Everyone appreciates a little luxury in their lives, and where better than on a trip? Whether traveling for work or pleasure, these best luxury travel gifts for him and her will make them feel like a million bucks! Aaaand without costing you a million.
Luxury gifts don’t necessarily mean ridiculously expensive. However small or big, the point is that they add an element of sophistication. Prestige. Refined indulgence. And when traveling, they must be luxury gifts men and women will actually use.
Yes, some luxury items below are pricey. But there’s a good variety of price-points and luxury gift ideas to work with a variety of budgets.
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19 Best LUXURY Travel Gifts for HIM: Luxury Gifts MEN will Love
1. Classy Sport Jacket for Traveling Men
A luxurious sport jacket can take any men’s outfit from meh to yes! Hugo Boss has a wide selection of tailored luxury sport jackets to fit his style. Choose from classic to fun colors and patterns. Regular, slim and extra-slim fits. Rich and refined wool or linen. Hugo Boss sport jackets start at $398US.
Or for less expensive but no less classy options, take a look at the sport jackets from Banana Republic. Italian wool, cotton blends or linen. Regular or slim fit, and fun or classy colors and patterns. Some feature a special quick-dry, temperature-regulating material that’s breathable and wrinkle-resistant. Banana Republic sport jackets start at $198US.
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2. Luxury Travel Pants He’ll Love
Practical and luxury gifts for men are quality travel pants. Armani makes a high-class Travel Essential Jersey Jogger for men in black, navy blue and military green. Talk about the perfect blend of comfort and sophistication! If your traveler is wearing Armani, he’ll definitely feel loved every time he runs his hands down these soft, luxurious pants. Features pockets and elasticated waist with drawstring. Retails at $325US.
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3. Luxury Mens Watches
Luxury mens watches are among the best luxury travel gifts you can pick. They’re a sign of prestige. And just take a look at these beauties!
Choose from a classy, timeless watch, like this gorgeous leather luxury watch from Kenneth Cole ($155US). Or, go with the ultra-modern smartwatch from Diesel ($425US). It’s integrated with Google Pay, Google Assistant and Google Fit, and compatible with both iPhone and Android.
4. Luxury Mens Sunglasses
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5. Luxury Travel Hats and Gloves for Men
Now, a travel hat is a little riskier than aviator sunglasses as luxury gifts for men, since you really have to know his style. But just look at this fedora from Armani! “The Black List,” anyone?! SO sophisticated. Or, go with the more casual but awesome visored hat with embroidered Armani signature. (Notice how a cap is called a visored hat? It must be luxury!) Fedoras start at $495US and “visored hats” start at $395US.
And while you’re on the Armani Men’s Hats and Gloves page, take a look through the luxurious travel gloves. Ribbed cashmere, lambskin suede or lambskin nappa leather. Aren’t they beautiful? You can also get a matching beanie perfect for cooler travel destinations. Armani men’s luxury gloves start at $295US. Warm hats start at $225US.
6. Luxury Pens Small Travel Gifts for Men
Possibly the best luxury travel gifts men can get is a luxury everyday carry pen, or EDC pen. The Grafton Pen collection from Everyman is chic, minimalist and built to last. It’s made of aluminum, properly weighted and has a heavy duty clip and deep groove grip. And for the perfect travel pen, you can choose from the Grafton Mini click pen or the Grafton Mini Twist pen. Both fit in your pocket and retail at $44US.
He’ll love its versatility, as it’s compatible with Bic Gel, Uniball Jetstream, Pilot G2, Fisher Space Pen, Monteverde Ballpoint, Parker Gel and Ballpoint refill cartridges. Comes in multiple colors and highly rated.
7. Luxury Swimwear for Him
High-quality swimwear are great luxury travel gifts men will appreciate. It checks all the boxes! Practical; yup. A necessity; yes. Fun; you bet! Just look at these luxury swim shorts from Hugo Boss. They’re fully lined, made from a quick-dry fabric, and machine washable. Both the short and regular lengths have pockets, elastic waistband and drawstring.
Check out these cool blue swim shorts with an exposed logo band, collaboratively designed with musician Liam Payne. They’re short length and have a brushed finish, making them wonderfully soft and luxurious. Also check out the fun surf print swim shorts, made in part from a special yarn that’s upcycled marine plastic. Cool, hey? Hugo Boss swim shorts range from $78US to $128US.
