7 Mother’s Day gifts for traveling mamas

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  • Published on May 10, 2023
  • Last Updated June 8, 2023
  • In Gift Guides

Here are our top travel picks for Mother’s Day gifts this year for the mama who loves adventure by plane, train or automobile.

Mother’s Day is around the corner and there’s no time to waste. If you’re still looking for a gift before this Sunday, you’ve come to the right place. Here are our top travel picks for Mother’s Day gifts for the mama who loves adventure by plane, train, or automobile.

Excursion Weekender Duffle

Handcrafted in Morocco, Black-owned company Made Leather Co. by Lenise Williams features fashionable bags that are made of high-quality, sturdy, and ethically sourced materials like goat leather. The Excursion Weekender Duffle is classically handsome and sure to win over any mother with a love of travel.

The Excursion Weekender Duffle.
The Excursion Weekender Duffle. Photo courtesy of Made Leather Co.

Luxury Robe

Nothing compares to those impossible soft, fluffy robes only found in lavish hotel rooms. What if mom could indulge in that luxurious feeling all of the time? FluffCo’s Hotel Robe offers exactly that – microfiber on the outside, fleece-lined on the inside, and best of all with a Mother’s Day Sale offering 20% off.

The Hotel Luxury Robe.
The Hotel Luxury Robe. Photo courtesy of FluffCo.


Does your mama need a nudge out the door? The LET’S GET AWAY box is a perfect way to spark that fire for adventure. It includes Wayward, an inspirational book of travel photos and stories by Chris Burkard, a Teakwood and Tobacco candle by PF Candle Co., and a leather luggage tag by Brady Jones Studio to tie it all together and motivate her next getaway.

The LET’S GET AWAY box. Photo courtesy of BoxFox.

Calpak Portable Charger

This stylish faux leather portable USB charger comes in the discrete form of a functional luggage tag. At 4.75” x 3” x .5”, it’s super slim and convenient for flights, trains, and long bus rides. This way mom (or wifey) can keep track of her bags and read from her Kindle or keep Candy Crush’in for the duration of her travel.

The luggage tag portable charger.
The luggage tag portable charger. Photo courtesy of Calpak.

Airplane Footrest

Those with shorter legs can attest, dangling your feet above the floor for the duration of a long flight can lead to back pain, pins-and-needles legs, and a numb bum. Mom already dealt with all of that while carrying you (or your baby) around, so give her a break now with this airplane hammock footrest. It hooks easily beneath your seat tray and brings relief to all of those aches and pains, without being a nuisance to the person in the seat next to you or in front of you.

The SEKOESS airplane footrest.
The SEKOESS airplane footrest. Photo courtesy of Amazon.

Tripadvisor Plus Membership

To the seasoned traveling mom, give the gift of savings. The Tripadvisor Plus membership claims to save an average of $350 on the first trip alone. At only $99 a year per subscription, the benefits pay for themselves, including savings on over 100,000 worldwide hotels and 10% off all experiences booked through Tripadvisor. Plus, mama gets to thank you for allowing her the financial freedom to see the world like she’s always dreamt of.

A young mama planning her next vacation from her current vacation.
A young mama planning her next vacation from her current vacation. Photo courtesy of Dragon Images, Shutterstock.

Pixel 7 Pro

Odds are, mom might need a new phone upgrade. How else is she supposed to send you all of her vacation photos? The Pixel 7 Pro has the most powerful Super Res Zoom of any smartphone on the market, and luckily for you, it’s on sale between 5/10 and 5/21 and available on Amazon for fast shipping. Also on sale for Mother’s Day are the Pixel Watch and Pixel Buds Pro from 5/7 to 5/14.

The Pixel 7 Pro.
The Pixel 7 Pro. Photo courtesy of Google.

Kayra Raecke is a proud brown queer Los Angeles-born neurodivergent with a predilection for syntax, mild cat obsession, and a collection of odd hobbies.

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