It’s that time of the year again! The holiday season is upon us and you may be wondering what to get your favorite budget traveler in your family. Also be sure to check out these other related gift guides from our travel writing friends!
- Holiday Gifts for the Adventure Traveler
- Holiday Gifts for the Guy Traveler
- Holiday Gifts for Women Travelers
- Holiday Gifts for the Sports Traveler
- Holiday Gifts for the Green Traveler
- Holiday Gifts for the Travel Writer
Stocking stuffers / affordable gifts
Anybody who is considering extended travel should definitely give Rolf Potts’ first book, Vagabonding, a read.
Many of Rolf Potts’ great travel essays are featured in this book compilation and serves as a great inspirational read for independent travelers and especially aspiring writers.
A great gift this holiday season for anybody interested in budget traveler is Budget Travel magazine. It doesn’t hurt that it’s (currently) extremely affordable for a 10-month subscription.
Every backpacker should carry their own quick-drying towel as many budget hotels and hostels do not provide them for their customers. A quick-drying towel such as the Sea to Summit DryLite will prevent travelers from having to carry a smelly damp towel everywhere they go.
Looking for the best gift a budget traveler in your family can get? If they don’t already have a big fancy backpack, surprise them with the Kelty Redwing 3100. Read our full review.
Every traveler wants to document their travels and the Panasonic DMC-ZS3 is a great choice. Read our full review.
There is hardly a reason to carry a laptop anymore. With an iPod touch budget travelers can take advantage of free WiFi offerings around the world, email home, and even use Skype to make free phone calls.
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