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Christmas Gift Guide for the traveller

For the traveller and adventurous person who likes to get out and explore the world, Captured Travel have put together the ultimate gift guide to inspire you this Christmas.

Ray-Ban Aviators

When it comes to sunglasses, there’s only one brand that’s constantly on everyone’s lips: Ray-Ban. This iconic Italian aviator style features a lightweight frame – perfect for everyday wear. The grey-green lenses come complete with good UV protection, high sun glare reduction and Ray-Ban printed logo. These sunglasses are the ideal gift for just about everyone!

For great deals on Ray-Ban’s and thousands of other products,head to catch.com.au

G&M Cosmetics’s Native Australian skincare

Native Australian skincare gives the gift of well being through its range of Australian made, natural and nourishing premium skincare products, which contain unique aboriginal ingredients and 100% natural organic oils. It makes a great souvenir for travellers to gift to loved ones back home or for visitors wanting to treat themselves to a local luxury.

The Native Australian range starts at RRP $29.99 and is available at selected gift and souvenir stores and airports.

For more information, visit gandmcosmetics.com.au

Patagonia Hydro Series Boardshorts

Surfs up this Christmas. Patagonia’s mission-led design process means they don’t have to compromise between performance and sustainability. For the Hydro Series Board shorts range, Patagonia headed into the Forge (Patagonia R&D Department, nicknamed out of Yvon Chouinard’s historical workshop) to re-engineer the Men’s stretch boardshorts, and the result of that work is the Hydro Series. The new Hydro Series boardshorts feature fused waistbands and 4-way stretch, improved fit, recycled fibres &is Fair Trade Certified.

Patagonia Hydro Series Boardshorts RRP $119.95

Available online from Monday 19th Of November via www.patagonia.com.au/hydroseries

Nemo Hornet Tent

A lighter tent shouldn’t mean sacrificing a good night’s sleep. The Nemo Hornet 2P is the ultralight hiking tent for adventures demanding a lighter load, and the perfect Christmas gift for your travel companion (so you can reap the benefits). Weighing-in at a mere 900g, it’s ideal for check-in and carry-on luggage and the clever single hubbed pole intersections of the Hornet allow for lightning quick setup so you can clock up more steps on the trail, and spend less time setting up camp. And with time in mind, the Hornet is a free-standing tent, meaning it can be erected without the need for ropes and a fly. Of course, if you need more space, you can also pitch the triangular shaped cords for 15% more interior capacity, making your home onthe trail even more enjoyable.

NEMO Hornet 2P Tent RRP: $629.95

Available nationally via NEMO Stockists. For more information or to find your closest dealer visit www.nemoequipment.com/dealer-locator/ 

Osprey Mutant 22

The Osprey Mutant 22 is a compact -weighing just 570 grams streamlined solution for any climber for any season and any destination. But wait! Don’t pigeon hole the Mutant 22, this super versatile pack has competitive style and comfort that will leave your other everyday bags collecting dust in the cupboard. Perfect for daily work commutes, indoor climbing and gym sessions during the week and adventurous outdoor rock climbing and scaling Australian peaks on the weekend. The Osprey Mutant 22 is the ultimate multi-purpose pack that has your back regardless of the situation.

Osprey Mutant 22 RRP $129.95

For further information about Osprey or to find your nearest stockist, visit www.ospreypacks.com 

Trinidad Jewels

Introducing Australia’s brand-new high-end unique jewellery brand unlike any other; Trinidad Jewels. Now based on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, the sustainability-minded brand utilises traditional Colombian handcrafted techniques to create show-stopping statement pieces, the perfect Christmas gift for that special someone. 

To choose the perfect Christmas gift, and to bag yourself 25% off, simply head to www.trinidadjewels.com.au and enter the code:  at checkout

RRP – Spring Studs – $72.98

Arise Collective Designer Glasses

Whether you’re looking for a statement pair of Sunnies of functional frames that don’t break the bank, www.Arisecollective.com.au has got you covered.