8. Luxury Pool Sandals for Him
While we’re on the topic of swimwear, a quality pair of men’s sandals for the pool or beach are pretty risk-free luxury travel gifts for him. I’m a big fan of Hugo Boss for simple pool and beach sandals. Choose from classic looks or have a little fun with these statement sandals for him. This style of sandals start at $68US.
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9. Luxury Leather Sandals for Him
If you like the idea of luxury sandals for him but want something that adds a little more class away from the pool, check out these beautiful sandals from Steve Madden. The Gavinn Leather sandal comes in a gorgeous brown, black and white. Retails for $70US.
10. Luxury Wallet Gifts for Men
When considering the best luxury travel gifts for him, you can’t really go wrong with a beautiful leather wallet. But unless you specifically know he likes bigger wallets, I suggest going with a slim, smaller option that’s travel-friendly.
A gorgeous luxury wallet for men is Armani’s full-grain leather bifold wallet with or without a coin pocket. It has multiple card slots and a long one for bank notes. Or for a super slim wallet option for men who travel a lot, check out the full grain leather card holder with a money clip. Armani card holders and wallets start at $275US.
I’m also a big fan of luxury men’s wallets from Diesel. My favorite is the classic, slim and full-grain leather NEELA XS bi-fold. Or, if you prefer one with a coin pocket and zip-around, check out this cool ZIPPY HIRESH S. Diesel card holders and wallets start at $68US.
11. Luxury Passport Holder for Men
And, of course, you could also go with a luxury passport holder for men. I’ll start again with Armani, which has three to choose from. They’re all pretty similar, but are either goat skin or calf skin, and differ on the number of card holders. Armani luxury passport holders start at $295US.
Coach also offers two great options for luxury passport holders: a simple but classy leather bifold or a zippered travel organizer with 17 card slots, ID window and a zippered interior pocket. Coach luxury passport holders start at $95US.
12. Dog Clip Valet Key for Men who Travel a Lot
This is ingenious! Coach makes this keychain that’s perfect for travelers. The regular keychain is nice and big to fit lots of keys, but there’s a second ring you can easily snap off for your valet! Use the dog clip to easily attach your keys to your bag (to an inside zipper, please!). LOVE this. Retails for $65US.
13. Luxury Travel Bags for Men
Now, this list of best luxury travel gifts for him wouldn’t be complete without a fantastic luxury travel bag. And when I say luxury travel bags for men, I mean ones that are both beautiful and practical.
Let’s start with the International Carry-On Expandable Spinner from Briggs & Riley. It’s a hardside travel bag at 21” tall (one inch shorter than the Domestic) that expands another 22% and weighs only 7.9lbs.
He’ll love the 8 wide, tilt-resistant 360-spinning wheels and the molded soft-touch, ergonomic outside handle. It also comes with a built-in TSA-friendly combination lock. Inside, it features a zippered mesh suiter on the inside lid and adjustable speed-buckle compression panels to minimize wrinkling. But what he’ll likely love the most is that all Briggs & Riley luggage is backed by a lifetime guarantee. Retails at $579US.
Another fantastic luxury travel bag for men is a high-quality leather garment bag. I absolutely love this handmade, full-grain leather garment bag from Time Resistance. It’s vegetable-tanned by hand, too, and has three zippered pockets on the outside, two detachable hangers, and an adjustable, removable leather shoulder strap. Retails at $429US.
14. Luxury Weekender Bags for Him
If you’re interested in luxury travel bags for him but want something a little more casual, consider luxury weekender bags. They’re super versatile for different types of trips and will make him feel like a million bucks no matter where he goes.
For the ultimate in luxury weekender travel bags for men, go with the Armani travel bag. It has a ton of pockets, has rich Armani detailing and a wide, adjustable strap. Choose from black, midnight blue and multi-color. Retails at $1,995US.
I love this beautiful leather duffel bag from Capra Leather on Etsy. It has a small zippered pocket inside and outside, and the shoulder strap is padded, adjustable and removable. To give it an extra personal touch, you can also have it custom engraved. Choose from a variety of sizes, starting at $279US.
15. Luxury Leather Daypack for Guys
Every traveler needs a good travel daypack for day trips. I generally recommend backpacks for daypacks because they’re easy for carrying a bunch of stuff, especially if that stuff gets heavy. And if you’re looking for a luxury backpack for men, I have two beauties for you!
