by Rose Parker
The hustle and bustle of a busy commute are enough to make anyone want to pull their hair out. Between traffic jams, public transportation delays, and cramped seats it is easy for commuters to get frazzled and anxious. We can't always control how we get from point A to point B, but we can give ourselves the gift of comfort with these 33 gifts for commuters!
Drown out the sound of traffic while listening to your favorite tunes. These noise-canceling headphones are ideal for persons who have a long commute and need something to help them make the journey a bit more bearable. Have a long flight ahead and need to catch up on your sleep? Then these headphones are perfect for you. It reduces ambient noises which can result in ear fatigue and can make your traveling so much more relaxing.
Never run out of battery power on those long car rides. Keep your earbuds charged with this convenient device. It is powerful enough to get your earbuds fully charged within 15 minutes, but compact enough to fit right in your pocket. This Air Pod Charger is a must-have for any commuter who wants to ensure they can remain fully entertained during their journey.
No more searching around in your bag to find your phone. Enjoy the convenience of hands-free phone calls and keep your phone within reach with this car mount. It is easy to install and fits perfectly along the vents, dashboard, or windscreen of your vehicle so you will never miss that important call. It's convenience at your fingertips.
Give your friends access to tons of books whenever they want them with this gift. It is perfect for anyone who loves reading but doesn't like lugging around heavy books everywhere they go. Help make their commute more interesting by gifting them an Audible membership. From business books to memoirs, there is sure to be something for them in the Audible library. It is the perfect gift to ensure they can learn on the go during those long car rides.
5. Water Bottle
Stay hydrated while you're on the go! This stylish, lightweight, portable water bottle will ensure you have a steady supply of water throughout the day. It's BPA-free, leakproof, and easy to clean. The convenient straw lid feature makes it easy to take a sip without a spill. This gift is especially great for those hot summer months when staying hydrated is a must.
When your commute takes you out of town, make sure your car is ready to go with this car battery charger. It is compatible with all types of vehicles and can charge a battery as low as 1 volt. The last thing you want is for a dead car battery to disrupt your plans. This is a great gift for people who have to drive a lot. Give them the peace of mind that having this device brings. You must keep this item in your car during long road trips.
7. Air pod Case
Keep your AirPods safe and sound with this stylish case. It is made of durable silicone material and has a no-slip grip so it will stay in your hands. The built-in key ring also makes it easy to attach to your keys or bag so you never have to worry about losing them. This gift is perfect for those who like to go on long runs or walks and would hate to misplace their AirPods.
If you're looking for a gift that is both practical and affordable, earbuds are the perfect option. They come in a variety of styles and colors so you can find the perfect pair for your loved one. Plus, they are great for people who have a long commute and need to stay connected to their music or phone calls.
9. Winter Scarf
A warm scarf is a must-have for commuters during those winter months. This one is made of soft and luxurious cashmere, so it will keep you cozy all day long. It comes in a variety of colors so you can find the perfect one to match your style. This is a good gift for cyclists or commuting college students so they keep won't b left at the mercy of the elements when it's cold outside.
Protect your eyes from the sun's harmful rays with a stylish pair of sunglasses. These polarized aviators are designed to protect your eyes from the sun and reduce glare, so you can enjoy a clear view on those long car rides. They come with a soft case that makes it easy to take them on the go or store them in your bag when not in use.
11. Coffee Mug
Start your day off right with a hot cup of coffee. This mug is made of stainless steel and has a fun, colorful design that will brighten up your morning. It holds up to 14 ounces of liquid, so you can enjoy multiple cups of coffee throughout the day. The easy-grip handle makes it comfortable to hold and the double wall insulation ensures your coffee stays hot.
This is a great gift idea for commuting college students. This stylish backpack has an eye-catching design with plenty of space that will help them stay organized. It also comes in a variety of fun colors so you can find one that matches their style. The padded shoulder straps make it comfortable to wear even if they are carrying heavy books or materials.
13. Winter Gloves
If winter commuting is part of your daily routine, make sure you are always prepared with these gloves! It is a great gift idea for drivers. The triangle silicone on the palm of the gloves makes for easy gripping of the steering wheel without slipping. These unisex gloves will make the perfect gift for that special lady or man in your life.
If you know someone who has a long commute on public transportation and loves to read, gift them their own Kindle. This stylish device is lightweight and easy to use so they can easily carry it around with them wherever they go. Plus, the built-in adjustable light ensures your friend will have no problem seeing their favorite book no matter the lighting conditions.
15. Hand Sanitizer
Nowadays, you can't have enough hand sanitizer. This gift is practical and affordable, and one that your loved one will use every day. They are small enough to easily fit into any bag or purse or you can use the Jelly wrap to attach it to your key chain or bag for use on the go.
Imagine waiting for public transportation on a rainy day without an umbrella. For days like that, this gift is a commuting essential and a worthy travel companion. The sleek design makes for easy handling so you can open and close it with the touch of a button. The Teflon-coated canopy will ensure you stay dry even in the most severe conditions.
17. Gas Gift Card
One of the best gifts for someone who drives a lot is a gas gift card. This is a very thoughtful and practical gift idea especially for persons who have to travel long distances frequently. Who wouldn't appreciate a few extra bucks to fill up their tank? Put a smile on someone's face with a gift they are sure to use.
