Awesome holiday gift ideas for cruisers includes some gifts that are practical, some are unique gift ideas, while others are just fun gift ideas for those who love to cruise and travel. Make you holiday shopping easier and stress free this year by choosing some of these fabulous ideas.

75 Awesome Gift Ideas For Cruise Lovers {2024}

Coming up with unique gift ideas each holiday season can be a challenge. If you are shopping for someone who loves to cruise or is planning a cruise vacation then this article is perfect for you. It is full of awesome gift ideas for cruise lovers.


Give cruise acessories or travel items as gifts, not only will they love it but it will save them from having to buy it themselves. Receiving cruise essentials as a gift will help build the excitement for their next vacation.


These unique cruise gift ideas are perfect not only for Christmas but for any holiday. They can be given for any gift giving occassion especially if they are a cruise addict or travel lover. Consider these gift ideas for Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, a birthday gift or even just thinking of you gift. What a great way to brighten someone’s day.


Some of the cruise gift ideas listed below are practical, some are unique, and some are more on the fun side, but you will definitely find something for everyone.


Awesome holiday gift ideas for cruisers includes some gifts that are practical, some are unique gift ideas, while others are just fun gift ideas for those who love to cruise and travel.  Make you holiday shopping easier and stress free this year by choosing some of these fabulous ideas.



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75 Fabulous Gift Ideas For Cruise Lovers


1. Digital Photo Frame

Skylight Digital Picture Frame: WiFi Enabled with Load from Phone Capability, Touch Screen Digital Photo Frame Display - Customizable Gift for Friends and Family - 10 Inch Black




2. Cruise Fund Jar

Cruise Fund Piggy Bank for Adults Ceramic Cruise Vacation Jar, Cruise Gifts, Vacation Money Jar, Adventure Savings Banks





3. Cruise Approved Power Bar

Cruise Power Strip No Surge Protector with USB Outlets - Ship Approved (Non Surge Protection) Cruise Essentials in 2023, 2024 & 2025





4. Packing Cubes

Packing cubes are a popular travel organizer. They are great for a few reasons. Packing cubes help keep things more organized, they help keep clothes from sliding around, which minimizes wrinkles, and you can pack more if you have the compression style packing cubes.

Well Traveled has a great set of packing cubes. Their large and medium sized suitcase organizing cubes have a smart hybrid design, allowing you to use them as regular packing cubes, or as compression packing cubes. Their 4 and 8 piece sets also come with a shoe bag which is a great bonus. They are available in black, white, or the blue you see here.

8-Piece Deluxe Compression Packing Cubes for Travel - Maximize Space in Luggage with HybridMax Double Capacity Design, Luxury Suitcase Organizer Bags, Large, Small, & Medium Set





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5. Beach Bag

A beach bag is a great gift idea because it is something that can be used regularly as well as on a cruise. It can be used for beach outings or as a gym bag. Upgrade the gift by throwing in a sunscreen, magazine and towel.

ESVAN Original Water Resistant Large Tote Bag for Gym Beach Travel, Upgraded, White, Pineapple





6. Kindle

Kindle Paperwhite (16 GB) – Now with a 6.8" display and adjustable warm light – Without Lockscreen Ads – Black





7. Hanging travel toiletry bag

BAGSMART Travel Toiletry Bag for Women, Hanging Toiletry Bag with Hook, Travel Cosmetic Makeup Bag Travel Organizer for Accessories, Shampoo, Full Sized Container, Toiletries,Pink-Medium




8. Portable charger

Anker Portable Charger, Power Bank, 10,000 mAh Battery Pack with PowerIQ Charging Technology and USB-C (Input Only) for iPhone 15/15 Plus/15 Pro/15 Pro Max, iPhone 14/13 Series, Samsung Galaxy




9. Towel clips

O2COOL Bocaclips - Beach Towel Clips for Beach Chairs, Patio and Pool Accessories - (Flip Flop) 2 Count




More Unique Gift Ideas For Cruise Lovers

Give travel gear as a gift this holiday season.





10. Yeti Travel Mug

YETI Rambler 20 oz Tumbler, Stainless Steel, Vacuum Insulated with MagSlider Lid, Aquifer Blue






11. Good quality water bottle

YETI Rambler 26 oz Bottle, Vacuum Insulated, Stainless Steel with Chug Cap, Harvest Red









12. RFID Blocking Passport Holder

Passport Holder Cover Wallet Travel Essentials RFID Blocking Leather Card Case International Travel Must Haves Travel Accessories for Women Men(101#Black)





13. Cruise lanyard and key card holder

Cruise Lanyards, 3 Pack Waterproof Cruise Lanyard with Detachable Buckle & ID Badge Holder for Cruises Ships Key Cards, Cruise Essentials & Must Have Accessories (Light Blue + Dark Blue + Red)