First, the absolutely gorgeous Armani leather backpack. It’s super luxurious, made from soft textured calfskin leather and chrome finish. I love its clean sophistication, lots of interior pockets, and wide, adjustable padded straps. Retails at $2,595US.
And how can you not love the gorgeous leather Bleecker Backpack from Coach? It has lots of pockets, including a secured laptop sleeve for a 13” laptop, interior zippered and multi-functional pockets, and an exterior snap pocket. Get it in classic black or a rich dark saddle brown. The black leather backpack comes in smooth leather or pebble leather. Retails at $695US.
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16. Luxury Dopp Kit for Men
Did you know you can find luxury dopp kits? Well, you can! This dopp kit from Everyman is waterproof and apparently indestructible. It has lots of handy compartments, including a padded glasses case, toothbrush stand and charging port, and removable laminated mesh pouch for liquids. Reviewers love it. Retails at $69US.
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17. Luxury Laptop and Cord Organizer
For a luxury leather laptop case and cord organizer, take a look at the selection from Capra Leather on Etsy. Capra Leather sells beautiful handmade travel accessories made from full-grain leather.
This leather laptop case fits a 13” laptop. It has a zippered interior pocket and lots of elasticized bands for storing cords, earbuds, USB drives and pens. Retails for $159US.
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18. Luxury Travel Bottle Opener for Him
Does the traveler in your life always complain about needing a bottle opener? Then here’s the perfect small travel gift idea for him! Everyman has a slim, sturdy stainless steel bottle opener perfect for the traveler on the go. Attach it to a key, backpack or commuter bag with the stainless steel cable key ring. Reviewers love it. Retails at $21US.
19. Legendary American Copper Flask Luxury Gifts Men will Love
Is he more into spirits than beer? How about a super elite copper flask that’s handmade in Ohio? The legendary Jacob Bromwell copper flasks have a rich history dating all the way back to 1819. They’re still made in small batches, with old-fashioned techniques and best-in-class craftsmanship. And they’re backed with a lifetime guarantee, so you know he’ll be passing it along to the next generation. After plenty of trips with his favorite spirit!
Given that Jacob Bromwell flasks are made in small batches, they run out of stock frequently. When you find the one you want, make sure you snag it! My favorite is the Legacy Flask at 9oz and 1.55lbs (retails for $500). For frequent flyers, consider the TSA Carry-On Flask at 3.4oz and 0.5lbs (retails for $400US).
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15 Best LUXURY Travel Gifts for HER: Luxury Gift Ideas She’ll Love
1. Luxury Wallet for Her
Let’s start our list of best luxury travel gifts for her with a beautiful luxury wallet. My favorite is Armani’s Palmellato leather wallet with a zippered closure. It includes a bunch of card slots and a zippered compartment for currency notes and coins. Choose from the classic black and navy, or vibrant red, military green and pretty azure blue. Retails for $645US.
2. Cute Passport Holder She’ll Love
For the cutest luxury passport holders ever, go to Anthropologie! These passport holders are sturdy and have two interior pockets and a secure closure. Passport holders start at ONLY $24US, and you can get the matching luggage tags that start at $22US. Awesome!!
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3. Luxury Handbags for Women
You know you have so many options for beautiful luxury handbags for women. So, where do you start? I have two great suggestions: a classic luxury handbag name like Coach, and a lesser known and super chic name like Gigi New York. Both have plenty of luxury handbags she’ll love.
For a great handbag that’s perfect for travelers, I suggest one that’s mid-sized and can be used as a crossbody bag. This gives her the option of how much she wants to carry and how she wants to carry it. Which will likely depend on how much shopping she’s doing that day!
Here are two gorgeous examples. First, the Billie Crossbody from Gigi New York is a great mid-sized bag in a luxurious full-grain embossed python leather. It comes in five gorgeous colors that would go with any outfit. And she can adjust the crossbody strap for the perfect fit, or remove it to carry as a handbag. Retails for $285US.
Second, the Shay Shoulder Bag from Coach is possibly the perfectly-sized, super versatile and practical luxury handbag for her day trips. The main compartment is fully enclosed with a zipper, with lots of interior pockets to keep her organized. Plus, she’ll love the exterior zippered pocket, adjustable and detachable crossbody strap, and scratch-resistant pebble leather.
Choose from your classic colors, including chalk, black and saddle brown, as well as a feature color like this fun confetti pink (which is on sale, as of this post!). Retails for $350US.
