Travel Gifts and GadgetsIt’s gift giving time. Here’s a roundup of gifts and gadgets for your loved ones and friends who make travel a priority. Or go ahead and treat yourself. No one will know.

Be sure to check for Cyber Monday sales, Small Business Saturday discounts and other deals before you make a purchase.


  • Trunki – Children can ride these durable suitcases. Entertain your children during layovers or flight delays with Trunki – Trixie Pinkalt.
  • SeatPets attach to your child’s seatbelt. Keeps you child comfortable and provides storage space for toys and snacks. Amanda, our Traveling Mom of Toddlers liked that with SeatPets, she didn’t have to turn around to hand out goodies to her children in the back seat.
  • CARES Safety Harness – FAA approved seat belt for children who weigh between 22 and 44 pounds and for special needs flyers taller than 56 inches.

Electronics and Gadgets



  • Audiobooks for Your Kids – A library of books based on a theme that will keep children and parents happy on short or long trips.
  • FamilyTrips Travel Apps – This app Includes maps, lists of activities organized by ages, and allows you to create your own schedule. Available for Washington, D.C. , Boston and NYC with more coming soon.
  • AroundMe – Learn where all types of businesses are during your road trip


  • GoToob – Instead of hard plastic travel bottles, GoToob is the soft squeezable kind. Approved to carryon and easy to clean. Barb, Wheeling TravelMom uses her food grade tube for coffee cream.
  • Maxlite 22” Expandable Rollaboard Luggage – Made by Travelpro, gift someone special with this roomy, top of the line suitcase.
  • Cushe Footwear – Know someone who walks miles while traveling? Cushe has a travel section for comfortable shoes and boots that meet the needs of the terrain you’re visiting. 

What are some of your favorite travel gifts that you have received or given?

Connie Roberts is a professional blogger who makes it her mission to advocate for people with medical issues. Travel with a disability is not a struggle, but an opportunity to see the world and let others see that it’s possible and a lot of fun. Tweet with her @ConnieFoggles.