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Valentine's Day Gifts for Travel Lovers

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Need a unique gift for your globetrotting valentine? If you can't whisk them away for a romantic escape to Fiji, then here are some more convenient (and definitely less expensive) gift ideas that will stir the wanderlust in your sweetie … that’s if it needs any stirring.

For even more VDay ideas, check out our Valentine’s Day Adventures.

BUILT
For the Wine Lover on the Go
BUILT Origami Wine Tote
If your valentine is a traveling oenophile, this gift will warm their heart (even more than a glass of malbec). This origami wine tote's unique design folds help protect your bottle of vino from bumps on the road. And it compress flat, so you can easily pack it up on your next romantic romp. Perhaps, a bicycle wine tour for two?
Archipelago Botanicals
For the Wistful Wanderer
City Travel Candle Tin
Transport your spouse back to your honeymoon in Bali with a candle that blends the scents of lemongrass and sage … or remind your valentine of your romantic weekend in Charleston with the scents of hyacinth and white jasmine. From Dubai to Santorini, these hand-poured travel candles evoke the fragrant senses of 21 cities.
Fab
For the All-the-Things Foodie Fan
Foodie Fight Trivia Game
Does the special person in your life want to be the next Anthony Bourdain or Top Chef? With over 1,000 questions on everything from celebrity chefs to exotic cuisine, this game tests food lovers’ culinary chops. Just don’t get into a fight over the game, which will spoil the sentiment for sure.
Garmin
For the Guy Who Gets Your Heart (and His) Racing
Garmin Forerunner Heart Rate Monitor With GPS
Encourage your valentine to improve their stamina and build a healthy heart with this state-of-art heart rate monitor. Perfect for any sport -- running, cycling or swimming -- this monitor is waterproof and includes a GPS in a compact-watch design.
Fab
For the Snow Bunny (or the Gal Whose Hands Are Always Cold)
Senses Rechargeable Hand Warmer
You can’t hold hands all day to keep your sweetheart’s mitts warm. So give her this stylish hand warmer to keep in her pocket or glove. Perfect for a day (or night) on the slopes or a spin around the ice rink.
Tom Pitera of Thomas Pitera Photography
For the Guy Who’s Afraid to Ask for Directions
Heart Pocket Compass
This handmade pewter heart has the sentiment "follow your heart" on one side and a pocket-size compass on the other. So no matter where your guy (or gal) travels, it will always point them back to their true north -- you.
Kim Huff
For the S.O. Who’s in Love With Their Phone
World Map Phone Cover
Is your S.O. addicted to travel … and their iPhone (aren’t we all)? This world map iPhone cover will rouse their desire to see the world with every “143” or “<3” text that is sent.
Brandy Kayzakian-Rowe of Mesa Dreams Leather
For the Long-Distance Lovers
Personalized Luggage Tags by MesaDreams
No matter the distance, you’ll always be on your partner’s mind with these handmade leather luggage tags. Personalize them by putting your home state on one side and your long-distance lover’s state on the other, with any sweet nothings message you’d like. Baggage claim just got a bit more romantic.

About the Author

Kathleen Rellihan is a digital producer, writer and editor for TravelChannel.com. A Washington, DC, resident, Kathleen's love for adventure travel has inspired her to go dog sledding in Quebec, search for the northern lights in Iceland, learn to surf in Costa Rica and give elephants a bath in Thailand. Kathleen’s next adventure is volunteering as an English teacher in Haiti. Follow Kathleen on Twitter @k_rellihan.

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