‘Tis the season of giving! With the holidays upon us and Christmas only a few weeks away, now is the time to start planning the gifts and stocking stuffers you want to give the RVers in your life. All RVers know that the road warrior lifestyle requires you to keep only the essentials in your smaller living space, so what are some practical and thoughtful gifts for those who RV?
Today we’ve curated the ultimate gift guide for all travelers so you don’t have to do some of the heavy work this holiday season. Check out the details for RV perfect gift ideas below. We’ve broken the items down in categories by price, offering practical gifts for every type of budget. Enjoy!
GIFTS FOR RVERS UNDER $50
RV TOILET PAPER
Price: $5 – $15
Details: We’re not kidding, RV toilet paper is the ultimate practical gift for an RVer because ever single type of RVer needs it. With the panic buying of toilet paper during Covid-19, this necessary item has been hard to come by for RVers! This gift will surely get a good laugh and use this holiday season. Check out our article featuring The Best RV Toilet Paper of 2020 to pick which brand is right for the RVer in your life.
SNOWPEAK TITANIUM SPORK
Details: This lightweight and durable titanium spork should be in every RVers stocking this Christmas. They are one item in SnowPeaks go sustainable collection, which heartens conscious decisions for every traveler going about their daily consumption habits. It’s a great Christmas gift that reduces waste and can serve to encourage conversation with other travelers about our three R’s: reduce, reuse, recycle.
FUEL GIFT CARD
Price: Your choice!
Details: Gifting a fuel card is a great present for the practical RVer. Fuel is often a hefty expense that really starts to add up while traveling. Opt for a gas card or a visa gift card this Christmas and give the ultimate present of miles (literally).
RV CAMPGROUND & CAMPING LIGHTS
Details: These simple, bright and compact Moji lantern lights create incredible visibility. Providing 100 lumens of light and weighing a mere 3-ounces, this is one Christmas gift that every RV and traveler alike will make use of.
MIIR WINE TUMBLER
Description: Designed to enhance the wine drinking experience anytime, anywhere, the BPA free, thermo 3D vacuum insulated 10oz tumbler outfitted with a press fit lid will keep RVers wine of choice free from any spills. The wine tumbler is classic, durable, and made for all RV camping experiences. If your RVer is more of a coffee drinker, the Miir tumbler is also perfect for any beverage, morning or night. Three percent (3%) of all revenue at Miir goes to environmental causes. See the bottom of your cup to track the cause your purchase is helping! Remember, do not drink and drive!
Details: The Stanley 25oz vacuum thermos is a great gift for coffee drinking RVers. This leak proof, stainless steel, double wall vacuum insulation container will keep your friends camp coffee warm all day long.
CAMCO DRINKING WATER HOSE
Details: Give the gift of clean water this Christmas! This heavy-duty hose is 20 percent thicker than a standard drinking water hose making RVers drinking water safer, lead, BPA and phthalate free. Gone are the days of the taste of plastic in drinking water and its strain-relief ends give it added durability, making it a long lasting investment. This hose is compliant with all federal and state level low lead laws.
THE ROOSEVELTS CANDLE CO.
Details: “Inspired by the trees, flowers and the landscape unique to each of America’s National Parks and Monuments, our scented soy candles bring the outdoors in.” – The Roosevelts Candle Co. These candles smell delicious and are made of essential oils that are free of phthalates, making them the perfect Christmas present for those RVers who love our national parks.
Details: This Christmas, give the gift of story. There are hundreds of amazing adventure books that will get any road warrior turning the page in anticipation of what’s next. While there are so many options for novels on adventure travel, here are a few of our favorites if you need a little guidance this Christmas.
BOOKS WE LOVE : Desert Solitaire A Season in the Wilderness, Wild From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, Into the Wild, A Walk in the Woods, Seven Years in Tibet, The Motorcycle Diaries.
GIFTS FOR RVERS $50 – $100
CLASSIC ACCESSORIES OVERDRIVE DELUXE RV AND TRAILER WHEEL COVER (4 PACK)
Details: Over time, RV tires will wear and that dreaded day will come when your RV friend will have to fork out a lot of money to replace them. As simple as it sounds, RV wheel covers provide heavy-duty protection against sun damage, making these wheel covers a practical and useful Christmas gift. Classic Accessories promises that by using their product, “you’ll be protected with the easiest warranty in the industry. If your product fails within the warranty period, look for us online and take advantage of our hassle-free warranty program supported by our US-based customer service team.”
