50+ Unique Travel Gifts for Men

Looking for some great travel gifts for men for that jet-setting dude in your life? Finding unique travel gifts no longer has to be difficult because we’ve carefully picked out and put together this killer list of 50+ unique travel gifts for men! From amazing travel accessories, electronics, great travel clothes, travel gear, and little knick-knacks that can save your travel-loving buddy’s day.

You can skip to each category using this table of contents below. If you’re looking for more gift ideas around the holidays, check out these travel Christmas ornaments!


Travel Accessories

Rick & Morty Luggage Tags

Help your favorite travel dude identify his luggage at the carousel with this unique travel gift, awesome Rick & Morty luggage tags! Wubba Lubba Dub Dub! Shop here.

 Rainproof Backpack Cover

You never know when weather will take a turn for the worse so this next travel gift for men will keep them and their valuables covered when rain strikes. These waterproof backpack covers fit around just about any size backpack with its elastic design.

The material is durable and easily folds up to a small size and can fit in your backpack at all times without taking up any space at all.  Shop here.

RFID Blocking Sleeves for Cards

There’s no need to buy a special wallet when traveling to block people from scanning your cards and stealing your information with these RFID blocking sleeves for individual credit cards. This is a unique travel gift that will help save your travel guy keep his information safe. Shop here.

Katadyn SteriPen

steripen unique travel gift for menThis unique travel gift is perfect for any traveler. Many countries don’t have safe drinking water from the tap and require you to buy bottled water.

Save plastic, the world needs less of it and make any water safe drinking water with the SteriPen. We have one and we love it.

This UV water purifier destroys more than 99.9 percent of harmful microorganisms, including Giardia, bacteria, viruses and protozoa. Great for outdoor expeditions as well! Shop here.

Batman Sleeping Mask

unique travel gifts for menThis next unique travel gift for men shows them they are the superhero they are. Haha, not really but this is probably the coolest sleeping mask we have ever seen. This Batman sleeping mask with one eye open lets people know your favorite travel guy is pretty BA. Shop here.


Travel Shoe Bags

Shoes are gross, dirty, can smell, and carry tons of bacteria. This is a great travel gift for men to help keep their luggage safe from their smelly, stinky, bacteria-filled shoes. These handy shoe bags let you store your shoes so it doesn’t touch the rest of the clothes or contents in the bag and keeps dirt off your clothes. Shop here.

Leather Passport Holder & Wallet with RFID protection

This beautiful leather passport holder doubles as a wallet with RFID protection is the perfect unique travel gift for men. The stylish, sleek leather design comes in three different colors and is made of genuine leather.

Comes with an RFID lining protecting your pal from high tech thieves scanning credit cards and stealing information. Shop here.

Pacsafe Portable Safe

This is not only an amazing unique travel gift for men, but for everyone. Keep your mind at ease when you travel with this portable safe by Pacsafe. This 5L bag has a  360-degree eXomesh stainless steel wire mesh embedded into poly canvas fabric to help prevent thieves from getting into your belongings.

This size is perfect for tablets, small electronics, and cash. This portable safe also comes with a TSA lock for you to lock to something permanent in your room. Shop here. 

Compact Waterproof Dry Bag

This waterproof dry bag is a great unique travel gift for men. We love ours and use them anytime we are near water and even take our valuables in ours to the pool. After folding 3 times and closing this bag will keep your valuables safe and dry even when fully submerged in water.

Ours kept our camera safe on a tour that took us white water rafting even though our boat flipped in a rapid! Better yet, this newer design also folds up to a super compact size for when you’re not using the bag. Don’t go on another vacation without one of these dry bags! Shop here.

Compact Pocket Blanket

This next unique travel gift is perfect for any kind of traveler! This compact portable blanket has many uses whether it’s for camping in warm weather, picnics, beach, festivals, camping, or even used as a tarp! The fabric is also waterproof, puncture proof, and sand proof! Shop here.

Leather Glasses Pouch

This unique travel gift for men keeps eyeglasses and sunglasses safe when constantly on the go from getting crushed, scratched, or banged up in luggage. Made of soft leather. Shop here.

Trtl Neck Pillow

We just learned about this incredible travel pillow from a friend who let us try theirs out! This is a unique travel gift because it might be the most comfortable travel pillow on the market!

Not only is it small, portable, and washer machine friendly, but it is scientifically proven to hold your neck in a better and more comfortable position than a U Neck shaped pillow. Shop here.

Travel Space Saving Bags

These space-saving bags are a miracle unique travel gift for men! Bring extra clothes in your suitcase with these space saving bags. They really work because we have used them on long trips!