4. Luxury Travel Bags for Her
If you’re looking for the best luxury travel gifts for her that are also super practical, consider a luxury travel bag. Something she can easily wheel around the airport that matches her chic style.
The Academy carry-on bag from Coach is a luxury travel bag she’ll love. She’ll have fun wheeling this beauty around, with its 360-spinning wheels and retractable telescoping handle.
It’s super practical, too. The exterior zipper is two-way. Its two handles make it easy to lift into the overhead compartment. And the two large zippered pockets on the outside are perfect for travel essentials like documents and toiletries. Inside luxuries include mesh shoe pockets, compression strap and snap-in laundry bag. Weighs 9lbs and retails at $595US.
5. Luxury Travel Daypacks for Women
As much as I love a luxury handbag for shopping on Fifth Avenue and Rodeo Drive, a more functional travel daypack for day trips is a backpack.
My favorite luxury backpack for women is the Carrie Backpack from Coach. It’s smaller and sleeker than the Bleecker Backpack I recommend for men above, but can still hold a 13” laptop and everything she’ll need for a day trip. I love all the zippered pockets, including a small interior one and three exterior zippered compartments. Choose from classic black, vibrant red or pretty blue. Retails for $395US.
Note: If she won’t be carrying a laptop or likes smaller bags, consider the Carrie Backpack 23. It’s more of a mini backpack but fits all the daypack travel essentials, like a water bottle and light sweater. Retails for $295US.
Another fantastic luxury backpack for women to use on day trips is Lululemon’s City Adventure backpack. Choose from the regular-sized 17L, the Mini 10L, and even a super mini Nano that clips on a belt or another bag’s strap.
Lululemon’s City Adventure backpack comes in lots of different cute colors and has what she needs to stay organized. They have multiple zippered pockets on the outside, and mesh pockets on the inside for a water bottle and extra clothes. This is the perfect luxury backpack for women who also love the gym! Retails for $128US and $98US for the Mini.
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6. Luxury Blazer for Traveling Women
A chic blazer can be the perfect piece that completes an outfit and helps your traveler feel like a million bucks. When I stayed on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, my go-to piece was my beautiful tailored blazer from Canadian-based Aritzia Fashion Boutique.
Now, just look at this ultra-luxurious, gorgeous Formal jacket from Armani! I am in LOVE. It’s simple but super sophisticated, with a single button closure and lapel collar. It comes in a midnight blue and a richly textured fabric. The perfect luxury blazer for her travels! Retails at $1,295US.
For less expensive but still beautiful luxury blazers, take a look at the long and lean blazer from Banana Republic. I love its versatility. Scrunch up the sleeves and leave it open for a more casual look. Or, leave the sleeves long and close the button for a more tailored look. Made with recycled polyester from plastic bottles, it’s stretchy, packable, breathable and machine-washable. Choose from black, navy, splendid green and scarlet rose. And regular, tall and petite sizes. Retails for $189US.
7. Comfortable Travel Pants She’ll Love to Wear
For comfortable travel pants she’ll love, go shopping at Lululemon. My favorite is On The Fly Jogger 28” with a cuff at the bottom, but your fashionista might love their leggings.
If you’re not sure, a great staple you can’t go wrong with is the On the Fly Pant in 27”, 31” or 33” lengths. Depending on the length and style, the On the Fly series comes in black, a cassis burgundy and either grey or navy. The 27” also comes in a saddle brown and fun multi-grey camo. Prices start at $88US.
8. Luxury Shoes for Her Trips
As far as best luxury travel gifts for her go, you really can’t go wrong with a new pair of beautiful shoes. And definitely not when they’re handmade Italian luxury shoes by Sarah Flint!
Her new luxury shoes line-up includes the Natalie flats and Marigay Sling in the super pretty Garden Floral Jacquard blended silk print. The Marigay Sling has a buckle with hidden elastic for a better fit, extra padding and a steel rod stiletto for durability and security. But before you go with the Sling, make sure she’s comfortable in 3.3” stilettos. Definitely beyond my abilities! Natalie retails for $482US and Marigay Sling for $548US.
I also love Kenneth Cole’s line of luxury metallic shoes. Check out these cute Eugene Perforated Metallic Ballet Flats. They’ll go with pretty much anything your traveler puts in her bag. And she’ll be comfortable, with the soft, breathable organic materials and multi-layered cushioning throughout the insole.