14. Cruise scrapbook supplies

Reminisce CRU-200 Caribbean Cruise Scrapbook Collection Kit




15. Sea Bands








16. Beach Glass Jewelry – Gift ideas for cruise lovers



Photo by YinaHawaii






17. Sea glass earrings

Photo by Baubles By Bets





18. Beach Glass bracelet


Photo by Mermaid Cove Gift Shop






19. Blame It On The Drink Package ball cap

COCOVICI Womens Blame It On The Drink Package Hat | Cruise Hat | Cruise Hat for Women | Cruise Vacation Party Hat Dark Grey




20. Go Pro

GoPro HERO10 Black - Waterproof Action Camera with Front LCD and Touch Rear Screens, 5.3K60 Ultra HD Video, 23MP Photos, 1080p Live Streaming, Webcam, Stabilization




Cruise Gift Ideas




21. Waterproof cell phone pouch

Not only does it protect your phone and cruise card from the water, it allows you to keep it on your body and not leave it with your towel on the beach or on the lounge chair.

JOTO Waterproof Pouch Cellphone Dry Bag Case for iPhone 11 Pro Max Xs Max XR X 8 7 6S Plus SE, Galaxy S20 Ultra S20+ S10 Plus S10e S9 Plus S8/Note 10+ 9, Pixel 4 XL up to 6.9" -Black






22. Aromatherapy shower steamers

Cleverfy Shower Steamers Aromatherapy - Variety Pack of 6 Shower Bombs with Essential Oils. Self Care Christmas Gifts for Women and Stocking Stuffers for Adults and Teens. Purple Set





23. Sling backpack

MOSISO Sling Backpack,Travel Hiking Daypack Pattern Rope Crossbody Shoulder Bag, Flamingo




24. Souvenier cruise card holder

Cruise card holder by LaLas Custom Cups makes a unique gift for cruise lovers
Photo by LaLas Custom Cups





25. Cruise t-shirt

Cruise themed t-shirts make awesome gift for cruise lovers
Photo by Pink Poodle Creations





26. Royal Caribbean scratch off poster

Photo by Views and Queues






27. Binoculars

Occer 12x25 Compact Binoculars for Adults and Kids - Large Eyepiece Waterproof Binoculars for Bird Watching - High Powered Easy Focus Binoculars with Low Light Vision for Outdoor Hunting Travel





28. Beach themed wine glass charms

Palm City Products 10 Piece Beach Themed Wine Charm Set - Nautical Stemmed Wine Glass Charms




29. Compact travel umbrella

SY COMPACT Travel Umbrella Windproof Automatic LightWeight Unbreakable Umbrellas-Factory outlet umbrella (Black)






30. RFID blocking purse

An RFID blocking cross body purse like this Baggallini one is a great gift that any traveler would appreciate. The cross body style keeps your hands free and eliminates the fear of setting your purse down and forgetting it.

The RFID blocking technology helps keep your personal information safe.

Baggallini Women's Original Everyday Bag, Black, One Size US





Here is a different style.

Everywhere Bagg - Hobo Crossbody Bag for Women with RFID Wristlet – Water-resistant Travel Bag





31. Aluminum credit card holder

ELFISH Mini RFID Aluminum Wallet Credit Cards Holder Business Card Case Metal ID Case for Men Women (Blue flower)




32. No Cruise Control coffee mug

Photo by Mugly Bug






33. Fanny pack

Fanny packs are popular again for both men and women. Click on either picture to check prices.

MAXTOP Large Crossbody Fanny Pack Belt Bag for Women Men with 4-Zipper Pockets Gifts for Enjoy Sports Yoga Festival Workout Traveling Running Hands-Free Wallets Waist Pack Phone Bag Fits All Phones


CXWMZY Fanny Packs For Women & Men Waist Pack Hip Bum Bag with Multi-Pockets Large Capacity Waterproof , for Disney Traveling Casual Cycling Running Hiking




Gifts for people who like to cruise




34. Wine tumbler

An I’d Rather Be Cruising wine tumbler is a gift they’d likely never expect but love.

Photo by Shop Sunny Box





35. Cruise luggage tag holders

Royal Caribbean Luggage Tag Holders by Cruise On [4 Pack] Fits All Royal Caribbean Ships & Tags for Cruises in 2023, 2024 & 2025





36. Luggage straps

Bright colored luggage straps not only help keep your suitcase ore secure but makes it easy to idenfity your luggage on the airport carousel or at the cruise terminal.

Gutsdoor Adjustable Travel Luggage Straps Suitcase Belt Travel Bag Accessories 1.96 in W x 6.4 ft L (2 Pack)





37. Luggage

A new set of luggage is a practical gift idea for travellers that will be appreciated. This is a popular hard sided set with spinner wheels.

Rockland Melbourne Hardside Expandable Spinner Wheel Luggage, Turquoise, 3-Piece Set (20/24/28)






38. Luggage tags

While you will need cruise line specific luggage tags when cruising, you should also have a regular luggage tag for identification, especially if flying to meet the ship.

I’d suggest choosing one with a privacy panel so that your personal information is shown to everyone.

Click either picture to check prices and to see other styles.

