10 easy win travel inspired christmas stocking fillers

Who doesn't love a bulging stocking filled with presents come Christmas morning? We certainly do, and we know just how to fill it too - with all things wanderlust inspired. Looking for stocking fillers or secret santa ideas that encapsulate all things travel? We've got you...

Mini foreign language dictionary

Pretty self-explanatory, and yet so often overlooked as a stocking filler. This will provide your loved one with the perfect opportunity to brush up on their language skills in preparation for that trip of a lifetime, and when they find themselves able to chat their way out of a sticky situation, they’ll know just who to thank.

Disposable camera

Inexpensive, but super cute. Any traveller will know that there are days you need to leave your phone at the hotel and live in the moment. A disposable camera will ensure you don’t miss anything worth capturing and sometimes, nothing beats the real, physical pictures you get once your film is developed.

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Foreign sweets

If the person you’re buying for has a sweet tooth (who doesn’t?) head to some local foreign shops in search of some tasty sweet treats from abroad. Most supermarkets will sell turkish delights, american Hersheys or even Indian delights. Exciting your taste buds with new flavours will get anyone in the flight-booking mood.

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passport holder

This is the ideal versatile gift. You can opt for a fun print, or a more neutral leather – depending on the taste of the person you’re buying for. Some passport holders even double up as a handy travel wallet, if you’re looking for style and practicality.

Airplane socks

This is a super practical present, and while their faces may show their lack of excitement at unravelling a pair of socks for Christmas, they’ll be thanking you in spades when it comes to that long haul flight. These babies are a godsend when it comes to circulation, and they’ll eradicate that swollen feet feeling that travelling sometimes brings…

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travel diary

This is the ultimate christmas pressie. Personalise it with a little note at the beginning, or go one step further and ask the person to have it full by the time the next Christmas rolls around…

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Sleep spray

What better gift is there than the gift of a good night’s sleep? Many sleep sprays and sleep essential oils come in a small travel size, making it the ideal carry on.

Luggage tag

If they have a standard black suitcase, a luggage tag is an absolute must-have. No one wants to find themselves awkwardly running after someone who’s taken their suitcase, only to find out it isn’t actually theirs…

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moneybox

This is the ideal gift to encourage your loved one to save for their travels. There’s a whole host of cool travel-fund jars that you can personalise or even decorate yourself. Feeling generous? Stick a few quid in there to get them started.

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Scratch world map

Okay, even rolled up this may well stick out of the top of your christmas stocking – but this truly is a heartfelt and wanderlust-inspiring stocking filler. As your loved one can set themselves new goals to scratch off new countries every year, it’s the gift that keeps on giving.

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