The Best Gifts for People Who Have Everything

They’ve been everywhere, they’ve seen everything, and their homes are living scrapbooks of their travels. Oftentimes, it’s those friends who are always on the road to far-flung places who are the most challenging to shop for. They may be into mindfulness, but they already have a singing bowl, purchased from a temple in Tibet. They may love games, but they bought their own hand-crafted mahjong set in Singapore. And when it comes to travel accessories, they’ve curated an arsenal of tried-and-true products that make their journeys seamless.

So short of sending them on another vacation, we talked to gifting experts—from party planners to the stars (who are well-versed in finding the best gifts for people who have everything) to gift bag creators (who put together swag bags for all the top award shows) and artisan market founders—who know just the kind of presents that have mass appeal. Below, 19 of their best holiday gift ideas that will impress your most traveled—and hardest to shop for—pals.

N.I.C.E Pack utility bag

“The N.I.C.E Pack is my new favorite travel accessory and gift for people who love to travel. It’s great for on the go because it stays close to your body and can hold your passport, money, vaccination card, lip gloss, airplane eye mask, and more. It also comes in so many colors for all your friends so it’s a fabulous gift. I’m obsessed, it’s so cute!” —Mindy Weiss, Mindy Weiss Party Consultants, whose clients have included Justin and Hailey Bieber, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, and the Kardashians

Knesko The Luxe Eye Mask Kit

“When you’re on a plane, everything is so dry; puffy eyes are often a problem when you land. I love using Knesko eye masks for the last hour of the flight to look your best on arrival. These are great gifts or stocking stuffers to help your friends look fresh and as if they’ve slept for hours before their travels begin.” —Weiss

HP Sprocket Studio instant photo printer

“HP Sprocket Studio is a favorite of ours because you can print out photos to frame right at home. This is a fantastic, instantly gratifying way to take your favorite travel photos right from your phone to your home.” —Karen Wood, president of Backstage Creations, which creates gift bags for the Emmys, MTV Awards, and ESPYs

Calm app subscription

“For someone who has literally every travel accessory already, consider getting them something a little less tangible, like a subscription to the Calm App. Their guided meditations and soothing sounds can help ease you during a stressful travel day, and help you wind down to sleep for a long international flight.” —Wood

Delsey luggage

“Delsey luggage is one of our favorite go-to brands to package all the celebrity goodies into. The line is well-made, sleek, and stylish. I always get compliments on my Delsey pieces waiting at the luggage carousel.” —Wood

Theragun Mini

“My dad is always the most difficult person on my list, but he absolutely loved receiving a Theragun Mini. If your back needs some TLC after a long flight or road trip, this portable massage device is perfect to stow in your bag for some muscle relief.” Megan French, party planner

Mark & Graham hand-painted garment bag

“Even the most savvy travelers could use a garment bag upgrade. Whether you’re traveling for business or a fun formal event, this sleek option will keep fancy outfits wrinkle free. The personalized monogram gives it a thoughtful touch.” —French

Hotel Lobby Signature Candle

“Candles get a bad rep for being cliché gifts, but they can be fabulous presents if you choose the right one. Instead of a generic candle, transport your travel-loving friend to a five-star resort with this luxurious option. The packaging is so chic that you don’t even need to wrap it.” —French [Editor’s note: This candle is currently out of stock at Hotel Lobby Candle, but you can get a trio set of Hotel Lobby candles from Neiman Marcus.]

Dagne Dover Dakota backpack

“My recipe for a great gift is an item that’s fashionable and functional, and this backpack fits the bill. The modern monochromatic style is great for work or the weekend. Plus, it keeps you organized with several compartments and a padded laptop sleeve.” —French

Adobe Creative Cloud photography plan

“Give the gift of creative expression. A full year of the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan gives travelers everything they need to edit, transform, and share amazing photos—wherever adventures take them. With Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Photoshop, even casual photographers can make their photos look more polished—at home or on the go, and on any device. The plan also comes with cloud storage so they can always get to their photos from anywhere. And Adobe has a ton of tutorials that make learning how to work the apps easy.” —Samantha Milo Haft, co-founder of On 3 Productions, which puts together celebrity and influencer gift lounges

The Little Market luggage tags

“For the frequent traveler, I opt to gift one of our luggage tags, usually paired with a tote or pouch. Each luggage tag is handmade from woven materials by artisan women in Guatemala. Lauren [Conrad, Skvarla’s co-founder] and I had the opportunity to meet with the group behind these products during a trip to Guatemala and loved seeing these come to life. These luggage tags are extremely durable and can stand the test of time to ensure that the jet-setter in your life is always prepared.” —Hannah Skvarla, CEO + co-founder, The Little Market

The Little Market journals

“I have friends in my life who love to document their travels as well as friends who are on-the-go for business trips. I can’t wait to surprise them with our new journals, which are naturally dyed and handmade through eco-conscious practices by artisans in India. When creating these journals with the artisan group, we chose to include a stamp of how it is made—a special touch for the gift recipient to remember forever.” —Skvarla

ABLE Elsabet duffel

“[This is as] good as it gets for travelers. It’s perfect for short weekend trips or as a carry-on when you’re heading home for the holidays. Its beautiful whiskey-colored leather is perfect for anyone on the list, and ABLE uses ethical manufacturing and sustainable employment to elevate the quality of life for women and children around the world.” —Harry Cunningham, co-founder and creative director at goodMRKT

Coma Toes loafers

“We love finding unique items that we know the most sophisticated traveler would like to use either on the road or when they return home. Coma Toes are slippers for the sneaker generation—and they’re comfy on the plane and off.” —Gavin Keilly, CEO of GBK Brand Bar, who has curated celebrity gifts for everything from the Golden Globes to Cannes Film Festival

BabyDish mask chains

“Let’s face it, it looks like we’ll be wearing masks for the unforeseeable future—and people will continue to find themselves digging aimlessly through their purses, pockets, and carry-on bags only to find they left their mandatory face mask in thloe car or dropped it on the floor. [So this is] the must-have stylish and practical accessory for any traveler. Busy Philipps, Sterling K. Brown, Tiffany Haddish, Zachary Levi, and Kelly Ripa all own BabyDish mask chains.” —Haft

Zestt Organics Organic Cotton Dreamsoft travel scarf

 “Even those hardest-to-shop-for people on your list will be excited about joining a community of good people, great products, and exceptional causes when they receive a gift from goodMRKT. [This scarf is] perfect for people on-the-go—it is sustainable, biodegradable, and contains no harmful chemicals or additives. It will keep you warm while you’re flying, then be repurposed as a fashion scarf when you land. Ground-to-flight is the new day-to-night.” —Cunningham

Spiceology Ultimate Rub Collection

“Whether staying in an Airbnb, RV, hotel, or a tent, these mini jars of high quality spice blends from Spiceology take up little space and pack a big punch of flavor—perfect for making delicious, easy meals while traveling. With this Ultimate Rub Collection you can also relive some of your happiest travel memories at home by recreating your favorite dishes and cocktails, with blends like Chile Margarita transporting you back to that beautiful beach in Mexico and Jamaican Jerk calling out the tastes of the Caribbean.” —Haft

Disposable airplane seat covers

“A great, affordable stocking stuffer for concerned travelers are disposable airplane seat covers. They come in packs of two and you simply toss them after the flight. Safety first!” —Weiss

PortoVino Wine Purse

“The Porto Vino Wine Purse is an amazing gift for anyone. They all hold two bottles of wine—or 1.5 liters of your favorite beverage—in a removable, easy to use pouch with pouring spout.” —Keilly

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