If you have a travel savvy person you find hard to buy for, then this Captured Travel Gear Gift Guide is just the thing for all those travellers.
So, if you have any travelling friends and family and stuck for a gift, here is a collection of some of the best gift ideas that might help.
PAKitToMe FoldAway Traveller and Backpack
Perfect for the environmentally conscious traveller, the PAKitToMe bags come from EnviroTrend. Designed to reduce unnecessary waste by spreading the environmental message through creative design and quality environmentally friendly products, these bags will not only take the hassle out of reducing plastic bag usage, they look cool and are compact so perfect for travel.
RRP: $29.99 FoldAway Traveller , $24.99 PAKitToMe
Available from : www.envirotrend.com.au and independent stores
Also similar to the PAKitToMe bags range, these reusable carry bags are the best travel companion. Compact but durable, throw a couple in your handbag, carryon bag or suitcase for use when out
Available from www.envirotrend.com.au and independent stores
The on-call doctor when you are travelling, the PainPod is perfect for Jet lag, sore backs and cramped joints. Travellers can enjoy drug-free pain relief at the touch of a button. The revolutionary technology harnesses the body’s bioelectrical system to moderate and manage pain levels, accelerate recovery and increase performance. The PainPod range includes the pocket-sized PainPod 3 Physical Therapy Device and ultra-wearable PainPod Mi, as well as a range of attachable foot and hand accessories.
RRP: PainPod 3 $479.00 ; PainPod Mi; $99.00
Available from www.thepainpod.com.au
TrackR is here to ensure you never lose anything again, especially en route to your next destination! TrackR pixel and TrackR bravo are small, lightweight tracking devices that use Bluetooth® and crowd-sourced technology. TrackR’s vast Crowd Locate network allows consumers to find out the location of misplaced items when fellow TrackR app users pass within Bluetooth range of their lost item.
RRP: TrackR pixel, $39.00; TrackR bravo, $49.99
Available from http://mytrackr.com.au/
Fitbit Ionic is a highly personalised smartwatch offering a range of features including but not limited to: effective swim tracking and a new swim exercise mode with 50m water resistance, a SpO2 sensor to track health indicators like sleep apnea, and improved heart rate technology. This means you can now track your lap-times in the hotel pool, and even read your sleep patterns after those long flights! The Ionic also has a range of other features including a five-day battery life, GPS tracking, and Fitbit pay allowing users to leave their card at home.
Available from www.Fitbit.com and at all major retailers
Move over Birkenstocks and Toms, here’s a one-style-fits-all sandal that is comfy, looks good, does good and here in time for summer. Twodeck Brand is inspired by the standard issue sandal for the British Royal Navy 30 years ago, and for every pair sold, five books will be issued to the not-for-profit Room to Read Australia, focused on girls’ education and children’s literacy in Asia and Africa. The sandals are available in black and natural leather for men, and blue, black, green, red, yellow and natural leather for women. A gift that is useful, looks good and you can feel good about giving as it gives back.
Available from www.twodeck.net
Jaybird X3 Headphones
For the traveller who likes to keep it simple, stay stylish and get active while travelling, the Jaybird X3 wireless headphones are just the gift. With 8-hour play time, the secure Comfort-Fit headphones come with interchangeable tips and fins. You can customize your sound with the Jaybird app, Best of all they are sweat-proof and water resistant.
Available from www.jaybirdsport.com/en-au
Vida Glow’s Marine Collagen is pure hydrolysed collagen protein that comes in powder form, making it incredibly easy to stir into your favourite smoothie bowls, fresh juices, baking or simply add it to a refreshing glass of water. Available in ready to use sachets for those on the go, Vida Glow is the perfect travel companion to keep your hair, skin and nails nourished while you’re jet setting. Vida Glow’s range varies from original marine collagen to the fresh, fruity and oh-so-delicious flavours; blueberry, mango, pineapple and peach.
Available from www.vidaglow.com.au
Osprey Farpoint/Fairview BackPack
Osprey’s Farpoint and Fairview come in four streamline sizes; 80, 70, 55 and 40 litres, designed for every type of trip. From the carry-on compliant 40 litre designed for light and fast travel, through to the 80 litre pack for that intrepid trip that may never end.
