The Ultimate Guide to Wedding Gifts for Traveling Couples

*Links in this article may be affiliate links, from which we may earn commission. See our Privacy Policy for full details.

Looking for the perfect wedding gifts for travelers? When I first wrote this, it was before our own April 2016 wedding, and I was hunting around for things to add to our own wedding registry on Amazon. I found it a bit challenging to find the right gifts for us. 

Traditionally, newly married couples are given china, bedding, kitchen wares, and other items that seem to announce “congratulations, you are adults (with good china!).”

But for travelers like Nathan and I, those kinds of gifts aren’t really practical. We are not yet intending to settle in one place and so those well-intentioned items will end up in storage, growing dusty with disuse. And even couples who are more settled tend to have a lot of these things already.

Wouldn’t it be better to give them travel loving couple something they truly need, or that they would just LOVE?

So what can you get for the couple on the go? What gifts are appropriate for those who will say “I do” and then jet off and see the world?

Realizing that there was no go-to resource for wedding gifts for travel couples, we’ve compiled a big list of items that we think would make awesome gifts for couples who travel...whether it’s for their wedding or otherwise.

Take a look for some ideas. And if you’re engaged, why not click some of the items and add to your wedding wishlist?

Psssst: We’ve also got gift ideas for travel-loving ladies!


♥ The Best Travel Gifts for Couples & Adventurous Duos ♥

 

The cutest, coziest sleeping bag for two – the TETON Sports Fahrenheit Mammoth 0F Queen Size Sleeping Bag

 

double sleeping bag | wedding gifts for travel couples

I for one would definitely like to snuggle up inside this sleeping bag for two. It is great in cold weather and ideal for the adventurous travel couple who plans to head off for a camping honeymoon, or just loves camping in general! Plus, a double sleeping bag is unique and fun; it’s not your average wedding gift. Click here to see the latest prices.

READ NEXT:  Camping for Couples: Essential Gear Guide & Tips for Two

Our friends at Lost With Purpose have more great ideas for gifts for backpackers.

The ultimate in wedding gifts for travel couples – Mr. and Mrs. Passport Covers

passport covers | wedding gifts for travel couples

Of course the travel-loving engaged couple already has passports! But now they’ll have something chic to outfit them with. Adorable (and classic) His and Hers passport cases. I really like these passport covers as they are simple yet sophisticated.

Plus, flashing them at check-in just might help your travel couple get that much-deserved first-class upgrade on their honeymoon.

Click here to see the latest prices.

Perhaps a pair of Tom Ford sunglasses would be the perfect accessory to accompany these luxurious passport covers for the married couple? Help them arrive to the airport in celebrity style.

An around the world coffee journey

One of the best gifts for couples who travel (and love coffee) is internationally inspired and delicious coffee beans, especially if you can gift them an ongoing subscription. Atlas Coffee Club is the original company with the best global coffee subscription. 

best travel gifts for couples - coffee from around the world

Their single-origin coffee is freshly roasted for each order and also comes with a picturesque travel postcard. Definitely an awesome gift (and we’ve tried the coffee—-it’s really great!)

Start married life with a dreamy DSLR – Nikon D3200 DSLR Camera

dslr | wedding gifts for travel couplesWith the rise of affordable, yet exceptional photography equipment, you can help your lovebirds up their travel photography game. With a camera like this, they can capture incredible images on their travels at a decent price.

The Nikon D3200 is the perfect first DSLR for budding photographers who want the versatility and function of a great camera without spending a fortune.

This is actually the camera that we use for the blog, and we really love it. Click here to see the latest prices.

A map of memories – Scratch World Map – Scratch Off Places You Travel!

map | wedding gifts for travel couples

These scratch off maps are awesome. Your travel couple friends will be stoked to keep track of their wanders far and wide. Plus, something like this is lightweight and easy to transport, so they won’t be burdened with a heavy or unwieldy object.

This item is pure fun and would definitely be a hit for any traveling couple. Click here to see the latest prices. 

READ NEXT:  The Ultimate List of Long Distance Relationship Gifts (for Him + Her)

An adventurous experience they’ll actually use

Does your travel couple want to go diving with sharks, find their zen at the oldest yoga retreat in India, or ride in a gondola in Venice? You can help make their dream happen for them with a gift collection from Tinggly.

Every collection (there are currently 22 of them) holds hundreds of experiences all around the world.

Your recipients can receive a physical gift box (shipped anywhere in the world in 2-3 working days) or an e-voucher with a personalized note. The recipient can then choose from the hundreds of options in the collection. The toughest part will be picking which adventure to go on!

Do you know a couple (or individual) obsessed with kayaking? Here’s a list of gift ideas for them!

For the lovebirds to get cozy – Winner Outfitters Double Camping Hammock

hammock | gifts for travel couples

Here’s another sweet gift anyone would love. This hammock can hold the weight of two people.

This would be an awesome thing to throw in your travel backpack and bring along with you, and again, it’s another lightweight, transportable item. A win! Click here to see the latest prices.

