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The Hilton Grand Vacations Complete Holiday Gift Guide

Unique gift ideas for travelers

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Celebrity on course, Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions, Orlando, Florida.

Give your favorite traveler extra cheer this holiday season with these creative gift ideas. Whether they plan to visit far-flung destinations or stay close to home, we've got a travel-inspired gift that'll keep them dreaming of adventures to come.  

LPGA athlete snapping selfie with fans, Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions, Orlando.    

Top Pick For Experiential Travelers

Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament Of Champions Tickets

Perhaps you're shopping for someone who has it all. Consider giving an experiential gift where world-class golf meets extraordinary entertainment.

Beloved celebrities will join LPGA winners from across the globe on the green for an unforgettable event. Beyond the course, the event also features mouthwatering cuisine and beverage stations for a trip of a lifetime. 

This highly anticipated event kicks off the LPGA season January 15-21, 2024, at the Lake Nona Golf & Country Club in Orlando. Tickets start at only $30

Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament Of Champions Merchandise

Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions branded tumbler.   

Exclusive tournament-branded merchandise is the ideal complement to Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions tickets. Choose from various styles of tops and outwear so your gift recipient enjoys their days on the course in style. Headwear, drinkware and swag make a perfect stocking stuffer that keeps the memory of their travel experience fresh year-round.  

Travel-Inspired Novelty Gifts

Infinity Scarf 

Say goodbye to money belts and fanny packs, and outfit the savvy tourist in your life with this fashionable and functional scarf with a zipper pocket. Keep valuables safe in a secret pocket inside this stylish infinity scarf. This unique gift is great for travel or around-town adventures. 

Interchangeable T-Strap Sandals

If you know a traveler who needs a different pair of shoes for each outfit, look no further than Cambiani Interchangeable T-Strap Sandals. These fashion-forward, innovative and comfortable memory foam leather-soled sandals come with interchangeable t-straps you can swap out. More than just stylish shoes, you're giving the gift of lighter luggage. 



Push Pin Globe

Inspire your globe-trotter with a creative push-pin globe, allowing travelers to track their journeys (past and future) using push pins. To make this an unforgettable gift, up the ante. Include a few extras with your gift, like string to track flight paths, road trip routes, vacation pictures that they can pin or add an engraving on the base.  

World Map Coloring Tablecloth

Instill a love of wandering in the youngest travelers with this fun and educational world map coloring tablecloth. The hand-drawn map boasts regional animals, capitals and fun facts. It is a perfect activity to rehash old vacation memories or build a travel bucket list with your budding traveler. This 100% cotton tablecloth comes with 10 washable markers for multiple uses.

Cocktail Box

Make sure they never miss a happy hour, no matter your adventurer's time zone. Each cocktail box serves six and comes with all the ingredients (minus alcohol) a professional mixologist uses to create the following craft cocktails:

  • Moscow mule
  • Gin & tonic
  • Old fashioned
  • Champagne cocktail
  • Mai Tai cocktail
  • Margarita

These on-the-go cocktails are perfect for camping, air travel or christening a Hilton Grand Vacations Suite. 

Top Travel Gifts For Practical Travelers

Travel Pillow

Whether you're shopping for someone who frequents air or car travel, a well-rested traveler is a happy traveler. Check out these popular travel pillows.  

Best For Kids: BCozzy Kids Chin-supporting Travel Pillow

The BCozzy is ergonomically designed and keeps the chin from falling forward thanks to its wrap-around-support feature. And anyone who spends time with kids can attest to the importance of easy-to-clean and comfortable fabrics — this product checks both boxes.  

Best Travel Pillow For Adults: Trtl Pillow

The secret to a Trtl (pronounced “turtle”) is the internal support system hidden inside super soft fleece. Why travelers love it: The Trtl is half the size of a traditional neck pillow and is much more stylish, looking like a cozy scarf.

Travel Wallet

Often overlooked, everyday items like a wallet, for example, make all the difference when aiming to achieve stress-free travel. The ideal travel wallet safely contains a passport, personal identification, money, boarding passes and more in designated pockets and slots. You'll get bonus points for picking one with a sleek and stylish design that will go the distance for future journeys. 

Collapsible Water Bottle

This versatile silicone water bottle is great for anyone on your list, from adventure travelers to day-trippers. The Nomader collapsible water bottle is virtually indestructible (lifetime warranty included), BPA free and leak-proof, making it ideal for travel. Arguably, the fact that it rolls up to about the size of your fist is its most impressive feature. 

Packing Cubes

Much like a travel wallet, suitcase organization systems are a gift that packs a serious punch. Packing cubes are small bags of varying sizes that contain small groupings of travel items. Travelers use them to maximize space in carry-ons and luggage. Wirecutter reviewed 18 brands and chose Eagle Creek as its top-rated packing cube system.  

Leather Cord And Cable Organizer

Make sense of cords, earbuds and other easily tangled cables with a leather cord and cable organizer, so your special someone can easily connect while on the go. Make it extra special and have it monogrammed. 

Gift Ideas For The Tech-Loving Traveler

WiFi Hotspot

The Skyroam Solis might be your traveler's most practical gift this season. This portable WiFi hotspot offers unlimited 4G LTE service without worrying about cell data overages or hefty fees. You can purchase the device; then, day passes are $8. A WiFi hotspot is a great gift for family or group travel since you can connect to five devices simultaneously.

Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Headphones II

Classics are always a good choice when gift shopping and Bose noise-cancelling headphones have been a staple travel gift for years. The QuietComfort 35 Wireless Headphones II is more than just a pair of silencing headphones; your explorer will thank you. Despite being wireless, they come with a cord so users can keep listening even when the Bluetooth battery dies.

This gadget also boasts a built-in Google Assistant that allows users to vocally queue up music, receive texts, manage daily tasks and more, no matter where they are.  

Travel Adaptor

Equip the world traveler on your list with the Tumi 4-port USB so they can stay connected no matter where their path leads. Literally. This best-in-class adaptor supports electrical outlets from 150 countries. 

Subscription Boxes For Anywhere, Anytime Travel-Inspired Fun  

A Great Travel-Inspired Gift For Kids

Little Passports monthly travel kit subscriptions are the ideal gift to spark wanderlust in kids and inspire the next generation of explorers. Each box features a new country or world theme and encourages kids to explore and learn about the region through souvenirs and hands-on activities.

World Subscription Box

If the gift-getter loves to travel but might not have a big trip on the horizon, a world subscription box is a great travel gift that doesn't require leaving home. One of the most satisfying ways to experience a new place is through its food. Try the World curates a selection of snacks, cooking ingredients and beverages from a different country each month — surprise and delight gift recipients this year with this foodie travel box instead of your average fruit basket.

The Gift Of Time Shared 

The gift of memorable experiences is timeless, and it's our specialty. Give your HGV ClubPoints and let loved ones use your stays at Hilton Grand Vacations resorts, or convert your HGV ClubPoints to Hilton Honors™ Points to give. Explore the many benefits of a Hilton Grand Vacations timeshare to see how one gift can keep giving for years to come.  

Read the "Best Places To Spend Christmas In The USA" for more holiday inspiration.


The Vacationeer

The Vacationeer is a collective of Hilton Grand Vacations storytellers whose goal is to inspire travelers to go further. We're always on the lookout for new destinations to explore, useful travel tips, and unique ideas to help you plan the most memorable vacations possible.

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