Still searching for the perfect gift for the world travelers on your list? We are here to help. Houlahan's Travel Consultants share their must have travel essentials. Whether you need something for the business traveler, the jet setter, or the backpacker (or a great stocking stuffer) there is something here for everyone on your list.
For the Stylish Traveler - Vince Blair Slip-On Sneaker
The signature Blair sneakers are made from perforated Italian leather. Elasticated sides ensure they slip on with ease. Choose from six different colors. Don't head to the airport without them - Susanne King
To buy: http://www.nordstrom.com $195
For the Traveler Who Wants to Be Comfortable-and Chic-on a Long-Haul Flight - Athleta Wander Stash Skinny Pant
Cozy on the inside and smooth and durable on the outside. Sculptek™ waistband is ultra-supportive and retains its shape over time. Favorite. Travel. Pants. Ever - Beth Miles
To buy: www.athleta.gap.com - $89
A Great Stocking Stuffer for the Traveler Who Wants to Stay Healthy on the Go - Nuun Life Hydration Tablets
Stay healthy and hydrated while you travel with Nuun's fizzy, tasty electrolytes tablets. Easy to pack and a must on the go when you are flying, hiking and traveling somewhere warm - Kristen Cless
To buy: www.nuunlife.com $195
For The Chic Traveler Who Knows the Value of a Great Carry-On Bag - Longchamp Expandable Tote
Longchamp's chic nylon weekender boasts an expandable silhouette that accommodates longer trips and chronic over-packers alike. An optional, adjustable canvas strap makes it easy to sling over your shoulder when you're in transit - Sue Gauna
To buy: www.nordstrom.com $265
For the Traveler Who Knows the Value of Staying Hydrated on the Go - Swell Water Bottle
Stay hydrated on the go with a Refillable Swell Water Bottle. Comes in different sizes and colors to fit any travel style. - Lindsay Whiteley
To buy: www.swell.com from $25
For the Traveler Who Appreciates Versatility...and Warmth
Toss a big, cozy cashmere wrap like this one from White + Warren in your carry-on. It will keep you warm on a cold flight and works well for evenings out - both casual and fancy. - Cathy Murdoch
To buy: www.whiteandwarren.com $315
For the Traveler Who Wants to Look Fresh - Bumble and Bumble Dry Shampoo
Works really well if you need to freshen up your “do” without having to wash/condition/blow dry etc. Easy to pack and a serious time saver! - Lisa Morrison
To buy: www.ulta.com $28
For the Traveler Whose Phone is Always Running Out of Juice - Anker Powercore 10000
Keeping your phone charged while you are on the go is key when you are traveling - how else will you find your way to all the restaurants you HAVE to get to on your trip. Pack a lightweight portable charger like the Anker PowerCore 10000 and you won't miss a thing.
To buy: www.amazon.com $32
For The Person Who Brings More Than Three Devices on an International Trip - The BESTEK charging station
The problem with some travel adapters is they only let you charge one or two devices at a time - if you are traveling with more than one person - and more than one device - pack the BESTEK charging station and charge all your devices at one time.
To buy: www.amazon.com - $38
For The Person Who Doesn't Want to Deal With Tangled Charger Cords - Leather Tech Envelope
Rather than stuffing all of your chargers, ear buds, and other cords into side pockets and at the bottom of your carryon, corral all of your cords in one place. The leather charger roll-up from Mark and Graham comes in 14 colors (with free monogramming!) and features three separate pockets to stash all manner of cables and chargers, simply roll it all up and secure it with the leather tie.
To buy: www.markandgraham.com $35
For The Traveler Who Always Brings Back Too Many Souvenirs - Tumi 'Just in Case' Backpack
The Just In Case Backpack from Tumi has a roomy interior, two-way zip opening, and a handy back sleeve that allows you to attach the bag to your suitcase’s handle. The best part? It folds up completely flat so you can easily pack it in your carry on and then use it to bring back souvenirs.
To buy: http://www.nordstrom.com $100
Wireless earbuds are a Godsend, unless you are on a flight with nothing downloaded on your tablet/phone/computer and the WiFi isn't working. When your only entertainment options are on the airplane's seat back you need a way to transmit the sound to those wireless earbuds. Enter, Airfly a bluetooth transmitter for your wireless earbuds that easily fits in your carryon (it's great for the treadmill at the gym, too)
To buy: www.twelvesouth.com from $45
*Houlahan Travel does not receive any compensation for the products listed above. Houlahan Travel also makes no warranties, either express or implied, as to the products listed above.