MAX AIR VENT COVER
Price: $44.99 – $86
Details: This gift is a great option for those who are needing an RV upgrade. It covers and protects original vent lid on RV’s while allowing air flow in and out of the RV without letting in rain. This great gift will help keep the RVers RV in top condition no matter the elements they travel in. It also coves with a six-year warranty.
JET BOIL ZIP COOKING SYSTEM
Details: This cooking system is ideal for the RVer on the go! Small in size and weight but without sacrificing performance, the Zip cooking system can easily be thrown into your hiking pack. It also includes a 0.8-liter aluminum FluxRing cooking cup with an insulated cozy to keep your loved one’s drinks and meals warm.
NATIONAL PARKS ANNUAL PASS
Price: $80 | Seniors (+62) $20
Details: One of the best gifts you can give is the gift of adventure. That’s when USA’s annual national parks pass is on our list of ideal gifts this Christmas season. This pass allows access to any of the USA 59 national parks for a full year from date of purchase.
Description: Buying for an RVer that works remote while on the road? WiFi Ranger products are an excellent gift for RVers this Christmas. From secure and user-friendly products that make it safe to use the internet on public networks, boosting WiFi, they have it all!
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GIFTS FOR RVERS $100 +
Price: $100 – $240
Description: From day bags to backpacking trips, adventure travel and backpacks with child carriers, Osprey really has it all. All packs are made with recycled, renewable, and non-toxic materials. Their bluesign-approved materials help keep harmful chemicals out of the environment without sacrificing high quality and performance. They look pretty cool too and come in tons of designs and colors.
Price: $100 – $250
Details: Hammocks are the ideal gift for RVers! Who doesn’t like arriving at camp and then promptly enjoying the beauty around while lounging in a hammock? From budget-friendly to high-end double hammocks, REI has a ton of options for your hammock needs. If the person you’re gifting already has a hammock, fear not. There are tons of accessories available for those who love to hammock, including but not limited to – mosquito nets, tandem hook systems, and under-quilts.
Price: $155 – $195
Details: Made in the USA, these luxurious wool blankets are the RVing blankets of your dreams. The vintage camping patterns of each blanket will make you nostalgic for your childhood days. These Americana-vibe blankets look good on all RV bunks, master beds, couches and especially, wrapped around a loved one by the campfire.
4UCAM DIGITAL WIRELESS BACKUP CAMERA
Details: Is there an RVer in your life who needs a little backup support this Christmas? This commercial-grade, wireless digital backup camera provides an impeccably clear picture with 7” TFT LCD widescreen and 1” thin adjustable base, making it easy to aim the screen in any direction you need. Equipped with a removable external antenna (that has long-range signal), this camera is shock-resistant, waterproof and comes with 11 high-powered IR LEDs which gains up to 50 feet of night vision. For use with a 12V-24V DC electrical system, the camera comes with a cigarette lighter power adapter for the monitor.
GARMIN RV GPS
Details: Give the gift of direction this holiday season! The Garmin RV 780 PGS comes with 3D buildings, history database and added content from Ultimate Public Campgrounds, KOA iOverlander and Plan RV. The large 6.95” display is preloaded with detailed mapping of North America. Best of all, the GPS is customizable with RV size and weight so that it can provide the safest route for your loved one on their travels!
WINDY NATION 400 WATT SOLAR KIT
Details: Want to gift big this Christmas? Solar power is where it’s at. Whether your choice to gift solar comes from a desire to help reduce those you love reduce their impact, or to supply them with backup power in those frustrating times the RV battery is causing issues, investing in a solar set up is an RVers option for power assurance. The Windy Nation Solar Kit comes with a 4 piece set of 100 watt polycrystalline solar panels, premium 30-amp LCD display solar charger controller with battery temperature sensor, 40 feet of UL listed 12 AWG solar cables, MC4 connectors, and all necessary hardware for installation. This solar kit will provide on average, 1600 watt-hours (135 amp-hours of charge) per day. The included inverter has two 2AWG battery cables for connection to a 12V battery, making inversion even easier!
REI GIFT CARD
Price: $10 – $1,000
Description: Not exactly sure what to get your RVing pal this Christmas? Fear not! Purchase an REI gift card for the amount of your choosing. Let your friends or family choose from over 1,000 camping items sold by REI.
Did you hear about our La Mesa RV 5 Days of Christmas Giveaway? Check out the article by clicking here to find out how you can enter to win big this holiday season and stay tuned for our RV decorating contest!