Ideas for the road or the home office
In need of gift inspiration for the business traveler in your life? Here are 10 gift ideas, hand-picked by a panel of business travel gurus and voted the best by 10Best readers.
No. 10: Satechi Trio Wireless Charging Pad
In this era of online meetings and Zoom calls, it’s more important than ever to keep our devices charged and ready to go. This charging pad quickly powers up to three Qi-enabled devices at the same time.
To buy: satechi.net, $119.99
No. 9: iPad Pro
You can use the new iPad Pro with touch, pencil, trackpad or keyboard, giving it much of the power of a laptop without the bulk. Shoot, edit and share 4K video from the same device, and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues with FaceTime.
To buy: apple.com, from $799
No. 8: Bellroy Travel Set
This travel set from Bellroy includes a RFID Travel Folio large enough to accommodate two passports, cash, boarding passes and up to eight credit cards, as well as Bellroy’s Classic Pouch for transporting charging cords, toiletries or other personal items.
“This travel set holds everything needed for a business trip, from a passport to cables,” says 10Best contributor Eric Grossman.
To buy: bellroy.com, $149
No. 7: Jelly Comb Foldable Bluetooth Keyboard
This portable, foldable Bluetooth keyboard goes wherever you do, with a pocket-sized design that makes it ideal for business travel. The keyboard wirelessly connects with your iOS, Windows or Android phone or tablet with the press of a button.
To buy: jellycomb.com, $24.99 (20 percent off for Amazon Prime members from Black Friday to Cyber Monday)
No. 6: CleanPod UVC Sterilizer
In this age when we’re more aware than ever of the germs all around us, the CleanPod UVC Sterilizer offers a convenient solution. Whether you’re at home, in the office or traveling, you can kill up to 99.9 percent of germs with the touch of a button.
To buy: monos.com, $90
No. 5: Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose proves you don’t need giant, bulky headphones to get noise cancelling technology and rich, clear audio. These earbuds offer active and passive noise cancelling, and their soft silicone design means they’re comfortable enough to wear all day.
To buy: bose.com, $279.95
No. 4: SockWell Compression Socks
All SockWell compression socks are made in the USA from merino wool sourced from free-grazing American sheep. Choose between four compression levels and numerous other styles and features. Wherever work takes you, these socks help reduce muscle fatigue, minimize swelling and wick moisture away from your feet.
To buy: sockwellusa.com, from $16.99
No. 3: Rocketbook Core
Rocketbook brings the pen and paper experience into the modern age with a notebook that feels like paper but connects to the cloud for endless reusability. A damp cloth erases the page to a like-new state.
To buy: getrocketbook.com, $34 (Buy through this link for 20 percent off your purchase)
No. 2: MOO Gift Card
The recipient of a MOO Gift Card has a lot of options: personalized business cards, stationary, stickers, other marketing materials, notebooks and business card holders.
To buy: moo.com, from $10
No. 1: Weatherman Travel Umbrella
This compact, easy-to-carry umbrella weighs less than a pound and measures less than 12 inches long, so it can go anywhere you go. A reinforced fiberglass design can fight off winds of up to 45 miles per hour without inverting or breaking.
To buy: weathermanumbrella.com, $54