The Best Gifts For Long-Distance Flyers

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For the travel pro in your circle, the long-distance flyer, choose a useful and thoughtful gift that fits their busy lifestyle. Whether it’s a great timepiece, the perfect luggage for the overhead compartment on an airplane, or noise-canceling wireless headphones, these presents will let your loved one know that you’re thinking of them while they’re in the air.

Invest in Rugged Luggage Made for the Well-Traveled

Of course, the number one item a long-distance flyer will need is a quality piece of easy-to-clean luggage. Travelpro, leaders in the baggage space, makes the Platinum Elite Carry-On Expandable Hardside Spinner, which is meant to stand the test of time. Electronics can quickly be powered on-the-go with the external USB A & C ports. The suitcase is designed with a zippered two-inch expansion alternative for when you need to increase the bag’s capacity to bring home a few extra items. Complete with TSA-approved lock, this clamshell design also has interior dividers and multiple accessory pockets or superior organization.

How to Purchase: Travelpro, $369.99

Enjoy Wireless Technology for Savvy Flyers

When you’re traveling, it’s important to have quality ear buds that are comfortable to wear, designed with a long battery life, and adept with up-to-the-minute technology. ISOtunes FREE wireless Bluetooth earplugs features up to seven hours of battery life, with 14 additional hours when utilizing the charging case. Lightweight and designed to fit your ears with a snug fit, these buds are sure to delight the traveler on your gift list.

How to Purchase: ISOtunes FREE, $119.99

Start the Day with Healthy Nutrition

Often, traveling makes nutritious eating a challenge. Give the gift of health with Athletic Greens travel packs, an easy way to get the vitamins, minerals, and whole food-sourced nutrients your body requires into your daily diet. Travel can be stressful, leaving our bodies depleted, therefore starting the day off right with immunity, digestion, and energy support is a smart choice. Mix the green powder with eight ounces of water and drink—that’s it. Simple. The travel packs can easily be stashed into a carry-on bag or piece of luggage. One-time purchases or memberships are available.

How to Purchase: Athletic Greens, $109 (one-time purchase)

Keep Time While Abroad

If your loved one is a fan of the Grateful Dead and shiny-new luxury timepieces, then the Grateful Dead Sentry Chrono watch by Nixon is sure to bring a smile to their appreciative mug. Designed with three Steal Your Face skulls and a whole lot of technical functionality, this wristwatch comes with a stainless-steel band that can be interchanged with an embossed leather band for more versatility and style.

How to Purchase: Nixon, $475

Engage the Mind While in the Air

Having accessible, interesting, and quality content at hand is vital when traveling long-distance. Outside, owners of more than 36 brands, including 20 active lifestyle publications, has rolled out Outside+, a user-friendly way to utilize premium content, training plans, gear recommendations, recipes, and event registration. Curate the content you want to consume to make the most of your time and enjoy unlimited access to publications like Outside, Backpacker, Yoga Journal, SKI, and Women’s Running. Member benefits also include streamed movies and television shows, early access to travel experiences, access to well-reviewed GPS apps, and expert fitness tutorials.

How to Purchase: Outside+, $99/year

Remember to Take Care of Your Skin

Traveling on a long-distance flight can really dry out the skin. Pack along travel essentials, like the Miracular Complete Skin Care Kit from Nourishing Biologicals, which includes travel-sized face serum, eye cream, and luxurious skin lotion. You’ll arrive at your destination with soft and supple skin that is well-hydrated and moisturized. Other well-reviewed travel-sized products include Scar Logic, Mask-Logic, and Men’s Face Serum.

How to Purchase: Nourishing Biologicals, $69.99

Stash Travel Gear in a Tote

A well-made bag is vital when traveling—you’ll need to have a cavernous space to stash all your on-board necessities. Paravel makes stylish totes, with upcycled plastic water bottles and vegan leather, in three different sizes that are perfect for holding your eye mask, book, laptop, electronics, sweater, headphones, or other travel essentials. Personalize your tote with a monogram, embroidered or hand-painted, or choose an emoji that fits your unique style. The signature Ecocraft Canvas fabric wipes clean easily no matter what you accidentally spill on it.  This will be your go-to tote for all future travel.

How to Purchase: Paravel, Medium Cabana Tote, $175

Indulge in Snacks On-the-Go

Long-distance flyers will likely get hungry along the way and need to reach for a good-tasting snack. Kodiak Cakes, from Park City, Utah, makes a line of granola bars that travel easily and can be squirreled away for when the need arises. From protein-packed crunchy bars to whole-grain crackers to protein balls to chewy granola bars, you’ll find a variety of choices with this brand. For the avid traveler in your family, fill their stocking with a bunch of bars to ensure they never get famished while away from home.

How to Purchase: Kodiak Cakes, $5.50