15 Useful Gifts for Coffee Lovers That Travel

These gifts for coffee lovers that travel are both practical and fun. Get the traveling coffee drinker in your life exactly what they need!

Coffee and Travel. The two go hand-in-hand for people like me.

Coffee gives me the energy to travel, and I often travel specifically to drink coffee. Every morning in a new destination starts with a fresh cup (sometimes a good cup, sometimes a bad cup), and a lot of my days are spent trying out the best cafes in various cities.

Of course I’m not alone in this. There are tons of traveling coffee addicts out there exploring the world, and you probably know one. In fact, you’re probably searching for the perfect gift for coffee lovers who travel RIGHT NOW.

Oh, how convenient.

I created this guide to gifts for coffee lovers…mostly because I am making my own holiday wish list. But while I’m at it, I thought I’d share some of the best finds from around the internet (and around the world).

Most of these gift ideas for traveling coffee lovers are meant to make it easy to get a good (no, great) cup of coffee no matter where you are in the world, usually by bringing it with you! Prices range from budget gift ideas to luxury gifts for the most special people in your life.

And of course, if you’re a traveler who is just looking for some awesome coffee gear to bring with you on your adventures, then start jotting this stuff down for yourself. There are a few things on this gift guide I know I need ASAP.


Gifts for Coffee Lovers That Travel

15 Useful Gifts for Coffee Lovers Who Travel: Lonely Planet Global Coffee Tour book

1. Lonely Planet’s Global Coffee Tour Book

Let’s start with a little inspiration. Lonely Planet will help you learn about coffee cultures around the world, AND show you the best spots to grab a cup of jo in destinations around the world. This is a great coffee table book, with tons of useful info too.

Where to Get it: Lonely Planet • Amazon • Barnes & Noble

More Gift Ideas: World Atlas of Coffee

2. DripKit

Dripkit is a simple yet well-designed portable pour over kit. Get the perfect pour over on the go, no matter where you are! Each kit is compact, comes with a cup’s worth of QUALITY coffee, and is easy to use. Tear it open, place it on top of your mug, and pour hot water over it. These little kits can easily fit into any bag, so they can go with you everywhere! The Be Your Own Barista” kit is the perfect gift, or you can buy gift subscriptions, so your coffee lover will be well-stocked!

Where to Get it: DripKit

More Gift Ideas: Vietnamese Coffee Portable Pour Overs from Uncommon Goods

3. Atlas Coffee Club Subscription

Every traveling coffee lover will appreciate a subscription to the Atlas Coffee Club. Each month, they’ll receive a different single-origin coffee from around the world, along with a postcard from the region, and brewing instructions. This is a great option for those who spend most of their time at home, and will be around to get their monthly coffee in the mail. There are various subscription options to choose from.

Where to Get it: Atlas Coffee Club

More Gift Ideas: Personalized Coffee Subscriptions from Driftaway Coffee (You or your giftee can receive a free tasting kit with my referral link)

4. Coffee Tasting Journal

Anyone that makes a habit of trying out different coffee shops on their travels needs this coffee journal. The pages give you space to record all the different coffees you try. It’s a simple and fun way to record your coffee adventures.

Where to Get it: Amazon

More Gift Ideas: 33 Cups of Coffee Tasting Journal

15 Useful Gifts for Coffee Lovers Who Travel: Bean Box World Coffee Sampler
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5. Bean Box World Coffee Tour

Seattle has great coffee thanks to all of the independent roasters in the city. (And I’m a bit biased towards Seattle, so of course I had to add this to the list). Bean Box features coffees from around the world, as roasted by Seattle, and sends them to your door. This box includes samples of 16 different coffees, giving the gift receiver lots of options!

Where to Get it: Amazon • Bean Box

More Gift Ideas: Find more coffee gifts and subscriptions from Bean Box, World Explorer’s Coffee Sampler

15 Useful Gifts for Coffee Lovers Who Travel: Wacaco Nanopresso Handheld Portable Espresso Maker

6. Portable Espresso Maker

The Nanopresso let’s you make espresso ANYWHERE, even out in the wilderness. This handheld portable espresso maker is compact, lightweight, easy to use, and can be packed up and taken with you to any destination.

