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Do you have a friend who’s traveling to Europe? Apart from feeling insanely jealous, there is something else you could do. Why not get them one of these bon voyage gift ideas for travelers to Europe to wish them all the best on their travels? (And then maybe they’ll bring you back a bottle of that wine you love!)
Fun and Practical Gift Ideas for Travelers to Europe
Bon Voyage! And come back safe!
Rosetta Stone Membership
If they’re not going to Europe right away a language learning app like Rosetta Stone makes an amazing gift for travellers to Europe. They can work on one language or buy them the unlimited option so they can get conversational skills for a variety of Eurotrip stops.
Custom Travel Sweatshirt
Not only is this custom travel sweatshirt cute and trendy, it’s also going to be nice to wear on the plane and during cooler weather.
I Was Here Travel Journal
This cool travel journal is the perfect gift for travelers to Europe. They’ll be so grateful that they can record their memories in a way that they’ll want to keep forever.
Europe Travel Guide
An obvious but totally essential gift! They’ll need it to plan their trip and also to find spontaneous places to explore while away.
“Être con comme un balai!” Help your friends avoid being as called as dumb as a broom by giving them this phrasebook. They’ll be able to communicate like a local wherever they go!
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Local Experience Gift
Instead of giving them something to take on their trip, give them something to do on their trip instead!
We like the Gift Experience for UK travellers.
Carry on Cocktail
So you can’t afford to pay for them to upgrade to first class, but you can give them the experience with this Carry on Cocktail set!
European Plug Adapter
If they don’t already have one of these in their luggage you might have just saved the day with this gift idea. Even if they already have an adapter, though, an extra one (especially one with USB ports too) is always nice to have when you’re travelling to Europe.
Get your traveling friend this European map passport cover so, during their trip, they never forget where they are!
This hipster day pack will keep them looking stylish as they saunter the streets of Rome. We have more bags you can gift them for travel here. You can’t go wrong with practical gift ideas for travelers to Europe.
Scratch Off Travel Map
The great thing about travelling to Europe is the countries are close together so it shouldn’t be hard for them to scratch off a few countries this trip! Great for someone who loves to travel or has just recently been bitten by the travel bug.
All that sightseeing is thirsty work! Make sure your friend keeps hydrated with this collapsible water bottle. Just make sure they don’t take it on the plane filled up or it’ll be in the TSA bin before they know it!
Your friend won’t know what to do when you give them this weird-looking travel pillow! Though they’ll be thanking you for it when it’s time for sleep on the plane (or when they’ve feeling a little lonely and need something to cuddle!)
Bra Travel Wallet
For the women travellers in your life! This little pouch fastens onto a bra or underwear to conceal important documents and money under your clothes. It might sound silly, but several places in Europe are notorious for pickpocketing (looking at you, Italy) so this is actually a very useful gift.
Airplane Phone Holder
If you’re in North America and travelling to Europe the flight is almost always going to be pretty long. Not all airlines have TVs in the seats, and it seems less and less are doing it now that everyone has a smartphone. This device makes it easier to watch on a plane.
These cool cubes are a gift that any friend would be grateful for. They make packing so easy! No more unpacking every time they get to a new hotel, they can just take out the cubes, open them up and put them in a draw. Sorted!
After eating their weight in irresistible pasta, wine and cheese your friend will be grateful for this portable fitness kit!
City Walks Paris
Give your friend a personal city tour with this book of essential Paris walks. If they really love Paris, we have even more gifts for Paris lovers!
Why not give the gift of memories? While it won’t help out much on their trip, this Europe-themed photo album will be treasured for years after once they fill it with their favourite snaps.
Make your friend’s trip even more of an adventure with these amazing travel cards! Each card is a mini-challenge to encourage to get them out of their comfort zone and start experiencing the local’s Europe.
If your friend’s trip is still a little way off, get them this inspiring travel organiser. They’ll have so much fun using it to collect ideas and plan their European trip of a lifetime.
Is your friend one of those people who leaves all their packing until the night before their flight? We all know one of those, so make it a little easier for them with this packing checklist gift.
Hanging Toiletry Bag
This is a great, practical gift that will save a ton of time and space. They can just fill it with toiletries and then hang it up on the back of their bathroom door for the night!
This neck pouch will keep valuables just as secure as a travel belt but without any of those embarrassing “I need to get some more money out, but how do I do this without looking weird?” moments!
Custom Vacation Travel Ornament
For that friend who just came back from Europe and can’t stop talking about their trip. Now they’ll be able to think of those memories every time they decorate the Christmas tree!
Waterproof Phone and Camera Pouch
Keep their phone or camera safe even if they get a little too close to the Trevi Fountain!
Make that transatlantic flight a little less painful with this ingenious footrest.
An essential tool for deciding how many of their clothes they’ll need to leave behind so they can bring all of that French wine back and still be under the weight limit!
This is actually handy for travelling anywhere, not just to Europe. It can help perk clothes up that are wrinkled in your suitcase; great if your friend or family member wants to dress nice on their European adventures. Just make sure they have an adapter in case it needs to be charged while on holidays.
If you’re shopping for a book lover who doesn’t already have a Kindle or similar e-reader it can be a great gift ahead of a European trip. It’s easier to manage than bringing a book for the plane and hotel downtime. Plus you can charge it with USB making it easy to charge on the go.
Which of these fun but useful gifts are you going to choose for your friend who’s traveling to Europe? Whether it’s an essential item or an added extra, they’ll be so grateful to receive any of these bon voyage gifts. If you do buy any of these gifts, we’d love to hear about it! Let us know in the comments or find us at @ugifter on twitter and @uniquegifter on instagram.