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'Tis the season for gifting joy to travelers! Explore practical and stylish travel accessories like luggage, bags, or toiletry kits to make their journey merrier. Check out the 2023 Staples Travel Guide for top travel gifts every adventurer will cherish!

Set the festive season in motion with perfect presents for travel enthusiasts with our Travel Gift Guide. Uncover a selection of durable luggage, stylish bags and briefcases, convenient toiletry bags, and essential travel accessories that are destined to be constant companions on their upcoming adventures. This year, share the gift of travel with unmatched ease and style!


As the holiday cheer takes flight, so can the spirits of the travel aficionados in your life with our selection of must have travel gifts. The journey begins with the right luggage, top picks include the Nicci 3-Piece Luggage Set from the Deco Collection in Charcoal Grey offers durability and style, while the Champs Travelers Collection's 3-Piece Soft Side Set in Black marries flexibility with space—a dream for the over-packer. For the style-conscious voyager, the BondStreet Skyline Collection's 30" Hardside Spinner in Pink adds a vibrant touch, and for inflight convenience, the Bugatti 21.5" Carry-On in Charcoal is sophistication personified.

Amidst the hustle of travel, wireless headphones such as Sony WHCH720N/B Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones become an oasis of calm, drowning out the drone of engines and chatter, allowing your loved ones to immerse themselves in crystal-clear soundscapes. Pair this auditory escape with the Apple 9th Gen iPad—its 10.2-inch Retina Display; Wi-Fi capabilities offer endless in-flight entertainment and on-the-go productivity, all fitting snugly in the seatback pocket or a small carry-on.

These tech gifts are thoughtfully chosen for the traveler who values convenience, connectivity, and a touch of luxury. They provide a sense of home and efficiency in transit, ensuring that your globetrotting giftees are always just a click away from their favourite tunes, movies, or work, making each journey as joyful as the destination.

Bags, Briefcases & Totes

Celebrate the season by delighting the wanderers in your life with a curated collection of bags, briefcases, and totes. These thoughtful gifts are designed to enhance their journeys and bring a touch of convenience and joy to their travels.

For those who carry their office on their shoulders, consider bags and briefcases that marry sophistication with practicality. Take the Bugatti Vegan Leather Business Tote Bag, for instance—its sleek black finish is not just about looks; it comes with a removable organizer, perfect for a 14.1" laptop or tablet, making it a stylish yet practical gift for professionals. The Bugatti Madison Collection's 15.6" Briefcase in Black is the epitome of organized travel with a flair, ensuring that every essential is just where it needs to be.

And let's not forget the little explorers in our lives! Kids' gifts like sturdy, functional backpacks give them a sense of adventure while keeping their treasures snug and secure. Pair these with vibrant colouring books, which are perfect for sparking creativity and keeping them engaged during long flights or road trips. So, whether it's for work or play, these bags, briefcases, and children's gifts are designed to delight and deliver a world of travel ease this holiday season.

Toiletry & Travel Bags

Show your appreciation to your loved ones by gifting them with travel essentials that blend convenience and joy seamlessly into their journeys. The Gry Mattr Packing Cube Set in elegant Stone, complemented by the Austin House 3-Piece Packing Cubes, ensures that their clothes and essentials stay meticulously organized in their luggage, making packing and unpacking a breeze. For hassle-free toiletry storage, the Travelon Set of 2 Smart Tubes in Green/Clear offer leak-proof convenience in compact travel sizes. And for a touch of style and versatility, the Champion Accessory Pouch in Medium Grey doubles as a trendy fanny pack, providing quick access to essentials on the go.

But the thoughtfulness doesn't end there! These travel companions, designed to make any adventure smoother and more enjoyable, also make fantastic coworker gifts. Show your colleagues that you value their wanderlust and work ethic by gifting them these practical and festive presents, adding a touch of joy to their travels and workdays alike.

Travel accessories

Elevate your gift-giving game with a selection of travel accessories that combine convenience and thoughtfulness. Start with the Sully DW Stainless Bottle in elegant Charcoal, a 600ml capacity companion for staying hydrated on the go, or the Sully Glass Bottle with Silicone in warm Tan that combines style with practicality. For a truly unique touch, opt for the Thermo Water Bottle, which can be personalized with a custom photo, creating a one-of-a-kind and heartfelt gift.

Ensure their luggage stands out with distinctive luggage tags, like the Austin House Waving Canada Flag Luggage Tags and prioritize safety and security with the PKG Perry RFID Passport Holder in sleek Black, offering protection for their important travel documents. For added comfort during those long journeys, the Travelon Cooling Gel Neck Pillow in Charcoal provides soothing relaxation.

Traveling often involves multiple devices that need charging, from smartphones to tablets and more. The Powerology Travel Adapter Kit in pristine White is an invaluable addition to their travel gear. This compact adapter kit provides compatibility with various international plug standards, ensuring they can charge their devices seamlessly in different countries. With the added convenience of a USB-A port, they can simultaneously charge multiple devices, avoiding the hassle of carrying different chargers. Share the joy of gifting essential travel accessories this year, bringing convenience and a festive spirit to upcoming adventures.

As you set out on the path of holiday gifting, our Holiday Gift Guide features travel essentials that are not only thoughtful but also designed to elevate every adventure. From luggage that blends style with practicality, to bags, briefcases, and totes that make organization effortless, we've covered all aspects of travel. Our selection of toiletry bags keeps personal items neatly arranged, and our travel accessories add convenience and personalization to the journey. For even more gifting ideas, explore our Holiday Gift Centre, where you'll find an array of options to delight your loved ones and coworkers alike. Let this holiday season be a celebration of the joy of travel and the warmth of thoughtful gifting.

By Staples Canada

December 12, 2023