This genius design allows you to remove the air from the bags with a rolling technique, no vacuum or air pump required! Give yourself extra space for souvenirs or more of anything on your favorite traveler’s next trip! Shop here.

S’Well Vacuum Insulated Water Bottle

This is a travel gift for men! Being on the go all the time we love having a refillable water bottle. Not only are these environmentally friendly by cutting use of plastic bottles but this insulated stainless steel bottle can keep water hot up to 12 hours and cold up to 24 hours. Do your favorite traveler a favor and get them one of these bottles! Shop here. 

World Laundry Bag

Help your friend keep his clothes nice and fresh for this next unique travel gift for men. This travel size laundry bag is great to bring along so you can keep your worn clothing separate from your clean clothes until you have a chance to do laundry.

The world map print is fitting for a globetrotter! Shop here. 

Pizza Luggage Tag

Another creative and fun luggage tag, this time pizza! You should get a blue ribbon for getting this unique travel gift for men and pizza lovers. Shop here.

Turkish Towel

Gifts for Travel LoversThese Turkish Towels are a great option for a travel gift for men. These lightweight, woven, organic cotton towels are the perfect all around travel towel, impromptu picnic blanket, beach blanket, or blanket to keep you warm on a plane or bus ride.

We love how soft and versatile these towels are, plus they come in some great color options! Shop here.


Compact Windproof Travel Umbrella

This handy and portable tiny umbrella is a fantastic unique travel gift for men. This windproof and stainless steel design is durable enough to last even the most blustery of travel days. You have three-months replacement guarantee with your purchase and it comes in all sorts of cute colors! Shop here.

Puffin Sleep Mask

Unique travel gifts for menAnother cool and unique travel gift for men. This puffin sleep mask has a cool print and way cooler than a basic sleep mask. The mask is reversible and features a solid black print on the opposite side. Machine washable. Shop here.


Packing Cube Set

We can’t express enough how much we love packing cubes! Not only do they keep you organized but they also save space in your suitcase or backpack! See how in our guide to the best travel packing cubes.

This set is an amazing choice for a travel gift for men. The set is complete with 5 pieces, see how much we are able to fit into a backpack with packing cubes in this video. Your friend will thank you! Shop here.

Set of 4 Star Wars Luggage Tags

Identifying luggage and making it stand out at the luggage carousel in the airport has never been easier. This is an awesome unique travel gift for men featuring Star Wars Characters.

Not into Star Wars? Then check out all the other cool designs including Avengers, Pokemon, Totoro, Minions, and Transformers to name a few. Shop here.

First Aid Kit

This is one of the best travel gifts for men, or any traveler at that matter since you never know when you’ll get a scrape, cut, or minor injury.

This is a travel essential that everyone should carry on them. This nice portable kit includes 92 pieces in this compact bag making your traveler ready for just about anything! Shop here.

Charcoal Deodorizers

These little air purifying odor busting sachets are the perfect travel gift for men. When you’re traveling and having to pack every day sometimes you have to put damp clothing or dirty clothing in your bag which can stink up your entire bag.

Save your friend by giving them this bamboo charcoal natural deodorizing sachet set. They are small and prevent mold, mildew, and bacteria forming as well as keeping things smelling fresh and clean. Shop here.

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Travel Clothing

Rain poncho that doubles as a Tarp

Another awesome and unique travel gift for men is this reusable, lightweight, packable rain poncho that doubles as a tarp or picnic blanket.

You never know when rain will hit and it really sucks not having good rain gear to keep you and your camera dry as your sightseeing. This rain poncho comes in a few colors and is fast drying. Don’t let a little rain ruin your travel-loving pal’s trip! Shop here.

ScottEVest Lightweight Jacket with 13 Pockets

This stylish jacket and unique travel gift for men is a pickpocket’s worst nightmare. This lightweight jacket has 13 different pockets that have a weight management system engineered to balance the weight load across the entire jacket to prevent body aches and pains.

You can wear all your valuables such as laptops, lenses, cameras, ipads, and electronics without looking bulky. It’s a miracle piece of clothing. Besides being pickpocket proof this jacket is also great for carry on only travelers.

Save money on luggage fees by wearing this jacket! We’d like to give a handshake to the genius who designed this jacket! Shop here.

Cool Compression Socks

A good pair of compression socks is a great travel gift for men because they come in handy on long flights to help keep the blood circulating and keep down swelling.

Most compression socks are boring but not these bad boys! These fun printed compression socks give you all the functionality of regular compression socks but with style!

Plus there’s tons of styles to choose from. Shop here.

