It’s that time of the year when America’s biggest celebrity influencer announces her list of great finds of the year. Oprah’s Favorite Things list for the traveler in 2020 is just a part of her full list of 72 products available to buy for yourself, friends and family. If you or anyone you know loves to get the latest and best travel related products, look no further than this list! It features high quality items – some under $50, some mid-range, and some luxury. We’ll sift through and organize them here to make it easier for you to pick just the right gifts that the travelers in your life will appreciate.
And if you’d like to see some more gift ideas for this holiday season, we have our own favorites here.
32 Degrees Women’s Ultra-light Packable Down Jacket
The 32 Degrees Women’s Ultra-light Packable Down Jacket is available in several colors and is a very versatile type of travel jacket. You never know what the temperature will be at the destination, so you can layer something underneath for very cold weather, or wear it as is if the temperature hovers around 40-50° F. The 650+ fill power 100% Down is RDS certified, while the shell and lining is 100% woven nylon fabric, which is water-resistant in light to moderate rain.
It’s also very packable in your luggage if you want to use it only at your destination.
Features include a detachable zip-off drawstring hood, zip pockets, and elastic sleeve cuffs to ensure the icy wind doesn’t sneak in!
Corkcicle 16oz Insulated Coffee Mug
Corkcicle makes some of the most popular travel water bottles, so they also make travel mugs. They have one red and white winter print just for the holidays.
This 16 oz mug is made of triple insulated stainless steel and the sip through lid slopes inwards to ensure liquids stay inside. The gasket seal also prevents leaks and spills. Your hot drink will stay hot for 3 hours inside, while you can easily hold the mug by the easy grip sides and handle, or set it down on its non-slide silicone bottom.
Now there’s no reason to use disposable cups at your favorite coffee place!
MALI + LILI Women’s Josie Cellphone Crossbody Bag
If you like to stay light while you’re out sightseeing, this MALI + LILI Women’s Josie Cellphone Crossbody Bag is just the right size of travel crossbody bag to carry just a few small essentials, like your smartphone, cash and cards, keys, sunglasses and a few makeup essentials.
Made of vegan leather, a striped fabric interior lining, and gold-tone hardware, this bag is available in lots of pretty pastels and chic darks. The shoulder strap is long and adjustable so that the bag can be worn over the shoulder or across the body.
There are three separate compartments – two larger ones and one small one, all closed by smooth single zippers.
Tory Burch Women’s Travel Face Covering Set
Well it’s not 2020 without some designer face masks! The Tory Burch Women’s Travel Face Covering Set comes in a pack of 3 masks in a drawstring travel pouch with a carabiner clip to hook the pouch to your handbag if needed.
Each mask is in a different pretty print made of 100% polyester that’s two-layered and machine washable. The elastic ear straps are adjustable and there’s a malleable wire inset for a proper fit over the nose.
ICONI Women’s Seamless High-Waisted Legging
The ICONI Women’s Seamless High-Waisted Legging may be made for the gym, but these are good enough to wear on a long car journey or plane ride. It is available in 5 different colors and made of nylon, polyester and spandex. You can throw it in the machine to wash and it will dry very quickly when hung up to dry.
There’s a nice high supportive waistband that won’t feel too restrictive even after a long journey and the fabric is moisture-wicking. There are no seams to irritate your skin, except for one at the back.
Grace Eleyae GE I Warm Knit Foldover Satin Lined Beanie
Anyone that knows about fighting frizzy brittle hair in the cold and dry months will appreciate the Grace Eleyae GE I Warm Knit Foldover Satin Lined Beanie. If you’re mostly outdoors while traveling, it’s especially important to protect your hair from the elements.
This beanie is 100% Acrylic outside but is lined with GE Charmeuse Satin fabric inside to lock moisture in, fight frizz and prevent your curls from getting smushed and matted inside. The stretchable satin lining also has drawstrings so that you can tighten it around your hairdo as needed.
rayo and honey Tote Bag
This 100% cotton canvas rayo and honey Tote Bag is constructed by hand in the USA and is the perfect size for a carryall on a road trip or just a tote to have for souvenir shopping in the city. There are two internal zippered pockets and one external one.
You can pick any of the bags where each has a thoughtful mantra printed on the front to remind you of that saying regularly.
E Marie Travel Limited Edition Boss Blanket Set
Instead of using the airline’s blankets that haven’t been washed between users, take your own along with an eye mask. The E Marie Travel Limited Edition Blanket Set is a standard sized one that’s large enough for most women, while the E Marie Travel Limited Edition Boss Blanket Set is the larger sized that’s good for tall people.
