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Luxury travel gifts and accessories for your next trip – UK & Europe edition

These carefully-selected travel accessories promise to help provide you with comfort, convenience and luxury on the go. Whether you’re treating yourself or surprising a loved one, we’ve compiled a list of items to enhance your journey. Our aim is to not only inspire you with practical suggestions for your next adventure, but also to perhaps introduce you to some products that you might not have previously encountered. We have some great suggestions here that, at the very least, will be sure to make your travels that little bit more luxurious.

Linen Suit Collection from Charles Tyrwhitt

Embrace timeless style with your luxury travel attire, courtesy of Charles Tyrwhitt‘s Linen Suit collection. Thanks to their classic elegance, these suits are perfect for jet-setting business travellers – or indeed grooms or discerning wedding guests – who seek versatility without compromising style. Crafted from pure linen, these jackets enjoy a lightweight construction that make them perfect for travel, as well as meticulous detailing, natural Corozo nut buttons and a signature lapwing print. Paired with moisture-wicking trousers, Charles Tyrwhitt’s linen suits ensure comfort all day long, making them ideal for warm-weather destinations and luxurious celebrations alike. Combine them with a Charles Tyrwhitt shirt and shoes for an effortlessly sophisticated look that transcends seasons and trends. 

Kanguru Defender LifePlanner Encrypted Organizer/Travel Planner

The Kanguru Defender LifePlanner™ by Kanguru is a revolutionary solution designed to help you plan, organize, tailor, review, and secure all of your sensitive personal information related to travel and any other personal data. This cutting-edge, personal USB hardware encrypted organizer offers unparalleled security with full AES 256 hardware encryption coupled with highly-secure fingerprint access.

Effortlessly streamline and fortify your travel preparations by centralizing all pertinent details – from travel itineraries and hotel accommodations to flight schedules, rentals, event specifics, website accounts, credit card numbers, usernames, passwords, URLs, medications, doctors, agencies, contacts and beyond. Navigate through your data swiftly and efficiently with the convenient search window, enabling rapid access to specific information at your fingertips. You can even store your digital PDF documents, scanned documents, JPEGs, MSWord files and more in the File Vault for easy access. The Kanguru Defender LifePlanner is an essential asset for keeping all of your data safe and organized off the internet. If you wish to connect online, the drive includes its own onboard browser which retains all of your browser session history within the encrypted drive itself, mitigating risks during travel to help ensure confidentiality of your online sessions on shared networks or corporate machines.

Mini Thermometer from Munchkin

Here is a true family travel essential. Discover the Gold award-winning Mini Thermometer by Munchkin. Portable, with cutting-edge infra-red technology it’s perfect for use on the go thanks to its accurate, no-touch temperature reading, travel-ready carrying case and CR2032 battery. This is the gold standard for families who require only the best and like to play it safe, even on the go.

Roamfree HT Hiker from Helly Hansen

Gear up for your next travel adventure and roam free with the Roamfree HT Hiker from Helly Hansen that is both durable and comfortable. Made from innovative materials and inspired by mountain professionals, these hiking boots feature a seamless mudguard and a fully waterproof construction with HELLY TECH® membrane, sealed seams and hydrophobic-treated materials. In short, they have been built to keep you dry and comfortable even in the toughest conditions. And their lightweight design, coupled with a combination of two different EVA compounds in the midsole, ensures stability, protection and cushioning for those longer hikes.

Natura Melange Jumpsuit from Zimmermann

The Natura Melange Jumpsuit in Natural is available from Zimmermann‘s Spring 2024 Collection, Natura. This cotton silk blend jumpsuit features a plunging neckline and straight legs, finished with front pleats and a self tie waist.  It is styled here with the Zimmermann Celeste Cat Eye and Laurel Hoops.

AcePro Action Camera from Insta360

Partnering exclusively with Insta360, Leica brings its legendary expertise in optical design and state-of-the-art imaging to the AcePro action camera from Insta360. This premium alliance delivers spectacular visuals of any given moment, so that you will never miss those special travel experiences. Powered by a 5nm AI chip and 1/1.3″ sensor, PureVideo redefines low light shooting, bringing innovative noise reduction, enhanced brightness and improved dynamic range. Prepare to be blown away even in night scenes.

Honeybee Travel Mug from Wolf & Badger

This Honeybee Travel Mug with Crystal collection is a stunning ode to the beauty of harvesting, featuring graceful imagery and patterns inspired by the symbol of bees. The gold-lined hexagon honeycombs on the mug’s body are studded with sparkling crystals and vivid friezes of golden bees, sculpted with exquisite detail. The varied textures create the illusion of movement, bringing a lively touch of delight to your everyday life. Meticulously designed and sensuous, this mug is available from Wolf & Badger.

