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    40 Gifts That Are Incredibly Easy To Pack In Your Suitcase Or Carry-On Bag

    Things you can stow away in your suitcase or bring through security in a carry-on!

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    1. A journal for writing a thought down each day for five years, this way they can look back in a couple years and reflect on their growth.

    Promising Review: "This is a brilliant product. I love the format β€” being able to answer each question several years in a row will be a cool way of seeing how my thoughts and ideas change over time. The questions aren't mundane or redundant, and even though it's designed to elicit short, concise answers, there's plenty of space to write in each entry. I look forward to writing in this every day, and I bought one to gift to a good friend who loves it too." β€”KB

    Read more about this wonderful gem of a journal here.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.77.

    2. An instant camera that'll allow them to have fun taking pictures and get a physical copy ready in a matter of seconds.

    Promising Review: "Love this camera, there's nothing like a small instant memory. I use this to capture moments and am more selective of what I use this camera for. I love holding a photo in my hands. Now a days in this digital world, I rarely print pictures anymore. So, I love that this is instant and captures those special moments." β€”Melanie and Grayson

    Get it from Amazon for $62+ (13 colors).

    3. A set of five makeup sponges to give the beauty fanatic who always keeps up with the latest makeup trends.

    Get them from Sephora for $8.

    4. A book filled with artsy pictures of food that anyone who enjoys eating should get a kick out of.

    Get it from Amazon for $53.09, Barnes & Noble for $55.11, Asos for $87,

    or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

    5. A glamspin, AKA a fidget spinner with three flavors of lipgloss, for the super cool kid or adult in your life. We're not judging.

    @glamspinner / Via

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Glampsin shop for $9.99.

    PSST! BuzzFeed makes money when you buy this.

    6. A shirt to put the biggest damn smile on a Riverdale fan's face.

    Promising Review: "I’ve had this shirt for a while now and I can’t stop wearing it! It’s super comfortable and fits perfectly. I love wearing it with black athletic shorts, so I feel like I’m doing a closet cosplay. If you love the Riverdale girls, BUY THIS, you won’t be disappointed!" β€”ALINHARDT33

    Get it from Hot Topic for $26.90+ (sizes XSβ€”2XL).

    7. A pair of socks that when rolled up look like delicious sushi, but make sure the recipient doesn't try eating them!

    Get them from ModCloth for $12 (four styles).

    8. A set of square stud earrings so they can feel like the glamorous fashionista we both know they are.

    Promising Review: "Love them β€” very pretty earrings. I get complimented on them every time i wear them. They aren't too big, perfect size. Also, I was worried they would be too pink, but they have a clear iridescent pink to them that changes with the light." β€”elove

    Get them from Kate Spade New York for $32 (four colors).


    Get it exclusively from Free People for $28.

    10. A water bottle that might get filled with things other than water, but don't judge them, because the slogan on the front wants them to.

    Get it from Ankit for $19.99.

    11. A five-piece lipstick gift set for the person who isn't afraid of being adventurous with lip color choices.

    Promising Review: "I like all the colors in this set, especially the orange. This set has all the colors you need for every occasion and season. They are moisturizing and the color last all day long. Very good product for the price." β€”Honestreviewer

    Get it exclusively from Macy's for $25.

    12. A razor shave set so nice, you'll want to buy one for yourself too!

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $20 (two colors).

    13. A mini fan they just plug into their iPhone and voila, they should feel instantly cooled off.

    Promising Review: "These are awesome. I absolutely love them. I tried them both on Samsung Galaxy S8 and an iPhone 6+. The fan was more powerful on the Samsung. To make it work, you have to put the correct plug onto the spot on the bottom of the phone. If you don't, it doesn't work. All three fans worked marvelously. These will be such a cute gift! Literally is a plug and play." β€”Curious and Cozy

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $10.49.

    14. A password book perfect for the loved one who has a tendency to be a bit forgetful.

    Get it from Paper Source for $4.95.

    15. A cookbook filled with the most recent Tasty recipe favorites to gift anyone from the person who barely knows how to operate an oven to the one who can't shut the fuck up about how good of a chef they are. We're looking at you, Janice.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99, Barnes & Noble for $11.99+, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

    PSST! BuzzFeed makes money when you buy this.

    16. A wristlet so cute, they might forget there's a charger inside, so be sure to remind them, this baby is really special.

    Promising Review: "Such a cute little clutch with the added bonus of a phone charger. Very handy for the special occasions where you don't want your battery to die. Many compliments at the wedding that I bought the purse for. Showed my friends the handy dandy charger, and it was a hit." β€”Genah

    Get it from JC Penney for $19.99 (originally $50, 17 colors).

    17. A pocket disco ball for the loved one who's always down for a good freaking time.

    Get it from American Eagle for $19.95.

    18. A tassel wrap necklace that the trendiest person you know is gonna fall in love with – and now, I want it.

    Get it from Alternative Apparel for $28.

