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Christmas Gift Ideas 2020 Australia For Travellers

Christmas Gift Ideas 2020 Australia – boy has this year flown.  It does not seem that long ago that we were writing an article on Christmas Gift Ideas for 2019.

Christmas is something to look forward to in 2020 after the year we have had. Hopefully, our Australian borders will be open in time for us to spend time with our family and friends.

If not, we can still celebrate and catch up with our family and friends on Zoom calls and we can still gift presents to brighten up everyone’s day.

We have put together a range of Christmas Gift Ideas for family and loved ones with a travel theme. Merry Christmas to everyone and a safe and happy new year.

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Travel Gift Card – Get Your Guide Tours & Activities

Get Your Guide

We are very happy using Get Your Guide in activities in cities that we visit.  We love their ‘best price guarantee’ which means if we find the same activity by the same local tour operator in the same currency for less they will refund the difference.  Currently, they offer over 35,000 activities in over 7,600 locations. In Australia, they have over 800 tours and activities.

Get Your Guide Description:

Thousands of unmissable activities for all ages and interests

– The lowest prices, guaranteed — no booking fees or hidden charges

– Pre-book tickets and skip the line at top attractions with our exclusive inventory of tickets

– Stay flexible with easy cancellation up to 24 hours before

– Mobile-friendly payment and tickets for booking on the go

– Friendly and knowledgeable customer services, available 24/7 in your language

A Gift Card for a Get Your Guide Tour or Activity can be purchased here

Australian 2020 16 month Calendar

Australian 2020 16 month calendar
16 month 2020 Australian calendar

Amazon Australia Description:

  • 16-MONTH CALENDAR: Easy planning and goal setting from September 2019 to December 2020, with holidays and observances pre-marked for you
  • HIGH-QUALITY PHOTOGRAPHS: 16 large and full-colour photographs of the most notable spots and attractions in Australia; an assortment of various shots of the paradise down under
  • EVENTS AND SPECIAL DATES: Includes 1 bonus sheet of reminder stickers so you can organize your events with style; never miss birthdays, appointments, parties, meetings and daily, weekly, or monthly goals
  • PERFECT FOR EVERYONE: Hang it at home, classrooms, office spaces, shops and more; it is also the ultimate gift for all seasons and occasions
  • SIZE: 12 x 12 inches; quick tear-off pages and with spacious boxes for your daily notes
Purchase the Australian 16 Month Calendar here


Supporting our Fellow Travel Blogger – Cory Lee with his first children’s book

Let’s Explore With Cor Cor

Lets Explore with Cor Cor

With a can-do attitude, Cor Cor shows that with enough determination anything is possible. Cor Cor’s readers learn about places around the world, as he explores exciting destinations from his wheelchair. Whether admiring the northern lights in Iceland or meeting kangaroos in Australia, no adventure is off-limits.

As a wheelchair user that has visited all seven continents, co-author Cory Lee (founder of the award-winning accessible travel blog Curb Free with Cory Lee) always wanted to read a book that he could relate to while growing up. Collaborating with his mom, co-author Sandy Gilbreath, they created this children’s picture book to show that the possibilities for all children are limitless, regardless of their abilities. Let’s Explore with Cor Cor is both fun and colourful, while teaching children about various landmarks and destinations from all over the world.

Purchase Lets Explore with Cor Cor here


Scratch Off Map of The World MyMap Black Gold Large Travel map Wall Poster 35×25 Push pin map Includes Pins Tube Flags Poster Map Scratch

Scratch off map

Amazon Description:

