20 First Class Presents For the Frequent Flyer On Your List

Travel gift ideas for the jet-setter.

While you might not be able to spring for a ticket to travel the world on a private jet, these luxurious gifts for travel lovers aren't a bad consolation. From chic smart luggage to packable rain boots, here are some of our top presents for the jetsetter in your life—whether they're flying first class or just wish they were.

The Carry-On

Away,, $225.00


Stumped on what to get your younger sister, who always seems to be traveling? Away's carry-on bag lives up to the hype. Not only is the hard case practically indestructible, but it also features a battery pack to keep her cell phone fully charged. 

T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial Mini

Drunk Elephant,, $28

There's a reason Drunk Elephant's Babyfacial became a cult classic so quickly: it works. And now it's available in a travel-friendly size for your on-the-go beauty guru.

World Travel 2019 Calendar

Rifle Paper Co.,, $26.00

Gift your favorite armchair traveler a trip around the world in the form of a beautifully illustrated wall calendar.

Core Lens Set

Ollo clip,, $79.99

Help your Instagram-obsessed nephew rack up the likes with a set of lenses for his phone which instantly up his photography skills.

Where to Drink Coffee

Phaidon,, $20.36

The coffee snob in your life will surely appreciate Phaidon's latest tome in the "Where to Eat and Drink" series, which outlines where to get the best brew in cities around the world.

Croc-Embossed Mini Jewelry Case

Cuyana,, $135.00

Help your less-than-organized mother secure her earrings, necklaces, and rings for travel in a chic croc-embossed leather jewelry case from Cuyana.

Women's Powder Keg Jacket

Columbia,, $350.00

The skier in your life will appreciate this jacket which looks cool, but will keep them toasty warm out on the slopes.


StudiøGrand Packable Ballet Flat

Cole Haan,, $160.00

These Cole Haan flats are the perfect walking shoe for travel. They look stylish, but are so comfortable and fold up for easy packing. 

Stow Away Travel Kit

Men's Society,, $35.00

Airport security will be a breeze for whoever receives this curated kit of TSA-approved travel essentials.

Car Phone Mount

Aukey,, $5.69

A cell phone car mount makes the perfect stocking stuffer for all the road-trippers on your list this year. 

Gold Water Bottle

S'well,, $42.00

Staying hydrated on the go just became a whole lot more stylish with Swell's metallic water bottle. 

Gallery Frame

Artifact Uprising,, $69.00

Vacation photos tend to get stuck in the cloud, but Artifact Uprising makes it easy to order framed art online. Simply upload your pictures straight from Instagram, and the finished product will arrive a few weeks later, ready to hang.

Iconic Heroes

Space NK,, $99.00

Space NK's iconic heroes set is filled with travel-sized versions of some of the beauty brand's best-selling products. Slip a few in your friends' stockings (but keep that Diptyque candle for yourself—you deserve it.)

Packable Rain Boot

Hunter,, $150.00

These classic wellies are actually made for travel; they have a flexible sole for easy packing.

Travel Wrap

White + Warren,, $298.00

White + Warren's cashmere travel wrap doubles as an in-flight blanket and is a must-have on long hauls.

Rinse-Free Hand Wash

Aesop,, $10.00

Meghan Markle never travels without hand sanitizer. And who are we to question a Duchess? This one from Aesop kills bacteria while also moisturizing the skin. 

Silk Beauty Sleep Travel Set

Slip,, $119.00

Give your road warrior BFF the gift of a good night's sleep, care of a silk pillowcase and matching eye mask.


The Twill Weekender

Everlane,, $98.00

Have a friend who is always planning weekend getaways? Consider gifting them this simple-yet-sturdy weekender that doesn't break the bank.

Coffee and Espresso Maker

AeroPress,, $29.95

Whether your backpacking brother is out on the trail or in a hostel in Paris, an AeroPress will ensure he stays fully caffeinated. 

Carry-On Cocktail Kit Travel Pack

W&P,, $92.00

Pair each of these mini cocktail kits with an airplane bottle of booze to ensure the recipient has a nice flight home for the holidays.

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