    19. A pair of gloves to gift the badass in your life who wouldn't be afraid of rocking these in public.

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Fuck Shit Shop for $16.

    PSST! BuzzFeed makes money when you buy this.

    20. A crossbody bag anyone with an appetite or just a good fucking sense of fashion will wear 24/7.

    Get it from Betsey Johnson for $68.

    21. A bath bomb set for the gem in your life who could desperately use a night with a glass of wine and a hot bath.

    Get them from ModCloth for $15.

    22. A glittery passport cover that a wanderluster should get good use out of, plus they won't have a hard time finding it in the depths of their carry-on bag.

    Get it from Cath Kidston for $16.

    23. A coloring book you should surprise a diehard Swiftie with – it's filled with pages of coloring and activity prompts, or should I say, pages of blank space?

    Get it from Amazon for $12.98 or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

    24. A carry-on cocktail kit to help the loved one who becomes uneasy being up in the air relax a bit, or make them feel more boujee, or both.

    Promising Review: "I do not do well on planes. That scene in Bridesmaids where she is running around the plane freaking out β€” that's me. And sometimes, I want to feel fancy when I am trying to drink away my fear. These Carry-On Cocktails do the trick." β€”Helen Boucher

    Get it from Amazon for $24 (four flavors).

    25. Cards Against Humanity for the individual with a great sense of humor and who you'd like to invite you to play the game with them.

    Facebook: CardsAgainstHumanity

    Promising Review: "Of course, it is no surprise, this is an EXCELLENT card game! As the box says, this is a card game for horrible people. If you and your friends have a really twisted sense of humor and the confidence to not be easily offended, then this is the card game for you! I ended up playing the entire deck the first time I opened the box with my friends. You can easily get laughs and a party really going with this game." β€”Amazon Addict

    Get it from Amazon for $25.

    26. A pretty tin filled with cookie cutters perfect to give to someone who loves baking.

    Get it from Kate Spade New York for $25.

    27. A pack of exfoliating sugar cubes that will be as good to pamper with as they look good to eat.

    Get them from Free People for $10

    28. A watch so cool, I'm getting my credit card ready and gonna order one for myself. Happy holidays to me.

    Promising Review: "I really like this watch because it's lightweight and simple, yet adds fun to any outfit! The design is exactly as it appears on the site. The gray band accents the graffiti-style design very well. I absolutely love my watch!" β€”SamiC86

    Get it from Betsey Johnson for $69.

    29. A toy bound to instill feelings of nostalgia for the '90s kids who grew up playing with something very, very similar to this.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $10.

    30. A six-piece fragrance sampler for anyone looking to change up what they spritz on themselves, but isn't quite sure which one to choose yet. Plus, everything in here can go into your carry-on!

    Promising Review: "Love this purchase. Got it for my mother-in-law's birthday, this way she can chose which one she loves the most, and I will get her that one for Christmas." β€”Anonymous

    Get it from Macy's for $50.

    31. A recipe book that the college student in your life will cherish forever.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.98.

    32. A baby handprint kit complete with no-mess, air-dry clay and hanging twine to give to new parents.

    Get it from A Pea In The Pod for $18.

    33. A pack of wine wipes for when Aunt Joan gets buzzed off Merlot at holiday dinner again, but wants to hide the evidence, at least a bit.

    Get it from Paper Source for $8.95.

    34. A Mickey and Minnie ornament painting set that'll surely make any Disney fanatic super excited.

    Get it from ShopDisney for $14.96.

    35. A journal that can help even the hottest mess you know stay extremely organized.

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Nifty shop for $22.95 (available in three formats).

    PSST! BuzzFeed makes money when you buy this.

    36. A beanie and/or a snood to help your loved ones stay cozy and warm this season.,

    Get them from Cotton On: $5 for the beanie (originally $9.95, nine colors), and $5 for the knitted snood (originally $12.95, eight colors).

    37. A book filled with cocktail recipes from around the world so the person who loves traveling will at least be able to enjoy the ~cultural~ aspect.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.51, Barnes & Noble for $14.04, ModCloth for $19, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

    38. A scented candle by state or theme for the people who easily suffer from feelings of homesickness, it'll help them satisfy their longing for the familiar.,

    Get one of BuzzFeed's Homesick Candles from Amazon: $29.95 for the state candles (all 50 states) and $29.95 for the themed candles (nine scents)

    PSST! BuzzFeed makes money when you buy this.

    39. A selfie ring light for the social media fanatic who could spend all their time just taking photos of themselves.

    Promising Review: "I love the three different light settings. It works perfectly for what I needed it for β€” when lighting is not as bright as I wanted it to be for photos. This brings in the perfect lighting." β€”Heather Bertrand

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    40. A pizza rescue kit for spicing up dull and boring pizza.

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $15.

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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