With Christmas soon approaching, it is the time of year when everyone scrambles to figure out it is what their travel loving friend could possibly want when they clearly value experiences over things. It seems to be an insolvable conundrum. But as worldly individuals, your travel besties would probably love if you got them something that they not only would love and really use, but also could make a difference. And where exactly would you find a gift that met all of those requirements? Right here in this article of course! Read on to find 10 gifts for female travelers that give back.
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Beauty Bag Gift Set from The Body Shop
Every item in the set of wonderful smelling beauty products is TSA approved and it comes in a convenient bag that you can bring right on your flight! Also, buying this gift set will help protect endangered animals and restore 1 square meter of rainforest.
Nomad & Drifter Backpacks by Serengetee
These cute backpacks make for an excellent carry-on! Serengetee purchases fabric from over 25 countries, supporting artisans, their families, and ancient fabric making traditions. And, they give 10% of their profits to a diverse range of grassroots causes.
Silk Eye Mask Set from the Ethical Silk Company
Everyone knows that eye masks are essential for getting sleep on your flight or in a hostel. Eye masks from the Ethical Silk Company are super soft, and 5% of profits go to the Jeevan Jyothi AIDS Centre in Theni. Focus Ireland, a charity that works to prevent people becoming, remaining or returning to homelessness, also receives 5% company profits.
These adorable bracelets will perk up any girl’s day if you give them to her as a gift! In addition to selling super cute bracelets, Pura Vida is partnered with over 190 charities and has donated more than $935,358 to date. They are also a member of 1% for the Planet, meaning they donate 1% of their annual net revenue to environmental organizations worldwide.
Wanderlust Towel by Sand Cloud
Towels are indispensable if you’re traveling somewhere tropical for the holidays. This towel is gorgeous, soft, and extremely portable, as it’s very thin and won’t take up too much room in your suitcase! 10% of your money will be donated to protect and preserve marine wildlife. In addition, if you use my code wang25 you’ll get 25% off your order!
$42 $31.5 with discount code!
Water Bottle by Lokai
Every traveler needs a basic water bottle to fill up after they’ve crossed security! (Pesky TSA always making us dump our water out) Also, 10% of net profits from the Water Bottle will fund clean drinking water projects.
Pom Pom Beanie from Love Your Melon
Traveling to colder places this Christmas season? This pom pom beanie will do a great job of keeping your head warm. In addition, 50% of profit from the sale of this product will be donated to Love Your Melon’s nonprofit partners in the fight against pediatric cancer.
This teeth kit comes with travel toothpaste that is TSA-friendly, but 3x the size of an average travel tube, so it lasts longer! Also, for every Boka brush purchased, a toothbrush will be donated to Boka’s nonprofit partner, Surge. They work hard to bring life-sustaining water to those in need. Boka is also working to provide oral health education to schools around the world.
Price: $14 (currently sold out but keep an eye on it!)
These PJs are cute, soft, and lightweight so they won’t be a pain to lug around. In addition, Sudara is giving women in India the opportunity to work with an upstanding employer in a supply chain of like-minded companies to escape sexual slavery.
Bon Voyage Journal by Ames and Oates
Have a friend who loves keeping a journal while they travel? This gift will be absolutely perfect for them! Ames and Oates also donate 10% of each gift order to provide children access to quality education through their partnership with Pencils of Promise.
Which gift would you be most happy to receive? Leave your thoughts in the comments below.