Where to Get it: Amazon 

More Gift Ideas: Portable Espresso Maker from Nowspresso

7. Collapsible Travel Coffee Cup

EVERY traveler should have some kind of reusable cup. Whether they drink coffee, tea, water…it doesn’t matter, a cup of their own is a necessity. Collapsible travel coffee cup are cute, they come in different colors, they’re typically made from silicone, they’re easy to clean, and best of all, they’re collapsible! That means when it’s not being used, it’s easy to pack up into a backpack, purse, or suitcase.

Where to Get it: Amazon

More Gift Ideas: Collapsible Travel Cup from Stojo

8. Mini Canister for Coffee Grounds

Travelers can carry fresh coffee beans or coffee grounds (or tea) with them everywhere they go. This stainless steel canister fits 4 oz, and keeps coffee fresh. It takes up almost no space at all! Comes in different colors.

Where to Get it: Amazon

15 Useful Gifts for Coffee Lovers Who Travel: Portable Travel Coffee Press
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9. Travel Coffee Press

The Espro Travel Coffee Press is a press and travel mug in one. Make your coffee in it, and then drink from it. This makes it so easy to make coffee while traveling. It’s one of my top recommendations for gifts for coffee lovers.

Where to Get it: Amazon • Espro

More Gift Ideas: Travel Coffee Press from Bodum

10. Collapsible Coffee Dripper

For traveling coffee lovers who prefer pour over coffee, a collapsible coffee dripper is a must. It’s made from silicone, and it is easy to pack away.

Where to Get it: Amazon

11. Cold Brew Coffee Maker & Carafe

For all the cold brew lovers out there, this is truly the perfect traveling gift. You can make cold brew, let it steep, and carry it with you to drink all in one product!

Where to Get it: Uncommon Goods

12. Reusable Coffee Filters

This reusable coffee filter is made from hemp, so it can be washed and used over and over again. This is an easy way to eliminate waste, which makes it perfect for the eco-conscious traveler. Plus you can just carry around this one, lightweight filter instead of carrying around a pack of filters.

Where to Get it: Amazon

15 Useful Gifts for Coffee Lovers Who Travel: La Colombe Camp Brew Kit, Perfect for Making Coffee while Camping
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13. La Colombe Camp Brewing Kit

The perfect gift for coffee lovers that prefer outdoor adventure. This Camp Brewing Kit by La Colombe comes with an Aeropress, two coffee mugs, a mini coffee grinder, and La Colombe coffee beans. Now you can easily make coffee on any adventure.

Where to Get it: La Colombe

More Gift Ideas: The Dorm Kit by La Colombe is great for college students

14. Reusable Steel Straws

Reusable straws are something all travelers should start carrying around, but it’s especially necessary for iced coffee lovers. Stop using plastic straws every time you get a coffee, and instead use a steel or silicone one. They’re easy to carry with you everywhere, whether it’s to the coffee shop down the street or the café on the other side of the world.

Where to Get it: Amazon • Target

15 Useful Gifts for Coffee Lovers Who Travel: Sudden Coffee Instant Coffee Pack
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15. Sudden Coffee

This is instant coffee done right. Sudden Coffee provides single-origin coffee from craft roasters, in convenient, portable instant coffee packs (with compostable packaging!). They use a special freeze-dried method to preserve the coffee. These are so easy to throw in a bag and use on the go. Order a small pack to give, or go for a full subscription.

Where to Get it: Sudden Coffee

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I had so much fun putting this gifts for coffee lovers that travel guide. These items will all make such cool presents for fellow travelers. I do want to note that I have not personally tried every single item on this list. These are merely suggestions and ideas based on what traveling coffee drinkers would find useful. I hope something on this list works for whoever you’re buying a gift for.

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By Courtney Minor

Wandering around and writing about it.


  1. Ahhh, Courtney! I absolutely love this guide! i’m definitely going to be checking back on this in a few weeks when I start buying Christmas presents! Maybe I’ll buy myself a little something 🙂 That travel coffee press is calling my name–especially after all over the horrible instant coffee I drank on my most recent trip!


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