40L Carry On Approved Backpack

Instead of paying for tons of luggage fees get the perfect carry on that is carry on approved and can fit just about everything. Look how much I can fit into my carry on backpack in this video.

This is a great unique travel gift for men since this backpack is designed to fit a ton while still remaining carry on size. You’ll be surprised how much this can fit! Shop here.

Herschel Classic Fanny Pack

Our entire first year of traveling I didn’t go anywhere without my fanny pack. This is a great travel gift for men and a great way to carry all your essentials while being hands free while traveling.

I felt more secure having my cash and phone on my waist. Plus if you have a camera or if its raining and you need to hold an umbrella you still have free hands.

Once you wear a fanny pack you won’t go back and this one by Herschel is pretty dang cool. Shop here.

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Men’s Travel Toiletries

Muscle Balm Set

This is a must and a great unique travel gift for men! You have no idea how achy our muscles get from long plane rides, bus rides, sleeping in different beds, using different pillows, and carrying around luggage all the time.

We ALWAYS carry muscle balm to ease the aches and pains that come along with travel. This set is organic and comes with three different balms including a warming and a cooling balm. Better yet, since it’s a solid it can go in a carry on! Shop here.

Portable USB Charging Beard Trimmer

This is another essential and great travel gift for men to help keep them groomed on the go. This portable beard trimmer comes in a sleek, compact design and is chargeable by USB which makes it easy peasy to travel with to any country.

It also only takes just over an hour to charge with 70-minute battery life with 7 different length settings. Shop here.

Silicone Leaf Toothbrush Cover and Cup

These nifty little silicone leaves are pretty neat! They cover your toothbrush to keep it clean in your bag and double as a water cup to rinse after brushing! These handy little guys are a great unique travel gift for men! Comes in a pack of three. Shop here.

Mini Gummy Bear Soaps

unique travel giftsWe are obsessed with this cool and unique travel gift for men. This travel-friendly and carry on friendly soap is perfect for anyone looking to save space on soap.

No more leaky body wash bottles and traveling with a big bar of soap can get messy. These single-use gummy bear size soaps are great for showers on the go or washing hands anywhere and they are just too adorable.

Better yet they are nourishing ingredients like rose water. Just don’t eat them! Shop here.

Reef Safe Sunscreen 

Did you know that most sunscreens have harmful chemicals in them not only for people but for the environment? That’s why we are a fan of this amazing option and unique travel gift for men. This reef safe sunscreen will protect your friend without harsh chemicals! Unlike most reef safe sunscreen, ThinkSport’s sunscreen applies nicely and is easy to rub in without leaving a white residue. Shop here.

Shout it Out Stain Remover Sheets

These are an amazing essential to always have on hand and a great unique travel gift for men! Your travel-loving friend will thank you for this easy to forget about item. We use these on the go when we accidentally spill something on our clothes.

We’ve saved numerous pieces of clothing by having these on hand everywhere we go. Shop here.

Jet Lag Essential Oils

Gifts for Travel LoversFight jet lag with essential oils! This is a great unique travel gift for men and any frequent flyer or time zone hopper! This 10 mL roller includes essential oils of peppermint, wild orange, grapefruit, lemon, and coconut oil to help kick jetlag in the but the natural way. Shop here.


Beard Balm

This next travel gift for men is for the guys with beards! This beard balm will keep your beard stylin’ in this easy travel size tin and solid formula you can throw in your carry on and not worry about liquid spillage or carry on allowances.

Plus this beard is made of all natural ingredients including Argan Oil, Jojoba oil, Mango Butter and Beeswax and has a money back guarantee! Shop here.

Fish Nail Clipper Set

This cool unique travel gift for men is for nail care on the go but in a fun fishy nail clipper set. This set includes two sizes of nail clippers that are perfect for travel and to throw in your on the go bag. Shop here.

Bear & Rabbit Silicone Toiletry Bottle Set

This next travel gift for men are these fun bear and rabbit silicone toiletry bottle set! Carry all your liquid toiletries in these carry on friendly size bottles. Travel toiletries don’t have to be boring, they can be cool too! Shop here.

Brickell Men’s Lip Balm with SPF

When you’re on the go and traveling you expose your skin to sun, wind, cold weather, hot weather, and extreme conditions which can leave lips dried and cracked. This next travel gift for men will keep them protected plus besides being ultra moisturizing this lip balm also provides UVB and UVA SPF protection from the sun. Shop here.

