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Top 10 last minute luxury travel gifts for him this Christmas

Are you still wondering what to buy him this Christmas? Finding inspiration for the gentleman who already seems to have everything isn’t always easy, so here are ten great ideas for any luxury travel enthusiast to help you along with your festive shopping. Whether he’s in need or new luggage – there are a few different items to choose on that front – or something completely unique, we hope you’ll find this guide useful. The Skytime Card First off, The Skytime Card is the definitive luxury gift for the discerning traveller or for the one who has it all. Offering the private jet experience in true luxury and style with flexible flight times and guaranteed availability of the world’s best aircraft, The Skytime Card is the unique and seamless way to purchase personalised private jet flying time for your loved one this Christmas. The Skytime Card can be purchased to include a set number of flying hours or you can choose your favourite destinations and routes – perhaps a well-deserved spa break beckons for a return flight to the Maldives? Or for the avid skier you can purchase a round-trip to their favourite ski resort for the ultimate Alpine adventure to create a highly bespoke and thoughtful gift, all wrapped up in exceptional and dedicated customer service. Skytime card For added indulgence, Skytime Jets have partnered with leading luxury brands including Cazenove + Loyd, Marcus Wareing Restaurants, The Club at Café Royale and Moët Hennessy to offer its card holders a host of luxury money-cannot-buy benefits and access. The Skytime Card comes stylishly presented and individually packaged in a chic gift box with the addition of a beautiful Mont Blanc pen to make a truly original and memorable gift– perfect for the luxury connoisseur or to treat someone you love this Christmas. CEO Artisan Briefcase from Ruitertassen Throughout history, there have been moments when a Ruitertassen bag has altered our understanding of leather craftsmanship. As a new decade begins, to lead us to their 100th anniversary, we unveil their new masterpiece, the CEO Artisan Briefcase. A stunning leather briefcase that blends true Ruitertassen DNA with contemporary design and modern crafting techniques. Ruitertassen CEO Artisan Briefcase Handcrafted with their exclusive chrome free vegetable-tanned cowhide and finished with the best havana coloured calf lining, the new CEO Artisan Briefcase is designed for the weekday commutes and business travels of those who understand and require excellence. Headwear from Tooks With winter well and truly upon us, how about this innovative headwear from Tooks? Tooks are cool, comfortable beanies and headbands featuring built-in removable headphones, the perfect audio accessory for sport enthusiasts and music lovers alike, combining sound with style. Tooks can be used for just about any activity where you listen to music, whether it’s travel, jogging, biking, skiing, or just relaxing around the house. Tooks All Tooks headwear comes standard with the headphones included (although you can opt for headwear only if you prefer). There is currently a 10% discount code MISTLETOE that you can benefit from over the festive period. Michael Johnson Performance bag from Dom Reilly When Olympic legend, Michael Johnson, tasked Dom Reilly to design a bag for him, Dom knew to expect a demanding wish list. The resulting collaboration has created a multi-purpose bag designed to satisfy several distinct events. The finished “Michael Johnson Performance” bag delivers everything on Michael’s wish list and more. It literally has a waterproof silver lining, making the interior of the bag light and bright and therefore easier to find things. The exterior is also water resistant – made of the finest luxurious full grain leather, with smooth leather handles and trim. Michael Johnson bag from Dom Reilly To keep the weight to a minimum, the bag features panels made from the highest quality Italian nylon. Inside there are separate pockets for an iPad, laptop, valuables and a handy fob for keys. Finally, the MJP bag has a hidden shoe pocket, which is accessible from the outside and is both retractable and expandable. Dom Reilly’s MJP bag will be available to order in January 2015 from the Dom Reilly website. A launch dinner with Michael Johnson will be held on 10th February 2015. Urban travel backpacks from AG Sportbags The travel backpacks of the French company AG Sportbags are the perfect holdall, allowing you to pass through airport controls absolutely effortlessly. Providing you with the perfect arrangement of your clothes, shoes, toiletries, papers and technical gadgets in large separated compartments, a lot of thought has gone into the design of this luggage. Backpack from AG Sportsgroup There are useful pockets for travel tickets, passport and money, all being accessible without having to put the bag down. The backpacks combine classic design and high-end quality with 100% functionality and make short trips way more easy and efficient. Different sizes have been added to the range, in addition to a trolley version. Umbrella from Toghal Let it rain. You will stay covered under Toghal‘s durable and sturdy umbrellas, as you stare into an inner world that conjures the Congo forest. Or turn it upside down so it rains in, and you can imagine a safari adventure across a riverbed.. double up and share, or simply buy another as spare. Umbrella This wonderfully sturdy umbrella is made using one piece of maple wood, with a double layered canopy. The unusual design on the inside is inspired by abstract drawings made by Mbuti women. Dunheger Digital Luggage Scale The Dunheger Digital Luggage Scale is designed to be the most accurate and stylish luggage scale on the market; it is the ideal product for travellers who want to avoid excess baggage fees when traveling. Dunheger products bring a modern twist on classic travel accessories and are always crisp and elegant. Every product is designed to let you better move across the globe. Whatever your destination, the Dunheger Luggage Scale will support you in getting from point A to point B in the most functional and stylish way possible. Dunheger Luggage Scale The scale is built to withstand the rigors of the road, yet it is very light making it easy to pack in a suitcase for hassle-free travel. The ergonomic design of the Dunheger Scale fits comfortably in your hand and the big backlit digital screen is very easy to read. Scale can measure the weight in both pounds and kilos for ultimate convenience when traveling abroad. Crystal glassware from Gerald Webster Inspired by the love of wildlife, Gerald Webster offers a wide range of crystal glassware, hand-engraved by Master Craftsmen. Choose from African Animals, British Garden Birds, Big Game Fish and European Wildlife collections. Or go totally bespoke by selecting a glass style and add personal engravings such as monograms and dates. Glassware can be ordered singly or in sets of six. Gerald Webster gifts for him Engraved wine glasses – single £50; set of six £280. Engraved decanters – single £160. Travel wallet from Suit Supply With enough space for all travel documents, this sleek carrier from Suit Supply will also keep multiple currencies organised in one convenient place. Travel wallet Featuring tabbed compartments for your tickets, passport and other documents, this dark brown grain leather travel wallet is a fail-safe solution for frequent travellers. Tambour Heures du Monde travel watch from Louis Vuitton Casually elegant, this timepiece from Louis Vuitton evokes the Maison’s travel heritage with its dial adorned with a globe motif and a travel function enabling the wearer to view any time in the world at the touch of a button. A bi-material leather strap adds an extra note of sophistication. Tambour Heures du Monde travel watch If you’re looking to splurge this Christmas, it’ll set you back a cool $9,450.

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel ‘Best Travel Influencer’ Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted “one of the world’s best travel blogs” and “best for luxury” by The Telegraph.

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