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20 Under $20: Gifts for the Boomer Traveler, 2014 Edition

Holiday shopping at Hong Kong’s Jade Market

Holiday shopping at Hong Kong’s Jade Market

Welcome to the 2014 edition of 20 boomer traveler gifts for under $20. This year, we’ve got a great list of inexpensive, yet ultra- useful travel items that make great gift ideas for your traveling friends or family members. Or heck, why not treat yourself to one  of the many travel trinkets we have on the list? We promise not to tell!

Acure Dry Shampoo

Acure Organics Dry Shampoo ($7.22) – Don’t have time or a proper place to rinse that travel right out of your hair? Powder shampoo is a must for any on-the-go traveler.

Bed Buddy Sinus Pack

Carex Bed Buddy Sinus Pack ($12.48) – As insignificant as this item may seem at first, when you need it, a cold pack can be a true life savers for those with sinus problems or when you’re just looking for a little extra-relaxing downtime.

Lewis and Clark Neck Sash

Lewis N. Clark Rfid Neck Stash ($12.99) – No matter where you’re traveling, the less fumbling for ID, credit cards, passports, tickets, the better. This neck stash holds all you need and is a great tool to keep your important personal items hidden away under a coat or jacket.

Metal Pendrive and Keychain

Metal Pendrive and Keychain ($18.74) – In the vast world of travel, having all of your important documents within reach can be essential during an emergency. This tiny USB port is great for protecting anything important you might need to access during your travels!

Travelon Compression Socks

Travelon Luggage Compression Travel Socks ($14.22) – Long flights can wreak havoc on skin, hair and well, the entire body in general. Use compression travel socks to keep that all-so-important circulation in check!

Lewis N. Clark Wrinkle Wiz

Lewis N. Clark Wrinkle Wiz ($5.99) – One little bottle of anti-wrinkle spray may seem ineffective, but as far as these sprays go, Lewis and Clark have a decent product.

Sombra Natural Pain Relieving Gel

Sombra Warm Therapy Natural Pain Relieving Gel ($13.19) – No matter what your age, we all get aches and pains when exploring a new city. This cream is especially good for those long days of sightseeing around ancient cobblestone villages!

Dr Scholls Fast Flats

Dr. Schools Fast Flats ($5.00 and up) – After a long day of exploration, there’s nothing better than replacing off those sneakers with some comfy little flats.

Multi-Purpose Headgear Scarf ($4.99) – This scarf can be used multiple ways to keep your head, neck and hands warm and toasty during those chilly walking tours.

Burt's Bees Essential Travel Kit

Burt’s Bees Essential Everyday Beauty Kit ($9.99) – Burt’s Bees natural products should really be a staple in every traveler’s pack. Thanks to its compact design and mulitple uses, this pack is a must for any trip!

Studio Dry Hair Drying Gloves

Studio Dry  Hair Drying Gloves ($14.92) – No hair dryer, no problem! Use these amazing hair drying gloves to dry your hair and get you out the door faster so you can enjoy a day of travel adventure.

Pre de Provence Hand Cream

Pre de Provence Natural Hand Cream ($15.00) – A good hand cream is a traveler’s best companion. Pre de Provence hand cream has natural shea butter to not only moisturize, but also protect skin.

Sun X Sunscreen with Towelettes

Coretex SunX SPF30 Sunscreen with Towelettes ($19.99) – Love it when you find a beautiful beach to spend the day, but don’t love the jacked up sun cream prices found at all nearby stores? Take these useful towelettes with you to protect your skin and your wallet!



Passport Travel Wallet

Travel Smart RFID Passport Wallet ($9.99) – Investing in a good travel passport wallet that will also hold your credit cards and other personal items is a must for any traveler.

Travelon Travel Bungee

Travelon Bag Bungee ($11.99) – Want to bring home souvenirs, but sick of lugging around multiple bags? Use this wonderful bungee hook to connect all your bags into one handy compact unit.

Travel wallet and passport holder


Travel Wallet Organizer with RFID Protection ($18.99) – Add a little organization to your travels with this handy travel wallet organizer.


Go Gear Travel Bottles

Cool Gear Go-Gear Silicone Travel Containers 3-Pack ($9.58) – Cool Gear is a great company for all your liquid-containing needs. Made of silicon, they’re extremely durable – these little suckers will last a lifetime!

Universal Travel Case for Electronics

Universal Travel Case for Small Electronics and Accessories ($10.49) – Need a place for all your wires? This travel case is a useful tool for all electronic cables as well as important documents.

Mesh Travel Bags

Zipclikgo Storage Mesh Organizer Bags ($11.99) – These mesh storage bags have endless uses, from jewelry storage to beach wallets.

All Purpose Microfiber Tote Bag

Travel Smart All Purpose Microfiber Tote Bag ($14.99) – This little microfiber bag is the perfect travel companion in so many ways. For most, this size makes for a perfect carry on or day bag. Durable and comfortable, it is the it bag for the stylish adventuress!

Conair Mini Expandable Tote

Travel Smart by Conair Mini Expandable Tote ($13.65) – These handy totes come to the rescue for any occasion. If you’re sick of carrying around that old camera case and a backpack, leave them at home and step out with just the basics for once.

Need some more travel gift ideas? Check out all of our Travel Gifts Lists for the active boomer traveler!

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