2022 Travel Gifts for Your Friend Who Can’t Sit Still

November 9, 2022 (updated May 11, 2023) — Written by

We all have that friend who’s always planning their next adventure, whether it’s a cross-country road trip or an overseas vaca. So what travel gifts are perfect for them? We’ve tested alllll of the ones we selected for this guide and your friend who can’t sit still will love them, guaranteed.

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Sustainable Travel Gifts Under $50

A collection of sustainable travel products as part of the TNK gift guide of 2022.
  1. Le Prunier Limited Edition Petite Prunier Kit ($40). 
  2. Pampering Tencel Sleep Mask ($24). 
  3. Eleven Body SPF ($38). 
  4. Jenny Patinkin Mini Face Roller ($32). 
  5. Prima R+R Stick ($48). Use code NEWKNEW to save 20% sitewide at Prima.
  6. Fitglow Multi-Use Ceramide Cream Lip Cheek Palette ($48).
  7. Ursa Major Essential Face Wipes ($26). 
  8. Indie Lee Banish Solution ($21). 
  9. Go Pure Pod ($22.72).
  10. Organifi Green Juice Travel Packets ($69.95). Use code NEWKNEW to save 20%.
  11. Beekeeper’s Naturals Propolis Spray ($13.99)
  12. Apple Air Tag ($29.99).
  13. Mukti 2-in-1 Resurfacing Exfoliant ($46). 
  14. Cote Take-Off Towels Nail Polish Remover Wipes ($14).
  15. Ingredients Purifying Hand Spray ($18).

Sustainable Travel Gifts Over $50

A collection of sustainable travel products as part of the TNK gift guide.
  1. Vejo Blender ($123).
  2. Oversized Linen Coverup (in Desert Ecolinen Gauze) ($138). 
  3. Paravel Packing Cube Quad ($65).
  4. Activist Manuka Honey Mask ($65).
  5. Emilia Mittens ($120).
  6. Vanity Planet Mini Pose Travel Mirror ($105).
  7. Erin’s Faces Tamanu Oil ($63). Use code TNKHOLIDAY for 10% off.
  8. Lovetrust Avery Hooded Sweatshirt ($98). Use code TNKLOVE20 to save 20% sitewide.
  9. Mila Vert Tencel Scarf & Face Cover (€95).
  10. LARQ Water Bottle ($99).
  11. Marte Locket Necklace ($106).
  12. The Landon Carryall Bag ($245).
  13. Cadence Travel Set (6 for $84). 
  14. Dylan Fedora Special Edition Hat ($158)
  15. Hypervolt Go 2 ($179).

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By Lisa Fennessy

Lisa is the founder of The New Knew. Passionate about clean beauty, organic eats and nontoxic lifestyle, Lisa writes to create awareness. Conscious consumerism and informed decisions will impact the marketplace, our health and THE WORLD!


  1. Reply


    The order for the links in the over $50 section doesn’t match up with the order of the photos, which is pretty confusing.

    1. Reply

      Lisa Fennessy

      Thanks for pointing this out, we fixed the issue. Sorry!

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