  • XXL Large BLACK GOLD SCRATCH OFF MAP + WORLD FLAGS POSTER – This 35×25 inches black and gold scratch map crafted in Europe with high quality and eco friendly materials, to provide you with a luxury and detailed map scratch to mark your travels
  • ⭐ WALL MAP TO PIN TOUR TRAVELS and MARK YOUR MEMORIES Travel around the globe, learn about new cultures, taste local foods and meet different people, valuable life experiences, memories that last a lifetime
  • ⭐GIFT FOR TRAVELERS This is the absolute gift for any enthusiast world traveller, available in a sleek matte black tube with varnish print. It is by far the newest trend in the map industry in gift-ready packaging. Christmas gift, Birthday gift, Graduation or wedding
  • ⭐DETAILED MAP CARTOGRAPHY in TRAVEL MAP WITH PINS gold scratch is designed with attention to detail and features 11 major countries outlined and divided into regions and states.
  • ⭐ Map Scratch To ENHANCE YOUR GEOGRAPHY KNOWLEDGE: This wall map scratch off world map is far more than a beautiful and elegant way to decorate that empty wall in your house
You can purchase the Scratch Off Map here


Amazon Australia Gift Card

Amazon Gift Card
Amazon Australia Gift Card

Product features from Amazon Australia

  • Amazon.com.au Gift Cards carry no fees and do not expire
  • Multiple gift card designs and denominations to choose from
  • Redeemable towards millions of items store-wide at Amazon.com.au
  • Available for immediate delivery
  • Amazon.com.au Gift Cards can only be used to purchase eligible goods and services on Amazon.com.au as provided in the Amazon.com.au Gift Card Terms and Conditions.
You can purchase your Amazon Gift Card here

Travel Guide – Lonely Planet Australia

Lonely Planet Australia
Lonely Planet Australia


Amazon Australia Description

Lonely Planet’s Australia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Stake out a patch of sand on Bondi Beach before exploring the big-ticket sights of Sydney, dive into the dazzling ecosystem of the Great Barrier Reef, and drive along the Great Ocean Road spying the Twelve Apostles on the way – all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Australia and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet’s Australia:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips – hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets – eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights provide a richer, more rewarding travel experience – history, people, music, landscapes, wildlife, (more…)
Purchase Lonely Planet Australia here

8 GB Waterproof Kindle Paperwhite

Kindle Paperwhite
Kindle Paperwhite

Amazon Australia description

  • The thinnest, lightest Kindle Paperwhite yet—with a flush-front design and 300 ppi glare-free display that reads like real paper even in bright sunlight.
  • Now waterproof, so you’re free to read and relax at the beach, by the pool, or in the bath.
  • Enjoy twice the storage with 8 GB. Or choose 32 GB to hold even more titles.
  • A single battery charge lasts weeks, not hours.
  • The built-in adjustable light lets you read indoors and outdoors, day and night.
  • Get instant access to over 5 million titles, including new releases and best sellers.
  • This device does not support playback of Audible audiobooks.
Purchase the 8GB Kindle Paperwhite here


Travel Journal: Travel Is The Only Thing You Buy That Makes You Richer Cool Christmas Gift – Red Ruled Lined Notebook – Diary, Writing, Notes, Gratitude, Goal Journal – 6×9 120 pages

travel journal

You Can Purchase Your Travel Journal Here

Zenify Reusable Metal Straws with case, bag and cleaners

Metal straws
Zenify Metal Straws

Amazon Australia description:

SET CONTAINS — 4x 18cm metal drinking straws with 8mm diameter in (rose gold, gold, black and silver), 4x 21.5cm metal angled drinking straws with 6mm diameter in (rose gold, gold, black and silver), 1x wooden carry case, 2x straw cleaner brush and 1x drawstring bag all in a biodegradable recyclable box. The case perfectly fits 1x straight straw and the straw cleaner, so you can carry one with you in your pocket, purse, handbag, gym bag, backpack or briefcase everywhere you go for easy travel

Purchase here


2 x 12 0z Stemless Wine Tumbler

Husky Wine Tumbler
Stemless Wine Tumbler

Amazon Australia description:

  • VACUUM INSULATED – Keeps wine chilled until the last drop. Also great for keeping hot drinks hot.
  • STAY-DRY DESIGN – No condensation. Hands and tables stay dry.
  • PREMIUM 304 STAINLESS STEEL – Built for style, quality and performance.
  • LID INCLUDED – Made from premium BPA-free Tritan plastic.
  • PERFECT FOR GIFTING & SATISFACTION GUARANTEED – Packaged in die-cut kraft presentation boxes which are 100% recyclable. If you’re not satisfied with your Huski for any reason, neither are we and we’ll do everything we can to make it right.
You can purchase the Wine Tumblers here


Fitbit Versa 2 Health and Fitness Watch with Heart Rate, Sleep and Swim Tracking – Black/Carbon

Fitbit Versa 2

Amazon Description:

  • Use built-in voice control to check the weather, set reminders and do more from your watch; Third-party account and app may be required
  • Based on your heart rate, time asleep, restlessness and breathing, Sleep Score helps you better understand your sleep quality each night
  • Control Spotify from your wrist to play your favourite songs and playlists
  • With always-on display mode, your information is just a quick glance away during workouts; Always-on display requires more frequent charging
  • Track stairs climbed, The tapered silicone band is lightweight, flexible and durable
  • Includes 2 Year Manufacturer Warranty for Australian stock only, ships from Amazon AU for Fitbit Australia
You can Purchase Your Fitbit here


Wireless Earbuds, LIONAL Bluetooth 5.0 Auto Pairing TWS Headphone in-Ear Headset with High Definition Mic Earphone with Charging Case, 24H Playtime, IPX5, 3D Stereo, Smart Touch




Amazon Australia description:

  • Perfect Sound & HD Calling – Delivers music with a wider soundstage and exceptional accuracy and clarity. BassUp technology enhances bass by up to 43% without signal loss or music dropouts. Using CVC 8.0 digital noise reduction technology, intelligently filtering the noise around you. when you are public places the conversation between the parties is still clear.
  • Auto Pairing – The new technology streamlines the setup process. when taking out the wireless earbuds from the charging case, they’ll automatically connect to the last paired device.
  • TWS Bluetooth 5.0 – Built-in Bluetooth 5.0 Chip, Offers Fast Speed, Stable Connection, Enable to 15m Transmission. You Can Use the Twins Earbuds to Achieve Volume +/-, Play the Next / the Previous Songs, Answer/Reject Calls, Activate the Voice Functions.
  • Portable Charging Case – The easy-carry Compact and lightweight magnetic charging case provide 24 hours playtime. 5 hours working time per charge, about 5 times full charge by the charging case, LIONAL can company you all day.
  • Ergonomic Design-LIONAL scanned the ear canal data of thousands of people for the best ergonomic design and 3 sizes of ear tips provide a comfortable fit. The lightweight, safe and comfortable half-in-ear design fits your ears perfectly.
Purchase the Ear Buds here


Red Suricata Mesh Beach Bag Cooler – Beach Tote with Leak-Proof Rigid Cooler – Beach Bags for Women & Men (Blue)

Beach Cooler
Beach Cooler


Amazon Australia description:

  • #1 EXTRA-LARGE MESH COOLER BAG STAYS UPRIGHT + NO LEAKS – LEAK PROOF cooler compartment will keep your drinks/food cold and safe! It’s also sturdy so the portable bag will stay upright. Even if you have an empty cooler bottom and full mesh top, it won’t fall over!
  • BE COOL AS ICE, IN THE BLAZING HEAT – Enjoy a day at the beach without getting hungry or thirsty. Insulated beach cooler with 4 BONUS slim fitted ice packs – holds 12 standard cans! Lots of cold beer for all your buddies. Keep your snacks fresh and cool in the “cooler box”
  • KEEP YOUR PHONE, TABLET, KINDLE & WALLET SAFE – in the big waterproof pocket. They will stay dry and safe from an unexpected wave, splash or spill. Plus, our ZIPPERED waterproof beach bag keeps everything secure inside the beach bag. No more lost flip-flops, goggles, or sunscreen
  • SAY HELLO TO YOUR NEW SAND-FREE BEACH TOTE – Our lightweight summer tote has a sand free mesh top section. Sandy toys & towels, wet swimwear will SHAKE OUT & DRY OUT through the airy mesh netting! Say goodbye to a sandy car and HELLO to a sand-free journey home from the beach!
  • EASY TO CARRY – Carry handles with padded grip & a removable long shoulder strap make this XL beach tote comfortable to hold. Use at pool, gym, picnic, camping, surfing, vacation, festival, travel & BBQ’s. Comes with the Red Suricata 12-month Satisfaction Guarantee.