Need more ideas for outdoorsy couples? Here are some more great gift ideas for the outdoor lover!

Get them through long flights – Kindle, 6″ Glare-Free Touchscreen Display, Wi-Fi

 

kindle | wedding gifts for travel couples

If your travel couple spends a lot of time crisscrossing the globe, a Kindle might be the perfect gift. Avid readers will love this portable supply of literature. The only problem for the new bride and groom might be having to share.

Side note—we actually did receive a Kindle as a wedding gift, and guess who kept it all for themself? The male drifter in this duo!! Grrr.

Check the latest Kindle prices here. 

READ NEXT:  10 of the Best Board Games for Couples to Play Together

For the Insta-lovers – Selfie Stick Quicksnap Pro 3-in-1 Self Portrait 

selfie stick | wedding gifts for travel couples

Laugh all you want, but when there’s no one around to take your picture, you’ll be grateful for this goofy piece of equipment.

Send the newlyweds off on their honeymoon with their own personal photographer–the selfie stick.

I am proud to say that we have one and we will use it in public! Click here to see the latest prices. 

Everyone Loves a Classy Bag –  Lavievert Genuine Leather Toiletry Bag

leather bag | wedding gifts for travel couples

Click here to see the latest prices.

Get that for the groom, and this for the bride: Travel Makeup Bag – Extra Large Canvas Travel Makeup Bag With Quote 

darling makeup bag | wedding gifts for travel couplesIn love! This is one of the perfect gifts for travel lovers! Click here to see the latest prices.

Tunes for Two – ADTRIP 3.5mm Male to 2 Female Audio Y Splitter Cable Headphone Splitter Gold Plated Plugs (Blue)

headphones | wedding gifts for travel couples

This is a simple little thing, but can be a really useful item.

Sitting side by side on the plane, train, or bus, your newlywed travel couple can enjoy listening to the same beautiful music using this headphone splitter. Click here to see the latest prices.

For Any Adventurers – ALPS Mountaineering Meramac 2 Person Tent

tent | wedding gifts for travel couples

Even the couple who stays close to home will love this cozy tent. If the bride and groom have that adventurous spirit, help them have incredible experiences in the woods and wilderness in this pretty little tent. Click here to see the latest prices.

We really adore our Cotopaxi tent, too, if you’re looking for another option.

READ NEXT:  20+ Great Gifts for Hikers: Ideas They're Sure to Love

Keep the Memories Locked Tight – Leather Writing Journal Notebook

journal | wedding gifts for travel couples

You can’t go wrong with a classic, timeless travel journal. The couple can keep a record of their journeys together or separately.

It’s also a great option for them to explore their innermost thoughts and feelings as they take their first steps into the great mystery that is marriage. Click here to see the latest prices.

Tea for Two – GForce GF-P1549-1042 Dual Voltage Electric Kettle Travel Set 0.5 Liter Fast Boil Water Kettle

tea kettle | wedding gifts for travel couples

Even on the go, some people can’t live without their tea. This wedding gift will ensure your favorite couple never goes thirsty on the road.

It’s portable, heats fast, and even comes with a set of two cute little cups. Perfect! Click here to see the latest prices.

Does your couple really love to cook, or more importantly, to EAT?! This list of gifts for foodies is really fantastic!

For the hipster travel couple in your life – 16″ Genuine Leather Retro Rucksack Backpack 

leather rucksack | wedding gifts for travel couples

I’ve been seeing these awesome leather backpacks/rucksacks everywhere, especially on Instagram, and I am straight up jealous.

A pair of similar bags would be a really chic gift for the trendsetting couple in your life, and there are tons of options in all price ranges on Amazon. Click here to see the latest prices. 

READ NEXT:  18 Leather Anniversary Gifts: Traditional 3rd Wedding Anniversary Gifts

A date night subscription box for couples

Subscription boxes are all the rage these days. Who wouldn’t love something cool (and romantic) arriving to their door every month? You can gift your favorite couple a few months of dates delivered right to their home.

Plus, these are light and small, so the traveling couple can take them on the go.

One option we recommend is Crated With Love, which is an affordable option that has a different monthly theme with each box. With our link, you can get $5 off your first box.

You can read our review of one of their date night boxes here.

The 24/7 couple – Kulana Lua Single Speed Tandem 26” wheel, Yellow, 17″/Medium frame size

tandem bike | wedding gifts for travel couples

Click here to see the latest prices. For the couple that literally does EVERYTHING together, you have got to get a bicycle built for two.

Ok, this one is kind of a joke, but at the same time, it is also kind of awesome. Talk about teamwork!!


Need more ideas? Check out our other unique gift guides for couples:

Gifts for Minimalists and Travelers

20+ Stocking Stuffers for Husbands + Boyfriends

The Best Travel Backpacks for 2019

20+ Gifts for Hikers

30+ Great Camping Gifts

Christmas Gifts for Couples

Gifts for Ladies Who Love Travel


2 thoughts on “The Ultimate Guide to Wedding Gifts for Traveling Couples”

Leave a Comment