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The 12 Best Stocking Stuffers for Travelers

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From mini beauty products to perfect photo accessories, these travel stocking stuffers will impress your friends without taking up much of their precious suitcase space.

Grip2u Phone Case

Grip2u phone case

With a handy band around the back of the case, the Grip2u prevents untimely drops and makes it easier to snap a few selfies. The case is available for iPhone and Galaxy.

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EPICKA Universal Travel Adapter

epicka universal travel adapter

Adapters are an absolute must for international travel, and this mini one works in more than 150 countries. Your traveler friend will never have to worry about finding the perfect adapter again.

RECESS Travel Kit

RECESS travel kit

Never worry about cleanliness with this travel kit from RECESS. Whether your traveler friend is stepping off the plane or heading to their millionth sightseeing spot of the day, these wipes will keep them fresh on the go and fit snugly in their travel bag. The kit includes deodorant wipes, antibacterial wipes, and aloe wipes for soothing.

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CoasterStone Old World Map Coasters

CoasterStone old world map coasters

Your giftee can literally have the world at their fingertips with these stone and cork coasters decorated with beautiful Old World maps.

Tide to Go

Tide to go

Tide to Go may not be the most glamorous stocking stuffer for travelers, but it’s perhaps the most useful. This handy pen will instantly erase stains when you’re out and about—no soap, water, or laundry machine required.

Elzama Infinity Scarf with Hidden Zipper Pocket

Elzama infinity scarf with hidden zipper pocket

Your travel-loving buddy can stay warm while keeping their valuables concealed in this cleverly designed infinity scarf. The hidden zipper pocket fits items such as a passport, credit cards, or a phone.

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HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer

HP sprocket portable photo printer

Ever wish you could print pictures straight from your phone? With the pocket-sized HP Sprocket, you can have gorgeous photo prints in seconds. This printer will instantly memorialize the highlights of any trip.

Subtl Beauty Portable Makeup Stack

Subtl beauty portable makeup stack

With Subtl Beauty’s customizable makeup stacks, it has never been easier to apply makeup touch-ups on the go. Select different shades of products including concealer, bronzer, and powder to get a compact stack of makeup essentials that fit in the palm of your hand.

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Quip Toothbrush

Quip toothbrush

The quip is excellent if your traveler friend can’t bear the thought of living without their electric toothbrush. Compact and battery-powered, it comes with a portable suction holder.

Jabra Elite 65t Earbuds

Jabra elite 65t earbuds

The wireless headphone market has an overwhelming number of options, but Jabra’s earbuds make perfect stocking stuffers. These wireless earbuds offer excellent sound quality, come in a compact charging case, and last for hours on a single charge.

Dagne Dover Accordion Travel Wallet

Dagne dover accordion travel wallet

Your favorite traveler will never want to buy another wallet again. Dagne Dover’s sleek travel wallet features a magnetic closure and lots of pockets to store a passport, cash, and cards.

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Casery Go Belt Yourself

Casery go belt yourself

The vegan leather Go Belt Yourself phone case can be strapped to your giftee’s belt or purse so that it’s safe and always close by.

Traveling? Don’t Forget the Essentials

Whether you’re gifting a loved one or splurging solely on yourself, heading into a trip with luggage from the early 2000s is a risk no one should take. From the incredibly popular, futuristic carry-on from Away to our favorite pair of noise-canceling headphones, these are necessities all travelers need.

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Editor’s note: This story was originally published in 2018. It has been updated to reflect the most current information. Alyssa Lukpat and Sarah Schlichter contributed to this story.

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