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Best Travel Accessories to Gift in 2017

BY: GROUPON EDITORS | 10.31.2017 |

The world traveler is a fairly easy person to buy gifts for—shower them in the best travel accessories (such as a shiny new digital camera or a fancy-schmancy GPS), or send them packing to a far-flung corner of the world. Here are our suggestions on how to stuff the stocking of the traveler in your life.

Garmin nüvi 2589LMT GPS with Lifetime Maps and Traffic

Buy it here for $129.99 | Shop other GPS accessories.

 In recent years a GPS has become an essential companion for the frequent traveler, and this Garmin sets your giftee up with lifetime map and traffic updates so you can avoid construction and other messy highway congestion.

Pair it with a trip to: San Jose, CA, where you can use it to drive perhaps America's most-scenic route, Hwy. 1 along the California Coast.

Visconti RFID-Blocking Leather Passport Wallet

Buy it here for $19.99 | Shop other travel accessories.

Every traveler loves their passport—it's their ticket to new and fascinating places. Give that passport a cozy home inside this classy leather wallet, which also blocks RFID scans to keep scammers from accesssing unwanted information.

Pair it with a trip to: Anywhere international, naturally. One of the best travel gifts you can give is a vacation in another country. 

Ciao Trekker Hardside Spinner Luggage Set (2-Piece)

Buy it here for $79.99 | Shop other luggage deals.

You can't go wrong buying an avid traveler a new luggage set. This 2-piece set has a hardshell to protect whatever is inside, but it's also lightweight for easy transporting.

Pair it with a trip to: Italy, since the set is called "Ciao," after all.

Nikon D3300 1080p DSLR Camera

Buy it here for $449.99 | Shop DSLR camera deals.

A great vacation leads you to some gorgeous scenery; encourage your loved one to capture those memories in crisp 1080p HD with this Nikon DSLR camera, which can make your photos and videos look professional.

Pair it with a trip to: Photogenic Paris, France, where you'll want to take pictures of just about everything.

Digital Luggage Scale

Buy it here for $7.99 | Shop other travel accessories.

You might be surprised how often this digital luggage scale would come in handy; it's actually one of the best travel accessories, ideal for tinkering with what's in your suitcase to ensure it meets airline weight guidelines.

Pair it with a trip to: Spain; it'll come in handy when trying to haul back five bottles of wine and three bottles of olive oil... 

Arctic Sleep Cool-Gel Pad Memory Foam U-shaped Neck Support Pillow

Buy it here for $28.99 | Shop other travel pillows.

Sleeping on an airplane is one of the great challenges to a vacation. Make your loved one's sleeping prospects significantly better with this neck support pillow, which has a cool-ged pad to keep your head comfy throughout the ride.

Pair it with a trip to: China; you're gonna need to catch some zzz's on your 14+hour flight.

Waterproof Travel Organizer Bag for Toiletries And Cosmetics

Buy it here for $11.99 | Shop other travel accessories.

Having a bag full of mini-toiletries can be a total mess by the end of a vacation. This travel organizer bag simplifies everything, so it'll be easy to find your toiletries and cosmetics.

Pair it with a trip to: Cancun, a coastal resort town where a waterproof bag might come in handy.

Samsung AFC Fast Car Charger and AFC Travel Charger (2-Pack)

Buy it here for $22.99 | Shop other chargers and cables here.

Some people don't remember they need a portable phone charger until they're hundreds of miles from home and their smart phone is just about to die. Pre-emptively help your loved one out by gifting the most practical and best travel gear there is.

Pair it with a trip to: Asheville, NC, where they can hop on the Blue Ridge Parkway and be confident knowing their phone is fully charged.
BY: Groupon Editors