The Best Christmas Gifts for Travellers

Posted by Megan Osborne on Thursday, November 30, 2017


Whether you’re buying for the travel addict in your life, or someone who may need a little inspiration and encouragement; here are 10 travel themed gifts to add to your holiday season shopping list.

Because we’re well and truly in the Christmas spirit, we’ve partnered with the below brands to ensure that one of our lucky readers—yep, that’s you!—has the chance to win EVERYTHING in this guide! That’s a total value of $1059! Christmas shopping—for others and yourself—is sorted!

To be in the running to win, fill out the form at the top of this page and tell us in 25 words or fewer: Where is your favourite destination (in Australia) to spend Christmas?

For inspiration on where to go once you’ve organised all your travel-related gifts, or, for the biggest gift of all (a trip away!); browse our collection of boutique accommodation for your next adventure.


LEIF Outback Essentials

Leif is a brand that celebrates the unique native flora of Australia, with thoughtfully created beauty products that combine botanical extracts with essential oils. Treat the loved ones in your life to luxurious modern beauty with these heavenly scented products, packed up in a convenient travel size with the LEIF Outback Essentials Pack. The kit includes decadent blue cypress and lemon scented tea tree shampoo and conditioner, and lemon myrtle, sandalwood and eucalyptus body cleanser and balm.

LEIF Outback Essentials Travel Pack
RRP: $40
leifproducts.com

LEIF Outback Essentials Christmas Gift Guide

LEIF Outback Essentials Travel Pack


Montauk Large Towel Stack

Your next beach getaway isn’t complete without these super soft and lightweight towels. With gorgeous pastel striped colours in rose, charcoal and aqua on one side, and a super absorbent and fluffy texture on the other. These 100% cotton towels are your next travel essential.

Montauk Large Towel Stack
RRP: $99
montaukstyle.com


Crabtree and Evelyn La Source Range

Using the La Source collection by Crabtree & Evelyn is the perfect way to pamper yourself on your next coastal getaway. Creating bath and beauty products that harness the restorative power of the sea, with ingredients such as red sea algae and anti-oxidant-rich green seaweed extract, the La Source collection will leave you feeling buffed and beautiful and fresh out of a restorative ocean of spa bliss.

La Source Nail and Cuticle Therapy 15g $16
La Source Ultra-Moisturising Foot and Leg Therapy 100g $25
La Source Revitalising Eau De Toilette 30ml $30
La Source Hydra Marine Nourishing Oil 100ml $40
La Source Ultra-Moisturising Hand Therapy 100g $30
La Source Hydrating Body Lotion 250ml $40
La Source Effervescent Bath Tablets 28g x 3 $15
Total RRP: $196
crabtree-evelyn.com.au

Crabtree and Evelyn La Source and Montauk Towels Christmas Gift guide

Crabtree & Evelyn La Source Range, Montauk Large Towel Stack


American Tourister Curio 69cm Spinner Suitcase

Summer is here, so what luggage will you need for your next adventure? Packing is made easy with American Tourister’s premium Curio range, a hard shell, light weight (only 3.7kg!) suitcase that’s perfect for fancy-free summer travel—plus, it looks pretty chic if you ask us.

69cm Curio Spinner Suitcase in White
RRP: $299
americantourister.com.au

Skechers Footwear

Make a bold move this holiday and pack with exploring your next adventure by foot in mind, with the help of Skechers practical and stylish active footwear. Regardless of your destination, make the most of your trip by walking, sight seeing and maybe even going for a relaxing coastal jog.

Women’s Skechers Go Walk 4 Atmosphere
RRP: $99.95
Men’s Skechers Go Walk 4 RRP: $119.95
skechers.com.au


Skechers and American Tourister

Skechers Go Walk 4 and American Tourister Curio 69cm Spinner Suitcase


Top Walks in Australia, Explore Australia by Melanie Ball

Alongside your Christmas gift of snazzy sneakers, wrap up this guide that will help you find a walk for every weekend of the year. From bush walks for the experienced, to seaside strolls for beginners, this journey is written by travel writer and walking enthusiast, Melanie Ball, and is sure to lead you down the right track with your holiday season gift giving.

Top Walks in Australia
RRP: $36.99
hardiegrant.com.au


Around the World in 80 Cocktails by Chad Parkhill and Alice Oehr

Any good travel explorer knows that it’s not just about seeing the sights and walking the walk, but also immersing yourself in the cuisine and culture of your destination, and what better way to relax on your next adventure than by trying a local cocktail? Chad Parkhill has researched 80 cocktail recipes and the globetrotting history of the iconic drinks, and compiled them into this beautifully illustrated (by Alice Oehr) coffee table book. Find inspiration for your next sip in Around the World in 80 Cocktails.

Around the World in 80 Cocktails
RRP: $29.99
hardiegrant.com.au


Australian Bush Superfoods by Lily Alice and Thomas O’Quinn

Delve into Australia’s unique native ingredients with this visually stunning recipe book exploring the nutritional and medicinal benefits of these local plants, fruits and nuts. This gift will help the nature-loving foodie discover ingredients they never knew existed.

Australian Bush Superfoods
RRP: $29.99
hardiegrant.com.au


Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 52 Perfect Weekends in Australia

Compiled by travel writers, this guide to exploring all the best adventures Australia has to offer is sure to inspire. Explore each great state through short trips, with tips on what to eat, see and do in each destination.

Friday, Saturday, Sunday
RRP: $39.99
hardiegrant.com.au


Cooked.com.au Membership

Buy a foodie in your life the gift of Christmas cooking—and here’s hoping you’re a beneficiary. An annual Cooked membership is a food-lovers dream, with access to more than 30,000 recipes from cookbook authors and icons of the food world.

Cooked.com.au Year Membership
RRP: $49.95

cooked.com.au

Burch and Purchese Explosive Raspberry Wheel and PBJ Wheel

While on the topic of food, what travel snacks are you going to pack for your next adventure? Burch and Purchese serve up the ideal chocolate treats for your next getaway, with their Explosive Raspberry Wheel and their PBJ Wheel. Hit the road with these epic wheels; think raspberry marshmallow with pop rocks and freeze dried raspberry crumble, or a cheeky inside filled with smooth peanut butter, both covered with decadent Belgian milk chocolate.

Burch and Purchese Explosive Raspberry Wheel and PBJ Wheel
RRP: $9 each
burchandpurchese.com

Christmas Gift Guide Travel

Hardie Grant Books, Burch & Purchese Explosive Raspberry Wheel and PBJ Wheel