want to go, they'll be able to grind their coffee β€” with no electricity!


    Promising review: "This is a great gift! My brother loves to camp and he loves espresso... So since this little portable espresso machine does exactly what it claims. Now it's my brother's traveling companion. I bought a case for him too!" β€”Leah Renaud

    Get it from Amazon for $49.90.

    13. An Anywhere Travel Guide card deck with 75 unique travel ideas so they can manifest a journey with just a luck of a draw.


    Promising review: "Gift for the adventurer in your life. Only they would understand the monotonous guides travel sites offer. This card deck offers a whole new perspective. Try it out... if you're feeling adventurous." β€”Weaverofwords

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $12.95.

    14. A foldable and portable waterproof travel cosmetic bag with multiple compartments to store makeup or toiletries that'll make their next journey effortless.


    Promising review: "I like everything about this item! The amount of stuff I can keep inside this bag amazes me. I plan to order more as gifts and a couple more for me. It holds up with a rough traveler like myself and the price is wonderful, too." β€”Donna Sue

    Get it from Amazon for $7.88 (available in four colors).

    15. An inflatable solar light completely powered by the sun for the person who never gets to take a break and enjoy the outdoors.


    Promising review: "My husband took one to the ranch and used it for walking around in the dark and he loves it. So I'm giving them out for Christmas gifts. I've purchased seven and have seven more on the way. They provide a pleasant light bright enough for reading and enough light for camping, walking, and for emergency purposes. They arrived charged, but I went ahead and did an eight-hour charge as directed. They stay lit from about 10 to 13 hours." β€”scubanow

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95+ (available in two versions).

    16. "Travel, Explore, Repeat" wall decor for prompting vacation motivation with a stylish interior design.


    Promising review: "This looks great and it shipped quickly!" β€”Laura Sayler

    Get it from SimplyRoyalDesign on Etsy for $37+ (available in two styles and 10+ colors).

    17. A phone camera lens kit to take professional quality pictures so they can see the world like never before.


    Promising review: "This was a great product and the lens are high quality. Will definitely be using this on my next vacation!" β€”Timothy Evans II

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    18. Color map mugs that'll make your loved one want to plot their next adventure.


    Promising review: "I love this gift so much that I bought one for myself, in addition to giving one to my friend and her daughter. Its uniqueness and personalized features also make for a great conversation piece with other friends or acquaintances who notice it." β€”Dawn

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $18+ (available in three styles).

    19. A portable laundry bag for the friend who loves being outdoors but needs a little push to take that epic camping trip they've been thinking about.


    Promising review: "Bought this as a gift for a world traveler. Never seen one before. Clever design." β€”srqteach

    Get it from Amazon for $49.95 (available in two styles).

    20. A carry-on cocktail kit to give that friend the incentive to travel because their favorite cocktail can be with them wherever they go!


    Promising review: "Super cute kit and it's great for Christmas gifts." β€”A. Renee

    Get it from Amazon for $24.

    21. A 100 places scratch-off poster that'll propel anyone to make some much-needed travel goals.


    Promising review: "Got this for my future daughter-in-law who has expressed an interest in travel. This gives her a fun way to celebrate her travels AND keep her goals in mind."β€”BeckyPE

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $15.

    22. Snapchat Spectacles 2 β€” it can record a Snapchat video based on whatever they're looking at. These water-resistant glasses will sync up with their account so documenting their vacation on social media will be a breeze.


    Promising review: "I got these for my wife as a gift and she loves them. She shows them off to all her friends. The video quality looks great and they sync seamlessly to the phone." β€”Alexander Vodovoz

    Get it from Amazon for $199 (available in four colors).

    23. A RFID-blocking travel passport wallet to safely protect your friend's identity while they're on their much-needed trip.


    Promising review: "I purchased three of these RFID travel wallets, one for myself, and two others to give as Christmas gifts. I like the organization and the fact that even the passport fits. One of the colors came with two luggage tags also! A nice little bonus. In today's time, especially if you travel, you have to think of Identity Theft (unfortunately). I'm so happy I found this product." β€”Suzanne, Fl.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in 10+ colors).

    24. National Geographic 50 States 5,000 Ideas β€” it'll give anyone the motivation to book their next trip!


    Promising review: "This was a gift for my son-in-law! He is retired and plans to travel." β€”Mabel

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97.

    25. A magnetic standing globe with pins β€” it may inspire them to take an impromptu holiday.


    Promising review: "The globe was a gift for my wife. She loved how easy it was to mark where we’ve traveled. But our youngest son enjoys moving the magnets to where he thinks we should plan to travel. This was a great family gift." β€”Shawn Griffith

    Get it from Amazon for $59.95 (available in three colors).

    26. Burt's Bees Tips and Toes Travel Holiday Kit perfect for that one friend or family member who wants to vacation in a colder climate. This kit will keep their skin hydrated and moisturized while navigating the sights!


    Promising review: "I've bought many of these sets as gifts as well as a set to pamper myself. This kit is GREAT. They all work like a dream and for the price you cannot pass it up. Plus side is the wonderful sizes they come in make it easy for traveling. For those with cracked and dry hands or feet don't pass this up it will help make them lovely again!" β€”StellarElle

    Get it from Amazon for $11.32.

    27. A shirt and tie travel organizer so the neat freaks can travel with tidiness and order.


    Promising review: "Thought this would be a perfect gift for a friend who travels and is a neat freak. He thought it was really cool and loved the folding board included with the item." β€”Big Hissy

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (available in two colors).

    28. A scratch-off travel journal that'll allow a jetsetter to map out their excursion in a fun and interactive way.


    Promising review: "I got this for my daughter-in-law as a way for her to log her travel, have fun with planning, and create a written record to look at later as she lives her life and travels the world!" β€”JS

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $25.

    29. A β€˜Sky’s The Limit’ Airplane Desk Paperweight perfect for reminding the one who's always working to live life and take trips.


    Promising review: "This was a graduation gift for airplane enthusiast. Everyone loved this unique gift and the inspirational message. The picture does not do it justice. It's very nice!!!" β€”L.S.

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $58.

    30. A 20-piece men's necessities travel kit that can easily fit in a carry-on with everything they'll needs so there's no excuse to not book some time off.


    Promising review: "Bought this a little gift for a constant traveler. I was happy he liked most of the items and thought that they would be used. It is traveling size great for his carry-on." β€”Gail

    Get it from Amazon $17.21 (available in fives sizes and two styles).

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

    Looking for the perfect gift for any occasion? Check out all of BuzzFeed’s gift guides!

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