Both the blanket and the eye mask comes in a handy compact drawstring pouch that you can clip to your carry on or tuck in a corner of a bag. The eye mask has two elasticated headbands to secure it in place and is lined with a comfy jersey material so that no cabin light can get through at all. The blanket is made of soft polyester, rayon, and spandex. Both are machine washable in cold water.
54 Thrones African Beauty Body Butter Gift Set Tin for Women
You also have to keep your skin properly moisturized while traveling, and this 54 Thrones African Beauty Body Butter Gift Set for women contains 5 different travel-sized tubes of extra-moisturizing body butter cream in a classy tin box.
They’re specially formulated, all-natural shea butter creams that are infused with skin nutrients to leave your face and body feeling and looking well moisturized, glowy and smooth. There are zero parabens, sulfates, GMOs, mineral oils, or any other or toxic synthetic dyes or chemicals.
Each tube is formulated by blending 1 Ugandan and 1 Ghanian type of cream, with infusions such as Egyptian Lavender with Moroccan Mint, or Kenyan Hibiscus with Moroccan Rose, etc.
Paskho Women’s Serene Ultra Comfortable Pants
Not everyone wants to wear leggings or jeans on a long journey. If you prefer something more loosefitting yet stylish then the Paskho Women’s Serene Ultra Comfortable Pants may be for you. Made with comfortable and soft 4-way stretch fabric, these pants are sustainably sourced. Depending on the color, the material used is either 100% reclaimed stretch micro-poly or a sustainable Swiss made mix of nylon and elastane.
They have an elasticated moisture-wicking waistband and elasticated cuffs. There’s a drawstring on the inside of the waistband for a more comfortable fit and two front zippered pockets for you to safely carry some cash or keys.
Mi Cocina The Log Bag
If you or anyone you know likes to take a rustic winter vacation in the mountains or any cold area, chances are that getting a rental with a fireplace is high on the list. But an authentic fireplace needs wood and after buying for collecting logs you need a way to transport them back to your cabin. This Mi Cocina The Log Bag is a clever and stylish way to do that. You don’t have to hug 2 or 3 logs to you and dirty your front with this bag. The sides are open to accommodate any length of log.
This high quality log bag is made with two layers of denim for durability. The double carry handles are made of leather and are reinforced. They’re long enough to carry by hand or over the shoulder. There’s also a leather strap with two holes that goes across the top of the bag, and you fasten it using any of the holes to a brass burr on the opposite side to keep the logs secure. There’s also an external pocket on one side of the bag for extra storage.
Alpine Cashmere Women’s Casual Hoodie
Whether it’s for a flight, a day of sightseeing or just lounging around, the Alpine Cashmere Women’s Casual Hoodie is a great gift to yourself or a loved one.
This 100% cashmere hoodie is soft and breathable and can be worn either open or tied in the front. It’s available in 5 different neutral colors.
Telfar Medium Shopping Bag
Don’t let the name of this bag fool you. The Telfar Medium Shopping Bag works well as a stylish travel bag in addition to a shopping bag or everyday carryall. It is made of faux leather on the outside with twill lining.
This stylish bag actually comes with two sets of handles – short ones to grab in the hand and longer cross-body straps to wear it across the body. An embossed logo on the front of the bag makes it look like no other shopping bag!
The main compartment has a magnetic snap closure and an internal zipper pocket.
The bag comes in a cotton drawstring bag with the brand logo screen-printed on the front.
Sorel Women’s Kinetic Conquest Sneaker
If you plan to do any hiking in the near future you should invest in a pair of good hiking shoes. The waterproof Sorel Women’s Kinetic Conquest Sneaker is good for any terrain or weather conditions, as it sports rubber soles with a 1.5″ heel, overall platform height of 1.25″, and waterproof leather and suede top with microfleece lining for complete dryness.
Even if it’s not raining, the shoe protects your soles and ankles by providing stability during long hikes. The insole features a removable soft molded footbed and a microfleece top cover for additional insulation in extreme cold.
Lands’ End Women’s Expedition Winter Parka
For extremely cold destinations there’s the Lands’ End Women’s Expedition Winter Parka. This parka is rated to protect against -2º to +26º F range of temperatures. The 100% acrylic down material along with completely sealed seams makes it fully waterproof, and the 600 fill power down provides superior insulation and warming.
The shell is 100% polyester and the detachable hood has faux fur trim. The front sports a two-way zipper for mobility and some airflow if you need venting, and the snap storm flap keeps warmth inside when you don’t. Don’t worry about looking shapeless, as there’s an inner drawstring at the waist to create a slimmer silhouette if you want.
The jacket is mid-thigh length but has a split hem in the back to let you sit comfortably. The adjustable cord lock prevents wind from getting through when you do sit down.
This jacket is machine washable if you remove the hood.