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Here are 25 gift ideas for moms that travel, including gorgeous yet functional travel accessories!

 


Gift Ideas for Mom


 

 

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Gifts Ideas for Mom Recommendations

 

 

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Secret Bra Wallet Travel Money Pouch

 

RFID Bra Stash

 

The Compass Rose Secret Bra Wallet with RFID is an anti-theft device is the perfect travel gift for mom. She can use it as a hidden money stash to store excess cash and cards so she only has to keep the essentials in her wallet.

If her purse get stolen or lost, she’ll have the bulk of her cash and cards securely stored underneath her clothing so she’s never left unprepared.

While there are other bra stashes on the market, the Compass Rose bra stash is the only one made with an extra long strap to fit DD+cup sizes and a range of bra band widths. It’s also the only bra stash with RFID protection.

 

 

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Travelon Anti-Theft Crossbody

 

A Crossbody Bag

 

Not only is it pretty, but this purse also helps keep mom’s stuff safe while she’s traveling. Travelon’s a popular brand with our readers and this is one of our top picks!

 

Check out our roundup of the best anti-theft travel bags based on the top picks from TFG readers!

 

 

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Compass Rose Packing Cubes

 

Packing Cubes

 

Compass Rose Packing Cubes offer your mom a new, efficient way to organize her luggage.

They have a unique color and number coded packing system that allows her to pack using one of my six one-of-a-kind packing strategies. By separating her belongings by color or number, you’ll always know exactly where to find what she needs.

 

 

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Waypoint Goods Travel Infinity Scarf

 

A Pocketed Scarf

 

This Infinity scarf is a TFG reader favorite. At under $50, it is a unique travel gift for mom that will help her enjoy a safer and more stylish experience. Plus, It’s something she can use not only on the road, but at home, too. Can’t go wrong with this one!

 

Read these tips on how to keep your passport safe while traveling!

 

 

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Ecco Damara Ankle Gladiator Sandal

 

A Comfortable Sandal

 

Feeling the androgynous style? Check out this black-and-beige leather combination from Ecco. Dual-colored, thick elastic straps are constructed atop an indulgent footbed for optimal comfort.

Offering versatility in both movement and appearance, these cute walking sandals will be your mom’s best friend if she’s packing cropped pants, boyfriend jeans, and blazers.

 

Here are comfortable walking sandals that are stylish, too!

 

 

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BaBylissPRO Tourmaline Titanium 3000 Dryer

 

A Hair Dryer

 

For smooth and frizz-free hair in a matter of minutes, the BaByliss PRO travel hair dryer uses millions of natural ions to eliminate static electricity. The very lightweight dual voltage dryer instantly dries hair with far-infrared heat while protecting it from damage.

The BaBylisspro Tourmaline Titanium Travel Dryer gets the TFG readers’ and editors’ votes for the best travel hair dryer! It’s so lightweight, good quality, well-priced, foldable, and dual voltage.

 

We’ve rounded up the best travel hair dryer options for local and international trips!

 

 

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International Travel Adapter

 

Travel Adapter

 

If you’re looking for a present for a traveler that loves to visit countries in Europe, or around the world, an international travel adapter is the perfect gift that they can use for their electronics. This lets you plug a device into the outlet in another country.

The Compass Rose Travel Adapter is a must-have for frequent flyers. You can charge up to 3 devices at once in over 150+ countries. Plus, due to its bright red color you won’t leave it behind, especially on a white hotel room wall.

 

 

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Hello Soap Travel Quotes Soap 5-Piece Set

 

Travel Quotes Soap

 

In my search for solid toiletries, the girls at Hello Soap sent me a few of their products including their wanderlust-worthy Travel Quotes Soap 5-Piece collection. So cute!

They make great gifts for the traveler that loves natural products and likes to pack light (without liquids).

Aside from having the perfect travel size natural soaps, they have fun colorful shapes ranging from cupcakes to legos to Christmas Santas. They make the perfect gift for yourself or your mom.

 

 

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Delsey Luggage Chatelet Hard+ 21 Inch Carry On

 

A Stylish Suitcase

 

If you want to give mom a luxe look without a high price tag, the Chatelet is gorgeous yet well-priced in comparison to similar styles on the market. Our favorite is the one with the ivory cream exterior lined with a lovely red interior. They now also have a softside version, too!

 

Discover the best luggage brands for travel and why they love them!

 

 

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Insulated Stainless-Steel Coffee and Tea Mug

 

A Coffee Travel Mug: Bodum Travel French Press

 

I earned some serious points with this Bodum travel French press one Christmas. If mom’s into coffee, she’ll be thrilled to use this at home or on the go!

 

For more travel gifts for home, check out this post!

 

 

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Yosi Samra Ballet Flat

 

A Comfortable Ballet Flat

 

Yosi Samra is the creator of the original foldable ballet flats and for under $100! The Samara Ballerinas are some of our favorite foldable flat shoes because they’re packable, made with real leather, durable, and comfortable.