Solid Bee Bar Lotion

Keep your pal’s skin hydrated and soft without using up your liquid allowance in your carry on or worrying about exploding bottles in your suitcase when traveling! This Bee Bar lotion formula is made of beeswax with ingredients like with shea butter, cocoa butter, vitamin E, and kukui nut oil making it an amazing unique travel gift for men.

Besides being incredibly handy a little goes a far way and one jar of this will last up to 6 months even with daily use! Shop here.

Lush Boom Toothy Tabs (solid toothpaste)

Lush solid toothpaste tablets Join the cult following of these charcoal and baking soda toothpaste tabs by Lush Cosmetics. This is a unique travel gift for men who like to do carry on travel and don’t want to waste any of their liquid allowance on a giant tube of toothpaste.

Made with natural oils and Benzoin resinoid this natural recipe leaves your mouth fresh and clean and even has whitening powers! Shop here.

Solid Facial Cleansing Stick

This next travel gift for men is one of my all-time favorite travel toiletries! This solid facial cleanser design is genius and I have been traveling with one the past year and a half!

No need to worry about liquid allowances for carry on travelers with this solid formula. Plus, one of these sticks lasts up to 6 months! Shop here.

Men’s Travel Toiletry Set

Check out this one-stop men’s travel toiletry set that’s a perfect and unique travel gift for men. This kit covers it all including NIVEA Men Sensitive Post Shave Balm (3.3 Fl. Oz.), NIVEA Men Sensitive Shaving Gel (7 Oz.), NIVEA Men Sensitive Face Wash (5 Fl. Oz.), NIVEA Men Sensitive Protective Lotion (2.5 Fl. Oz.), NIVEA Men Sensitive Body Wash (16.9 Fl. Oz.). Shop here.

Men’s Toiletry Travel Bag

This is a great travel gift for men to keep all their toiletries organized in this double zip bag. Made from heavy-duty canvas with genuine leather trim. Comes in three great colors! Shop here.

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Travel Electronics

JOBY GorillaPod Mobile Rig

JOBY-GorillaPod-Mobile-RigOne of our favorite travel gifts for men are the awesome vlogging tripods from JOBY. We love our JOBY GorillaPod Mobile Rig because it works perfectly as a smartphone tripod as well as a vlogging tripod with tons of cool features. Shop here.

Pizza Power Bank

This is one of our favorite unique travel gifts for men. This pizza power bank is not only fun but super handy to have when you travel as you’ll always need extra juice on the go for smartphones, GoPro cameras, or anything that charges with a USB. Shop here.

Car Suction Phone Holder

This is a great travel gift for men who do alot of road tripping! We would have loved to have this when we were road tripping for directions or navigation. Besides being travel-friendly this is also great to use at home too! Shop here.

Phone Camera Lens

Maybe your traveler buddy doesn’t have an expensive DSLR or fancy camera gear, no worries! You can help your friend up their travel photography game with their smartphone with this lens kit for phones!

There’s no better way to remember your trip than to have amazing photos forever. This is an amazing unique travel gift for men! This kit includes a wide angle and macro lens with carrying case and phone clip.  Shop here.

Bluetooth Remote for Smartphone Cameras

This item goes great with the phone tripod and is an amazing travel gift for men to help him take photos on his trip! Set up this tiny remote to smartphone so you can set up the perfect shot and snap the photo when ready with the remote from a distance.

We have one of these for our big camera and it is so handy when we want to take a photo together and don’t want to bother a stranger to take a photo for us, plus we get to set up the photo exactly how we want it! Shop here.

The Ultimate Universal Adapter

This universal adapter is an amazing unique travel gift for men that they don’t even realize they need! You can charge up to 7 devices at once using the 4 USB ports and 3 outlets with a surge protector including 4 different international adaptors.

There’s a one year warranty and what’s even better is that you can use this bad boy at home too! Shop here.

Waterproof Phone Case

This is an all-time favorite unique travel gift for men. This waterproof phone case comes in handy no matter where you go.

Besides being super small and easy to travel with this little waterproof case can save your phones life or help you take photos during water sports like snorkeling, kayaking, swimming, or going to a water park or snow!

It even stores some extra cash and credit cards in there with your phone. What’s even better is that you can still use your touchscreen through the case. Shop here.

Two Port Power Bank

Another practical power bank to keep all the USB chargeable devices from dying on the road. We love having one of these on the go. This one can charge up to two devices at once which can in handy especially if your travel pal is using a GoPro or iPad or any USB chargeable device on their travels.his two port power bank can charge an iPhone 8 or under almost five times, an iPhone X or Samsung Galaxy S8 three times, or an iPad once fully. Shop here.

