GUIDE TO SANE GIFT SHOPPING & GIVING
Your recipient might travel often for pleasure or work. Either way, your traveler will appreciate some or all of these Frugalista gift suggestions.
Give someone the gift of amazing skin – even in the hotel room. The Air
O Swiss AOS 7146 Travel Humidifier diffuses a cool moist mist into the room. For six hours per fill! Compact and lightweight. It easily travels from the home bedroom to the hotel room. Recipients use their own water bottle with the unit. What could be easier? Healthy humidity all night, or any time. Radiant and supple skin in no time.
$ 50 target.com/ (also available at other retail outlets and Air Swiss direct)
If your recipient treks to sunny climes, consider the Jeanne Simmons Black Paper Braid Floppy Sun Hat. They’ll love that it’s packable and crushable. And the SPF 50 rating. Paper braid hats feature built-in “wicking.” And reportedly blocks sun better than straw. Dress it up or down.
You might want to copy these tips/information about and care for paper braid hats for your recipient.
Jeanne Simmons Black Paper Braid Flat Brim Sun Hat $20.99 Sears.com
Jeanne Simmons Paper Braid Sun Hat – Sears
Your traveler might want to get romantic with their traveling companion. Or… The Kama Sutra Getaway Kit comes packaged to travel. Meets NSA carry-on requirements. The soft, reusable case holds French Vanilla Crème Body Soufflé, Vanilla Crème Oil of Love, Sweet Honeysuckle Honey Dust with a feather applicator, Love Liquid water-based Lubricant and a Romance Candle. All they’ll need for romantic interludes on the road.
Certainly, any traveler will appreciate the Weleda Pomegranate Travel Kit. These products regenerate, revitalize and protect skin. Naturally, without harsh, artificial additives. Weleda indicates “Organic pomegranate seed oil contains potent antioxidants that help promote skin renewal and enhance skin’s vitality and natural radiance.” Kit includes travel sized body oil, hand cream and body wash. Makes a great petite gift or bundler.
Perhaps they travel by car. The Accutire Digital and Programmable Tire Gauge makes a great gift for tire safety. The beep verification makes reading tire pressure easy. Also comes with a LED Flashlight and a storage pouch.
$35 list $19 amazon.com
Do they make a lot of road trips? If so, the HoMedics Shiatsu Lumbar Massaging Cushion might be a godsend. Imagine them arriving at their destination totally relaxed. Ready for the meeting or gathering. After getting a penetrating massage from the state of the art rotating massage feature of this cushion. Complete with heat, as needed. The compact unit fits against the back of the seat. They may never get out of the car again.
You have at least one relative or friend who lives to acquire every new tech invention. Help them out by giving them the Chargepod. With this device, they can charge up to six of their lifelines at once. It stores easily, weighs less than two ounces and only takes up one electrical plug. Great for hotels with limited outlets. Now, they’re good to go wherever they are. Travel pouch included.
$50 $20 amazon.com (also available at Overstock and Sears)
The intrepid traveler in your life can now display his/her adventures. The Scratch Off World Map allows them to highlight every place they’ve been. Easy scratch off gold foil surface covers each identified country. A great enhancement to their travel stories. 32”w/23”h 32″w, 23″h Imported
Give your traveler peace of mind with the Pacsafe Travelsafe 100. It protects small valuables, from cameras to passports. It’s a pouch made of durable nylon fabric over both sides of high-tensile, stainless steel, cinched at the top. An polycarbonate locking device and hardened shackle brass padlock keeps intruders out.
You’ll find some other Frugalista Gift ideas at Frugalista Gifts for Grads that might fit your traveler. Like the Antique Map Italian leather passport holder or the Personal Organizer. See the article below.
Happy Frugalista shopping! May you find the perfect fit for your traveler.
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