 

Looking for more ballet flat choices? We’ve rounded up of the most cute and comfortable ballet flats for your next adventure!

 

 

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6th Sense Mini Hair Straightener

 

A  Mini Hair Straightener

 

Prior to getting my hair straightened permanently, I always traveled with a flat iron and my wand. When I found this 2-in-1 duo, it was the perfect solution!

This compact curling iron from 6th Sense doubles as a flat iron to create a variety of hairstyles without worrying about carrying multiple items. This dual voltage styling tool can be taken to any country around the world without worrying about blowing a fuse.

 

Find out why the best travel hair straightener is a dual voltage flat iron and the ten best options to use!

 

 

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Washable Luggage Cover

 

A Luggage Cover

 

This travel accessory is a must-have! It prevents scratches and marks, and helps keep your mom’s luggage nice and clean. As a plus, if a bag is checked, this cover makes it easily recognizable on the luggage carousel.

 

Looking for the best carry-on suitcase? Here’s our top 12 styles to shop now!

 

 

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Stephanie Johnson Havana ml Traveler

 

A Cosmetic Bag

 

Stephanie Johnson’s travel accessories are TO DIE FOR. I discovered this brand at a travel show, and since then I’ve wanted to get my hands on just about everything in her collection!

Many of her pieces mix and match, making it one of the best travel gifts for mom!

 

Check out our top 10 toiletry bags! Which will be the best bag for you?

 

 

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Portable Travel Jewelry Box

 

A Cute Jewelry Box

 

Your mom can keep her jewelry safe and organized with this compact but functional travel jewelry case.

 

Already have a travel jewelry case? We’ve got a few other accessory travel gifts for mom ideas!

 

 

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Hanging Garment Bags

 

A Pretty Garment Bag

 

If your mom is a business traveler, this pretty garment bag will allow her to hang all her clothing and easily unpack upon arrival. It also helps her avoid wrinkles, too. That’s a plus for both business and leisure travelers!

 

Read this guide on how to choose the best packing organizers!

 

 

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Lightweight Travel Clothing Fabric Steamer

 

A Portable Steamer

 

Speaking of wrinkled clothing—no one likes wrinkles! A travel steamer helps avoid those fashion annoyances.

If your mom’s anything like mine, she’ll pack her full-size steamer in her suitcase, so help her pack lighter while staying perfectly dressed throughout her vacation!

 

Here are some of our favorite tech-savvy gadgets and stylish travel accessories!

 

 

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Urban Health Tracker/Smart Jewelry

 

A Health Tracker

 

It looks like a beautiful bracelet but in fact, it’s a health tracker! It’ll track your mom’s steps while she’s sightseeing, sleep patterns, and keep an eye on her stress levels, too. It can also be worn as a necklace or a clip!

 

Here are 5 wellness tips to stay healthy while traveling!

 

 

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6 Pairs Graduated Compression Trouser Socks

 

Cute Compression Socks

 

Give your mom the gift of comfort with a functional yet fun pair of compression socks! They’ll help her feet feel less swollen after a long plane ride, and she’ll feel more rejuvenated for the journey ahead. Her feet will thank you!

 

Here are a few airplane essentials to bring along that might make your flight bearable—even enjoyable!

 

 

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Our Adventure Book

 

A Scrapbook

 

If mom loves to DIY, create a custom scrapbook featuring all her best vacation memories. It could even be a mom and daughter trip you took together or a blank scrapbook like the one above that you can fill in for a future trip.

 

Need gift ideas for an adventure traveler who loves exploring the great outdoors? Read this guide!

 

 

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Spasilk Silk Pillowcase

 

Travel Pillow Case

 

A silk pillowcase can help your mom get a restful night’s sleep abroad, especially if she’s been traveling all day. They also have beauty benefits for skin and hair helping prevent wrinkles, split ends, and reduces frizz (bonus in high humidity areas).

As a plus, they’re hygienic and will make her feel a little more at home when you’re hotel hopping. Let’s just say, we consider these a travel must!

 

Learn more about why we love traveling with our own travel pillow case!

 

 

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Heat Holders Fleece Neck Warmer

 

A Fleece Neck Warmer

 

Instead of packing a scarf, which takes up a surprising amount of luggage space, keeping a fleece neck warmer handy during a flight is a great idea in case the air conditioning is too severe.

This is one of the best travel gifts for mom because it will save luggage space and keep her comfortable during her flight!

 

Read these tips on how to stay warm on a long haul flight!

 

 

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S’well 17oz Water Bottle

 

A Travel Bottle

 

The bottles are insulated and stainless steel, so cold drinks stay cold, and you never have to worry about liquids leaking.

This 17-ounce bottle is the perfect size for travel, and we love the wood design. Many readers and travelers consider S’well to make the best water bottle for travel.