2 Pcs Luggage Tags, Fintie Privacy Cover ID Label with Stainless Steel Loop and Address Card for Travel Bag Suitcase


Travelambo Luggage Tag Faux Leather for Suitcase Women Kids Funny Cute (Energetic Yellow)






39. Sleep mask

Sleep Mask, 2 Pack 100% Real Natural Pure Silk Eye Mask with Adjustable Strap for Sleeping, BeeVines Eye Sleep Shade Cover, Blocks Light Reduces Puffy Eyes Gifts





40. Travel pillow

This is a great design for a travel pilow. Wear it around your neck or form it so you can lean against the airplane window.

Dot&Dot Twist Memory Foam Travel Pillow for Neck, Chin, Lumbar and Leg Support - Neck Pillows for Sleeping Travel Airplane for Side, Stomach and Back Sleepers - Adjustable, Bendable Roll Pillow




41. Funny cruise socks

These socks with a funny cruise saying is a unique cruise gift idea.

Photo by Solely Socks




42. Personalized cruise vacation tumbler

These personalized laser engraved skinny cruise tumblers are a unique gift idea for cruise lovers or beach lovers. These would also ake a great wedding gift for those going on a cruise honeymoon.

Photo by Engrave My Memories





43. Christmas Tree Ornament

Cruise Ship Ornament by Midwest-CBK





44. Travel guide book

A travel guide book for one of their bucket list destinations is a gift your loved ones would appreciate. It not only helps them plan their vacation but also helps them get excited about their future travels.





45. Camera

Canon EOS Rebel T7 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens | Built-in Wi-Fi | 24.1 MP CMOS Sensor | DIGIC 4+ Image Processor and Full HD Videos





46. Photo frame collage

MELANNCO Customizable Letterboard 8-Opening Photo Collage, 19 x 17 inch, Distressed White





47. Snorkeling set

ZEEPORTE Mask Fin Snorkel Set, Travel Size Snorkeling Gear for Adults with Panoramic View Anti-Fog Mask, Trek Fins, Dry Top Snorkel and Gear Bag for Swimming Training, Snorkeling Kit Diving Packages





48. Travel themed photo frame

Photo by Flockamingo Designs






49. Manicure set

Manicure Set Nail Clippers Pedicure Kit -18 Pieces Stainless Steel Manicure Kit, Professional Grooming Kits, Nail Care Tools with Luxurious Travel Case Black





50. Cruise nails

Cruise nail stickers decals or vacation themed nail polish strips are an inexpensive way to have stylish nails on your next vacation. Click on either of the pictures to check price and to see more details.

Photo by RisasPieces
Photo by Philocaly Nail Strips





More Cruise Gift Ideas for Cruise Lovers



51. Travel Journal Notebook

MALEDEN Leather Journal Notebook, Vintage Refillable Journals for Women Men, Ruled Notebooks for Diary, Planner, Notes, Travel Journals to Write in for Kids, Writing Journals Pack Gift, Teal and Grey






52. Home security cameras

Give the gift of peace of mind for frequent travellers with a home security system or security cameras.

Wyze Cam v3 with Color Night Vision, Wired 1080p HD Indoor/Outdoor Security Camera, 2-Way Audio, Works with Alexa, Google Assistant, and IFTTT, 2-Pack







53. Plant watering globes

Plant watering globes are practical gift ideas for those who love to travel and cruise or for those who travel often for work.

Wyndham House Plant Watering Globe Set, Set of 3, Indoor & Outdoor, Colorful Multicolored Hand-Blown Glass for Everyday Use






54. Clutch purse for formal night

Milisente Clutch Purse for Women, Suede Envelope Evening Purses Crossbody Shoulder Clutch Bag (Black)







55. Water shoes

VIFUUR Water Sports Unisex Shoes Black - 12.5-13 W US/ 11-11.5 M US (44-45)






56. Travel Jewelry Organizer

BAGSMART Travel Jewelry Organizer Case Foldable Jewelry Roll for Journey-Rings, Necklaces, Earrings, Bracelets,Mini,Soft Pink





57. Electronics Accessories Travel Case

With everyone travelling with so many electronics these days and so many cords, a small electronics accessories travel case like this one makes a great cruise gift idea.

BAGSMART Electronics Organizer Travel Case, Small Travel Cord Bag for Travel Essentials, Tech Organizer as Travel Accessories for Men Women, Cable Organizer for Phone, SD Card, Black






58. Vacation Themed Photo Album

MCS 200-Pocket Vacation Time 4x6 Photo Album with Writing Space, 8.5 x 8.5 Inches, Blue







59. Sun Hat

A sun hat is a practical gift that can be used in daily life and not just on a cruise vacation.

EINSKEY Men's Waterproof Sun Hat, Outdoor Sun Protection Bucket Safari Cap For Safari Fishing Hunting Dark Gray One Size





60. Travel Alarm Clock

Digital Travel Alarm Clock - No Bells, No Whistles, Simple Basic Operation, Loud Alarm, Snooze, Small and Light, ON/Off Switch, 2 AAA Battery Powered, Black






61. Luggage Scale

Etekcity Luggage Scale, