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Mother’s Day is around the corner! If you’re looking for something special for the special mom in your life, check out this year’s Mother’s Day gift guide, full of great ideas for the mom who loves to travel.

Flytographer photo shoot in Rome.
Flytographer gift card
There’s a reason that Flytographer photo shoots top our list of gift ideas any time of year. It’s because we are huge fans. Flytographer is a vacation photography company with professional local photographers in 350 cities around the world. Beautiful family photos are, without a doubt, my favorite souvenir to bring home from our travels and a Flytographer gift card makes the perfect gift for Mom this Mother’s Day. Click here to book or buy a gift card and use promo code JOHNNYJET50 to get $50 off your first Flytographer photo shoot.

Belkin BoostCharge Wireless Power Bank
Belkin BoostCharge Wireless Power Bank
Whether traveling or not, a portable phone charger is a must-have and Mom will be glad to have a compact one like this to throw in her bag, wherever she’s headed. The Belkin BoostCharge Wireless Power Bank provides an iPhone 14 a quick boost up of to 25% power in 50 minutes and has a convenient kickstand so she can prop her phone up while it’s charging. The fact that it comes in four great color options doesn’t hurt either! Buy it here.

Footnotes From the Most Fascinating MuseumsFootnotes from the Most Fascinating Museums: Stories and Memorable Moments from People Who Love Museums
This book won’t be released until May 14, 2024 but if Mom doesn’t mind waiting a few days for her gift, you can assure her that it will be worth the wait. It’s described as “a beautiful, smart, entertaining new art book from New Yorker cartoonist and author Bob Eckstein that is a love letter to museums and museum-goers, filled with lush and whimsical illustrations paired with stories and anecdotes from curators, museum workers, museum visitors, and more.” If Mom loves to travel, appreciates art and the beautiful things in life, she is sure to appreciate this stunningly illustrated treasure. Buy it here.

Aviator Nation sweatpants and hoodie.
Aviator Nation Hoodie and Sweatpants
Who doesn’t want to travel in comfort? If you know a mom who loves her travel outfit to be both comfy and on-point, then treat her to a luxurious hoodie and sweatpants set like this one from the cool, 1970s-inspired California lifestyle brand Aviator Nation. Their iconic five-stripe designs (pictured above) come in a huge assortments of colors from cool, calm and collected to bright, vibrant and punchy. Buy here.

Le Milmo tote bag, designed in Montreal, Canada.
Milmo 1813
We know Mom already has a tote bag but we love this one because it does triple duty (at least!) for everything she’ll need. It’s perfect for work, travel and groceries … and everything in between. It has a waterproof liner that’s removable and washable, which means she can store and separate things that might spill from other items. This is a hardworking bag for a hardworking mom. Buy it here.

Charleston Shoe Company
Charleston Shoe Company
Is it just me or do these shoes scream vacation? With a stretchy wraparound strap, these platform wedges are the perfect summer sandal for day or night, whether Mom is on a sun-drenched vacation or just channeling vacation vibes. Available in 17 different colors and patterns. Buy here.

Arden Cove backpack in black and gold.
Arden Cove Backpack
Backpacks aren’t everyone’s style but there’s no arguing about how effective they are. They offer great storage and leave you hands free for other things. But this backpack is so sleek and stylish, there’s no reason not to use it for work and travel. It has padded straps for comfier carrying and is the perfect carry-on size. Buy it here.

Dagne Dover jewelry case
Dagne Dover Jewelry Case
It’s nice to be able to travel with a few pieces of jewelry but it’s the worst when you arrive at your destination to find everything in a tangled mess. This lovely travel jewelry case is just the answer. It’s perfect for organizing your watch, rings, bracelets and necklaces and making sure that everything arrives safely and in tact, not in a jumbled mess. Buy it here.

BagSmart weekend duffel bag.
BagSmart Weekend Duffel Bag
This stylish duffel bag works overtime as a carry-on for travelers. Weighing less than two pounds, it’s ultra lightweight and has spacious compartments inside. It has a special yoga mat strap and the separate bottom compartment allows you to separate your dirty shoes from the rest of your stuff. Thoughtfully designed and cute to boot, Mom will find endless opportunities to use this bag. Buy it here.

Honeydew sheets
Honeydew Sheets
Is there any gift more luxurious than the gift of good sleep? If Mom isn’t the type to splurge on herself, do it for her with these impossibly soft and silky sheets made from 100% organic bamboo. She will feel like she’s sleeping in her favorite luxury hotel night after night after night, thanks to you. Buy it here.

Woobles, crocheting for beginners.
If Mom is looking for a new hobby, perhaps she’ll be interested in taking up crocheting? The Woobles Learn to Crochet Kits for beginners are perfect for novices. She may want to stash a kit or two in her bag for her next long flight or she may find herself crocheting up a storm, making them for her kids or grandkids. And speaking of kids, Woobles are designed to be made by kids 12 years and older so crocheting may become a favorite family pastime. Buy here.

Nomatic compression packing cubes.
Nomatic Packing Cubes
I’ve tried a lot of packing cubes and I always reach for these ones first, ahead of all the others. Why? These packing cubes made me realize that not all packing cubes are created equal. Here’s why these ones are superior to most: They are made of a durable but lightweight fabric (I find many others to be too flimsy). they compress easily, they have a carrying handle (you’d be surprised how many packing cubes don’t and the handle is very handy) and they’re quite deep, which means they can fit a lot of stuff. Help Mom stay organized when she travels with a gift she’ll use time and time again. Buy here

Mini Squeeze
Mini Squeeze Stress Ball
Maybe you have tried stress balls in the past but this is so new and improved that it’s nothing like its predecessors. Quiet Mind’s weighted stress ball is a sensory way to treat stress, anxiety, tension and restlessness. If Mom could use some quiet moments of relaxation, this is a gift she’s sure to love. It’s available in four sizes: Small, medium and large but the mini size (pictured above) is perfect if she wants to travel with it as well. Buy it here.


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