With the festive season fast approaching, it’s time to turn our thoughts to gifts for the special people in our lives…but what to get the man or woman who has everything? If they’re a seasoned traveler, then our ultimate luxury travel gift guide should hopefully give you some inspiration.
Luxury Travel Gift Guide – For weekends away
Looking for something a bit different? This stylish weekend bag by British brand Elvis & Kresse is made from decommisioned fire hoses. Even the lining is unique – its made from old auction banners.
For a personal touch
Locating your bags on the luggage carousel can be tricky but with this personalized luggage tag by luxury British leather goods brand Ettinger, yours will stand out for all the right reasons.
For capturing your photos in style
Such a great idea that it’s surprising no one thought of it until recently, Flytographer offers access to photographers in 200 cities worldwide. It’s easy to arrange all the details with your very own shoot concierge and they even give you style tips so that you look your best on the day.
For peace and quiet!
Want to cancel out all the noise around you whilst travelling? These stylish Bose wireless headphones will do the job nicely.
For those that like surprises
Who doesn’t enjoy a bit of mystery? One of the hot new trends in travel is a surprise trip to an unknown destination. Several companies now offer this service, including Jubel, Pack Up & Go and Bolsover Cruise Club with their 16 night mystery voyage.
For chic resortwear
Wear this marine inspired number by Sophia Alexia and you’re pretty much assured to get compliments from strangers. It’s long enough to be worn as a dress around town or poolside cover up.
For avid readers
Louis Vuitton is famous for its steamer trunks and this book on the history of the travel trunk is full of fascinating anecdotes. For the foodie, Linda Lang’s 5 Star Recipes from World Famous Hotels & Resorts should definitely appeal.
For tech geeks
American luggage brand Raden is carving out a name for itself with its smart designs. Their suitcases have weighing scales in the handle, two built-in chargers and location technology to alert you when they arrive on the airport carousel.
For beach bunnies
You’ll be the most stylish person on the beach with this unusual round beach towel by You Me and the Dream. There’s space enough for a family of four to sit on and the cotton velour makes it extremely comfortable.
For photography fans
For the tech geek in your life, this 360 degree camera by Ricoh will capture every angle of your trip. As well as photos, it can take spherical videos up to 25 minutes long which you can then transfer to your smartphone by WiFi.
For ingenious travel wear
This ingenious collection of reversible clothing from American brand Jia will give you several outfits in one. We particularly like their cashmere cardigan dresses for keeping you warm on chilly flights.
For jet setters
For those more used to private jets than flying commercial, access to the VIP terminal at Heathrow would make an excellent present. With a door to door chauffeur service, its own screening and immigration facilities private lounges and gourmet food on offer, it makes a great start to a trip.
For nostalgic romance
The Orient-Express is synonymous with luxury rail travel, and this year the group behind this iconic brand have launched a new train in Ireland. The Belmond Grand Hibernian is the first luxury rail experience in Ireland and with several routes all departing from Dublin, it would make an excellent gift for those who are nostalgic for the golden days of travel.
We hope that you’ve found this luxury travel gift guide helpful, roll on the festive season!
What travel gifts do you have your eye on?
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