Arise Collective started in April 2017 with the goal of making premium quality eyewear completely personal to each individual. A humble goal, but one that we feel all eyewear users around the world really need, and a service that all the major global eyewear brands have never been able to deliver.  

RRP – $110

Platypus Australia

PlatypusAustralia, the global UV swimwear brand that unites style with maximum sun safety with SPF 50 rating. The stunning summer range is Platypus Australia’s most comprehensive and innovative collection to date, boasting exclusive prints, colour blocking and neon accents in the latest silhouettes. 

Head to www.platypusaustralia.com to select the perfect summer gift for that someone special.

SP Connect Multi Activity Bundle

No matter the adventure, the reality is that we are connected to our phone all-day-everyday, so why not make using our phone on-the-go easier than ever before? The SP Connect Multi Activity Bundle is locked-and-loaded with comprehensive solutions to keep your phone close-at-hand so that you can have full access at all times – whether running, riding, driving, golfing or training. The bundle includes a SP phone case, bike mount, weather cover, running band, universal car mount, and all the extras needed to secure your smartphone in any place that you can dream up.

SP Connect Multi Activity Bundle RRP $99.95 | Available in Australia via www.sp-connect.com.au

Double Pass to the movies

Nothing says holidays like going to the cinema. These double passes mean you can take a friend or family member with you as a present. Best of all, they can be used across select cinemas nation wide. So what are the movies to pick from?

THE GRINCH

For their eighth fully animated feature, Illumination and Universal Pictures present The Grinch, based on Dr. Seuss’ beloved holiday classic.  The Grinch, voiced by Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch,  tells the story of a cynical grump who goes on a mission to steal Christmas, only to have his heart changed by a young girl’s generous holiday spirit.  Funny, heartwarming and visually stunning, it’s a universal story about the spirit of Christmas and the indomitable power of optimism. The Grinch is in Cinemas now. http://www.thegrinch.com.au

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON: THE HIDDEN WORLD

From DreamWorks Animation comes the highly anticipated culmination of one of the most popular animated franchises in film history, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.  What began as an unlikely friendship between an adolescent Viking and a fearsome Night Fury dragon has become an epic trilogy spanning their lives.  In this next chapter, Hiccup and Toothless will finally discover their true destinies: the village chief as ruler of Berk alongside Astrid, and the dragon as leader of his own kind.  As both ascend, the darkest threat they’ve yet faced—as well as the appearance of a female Night Fury—will test the bonds of their relationship like never before. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is In Cinemas January 3. http://www.howtotrainyourdragon.com.au/

White Christmas at Movie World on the Gold Coast

Keep the kids happy with a Family Pass to a White Christmas at Movie World on the Gold Coast. Running from 9 December to 23 December 2018, the White Christmas at Movie World is added fun with Christmas events and festivities. You can meet Santa, head into Mrs Claus’ Kitchen, watch the Christmas Parade, explore the Christmas Village and so much more. All this is in addition to the regular Movie World fun.

www.whitechristmas.com.au

Kate Webster

About Kate Webster

Kate Webster is a travel journalist - travel writer and photographer who travels the globe in search of vivid imagery and compelling stories that capture the essence of the places she visits. Born out of a life-long love of travel and fascination with the world around her, is Kate's inspiration behind her writing and photography. When she’s not bouncing around the world on ramshackle buses, overcrowded trains, or on the back of a rickshaw, you can find her based in Sydney or the Gold Coast, Australia eagerly planning her next adventure.
Kate Webster
Kate Webster
Kate Webster is a travel journalist - travel writer and photographer who travels the globe in search of vivid imagery and compelling stories that capture the essence of the places she visits. Born out of a life-long love of travel and fascination with the world around her, is Kate's inspiration behind her writing and photography. When she’s not bouncing around the world on ramshackle buses, overcrowded trains, or on the back of a rickshaw, you can find her based in Sydney or the Gold Coast, Australia eagerly planning her next adventure.
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