The RoomCritic Travel Gift Guide for 2012

A few key gift items for the travellers in your life.

The RoomCritic travel team have pulled together their 13 most wanted gifts for the festive season. Give them to the other person in your life or keep them to yourself, either way they’ll keep everyone happy.


Rimowa Luggage  Choose the classic aluminium Topaz range, or the super lightweight polycarbonate Salsa ranges for someone who likes to travel in style.

Find your closest Rimowa dealer on their website
Photos from Rimowa

Luggage Tags

Jimmy Choo Luggage Tag £104
Available from and would look amazing on your new luggage.

Travel Guides

We love the 2012 editions of Louis Vuitton Guides, available from Louis Vuitton stores. Some of these items may already be under our Christmas tree…

Wallpaper City Guides  $12.99, continue to be a favorite and reliable choice. The updated editions and ever growing selection keep them relevent, as do the 10 available as iPhone apps.

iPad Cases

For her: Chloe Savannah iPad case £287.50

Available from

And for him: Les Essentials De La Vie Narita iPad Case £187.50

Available from Mr. Porter

Passport Holders

Our new favorites are from the Louis Vuitton Mon Monogram Small Leather goods range, newly available from the Louis Vuitton store in Sydney. They are monogrammed in Paris and take around 3 weeks after you order your colourway.
Photo courtesy of Louis Vuitton Facebook


Anya Hindmarch In-Flight Leather Trimmed Travel Case £125

Available from Anya Hindmarch

Paul Smith Leather Travel Wallet £196
Available from Mr. Porter


Aesop are an amazing Australian skincare brand who make a number of great kits for travel. Our pick is the Jet Set Kit $39, available from

Noise Cancelling Headphones

Our preference is the Stenheisser CXC700 buds $269, available here.

For the littlest RoomCritics

Trunki Ride On Pull Along suitcases A$89

Little Luxe City Guide US$9.99

So far only Hong Kong and Singapore are available, but we love the grown up version, so will be packing the Little Luxe Guide for our next family HK trip. Find them online or at great bookstores.



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  2. Jen Pollack Bianco (@lax2nrt) · December 23, 2013

    Great list. Once you go Rimowa, you never go back! Also, the Louis Vuitton city guides & Wallpaper City Guides are available in app form as well for digital nomadic types.

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