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10 Fun Gifts to Send Family While You’re Off Traveling

10 Fun Gifts to Send Family While You’re Off Traveling

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10 Fun Gifts to Send Family While You’re Off Traveling 

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Sending your family gifts while you’re off traveling is a great way to show them how much you care. It’s a wonderful reminder that no matter how far away you are, your love for them is always present. With these 10 ideas, you’re sure to find something special for all of your loved ones!

1. A Country-Specific Post Card

If you’re short on time or you won’t be around any shops, purchase a postcard when you’re at the airport. Many bus depots also sell postcards, so you don’t have to travel by air to come across this gift. Be sure to write a heartfelt message that explains how much you miss them.

2. A Gift Basket Filled With Local Snacks

There are plenty of snacks from all over the world that you can’t get back at home, and there’s a good chance your family members will want to try them. Collect a few local snacks on your trip, ranging from conventionally yummy to bizarre, and send them away in a gift basket.

3. A Beautiful Handmade Accessory

If you’re looking for something really unique, try looking into handmade jewelry. You can buy pieces that are meaningful, like a necklace or bracelet with the coordinates of the place you traveled to. It’s a subtle but special reminder that you’re always thinking about your family.

If you want to make a big statement, go for something more exquisite like exceptional alexandrite ring designs that may cost you more than you would on an ordinary ring, but your statement can last a lifetime, making the expense worth it. 

4. A Photobook of Your Adventures

Travelers always take plenty of photos, so why not make a one-of-a-kind photo book of all your adventures? You can use templates on websites like Mixbook to create stunning travel spreads. Once you’re done, you can ship your photo book to your family and friends directly from the site.

5. A Culturally-Relevant Souvenir 

Buying a souvenir is a great way to support local artisans and businesses. But if you’re not sure what to get, try to find something that’s relevant to your destination. For example, if you’re traveling in Japan, a kimono would be perfect. In Italy? Send over some hand-painted plates.

6. A Video Call With Your Family

Sometimes the best gifts are the most simple. If you’ve been traveling for a while, consider setting up a regular video call time with your family members. Not only will this allow you and your family to catch up, but it’ll also give them a chance to see a new city or country.

7. A Traditional Decor or Home Item

No matter where you go, you’ll find a country that incorporates typical household items in a way that’s unique to your own hometown. Whether it’s the use of ceramic teapots or a carved wooden box, find a traditional decor or home item that tells a story about a destination.

8. A Custom T-Shirt or Piece of Clothing

A custom t-shirt is a great way to help your family members show their personality while you’re away. Have a t-shirt designed with their favorite quote or design, and include a heartfelt message from you. Or, find a piece of clothing with the country’s name printed on the front.

9. A Gift Card They Can Use at Home

A gift card is always a great option. You can’t go wrong with an Amazon gift card since they’ll have access to millions of items. Plus, you don’t need to buy a physical gift card. Simply go online and buy one for your family member and send it to them via email or text message.

10. A Destination-Specific Snow Globe

Snow globes are a really fun gift, especially if you’re sending your family one for every country you visit. Not only will this help them create a large collection, but they’ll also remind your family of all the places you’ve been to. To personalize the gift, write a note at the bottom of the globe.