 

Our readers share their best travel water bottle options for both cold and hot beverages!

 

 

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Pack Light Stylishly

 

Packing Guide: Packing Light Stylishly

 

Give her the gift of packing light stylishly—the skill and the eBook!

 

Tired of packing too many things? Read this helpful guide on how to stop overpacking!

 

 

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Julian Nylon Backpack

 

A Lightweight Backpack

 

This Rebecca Minkoff backpack is great for any busy mom! She can keep her hands free to sightsee or hold on to the kiddos, too. It’s available in other colors!

 

Here are 12 gorgeously-designed backpacks for travel!

 

 

Gift Ideas for Mom Comparison Chart

 

BRAND / MODEL FEATURES RATING PRICE
Secret Bra Wallet Travel Money Pouch The Compass Rose Secret Bra Wallet with RFID is an anti-theft device is the perfect travel gift for mom. Check Price
Travelon Anti-Theft Crossbody Travelon’s a popular brand with our readers and this is one of our top picks! Check Price
Compass Rose Packing Cubes Compass Rose Packing Cubes offer your mom a new, efficient way to organize her luggage. Check Price
Waypoint Goods Travel Infinity Scarf It is a unique travel gift for mom that will help her enjoy a safer and more stylish experience. Check Price
Ecco Damara Ankle Gladiator Sandal These cute walking sandals will be your mom’s best friend if she’s packing cropped pants, boyfriend jeans, and blazers. Check Price
BaBylissPRO Tourmaline Titanium 3000 Dryer The BaBylisspro Tourmaline Titanium Travel Dryer gets the TFG readers’ and editors’ votes for the best travel hair dryer! It’s so lightweight, good quality, well-priced, foldable, and dual voltage. Check Price
International Travel Adapter The Compass Rose Travel Adapter is a must-have for frequent flyers. You can charge up to 3 devices at once in over 150+ countries. Plus, due to its bright red color you won’t leave it behind, especially on a white hotel room wall. Check Price
Hello Soap Travel Quotes Soap 5-Piece Set They make great gifts for the traveler that loves natural products and likes to pack light (without liquids). Check Price
Delsey Luggage Chatelet Hard+ 21 Inch Carry On The Chatelet is gorgeous yet well-priced in comparison to similar styles on the market. Our favorite is the one with the ivory cream exterior lined with a lovely red interior. Check Price
Insulated Stainless-Steel Coffee and Tea Mug If mom's into coffee, she’ll be thrilled to use this at home or on the go! Check Price
Yosi Samra Ballet Flat The Samara Ballerinas are some of our favorite foldable flat shoes because they’re packable, made with real leather, durable, and comfortable. Check Price
6th Sense Mini Hair Straightener This compact curling iron from 6th Sense doubles as a flat iron to create a variety of hairstyles without worrying about carrying multiple items. Check Price
Washable Luggage Cover This travel accessory is a must-have! It prevents scratches and marks, and helps keep your mom’s luggage nice and clean Check Price
Stephanie Johnson Havana ml Traveler Stephanie Johnson’s travel accessories are TO DIE FOR. I discovered this brand at a travel show, and since then I’ve wanted to get my hands on just about everything in her collection! Check Price
Portable Travel Jewelry Box Your mom can keep her jewelry safe and organized with this compact but functional travel jewelry case. Check Price
Hanging Garment Bags If your mom is a business traveler, this pretty garment bag will allow her to hang all her clothing and easily unpack upon arrival. Check Price
Lightweight Travel Clothing Fabric Steamer Speaking of wrinkled clothing—no one likes wrinkles! A travel steamer helps avoid those fashion annoyances Check Price
Urban Health Tracker/Smart Jewelry It looks like a beautiful bracelet but in fact, it’s a health tracker! It’ll track your mom’s steps while she’s sightseeing, sleep patterns, and keep an eye on her stress levels, too. Check Price
6 Pairs Graduated Compression Trouser Socks Give your mom the gift of comfort with a functional yet fun pair of compression socks! Check Price
Our Adventure Book If mom loves to DIY, create a custom scrapbook featuring all her best vacation memories. Check Price
Spasilk Silk Pillowcase A silk pillowcase can help your mom get a restful night's sleep abroad, especially if she’s been traveling all day. Check Price
Heat Holders Fleece Neck Warmer This is one of the best travel gifts for mom because it will save luggage space and keep her comfortable during her flight! Check Price
S'well 17oz Water Bottle This 17-ounce bottle is the perfect size for travel, and we love the wood design. Many readers and travelers consider S’well to make the best water bottle for travel. Check Price
Pack Light Stylishly Give her the gift of packing light stylishly—the skill and the eBook! Check Price
Julian Nylon Backpack This Rebecca Minkoff backpack is great for any busy mom! She can keep her hands free to sightsee or hold on to the kiddos, too. It’s available in other colors! Check Price

 

 


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