Here are 24 of our favorite gift ideas that will upgrade the flight experience for the traveler in your life. Give the next best thing to an actual upgrade, this holiday season!
1. Jet&Bo ‘Make Travel Luxurious Again’ Cashmere Travel Set
Who doesn’t want to be swaddled in cashmere while flying?!
Set contains 100% cashmere blanket, eye mask, socks and carry / pillow case
Available in black, gray and natural
To buy: $330 Jet&Bo
2. The Frequent Flyer Cocktail Kit
Everything that’s needed to jazz up airline drinks. It’s kind of like being in first class, standing round the on-board bar mingling with other passengers and ordering any cocktail you like.
Includes a set of the Old Fashioned, Gin & Tonic, Moscow Mule, Bloody Mary and Champagne Cocktail Kits.
To buy: $100 W&P Design
3. Aesop Ginger Flight Therapy
A soothing pulse-point roll-on that brings a sense of calm and relaxation while flying.
To buy: $31 Aesop
4. Jet&Bo ‘Dream Envy’ Cashmere Eye Mask
A sophisticated looking eye mask that caresses the face with cashmere. The eye mask is super lightweight and as the whole eye mask is cashmere including the strap, there is no unwanted pressure on the face or eyes.
Available in black, gray and natural
To buy: $49 Jet&Bo
5. BBBYO Travel Water Bottles
Perfect for staying hydrated on a flight. The bottles are double-walled so drinks will remain cold for up to 24 hours. Plus, these bottles come with a protective neoprene carry cover, making them portable and perfect for traveling with. Fill up the water bottle after security and pop a few ice cubes in when the drinks trolley comes past in-flight.
Available in a variety of sizes and styles
To buy: From $39.95 BBBYO
6. The Huzi Infinity Travel Pillow
While not quite as good as being able to lie down in business class, this innovative pillow will help with finding a comfortable position to sleep in.
Available in gray and navy
To buy: $44 Ahalife
7. Roe Caviar Gift Set
For a truly first class feel, gift the indulgent luxury of caviar.
To buy: $100 Saks 5th Ave
8. Jet&Bo ‘Economy Class Rebellion’ Luxury Amenity Kit
Remember when airlines gave out amenity kits in coach!?! Well that doesn't happen anymore… Give the gift of rebellion with silk and cashmere!
The amenity kit contains 100% cashmere socks (women’s or men’s size), 100% mulberry silk eye mask, Dermalogica Facial Mist (women’s kit) / Dermalogica Hand Cream (men’s kit)
To buy: $99 Jet&Bo
9. The Endeavor Travel Pouch by Parisa NYC
A beautiful and practical leather pouch to store your passport and travel documents in while traveling. May as well look stylish while flying.
Available in Black, Blue and Caramel
To buy: $75 Ahalife
10. Sugarfina Champagne Gummy Bears
Airlines typically don’t serve real champagne in coach, and you’re not allowed to bring your own… Here’s the perfect way to enjoy champagne in coach without getting into trouble!
Made with Dom Pérignon Vintage Champagne
To buy: $8.50 Sugarfina
11. Grown Alchemist Amenity Kit
Stay hydrated on the outside with this amenity kit containing face and hand cream + lip balm
To buy: $24 Grown Alchemist
12. Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones
It’ll be so quiet, it’ll feel like first class.
Available in Black and Silver
To buy: $349.95 Bose
13. Jet&Bo ‘So Soft, So Smart’ Cashmere Travel Wrap
A very versatile travel accessory; it can be worn as a scarf, wrap or blanket. Perfect for wearing onto the plane as a scarf and transforming into a blanket when seated.
Available in black, gray and beige
To buy: $210 Jet&Bo
14. Chanel Hydra Beauty Essence Mist
A very fancy facial spray for keeping skin hydrated in-flight. It also come in a Chanel keepsake box…
To buy: $90 Chanel
15. This Works Sleep Plus Pillow Spray
Provides immediate relief for temporary sleeplessness, via a blend of lavender that gradually releases the benefits as you sleep. Perfect for on the plane, and in the days following when you’re suffering from jet lag.
To buy: $46 This Works
16. Priority Pass Lounge Access
Give the gift of lounge access with a Priority Pass membership plan. Priority Pass is accepted at airport lounges in over 400 cities around the world and like traditional airline-operated lounges, complimentary beverages, snacks and internet access are provided.
Three types of membership plans are available: Standard ($99), Standard Plus ($249), Prestige ($399)
To buy: From $99 Priority Pass
17. Jet&Bo 'Sky High Siesta' Cashmere Travel Set
It’s the perfect accessory when you don’t feel like putting an outfit together and doubles as a soft & cozy airplane blanket that won't fall off while your sleeping. Step up the sophistication with the matching cashmere eye mask.
Travel set includes 100% cashmere poncho and eye mask
Available in light beige/dark beige and heather gray/charcoal color combinations
To buy: $280 Jet&Bo
18. Fly Legs Up Flight Hammock
Not a glamorous product, and it will elicit funny looks from fellow passengers, but it’s the best invention to-date for elevating legs in coach.
To buy: $69.96 AUD Fly Legs Up
19. Cashmere Leggings
For ultimate comfort while crammed in your airplane seat. Wear the leggings as part of your travel outfit, or change into them on the plane.
To buy: $198 Nordstrom Rack
20. Silk Travel Pillow
Feel like a first class passenger on every journey with a travel-sized silk-filled pillow.
Available in a variety of colors and patterns
To buy: $149 shhhsilk
21. Jet&Bo 'B'air Essentials' Cashmere Travel Kit
Pair this luxury 100% cashmere eye mask and socks set with the silk travel pillow for a winning combination.
Set contains 100% cashmere eye mask, socks and pouch
To buy: $125 Jet&Bo
22. Stow Leather Tech Case
Be super organized and stylish mid-flight with this leather tech case.
Available in a variety of colors
To buy: $600 Ahalife
23. Away Travel Mini Amenity Kit
The cutest amenity kit ever, a mini suitcase,with all those practical items: toothbrush, toothpaste, face cleanser, moisturizer and pillow spray.
To buy: $45 Away
24. Compression Socks
Look stylish while also increasing blood flow and reducing swelling to your legs and feet.
To buy: $21 comradsocks