Welcome to my 2013 Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers! I’m excited to share products specifically with the family traveler in mind.
The Car Cache Purse Organizer System
This is the perfect gift for the woman in your life who spends a lot of time commuting in the car, running errands or chasing after kids and has everything. She probably doesn’t know that she needs the Car Cache, but believe me, after she has one, she’ll tell all her friends about the cool new car organizer that keeps her purse easily accessible and secure while she’s driving.
Read my full review of the Car Cache.
Tervis® is perfect for the family on-the-go and essential for those long road trips you may experience over the holidays. Proudly made in the USA since 1946, Tervis® allows individuals to express themselves with fun, colorful designs to fit every personality. Visit www.tervis.com to learn more.
Road Trip Book
Road Trip USA Sixth Edition is an essential guide for anyone who loves road trips. This pick up and go guide offers 11 detailed routes that will allow the reader to experience the very best of Americana through roadside attractions, parks, local history and lodging and dining that stand out in this mile-by-mile reference.
Paired with a gas card or prepaid credit card, Road Trip USA: Cross Country Adventures on America’s Two-Lane Highways, is the perfect gift for that loved one that loves to hop in the car and explore.
Read my full review of Road Trip USA.
Now even the youngest member of the family can prepare for international travel. Little Pim uses immersion and interaction techniques to engage and introduce your toddler and preschooler to new languages. Pim, an animated panda, narrates each section while introducing new words to your child. Each DVD teaches more than 60 new words arranged in five-minute episodes.
Little Pim is available in Spanish, Chinese, Mandarin Chinese Italian, French, Japanese, German and Arabic.
Read my full review and learn how you can save 20% when you purchase Little Pim today.
Rosetta Stone Language Learning Software
I learned the hard way that when traveling to a foreign country, you really are doing yourself a disservice if you fail to learn some of the language before you go. Rosetta Stone was founded in 1992 and uses interactive technology to create a language immersion method for learners of any age.
Rosetta Stone offers language software for over 30 different languages.
America’s Park Pass
This year, give the gift that individuals and families can enjoy all year long, America’s Park Pass, which grants access to our national parks while supporting some of America’s most treasured lands.
To learn more about the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass visit www.nps.gov/fees_passes.htm.
Map My State
Map My State offers customizable, unique typography designs for those who love to showcase the places they love through wall art, coffee mugs, t-shirts and even onsies for the littlest traveler!
Visit www.mapmystate.com to view their entire product line.
Light Scoop Deluxe
Lightscoop Deluxe works with most DSLR cameras to bounce the flash to a nearby wall or ceiling, creating a softer, more natural, more professional look for horizontal photos. This product allows the everyday photographer to get great looking photos without the use of high dollar equipment.
Read my full review of the Lightscoop and learn how you can save 15% on your order until December 23rd.
Are you or a loved on always snapping photos with your phone? Then you need this free app. Each month, Groovebook allows you to upload 100 photos which are printed in a small booklet and mailed to you for $2.99. This is a great gift for grandparents’ who live across the country or your teen, to capture all their selfies.
Use the code THETRAVELINGGROOVE and receive your first Groovebook for Free.
Read my full review of the Groovebook App.
Children’s Travel Journal
The Inspired Vacation Journal is sturdy and colorful with adorable graphics. It also contains writing prompts, blank pages to sketch and 24 activities to keep your child learning and entertained while they record their vacation experience.
The journal is available separately or with a pouch full basic art materials so your child has everything they need to creatively complete their journal.
All this comes in a handy draw string bag that doubles as a backpack for easy storage.
Read my review on the Inspired Vacation Journal Travel Kit.
Avenger Natural Bed Bug Spray- Travel Pack
No one wants to think about bed bugs, but if you travel frequently they are a reality you may encounter, even in the nicest hotels. Now you can protect yourself with Avenger’s Bed Bug Spray Travel Pack which comes in a zippered pouch with one 8 oz. bottle of Luggage Spray and Bed Bug Killer. The Luggage Spray protects your luggage naturally and effectively, killing bed bugs on contact so they can’t slip inside your luggage with a special formula that is safe for children and pets.
Order your Natural Bed Bug Killer Travel Pack today.
Disclosure: I have sampled and tested each of these products. I purchased many of them and some of them were provided for review purposes. I have added a few affiliate links which means if you purchase the product, I will receive a very small portion of that sale- at no additional cost to you. Thanks so much for supporting The Traveling Praters!