Looking for a fun gift idea to spoil a mom who loves to travel for her Birthday, Christmas or Mother’s Day? We’ve put together our list of the best travel gifts for mom (from one who frequently travels and wishes her loved one’s used this list too!). Finding travel gifts isn’t always easy, especially when searching for a fun and practical gift for your partner, wife, or friend. You want it to be meaningful, useful and compact, while not getting the same reaction as the blender did that year my boyfriend bought me a “practical” gift.
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Experience Gifts for Moms Who Travel
Take A Trip Together
What better way to celebrate a mom’s love of travel then to organize a trip together. It doesn’t have to be an extravagant, far away trip to the Bahamas or a beach vacation in Hawaii. Although if you have a larger budget this can certainly be a once in a lifetime memory making idea.
If you have a smaller budget, or less time, here are a few fun ideas:
- Book a staycation at a gorgeous local vacation home or hotel – Spend the night or the weekend.
- Grab a Go City Pass and be a tourist in your own hometown. Visit a museum you’ve been wanting to see, or take in a play and delicious food from a restaurant you’ve never been, but wanted to try.
- Visit local tourist spots and take funny photos of each other at each place. Then create a “vacation” photobook to give to her afterwards.
- Have a theme night, based on her favourite place to visit. For example if she loves Greece, make Greek food, watch a good movie that has Greece in it, listen to music or musicians from Greece.
Speaking in the language of the country you are visiting is such a great way to connect with people. Even when you do it badly!
Language lessons are a gift that keeps on giving. One your mom can also take on the road with her and use trip after trip.
Travel themed subscription boxes have come a long way. There are so many different themes with everything from country specific food & snacks & online cultural experiences, to home decor, beach wear and vacations in a box, so you can travel from home. You can check out our whole list of favourite travel subscription boxes or try one of these:
Globetrotting mom’s will love a gift of travel experiences. Especially if they are planning a trip in the near future. It’s a great way to help them with experiences they may not be able to afford, or even think of, making them them most memorable and unique travel gifts out there. Some fun ideas include:
Subscriptions & Memberships for Moms Who Travel
Raising kids costs a fortune! Give your mom the gift of amazing deals to the best destinations where she can save up to 90% on flights.
Mom’s don’t have time to be scouring the internet for hours, looking for the best deals. Going (formerly Scott’s Cheap Flights) newsletter brings all the best deals right to her inbox.
A Prime Membership is like 4 gifts rolled into one, that Mums can use at home, while road tripping, or flying around the world. This would be a wonderful Birthday, Holiday or Mother’s Day Gift for traveler moms.
- Unlimited streaming of music
- Unlimited streaming of tv and movies
- Free fast delivery for all those travel prep purchases
- Unlimited photo storage
Travel Gifts for Moms under $25
Be a mom’s hero. Every traveling mom has to carry and organize all the various technology pieces for the kids. As a mom you don’t want to forget anything or hear the endless whining as a result!
An electronic organizer will make that job much easier.
There’s nothing worse than trying to untangle a mess of delicate necklaces that have curled into a ball.
A travel jewelry case is the perfect gift for mom’s who love to travel and bring their bling with them.
Give the gift of a little peace and quiet with a touch of luxury.
A silk sleep mask makes a great gift idea for traveling mom’s who are looking to get a better nights sleep in an unfamiliar place. Plus it’s small, so she can tuck it into her carry-on, purse or other bag easily.
Inspire their next travels with a fun selection of travel books. Or pick up an international cookbook with recipes they can try at home from their favourite country. Better yet, make a gift coupon where you will make a recipe of her chosing from the cookbook. Choose a paperback or kindle version if they have an e-reader.
Best Travel Gifts for Moms under $50
A Family Travel Map would make a fun gift idea for Mother’s Day, or any holiday, that has that personal touch Mom’s love so much.
Travelers love gifts that are versatile. An Infinity scarf with a hidden compartment is a useful & stylish gift, that can also hide valuables, and keep your favorite mom warm as it converts into a blanket. Perfect for those cool overnight or long flights.
#MomLife is a thing. Make sure she always has a cup of coffee or tea on the go, with a personalized travel mug. They are easy to take anywhere, and are sustainable, so great for the eco-conconcious mom.
Inspire wanderlust and celebrate your travel partner with a sweet globe necklace.
Mom’s love having special jewelry close to their heart, that reminds them of you, and their passion for adventures.
Travel Gifts for Mom Over $50
Anti Theft Backpack
Traveling moms have so much to take care of wrangling kids, luggage, carrying snacks, devices and wallet. The last thing she needs to be worrying about is if her valuables are safe.
An anti theft backback makes an ideal gift for mom who travels a lot, whether it’s commuting to school, work or heading out on adventures. Check out our other top favourite anti theft travel backpack options.
A travel mom must have her toiletries! Grab a personalized travel toiletry bag that is not only cute, but will last a long time. It comes in at least 9 colors, so their are plenty of options to suit their personality.
An e-reader or Kindle is the gift of a thousand adventures, all in one small device that your favourite mom can take on a plane, train, or car.
No need to carry heavy books around, or run out of reading material to read after the kids are in bed.
If they already havea Kindle, set them up with a kindle unlimited subscription.
Stylish & sturdy, the Away Suitcase will be their favourite travel accessory. Specifically designed to fit more, even the carry-on suitcase will fit all the necessities.
Built by travellers for travellers, this gift will ensure smooth sailing (and rolling) for trips years to come.
the Best Travel Gifts for Mom
The best travel gifts for mom are one’s that you buy! I know cheesy, but mom’s do appreciate thoughtful gifts that help make life easier for them when out exploring the world with and without their kids.
Did we miss any of your favourite Gifts for Moms who love to travel? Let us know.
Looking for more gift ideas for Mom? Try:
- All About Mom / Stepmom or Grandma Questionnaire
- Free Mom Coupon Printables for kids to give their moms
- Epic Gifts for Beach Lovers
- Travel themed Subscription Boxes
- RV Gifts for easy road trippin’
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