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10 Hottest Travel Gifts on Amazon 2017

Can’t decide what to get the jetsetter in your life this holiday season? Check out 2017’s hottest travel gifts on Amazon for some inspiration:

Hottest Travel Gifts on Amazon

[st_content_ad]These gifts are so good you might find yourself adding an extra one in your cart just for you.

Repel Windproof Travel Umbrella

This pocket-sized umbrella is Teflon-coated to keep you dry no matter what. The umbrella has reinforced fiberglass ribs that can withstand even the strongest wind gusts. Plus, it has a lifetime guarantee.

Packable Backpack

This ultra-lightweight backpack is one of the hottest travel gifts on Amazon. It can hold up to 20 liters, but folds down to into a tiny storage pouch that fits in your pocket. Made from a high-quality waterproof nylon material, this backpack won’t suffer from rips or abrasions, and is reinforced in 31 spots.

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Rockland Expandable Carry-on Suitcase

Rockland’s carry-on spinner suitcase comes in every color of the rainbow and has an unbelievably inexpensive price tag, so no wonder it’s one of the hottest travel gifts on Amazon right now. Plus, it’s lightweight, expands for when you need more space, and has four multi-directional spinner wheels that allow you to roll smoothly through the airport.

Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders

Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders, is a bucket list for people who want to go beyond the ordinary. This book guides readers to some of the world’s most interesting secret spots, festivals, and attractions.

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Shacke Pak Packing Cube Set

This four pack of packing cubes has over 4,500 five-star reviews on Amazon, thanks to its durability, light weight, and attractive design. The set includes an extra-large, large, medium, and small cube, as well as a laundry bag for all your dirty clothes.

Travel Bottle Set

Refillable travel bottles let you bring your favorite toiletries on the road, saving you money and helping the environment. Each of the three leak-proof bottles has a wide mouth for easy filling without spilling.

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SwissGear TSA ScanSmart Laptop Backpack

SwissGear’s TSA ScanSmart backpack makes traveling with your laptop easy—the lay-flat design means you won’t have to take your computer out at security. The backpack is among this year’s hottest travel gifts because  it protects your laptop with a water-resistant exterior and padded interior.

Hanging Luggage Scale

For the chronic overpacker, a gift of this digital luggage scale could be a huge money-saver. This small scale lets you accurately weigh your bag in seconds, so there won’t be any surprises (or surcharges) at check-in.

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Three-Piece American Tourister Luggage Set

At just $51 for the entire set, this American Tourister checked bag, carry-on suitcase, and personal item pack is a great value that’s sure to impress. Choose from red, purple, or black, and send someone off in style.

RFID-Blocking Passport Wallet

Not all of this year’s hottest travel gifts are big; this one is small enough to fit in a pocket. Keep your passport, tickets, credit cards, and more organized and safe in this RFID-Blocking passport wallet. It comes in fun colors including rose gold and basic black, so you can get one for all the travelers on your list.

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What do you think the hottest travel gifts this year will be? Follow Caroline on Instagram @TravelWithCaroline for gift inspiration and travel photos from around the world.  

By Caroline Morse Teel

Unfortunately for her bank account, Principal Editor Caroline Morse Teel is powerless to resist a good flight deal. Follow her on Instagram @TravelWithCaroline.

Caroline joined Boston-based SmarterTravel in 2011 after living in Ireland, London, and Manhattan. She's traveled to all seven continents, jumped out of planes, and bungeed off bridges in the pursuit of a good story. She loves exploring off-the-beaten path destinations, anything outdoorsy, and all things adventure.

Her stories have also appeared online at USA Today, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Yahoo,, TripAdvisor, Buzzfeed, Jetsetter, Oyster, Airfarewatchdog, and others.

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