18. Snack Dispenser
Help your friend stay energized and focused with a gift that keeps snacks close at hand. This gift is perfect for people who need to keep their hunger in check or those who have long commutes from home to work. The stackable interlocking containers allows you to carry a variety of healthy snacks. Enjoy snacking at your convenience with this great gift!
19. Dashboard Camera
If you know someone who lives in an area where car accidents are common, gift them a dashboard camera. This gift is perfect for anyone with long commutes or people who spend lots of time on the road. The device clips easily to your windshield and records what happens while behind the wheel so they can have peace of mind while driving.
20. Card Holder
Help your friend keep their important cards safe and organized with this gift. The minimalist sleek design makes it easy to fit in your back or front pockets, but still has enough room to hold up to seven (7) cards. It is made of 100% genuine leather which makes it durable. As a bonus, especially for bus commuters, the RFID blocking technology makes it safe from any unauthorized attempts to scan your card. Get this gift for a friend today!
This is great gift for a new car owner who loves to stay organized. This seat organizer will be perfect for them especially if they have a long commute with kids. Yikes! The organizer easily attaches to the back of any car seat and has pockets for storage so they can keep everyone's belongings within easy reach.
Help your friend stay warm and cozy with this gift. These heated socks are durable with a cushioned footbed that makes wearing them all day a breeze. This gift is perfect especially for bus commuters who may need to stand for long periods as it helps to lessen fatigue and improve circulation. The temperature on these socks is regulated to keep feet warm even in the coldest weather.
This is a good gift for cyclists who commute to work. It is easy to install and its standard size ensures that it can fit different brands of bikes. The sturdy lightweight material ensures that you won't have to worry about it getting damaged while cycling. It fits most water or beverage bottles so you can stay hydrated on your way to work.
24. Puffer Jacket
If you have a friend who drives a lot or frequently has long car rides out of town this would be suitable for them. Help your friend stay comfortable while they travel with this gift. It is perfect for those rest stops during a long commute. This jacket easily converts into a pillow so they can nap comfortably in between stops.
25. Bike Helmet
A good bike helmet is essential and a good gift for bike commuters. Help your friend stay safe while they cycle to work with this gift. The helmet is durable and built not only for impact resistance but for comfort. The adjustable chin strap and removable liner make it easy to fit various head sizes comfortably. This would be a great birthday gift idea for the cyclist in your life.
Never miss an appointment or a deadline. Stay organized and on track with this gift. This planner is perfect for commuters who have a lot on their plate. The monthly and weekly views make it easy to stay on top of your schedule, while the tabbed pages make finding specific information a breeze. This gift will help them get and stay organized so they can optimize their day. It would also be a valuable item for entrepreneurs or social workers.
Is your morning routine even complete without a caffeine boost? Help your friend get their daily caffeine fix with this gift. The portable espresso maker is compact, lightweight, and versatile and is a convenient way for them to brew on the go. This espresso machine is the perfect idea for your carpool gift exchange or for someone who is always on the road and needs to ensure they stay caffeinated.
Now more than ever, it's important to keep your phone clean. We spend so much time on our phones it can become a breeding ground for bacteria. This gift is ideal for people who spend lots of time on their cell phones because not only does it have a UV-C bulb that gets rid of 99.9% of bacteria, it also has a USB port and USB cord to facilitate charging. This will make a great gift for someone's car so they can sanitize and charge while they drive.
29. Bike Bells
This is a great birthday gift idea for the cyclist in your life. Give the gift of safety with this bicycle bell. The high-pitched ring makes it is loud enough to be heard by pedestrians and other vehicles on the road. The premium-grade material means it is highly durable and corrosion-resistant plus it is easy to install and fits most handlebars.
30. Bicycle Lock
Help your friend keep their new bicycle safe with this gift. A bike lock is a good gift for cyclists who often have to leave their bikes unattended. The four-digit combination lock feature provides a basic level of security and is a deterrent to thieves. The braided steel is strong yet flexible and gives the peace of mind that comes with being able to protect your investment making this a thoughtful and practical gift for the cyclists in your life.
31. First Aid Kit
A first aid kit is a great gift for drivers. Accidents happen, but that doesn't mean you have to be caught off guard. Be prepared with the essentials needed to handle minor emergencies. This first aid kit comes with 312 pieces of essential items needed in the event of injuries like cuts, scrapes, and burns. It's also small enough to fit into your friend's glove compartment so they can have it on them at all times
32. Bluetooth Beanie
Help keep your friend warm while listening to music with this gift. This gift is perfect for people who take long walks outside during the winter months. The gift is available in a variety of colors and can connect to any Bluetooth-enabled device. This gift will keep them warm while they work out or walk the dog on those cold winter days
Masks have become an essential accessory. Whether your friend is a cyclist, driver, or walker, they will have to wear a mask. The standard black color means it goes with any outfit. Help your friend remain stylish while keeping safe with this disposable mask. It has three layers of breathable woven fabric which makes it lightweight and comfortable enough to wear for extended periods. This gift is perfect for people who are always on the go and need to ensure they stay protected.
Commuting can be such a hassle. This list of 33 gifts for commuters is ideal to make traveling easier and more comfortable. From noise-canceling headphones to audible membership, these gifts will help make the drudgery of a long commute easier. Consider gifting some of these items to the commuter in your life and help them ride in style and comfort!
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