Medium Backpack from TOD’s

This backpack in fabric and leather, available from TOD’s, has a handle strap and adjustable shoulder straps. Closed with flap and branded metal buckles, it features a flat upper pocket and wide zipped front pocket. The sides come with practical flap pockets, while the interior comes with a drawstring with branded slider. A refined synthesis of artisanal taste and functionality.

Omni Age-Defying Lightweight Shield SPF50+ from EF Skin

Use EF Skin‘s Omni Age-Defying SPF 50+ to protect and replenish your skin for a glowing, younger-looking complexion. With its clinically proven filters and AHAs, the skin will be shielded from harmful UVA and UVB radiation and have an increase in cell renewal. Containing Glycolic, Lactic and Citric Acid, the three function together to gently exfoliate and brighten the skin and aid the production of collagen and elastin to leave your skin feeling soft and smooth.

Powered by antioxidants such as Vitamin E and Ribes Nigrum Fruit extract, it allows for greater protection from environmental stressors, as well as Caprylic which simultaneously helps prevent moisture loss. Provide your skin with optimal defence using the Omni Age-Defying SPF 50+, suitable for all skin types.

Sun Heroes Trio from Saltee

Everything you need for your next sunny getaway.  This trio includes Saltee‘s Tan Enhance Formula 200ml, a soothing and calming body and face after-sun formula that works to prolong a healthy glow, their best-selling SPF30 Body Sea & Sun Lotion 150ml. Formulated with velvety soft, ultra-high UVA and UVB protection that smells wonderfully like summer holidays. Plus, SPF50 Face Sea & Sun Formula 50ml which includes Cucumber extract to cool and soothe leaving your skin protected, hydrated and nourished. This Sun Heroes Trio is presented in a beautiful, new and exclusive Saltee canvas travel bag, perfect to take with you on your next adventure.

Piia wedge espadrille from Chloé

Part of the Chloé‘s High Summer capsule collection, this Piia wedge espadrille features a striped cotton upper set on a recycled rope wedge for a casual chic allure. The elevated silhouette creates a feminine aesthetic, enhanced by embossed Chloé laces which tie elegantly around the ankle for day-long comfort. In fresh and natural tones, these timeless espadrille sandals are perfect for pairing with any summer outfit.

Malibu Surf Sweater Set from Free People

The Malibu Surf Sweater Set from Free People‘s free-est collection comprises a soft and stylish striped knit ensemble, featuring a long sleeve top and high-rise shorts, designed for comfort and flair in a longline silhouette. The scoop neck top boasts dropped dolman sleeves and an oversized, slouchy fit for effortless elegance. The shorts, meanwhile, have a ribbed waistband and a convenient pull-on style, accentuated by their high-rise design.

Geranium & Sweet Orange Luxury Lip Balm from The Edinburgh Natural Skincare Company

Our lips react quickly to changing environments and can soon become dry and cracked. They are so delicate that they deserve the very best care to ensure they remain healthy, protected, and kissably soft. Ultra-nourishing natural ingredients bring healing power and elegance, packing a punch of pure goodness whilst feeling gently sculptural and tactile to the touch making this The Edinburgh Natural Skincare Company‘s best lip balm.

The Geranium and Sweet Orange Luxury Lip Balm from The Edinburgh Natural Skincare Company elevates an essential product through its powerfully high-performance natural ingredients. Reassuringly petroleum and paraben-free, it raises the bar on lip balm and exceeds our essential need for everyday lip care to provide long-lasting nourishing protection. Made from 100% natural ingredients, our skincare experts and studio alchemists have lovingly blended Beeswax, Coconut Oil and Cocoa Butter with Sweet Orange and Geranium essential oils to moisturise, condition, and protect your lips. With a softened citrus scent and beautifully packaged, now you can treat your lips to a touch of luxury.

SAHARA handbag from MAISON ELI

The distinct nature of the SAHARA bag makes it an instant classic in the MAISON ELI universe. From the curved, delicate nature of the handle to the gold-plated lock, to the smooth spine of the base, the SAHARA bag is sure to stand out from the pack. It is constructed from 100% camel leather composition, with gold hardware and a magnetic button closure.

Chelsea Leather Jewellery Roll from Noble Macmillan

This beautiful soft calf leather jewellery roll from Noble Macmillan is the ideal travel companion. The roll has three silk lined pockets for necklaces and bracelets, a ring mould for 8 rings and an earring band for 6 sets of earrings. Hand made in our workshop, this roll can be personalised with initials, a name or a message to make it even more special. If you’re going away for a weekend or holiday, this is the perfect travel roll to keep your jewellery safe and secure while looking stylish.