Purchase the Beach Cooler here


NewLyfe Sand Free Microfiber Beach Towel – Quick Drying Swim Towel for Pool, Extra Large Yet Compact and Lightweight for Travel, Camping, Gym or Yoga with Water Resistant Carry Bag

Microfibre beach towel
Microfibre beach towels

Amazon Australia description

  • DRIES QUICKLY – Thinner than traditional towels they’re a quick dry beach or pool towel that dries 5 x faster. Hang it anywhere with the bonus snap lock loop and it’ll be dry in no time! No more soaking wet, smelly towels that need to be washed all of the time
  • SAND DOESN’T STICK – Yes finally a sand-free beach towel. Even when wet give it a shake and the sand falls right off. Keep your keys, phone and other valuables safe and dry with the bonus water-resistant carry bag – ideal for the beach, gym, pool, boating, kayaking, jet ski or any other water sports.
  • ROLLS OUT BIG FOLDS UP SMALL – At 180 x 80cm it’s an extra-large oversized beach towel rolled out, compact and lightweight rolled up. Easy to pack and carry in your luggage, beach bag, swim bag or gym bag yet it’s long enough to lay on or wrap around you.
  • ABSORBENT, SUPER SOFT, EASY CARE – After its first wash, suede microfiber becomes very absorbent and keeps its luxuriously silky suede feel. Machine washable and dries much faster than a traditional beach towel.
  • QUALITY THAT LASTS – As an Aussie owned company, our microfiber travel beach towels are proudly made to last with double-sided print, rounded corners, top quality stitch and trim. A durable, easy-care, machine washable fabric and colours won’t bleed. 2 year warranty included
You can purchase the Newlyfe beach towels here



The WeDo Game – Family Edition – Australian Card Game Kids and Parents | Creative, Fun, Screen-Free Activities for Families to do –  together.

Card Game

Amazon description:

  • AWARD-WINNING SCREEN FREE CARD GAME – Disconnect. Reconnect. And have some good old fashioned fun with this award-winning family game! WeDo is a boxed collection of 30 different activities designed to help families spend more quality time together free from smart-phones, laptops and the TV.
  • EASY TO PLAY – The WeDo Game is super easy to play! There’s no complex rule book and no right or wrong answers. You just simply pick a card at random out of the box and follow the instructions on the card. Each activity lasts from 20 minutes to an hour so it can be played on a weeknight after school or work.
  • TOGETHER – Whilst there is an educational element that has been woven throughout, the primary focus is on screen-free creativity, imagination and the fostering of meaningful conversations between parents and their kids. You don’t need to be lucky or talented to play, and there’s no right or wrong answers. It’s about having a go, laughing and learning. Together. As a family.
  • 30 FUN-FILLED FAMILY ACTIVITIES – There are 30 fun activities presented in a stylish, beautifully designed box. It’s the perfect gift for mum, dad and the kids or makes an ideal present for the whole family! It’s also a thoughtful new way of saying ‘Thank you’, great to keep the kids occupied during school break and a must to pack in the suitcase when heading off on vacation.
  • FAMILY EDITION – Ideal for families with children aged 5-13.
Purchase The Top Family Card Game Here


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