RRP: from $199.95
Pelican Marine waterproof cases
The Pelican Marine case shields your smartphone from the elements: water, snow, dirt, and dust. The slim five layer shell protects your smartphone and its screen from scratches, impacts and drops. Available for most iPhone models from 6 through to X and Samsung.
With road trips, flights, and time zones – it’s safe to say every traveller’s best friend is coffee. But what if you knew your liquid saviour was actually having a harmful effect on the environment and the land and ocean of the new beautiful sites you were visiting? JOCO Cups are Australia’s original plastic free reusable coffee cups. They are 100% plastic and BPA free as well as 100% recyclable. They’re artisan blown from high grade borosilicate glass, developed for its light weight, heat retentive properties and unique durability; each cup is also thermal shock and acid resistant making them easy to pack along.
RRP: $27.95 AUD (8oz), $29.95 AUD (12oz), and $31.95 (16oz)
Available from https://jococups.com/
Tech21 Pure Clear Phone Case
With Pure Clear, users can show off iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X while still keeping it protected. Thanks to new materials, including BulletShield™, Pure Clear is the most transparent tech21 case ever made, is significantly thinner and lighter than the market leader yet still provides up to two metres of drop protection.
Available at JB Hi-Fi, Harvey Norman, Optus, Vodafone and Telstra stores, as well as tech21.com.
Tech21 Evo Check Evoke Edition
Protection with an Evocative Twist. With a bold floral design, there’s more to the Evoke Edition than meets the eye. Sitting beneath the seductive surface is an effective three-layer protection system which spreads out and absorbs impact energy, offering three metres of drop protection. Available in Pink/Red and Clear/Blue at tech21.com.
Available in Pink/Red and Clear/Blue at http://www.tech21.com
Tech21 Evo Wallet
Access Everything. Comfortably. With two concealed card slots in its folio cover to keep cards secure and easily accessible, the Evo Wallet is designed for those with busy lifestyles. With FlexShock™, the case also provides up to three metres of drop protection so users can keep their phone protected.
Available in black and pink at JB Hi-Fi, The Good Guys, and Harvey Norman, as well as Vodafone, Optus, Virgin and Telstra stores, and tech21.com.
Travel a lot and sick of buying local SIM cards for your phone? Then Flexiroam is the solution. A revolutionary thin microchip (0.08mm) that is attached to your existing SIM card and enables you to access Flexiroam’s low cost data roaming whilst overseas, connecting you to the local networks at your destination. The Flexiroam microchip is best for people who are traveling for short periods of time, visiting multiple countries (and/or countries where it’s difficult to purchase a local SIM card), and are keeping their home SIM card/phone plan. It is an easy one-time application to overcome the hassle of switching SIMs every time you travel. And the coverage is all around the world in over 100 countries.
RRP: Starter pack form $29.99
Available from www.flexiroam.com
Snowfox Skincare Travel Pack
This amazing brand of skincare is made using 100% RAW Australian ingredients and is vegan, organic and POTENT. It’s so potent that it’s used in day spas across Asia and on Switzerland’s famous Bahnhofstrasse. The mask has been named as best beauty product in magazines around the world and regularly sells out. The organic peppermint oil is an incredible addition for skincare and is more potent than tea tree oil, but perfect for sensitive skin. The entire range is suitable for people with highly sensitive skin, but potent enough for those with problematic skin.
RRP: Starts from $48.00
Available for purchase online at www.snowfoxskincare.com
Mr Bright has a peroxide-free whitening pen that’s fast and takes just 30 seconds to apply! Notice results in as little as 10 minutes. It’s compact design is small enough to fit in a makeup bag and easy to take away on your travels.
Available to purchase at www.mrbrightsmile.com
EFM Cayman Case Armour
Travelling can be hard on your phone, constantly dropping it, knocking it and basically it takes a flogging sometimes. This is when you need the new EFM ASPEN and CAYMAN CASE ARMOUR for your iPhone. Along with their tough but slim form factors, both ASPEN and CAYMAN CASE ARMOUR also feature a clear polycarbonate back plate that resists scratching and discolouration caused by UV exposure, a stadium edge surround that protects the device screen in the event of a flat drop and a reinforced flash ring to prevent camera lens damage.
RRP: $ 59.95
Available from https://myefm.com/case-armour/aspen-impress