The 25 Best Christmas Gifts for Travellers 2017
(1) Tile Mate Smart Bluetooth Tracker
This smart little device has the power to find anything, anywhere, directly from your smartphone. Simply attach it to your keys, luggage, purse and track it using the Tile app on your phone. What makes this device really amazing is that it is backwards compatible, meaning that if you lose your phone, you simply press the button on the Tile and your phone will ring... even on silent, Genius!
Price: £19.95 Available at: truelatitude.com/Tile
(2) Wacaco Minipresso Travel Espresso Machine
Are you a coffee lover? Never drink a bad cup of coffee again. This Minipresso is the perfect portable espresso machine for travellers, allowing you to sample varieties of coffee on your trip or take your own coffee with you wherever you go. Its compact and sturdy, giving you great quality authentic espresso wherever you are in the world. Simply fill with ground coffee and hot water, press, pour and enjoy.
Price: £50 Available at: truelatitude.com/minipresso
(3) Cross Stitch Map
Stitch your travels around the world with this world map printed on cross stitch fabric and mounted on a wooden frame. Whether you're travelling by bus or plane, recuperate from your latest adventure with a bit of crafty cross-stitching. Record every holiday or road trip with a colourful cross-stitch. Use different coloured threads for each journey, or personalise with icons or text. Easy to stitch and includes everything you need to create your own unique travel map.
Price: £19.95 Available at: truelatitude.com/crossstitchmap
(4) Grayl Ultralight Water Purifier
Grayl started as a Kickstarter campaign to create the worlds best portable water purifier. It's safe to say they have succeeded! Simply fill with dirty water, press and drink. No matter where your adventure takes you, never run out of clean water again. It's great looking and ultralight too.
Price: £50 Available at: truelatitude.com/grayl
(5) Lonely Planet Best in Travel 2018
Lonely Planets annual bestseller, The Best in Travel series, ranks the hottest, must-visit countries, regions and cities for the year ahead. Drawing on the knowledge and passion of Lonely Planet’s staff, authors, and online community, it presents a year’s worth of inspiration to take travelers out of the ordinary and into the unforgettable – and firmly sets the travel agenda for 2018.
Price: £9.95 Available at: truelatitude.com/bestintravel2018
(6) Stow Away Travel Kit
This travel kit is a great gift for the stylish man who takes care of himself. Packed with cleansing and hydrating ingredients, it will make any man feel great on their travels. All of the contents in the kit comply with hand luggage requirements.
Price: £19.95 Available at: truelatitude.com/stowawaykit
(7) My Travel Journal
A giant travel journal for logging a lifetime of roaming the planet. Record all of those memorable moments, add photos and tick off your bucket list checklist as you do it. Keep all of those ticket stubs, souvenirs and anything else you pick up along the way int he handy envelope at the back of the journal. As its hard backed you can be sure it will survive even the longest and most adventurous trips.
Price: £14.95 Available at: truelatitude.com/mytraveljournal
(8) Emergency Cash Stash
Keep cash safe while travelling with this emergency keyring stash capsule. Never get stuck without money again! Makes a perfect gift, especially if you put cash in it!
Price: £7.95 Available at: truelatitude.com/cashstash
(9) Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs
No matter whether you're a keen photographer using a DSLR camera or just a photo loving camera phone user, this book will give you the tips to take truly stunning photos. Packed with tips from over 50 master photographers and full of iconic images.
Price: £12.95 Available at: truelatitude.com/greatphotographs
(10) Matador Pocket Blanket
This compact blanket from Matador easily folds away to keep in your pocket or backpack. Its perfect to use when hiking, at the beach, festivals or picnics. The blanket comes with weighted corners to prevent it blowing away on those breezy days. Just pop it into your bag, ready to pull out whenever you need it.
Price: £29.95 Available at: truelatitude.com/matadorblanket
(11) Atlas Obscura - An Explorers Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders
Atlas Obscura is like no other travel guide. It's time to get off the beaten path. Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura celebrates over 700 of the strangest and most curious places in the world. Every page expands our sense of how strange and marvelous the world really is. And with its compelling descriptions, hundreds of photographs, surprising charts, maps for every region of the world, it is a book to enter anywhere, and will be as appealing to the armchair traveler as the die-hard adventurer. Anyone can be a tourist. ATLAS OBSCURA is for the explorer.
Price: £24.95 Available at: truelatitude.com/atlasobscura
(12) Scratch Map Oceans Edition
Scratch Maps make an awesome gift for anyone who loves to travel. Simply scratch off the the countries you have travelled around the world. This special oceans edition map is a little different to the standard scratch maps. Printed on clear acrylic with the bright blue background shining through onto the silver foil Scratch Map, it is by far the best looking Scratch Map available. Complete with national and state borders along with in-depth detail on the worlds oceans its detailed too. Looks great on any wall and makes a perfect travel keepsake.
