Nothing quite delivers the message of travel like a thin slip of airline paper (more likely an email these days) that has a new destination written on it. But this is really only suitable for people who already know where and when they want to go.
If you want to give the gift of adventure, but are unsure of where someone will travel next, gift cards — such as to hotels, Airbnb, airlines, Uber to leave it open ended for the receiver. Also, fun-filled experience packages like a scuba diving lesson, cooking class, or a trek through the safari can be just as motivating as a plane ticket.
TSA Pre✓®: $85 for 5 years
For domestic travel, TSA Pre✓® is a game changer! Speed them through security in more than 130 domestic airports - saving their time and sanity.
Global Entry: $100 for 5 years
For frequent international travelers, the Global Entry program is a great gift to allow them to zip through customs with ease.
Priority Pass: Standard: $99/year, Standard Plus: $249/year, Prestige: $399/year
Flight delays and long layovers don’t need to be such a pain! Grant them access to over 1,200 airport lounges worldwide, to enjoy a quiet and comfortable space with complimentary drinks, snacks, and Wi-Fi while waiting for their flight. Note that depending on membership level, additional visit fees may apply. But they can invite guests at a discounted rate!
National Parks Annual Pass: $80 for one year.
A year-long pass perfect for those who love exploring the great outdoors across the USA. They will get full access to all national parks and are able to bring three adults as guests (could be you!