Aviteur Carry-on

Hand-crafted by master artisans, the Aviteur Carry-on evokes both past and future, combining the finest calfskin leather with technical, innovative components.  The wheel casters are forged from aviation-grade aluminium for maximum stability and longevity.  The “silent wheels” contain a sound-absorbing air chamber for minimal noise disruption.  The transparent, buttonless handle – the defining feature of the Aviteur Carry-on – is carved out of a solid block of Lucite.  

Engineered for maximum capacity in conformity with AITA guidelines, the interior is lined with durable, luxurious Alcantara and features two compartments for valuables and accessories.  Every limited-edition Carry-on is engraved with its own unique identifying number and is supplied with an optional protective neoprene cover for airline check-in.

Elephants Swim Shorts – Olive from BUNKS

BUNKS‘men’s designer Elephant Swim Shorts look good if you’re in a beach club in the Maldives, by a pool in Spain or sat on a sandy beach in Britain. These mid-thigh length swimming shorts are full of features and come in a distinctive and bold elephant print design. They are made from a fast-drying fabric, UPF 50+ rated and have an elastic waistband with drawstring.

Playing Cards and Deck of Cards Case Set from Métier

Slim and distinctive, this case from Métier looks as chic on a coffee table as it does inside your bag. It comes with a set of their very own playing cards, designed in-house. The subtly-grained leather case comes with a smart pull-out strap for easy access to its contents. Lined with Métier’s simple, sumptuous Amarone Alcantara, the case can double as a cigarette case or wallet.

Aftersun Lotion from Vanessium

Experience unparalleled nourishment and a sun-kissed glow that lasts with Vanessium Aftersun Lotion. This innovative ultra-repairing fluid emulsion goes beyond simple soothing, actively revitalizing your skin for a tan that’s not only beautiful but enduring.

Key benefits include intense regeneration (promotes deep skin renewal, combatting the drying and damaging effects of sun exposure for skin that feels soft, supple, and healthy); deep hydration (replenishes lost moisture, restoring plumpness and a dewy radiance – your skin will look and feel rejuvenated); prolonged, sublime tan (thanks to an exclusive tan activator complex that stimulates natural melanin production, resulting in a deeper, richer, and longer-lasting tan); and boosted tan maximizer (goes beyond activation by enhancing and maximizing your existing tan, revealing its true brilliance for a sun-kissed glow that lasts).

MÜHLE Traditional Shaving Set – Luxury Bundle

Elevate your shaving ritual, with a Traditional Shaving Set. This marvel of precision, ergonomics and beauty includes gentle yet thorough closed comb Traditional safety razor, vegan Silvertip Fibre shaving brush (with replaceable brush head) and stand to ensure pride of place for your handsome shaving set.

Complete with all the luxuries: Aloe Vera shaving Cream & aftershave balm (ideal for all skin types, especially sensitive skin), a blade guard, pack of 10 MÜHLE safety razor blades and waffle pique towel for ultimate luxury and comfort.

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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 Daily Telegraph.

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  1. I haven’t missed a flight yet but recently I forgot that I had a taxi booked …..

    It could be time to get the travel planner.

    1. There is so much critical information that we need to keep tabs of nowadays that something like the Kanguru Defender LifePlanner is invaluable! And having it all encrypted and super-secure gives you added peace of mind…

  2. Great timing. It’s my partner’s birthday in late May. I’ve no doubt that I’ll find something perfect for him here.

  3. Charles Tyrhwhitt really works for my boyfriend. The fit and the style are perfect. He ought to investigate the linen range for summer … if we ever get a summer.

    1. Temperatures picking up here in the UK now, Zara (at last!). They’re saying we’re due a heatwave this Summer so a linen suit might well be in order for him!

  4. Some reminders here that I should be taking more care of my skin. I ain’t looking any younger!

  5. The mini thermometer is a great idea. Travelling with children is always stressy, they pick-up bugs so easily.

  6. I don’t get it. There’s all this super smart gear on here and yet everyone looks so scruffy on all the flights that I’ve been on lately. Are all the A Luxury Travel Blog readers in First Class?

  7. There is something very indulgent about the feel of soft leather. I may have to treat myself to that jewellery roll.

  8. With all these extra luxuries we’re not going to be flying on hand luggage only …

  9. My mother’s been messaging me asking what I’d like for my birthday. I’m very grateful for all the suggestions here, I’ve now got more ideas than I need.

  10. Plenty of nice ideas here. Unfortunately I don’t know when my next trip will be, I run my own business and it’s nigh on impossible to get away.

  11. These luxury travel gifts and accessories are perfect for elevating any trip! Thanks for the fabulous recommendations.

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