Price: £19.95 Available at: truelatitude.com/scratchmapoceans
(13) Pantone Travel Adaptor
Every traveller needs to power all of their tech while they travel. These brightly coloured worldwide travel adaptors not only look great, but come complete with dual USB outputs, letting you charge up to two devices at once. Perfect when there is a shortage of sockets!
Price: £19.95 Available at: truelatitude.com/traveladaptor
(14) How to swear around the world
This essential phrasebook collects the most colorful, explicit, and outrageous ways to tell people off in every part of the world. Featuring dozens of different languages, the sayings range from everyday swears to family curses to expressions for X-rated relations with animals. Makes for an excellent gift for any traveller.
Price: £9.95 Available at: truelatitude.com/sweararoundtheworld
(15) Yogo Ultralight Travel Yoga Mat
This lightweight, foldable mat with carry handle compacts down to 30cm. Made from natural and sustainable rubber, it has super sticky grip on both sides which provide stability while you stretch. The unique folding design keeps the top side of the mat clean and the straps allow you to shower the mat after practice and hang to dry, making it far more hygienic than other roll up yoga mats.
Price: £65 Available at: truelatitude.com/yogo
(16) Lonely Planet's Where to Go When
Lonely Planet's Where to go When, the ultimate trip planner for every month of the year, is a beautifully illustrated book that is both practical and inspiring. For every month of the year it presents 30 recommendations of destinations that are at their best during each month, whether due to their climate, or value or because there’s a lot going on.
Price: £19.95 Available at: truelatitude.com/wheretogo
(17) Adventure Journal
This adventure journal from Luckies is ideal for those adventurous souls who want to see the world through unique experiences. Take it with you on your next travel adventure to store your photos, ticket stubs and souvenirs. The adventure journal comes packed full of travel ideas and experiences with a collection of maps for each continent.
Price: £14.95 Available at: truelatitude.com/adventurejournal
(18) True Utility Outdoor Essentials Kit
This outdoor essentials kit from True Utility has 3 top quality survival products included, all made from stainless steel. A Fire Stash, a mini-multi tool packed full of tools and functions; and the TrueLite, a powerful keyring torch that will come in handy on any trip or adventure. The Outdoor Essential Kit makes an excellent gift for anybody who is a lover of travelling or the outdoors.
Price: £19.95 Available at: truelatitude.com/survivalkit
(19) Lonely Planets Atlas of Adventure
There are numerous ways to explore our planet and the Atlas of Adventure showcases as many of them as possible in over 150 countries. Lonely Planet tracked down our adventure-loving gurus and asked them to share their tips on where to go and what to do. Colourful, awe-inspiring images are accompanied by authoritative text from Lonely Planet's travel experts.
Price: £19.95 Available at: truelatitude.com/atlasofadventure
(20) PacSafe Anti-theft Backpack
Keep all of your valuables and gear organised and secure while you travel with a Pacsafe Anti-theft backpack. The Slingsafe LX300 anti-theft backpack has everything you need in a simple daypack. Featuring a removable anti-theft cross-body pouch, comfortable padded straps and a 15in laptop sleeve.
Price: £50 Available at: truelatitude.com/pacsafelx300
(21) LAZO 2-in-1 Lightning & Micro USB Charging Cable
Never run out of power again with this 2-in-1 Lazo charging cable is a super compact keyring with built-in with USB charging and cable and lightning connector. The cable is compatible with both Apple & Android devices as well as Go Pro and Kindles
Price: £19.95 Available at: truelatitude.com/lazo
(22) Box Portable Power Bank
Long journeys whilst travelling require a lot of phone battery to keep you entertained. Never run out of charge again with this sleek looking Box Power Bank. This super slim and lightweight 6000mAh power bank will provide 3 full charges to your smartphone or one full charge to your tablet.
Price: £20 Available at: truelatitude.com/boxpowerbank
(23) Secret Marvels of The World
This packed and fascinating title takes its readers on a journey through the world’s lesser known marvels. Dive into an underworld of the planet’s most surprising, fun, perplexing, kitsch and downright bizarre sights – and explore human stories and mysterious happenings that you won’t find inside a regular guidebook. From eerie natural wonders to historical oddities and bizarre architecture, this is a travel companion for the incurably curious.
Price: £19.95 Available at: truelatitude.com/secretmarvels
(24) Mizu Life M8 Aloha Water Bottle
Stay hydrated on the go with this stainless steel soft touch water bottle. Perfect for action packed days when you need plenty of water. This practical and durable bottle is the perfect way to cut down on waste created by single use water bottles. The icon loop cap makes it easy to clip onto your backpack.
Price: £17.95 Available at: truelatitude.com/mizualoha
(25) TrueLatitude.com Gift Card
Not sure what to buy your travel loving friend? Why not treat them to a TrueLatitude.com gift card. They will be sure to find something they love, either one of our great gifts, books or something more practical for their next adventure.
Price: £25, £50, £100 or £250 Available at: truelatitude.com/giftcards
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