2016 Holiday Gift Guide: gifts for travelers

This Vera Bradley cloth bag is perfect for travel needs. CONTRIBUTED

Gift those on the go with things that will make traveling more convenient. If your special person is a packing pro, he or she will appreciate a leather bag that’s carry-on perfect for planes, trains and automobiles. With a roundup that also includes a travel jewelry box, luggage tag and an uber-luxurious vacation, avid travelers will be prepared for each adventure.

Vera Bradley weekend bag

Pack it up. The Tango Red Weekender cloth bag is perfect for all your needs thanks to a large central compartment and five inner pockets to keep all your necessities organized while on the road. The bag also features front compartments with zippers (great for storing snacks, scarves, passport and all your travel must-have conveniences) and a removable shoulder strap. $148. North Georgia Premium Outlets, Vera Bradley, 800 Ga. 400 S., Dawsonville. 706-216-3835, www.verabradley.com.

Stella & Dot jewelry box

Store it. When packing your favorite baubles and trinkets, take care and tuck them in this ivory exotic jewelry box, which contains two removable trays to separate your statement pieces. $49. www.stelladot.com.

Sant and Abel sleep mask

Close your eyes. This soft, chic Martinique-inspired banana leaf wallpaper sleep mask was inspired by the Beverly Hills Hotel's signature design. Plus, the comfortable padding and embroidered "Shhh…" ensure you have a perfect night's sleep. $44. www.santandabel.com.

Onward Reserve duffel

On the go. This spacious full-grain leather Weekender duffel bag is stylish, sturdy and functional with generous interior space and expandable sides. It's also fully lined and carry-on compliant. $595. www.onwardreserve.com.

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino package

Ring in the new year. Get out of town and head to this Hollywood, Fla., hotel for its Rock Star package, which features a three-night accommodation in the Fillmore suite; four tickets to the Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium plus VIP transportation; $1,000 credit to Kuro Japanese restaurant; $500 Rock Spa credit; and more. Call 1-866-502-7529 by Dec. 15 to reserve. $20,017. www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com.

L’Occitane travel set

Double duty. The Holiday Bauble is great as an ornament, but even better on your skin. The package includes a hand cream, extra gentle bar soap or shower gel and a body lotion available in Shea butter, verbena or cherry blossom scents. All sizes are carry-on compliant. $14. Available online as well as at several locations in metro Atlanta; visit the website for multilocation listing. L'Occitane at Perimeter Mall, 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta. 678-441 0515, www.loccitane.com.

Pottery Barn journal

Take note. Jot down your favorite travel memories, daily inspirations, to-do lists and more in these faux-embossed, gold-hued notebooks. Sold as a set with one large and one small notebook. $42. For those who want a beverage to go and intend to travel by land or sea (with a designated driver or captain, of course), opt for the Bleeker bar flask, which is comprised of stainless steel and a gold-plated finish. $29.50. Both items available online as well as at several locations in metro Atlanta; visit the website for multilocation listing. Pottery Barn at North Point Mall, 1000 North Point Circle, Alpharetta. 678-624-9974, www.potterybarn.com.

Typo ID tag

Your name here. To avoid mistaken luggage identity, tag your bag with the "Catch You" Boston luggage tag. Traveling as a group? The budget-friendly price allows you to buy one for yourself as well as your crew. $6.99. www.cottonon.com.

The Dessert Place

Sweet treats. The online dessert shop was formerly a brick-and-mortar shop in the Virginia-Highland area. Now, whether you're heading home for the holidays or planning a vacation, bring a batch of gourmet brownies featuring a chocolate bottom and secret recipe cream cheese topping. Available as a half or full dozen, each brownie is individually wrapped, making it easier to stash in your travel tote, if you're into snacking while traveling. $24.99-$48.99. www.thedessertplace.com.

Vineyard Vines jacket

Stay warm. The classic Hooded Mountain Weekend Jacket is ideal for his outdoor adventures, thanks to the light and insulted quilted rip-stop fabric and adjustable drawstring hood. Side pockets have zippers to store his important things too.

Vineyard Vines at Lenox Square, 3393 Peachtree Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-812-0293.

Vineyard Vines at Avalon Mall, 5140 Avalon Blvd., Alpharetta. 678-248-5155. www.vineyardvines.com.

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