2019 Holiday Gift Guide: 7 Travel Gifts for the Wanderer on Your List

Better Chicago 2019 Gift Guide Travel

These gifts are perfect for that loved one who always seems to be off on an adventure (and wants their trip go as smoothly as possible).

The Everywhere Bag, Away, $195

The perfect bag for any journey, you can easily store everything you need for your trip with pockets for your laptop, phone, umbrella, and more. Comes in nylon, pebbled leather, or limited edition fabrics in a variety of colors.

travel gifts: The Everywhere Bag from Away

Carbon Umbrella, Hedgehog Umbrella, $99

A serious traveler needs a serious umbrella, and this one withstands winds up to 70 miles per hour (so they’ll never need to worry about their umbrella flipping inside out ever again). This umbrella also comes with a carbon fiber frame and a Global Lifetime Warranty in six color options.

travel gifts: Carbon Umbrella from Hedgehog Umbrella

CALPAK 5-Piece Packing Cube Set, $58, Nordstrom

Packing cubes are a must for any traveler, but this set is also stylish with eight colors and prints to choose from (like Rose Gold, Leopard, and Gold Marble).

travel gifts: CALPAK packing cubes

Compact Mirror Power Bank, Boon Supply, $36

Make sure they never run out of battery life (and the ability to share all of their adventures with you) with this power bank that doubles as a compact mirror. Best of all, 40 percent of your purchase will go to the organization of your choice.

travel gifts: Compact Mirror Power Bank from Boon Supply

Baby Alpaca Square Edge Cape, Cuyana, $215

Cuyana is all about owning fewer things that are made better and with intention. These clothes can be worn for years and years, including this super-soft cape that’s perfect for layering on a travel day. Comes in four colors.

travel gifts: Cuyana Baby Alpaca Square Edge Cape

Passport Wallet, Shinola, $150

This handcrafted leather wallet is “made to withstand decades of travel” and includes five card pockets and a passport pocket. Shop at Shinola stores in Chicago and Oak Brook.

travel gifts: Shinola passport wallet



444 Central Ave., Highland Park, 847-433-6466

ENAZ Vest Bag

The Vest Bag is the ultimate carry all and can be worn by any woman on the go! Designed in genuine leather, this unique piece comes with multiple pockets including a large back compartment that can store almost anything. Give the gift of being hands free and effortlessly chic!

  Who We Are       NFP Support       Magazine       Programs       Donate