Or, step it up with these gorgeous slip-on Riley 110 Woven Rose Metallic Mule heels. They’re made from comfortable, supple leather and shock absorbent, memory foam insole. BUT they’re a crazy 4.3” heel, so definitely make sure she’s up for it! Flats retail for $199US and heels for $179US.
9. Luxury Boots for Women
One of my favorite gifts from my amazing sister is tall boots from Coach. Talk about making me feel like a million bucks! Since my boots are no longer available, I went shopping for new favorites to help your traveler get the same feel.
We’ll just start right at the top, with these beautiful clean tall leather boots from Armani. Both the flats and high-heeled versions are ultra luxurious and classy, with a timeless rounded toe, zipper closure near the bottom, and minimalist design. The flats are made from soft calfskin leather and have a nice finishing strap at the top. And the nappa leather high-heel boots feature the classic half-crescent Armani heel, which also make them more comfortable for your traveling fashionista. Heels retail at $1,495US and flats at $1,695US.
For a short ankle boot, check out Sara Flint’s Perfect Zip Bootie. Handcrafted in Italy, these luxury boots feature galvanized double zippers for longevity and wider toe, extra padding and anatomical arch support for all-day comfort. Choose between the black calf, olive crosta, or limited edition leopard print hair. And between the 70mm (2.75”) and 30mm (1”) heels. Starting at $720US.
10. Luxury Scarf She’ll Love to Travel With
If you’re looking for the best luxury travel gifts for her that she’ll love to flaunt, go with a luxury scarf from Armani. For a soft and cozy scarf for fall and winter, choose from luxurious pure wool or cashmere blends. Or for a light and thin scarf for spring and summer, choose from luscious silks and linens. Would she prefer a long, shawl-like scarf or a light foulard scarf to add some style around her pretty neck? Prices start at $95US.
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11. Luxury Travel Gloves for Her
Beautiful travel gloves are also risk-free luxury items she’ll love. And if you want luxury, you can’t go wrong with Armani gloves. Choose between short and long lengths. Soft nappa leather, lambskin or cashmere. Starting at $425US.
12. Luxury Makeup Gifts for Women who Travel
For luxurious makeup she’ll love on her trips, go shopping at Marc Jacobs Beauty. A limited edition 4-piece gift set, The Glow Show, includes all the traveling essentials the woman in your life needs on the road. A 50mL moisturizer, 15mL coconut face primer, hi-shine lip lacquer in Sugar Sugar, and coconut gel highlighter. Regularly $69US with a value of $119, it’s now on sale for $38US.
Or, check out their Dynamic Duo best-selling mini mascara and highlighter set. This package includes a coconut gel highlighter and major volume mini mascara. It’s perfectly sized for your traveler and packaged in a pretty glittering ornament!
13. Travel Makeup Bag She’ll Love
Lululemon makes a great little luxury makeup bag she’ll love. It has a good 4.5L capacity, with brush loops and an interior pocket to stay organized. Plus, it’s lightweight, opens wide and comes with a clear liquids bag perfect for pulling out at airport security. Choose from pink, copper, grey camo and black. Retails for $48US.
For a small travel essentials bag, take a look at the cute Dome Cosmetic Case from Gigi New York. It comes in five fabulous colors and is perfect for carrying travel essentials separate from her main toiletries. Retails for $80US.
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14. Luxury Watches for Women
A beautiful luxury watch is a fantastic travel gift idea for her. Luxury watches for women add a touch of class and status, as well as obvious functionality. My favorite luxury watches for her are from Coach. You can choose from SO many great styles. Pretty, sophisticated or sporty. Leather, stainless steel or lightweight ceramic. But all super classy.
For a classy look, go with the pretty Park Watch in carnation gold ($295US). Not only does it sparkle with Swarovski crystals, it’s even water-resistant up to 99 feet! Or, if your traveler loves their Apple Watch, choose from beautiful Coach leather straps. Like this one with handcrafted tea rose applique ($175US).
15. Luxury Sunglasses for Women
Rounding out our best luxury travel gifts for her is another risk-free luxury item. Even for the traveling woman who has everything, she can always have another pair of sunglasses. Especially if they’re gorgeous!
Shop the super fashionable luxury sunglasses from Armani. Choose from classy, minimalist wired frames to bold, charismatic plastic frames. Armani luxury sunglasses start at $278US.
Or, another luxury brand I obviously love is Coach. Also available in a variety of classic and fun styles, including the super cute Horse And Buggy Butterfly sunglasses. Coach luxury sunglasses start at $145US.
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