Head Phone Cable Organizer

There’s nothing more annoying than tangled up headphones in your bag, that’s where these headphone cable organizers come in hand and are a great travel gift for men! There are tons of fun colors to choose from to keep your favorite traveler organized! They will thank you later. Shop here.

Electronic Organizer

These are so handy when you travel to keep all your electronics cables organized. It’s something you don’t realize you need until you travel with a few electronics and have cables everywhere loose in your bag. Stay organized with this convenient unique travel gift for men! Shop here.

Cool Camera Strap

Snazz up your friend’s camera with this cool herringbone camera strap with this unique travel gift for men. Made of a durable material with an anti-slip surface and fits all brands of DSLR cameras. Shop here.

Waterproof Headlamp

This next unique travel gift for men is incredibly practical and great for adventurers. We used head torches all over during our trip to SouthEast Asia and is great for camping.

Besides being travel-friendly this lamp is also waterproof which makes it perfect for and water adventures like cenotes in Mexico to fishing at night. Shop here.


Does your favorite traveler like to read? This is a great travel gift for men so they don’t have to carry any bulky books with them on their travels.

Besides being compact you can store thousands of books at the tip of a finger with a battery that lasts weeks. Shop here.

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Unique Travel Gifts

Journaling Notebook

This is a great travel gift for men and a fantastic way for him to document his trip. Whether he is an avid doodler or want to do a diary style log of his trip.

I find having a notebook on hand is even handy for when you randomly need to write down directions or any information on the go as well. Shop here.

Journaling Fine Liner Pens

Keeping on the journaling theme you’ll need to get some good fine liner pens to go along with that cool little notebook. These pens are great because they come in a few fun colors and have a fine point making it easy to write or illustrate in their journal. A great addition to this travel gift for men. Shop here.

Personalized Leather Pen Case

gifts for travel loversStill on the journaling theme for this next travel gift for men. Why not get a personalized leather pen case to keep all those fine liner pens neat and organized in their luggage. There’s nothing worse than losing your pens or digging for them in your bag, these keeps them neatly all in the same spot. Shop here.


Fish Organizational Pouch

This is a great unique travel gift for men to keep either pens or loose cables organized in a fun little fishy pouch! This set comes with two! Shop here.

Dream Water Sleep Powder

Traveling is rough on maintaining a regular sleep cycle especially if you’re constantly battling jet lag. This dream water sleep powder is a great unique travel gift for men and all you have to do is add it to water.

This natural nutrient-rich formula contains Melatonin to help your travel friend get a good nights rest. Shop here.

Portable iPhone Fan

This is a fun travel gift for men that can come in handy in hot situations! This little fan snaps into your iPhone’s lightning cable and keeps you cool. This comes in handy when you get on a plane before the air is blasting, in hot weather, and on buses! Shop here.

Flint Lint Roller

Keep your favorite travel loving buddy looking good and lint free during their travels with this compact Flint lint roller. This is a retractable lint roller that is super compact and a great unique travel gift. Shop here.

Rick & Morty Playing Cards

This is a fun and unique travel gift for men and a great conversation starter! At hotels/hostels or anywhere in between it might be the perfect time to whip out some fun playing cards to bond with new travel friends with Rick & Morty. Shop here.

Donut Pool Float

This next unique travel gift for men is perfect for hotels and warm weather destinations where there will be swimming and fun in the sun. Fun inflatable floats on Instagram aren’t just for the ladies.

Better yet this float is easy to blow up without a pump and folds down small to travel easily with. Shop here.

Inflatable Car Mattress

This is an awesome unique travel gift for men who like to road trip who may not have tons of camping gear! This inflatable mattress for a car comes in handy when road tripping with pillows and electric pump. Shop here.

Screwdriver Key Chain

You never know when you’ll need a tool or something breaks on the go but traveling with tools isn’t practical, or is it? This unique travel gift for men is the perfect solution for carrying tools on the road! This keychain set comes with a Phillips and flat head screwdriver. Shop here.

Camping Hammock

This awesome camping hammock is a great travel gift for men who love the outdoors. This lightweight hammock is made of a quick dry material with a mesh mosquito net. It’s easy to set up, store, and travel with! Shop here.

Ultimate Journeys for Two

This is a unique travel gift for those who love planning romantic holidays for two! This National Geographic guide was written by the World’s Longest Honeymooners (aka our friends Mike & Anne of HoneyTrek), Ultimate Journeys for Two. Taking inspiration from their six-year journey across the seven continents, they’ve compiled their absolute favorite 75 destinations and savviest tips for couples adventure travel. Beautiful, inspiring, helpful, and FUN! Shop here.

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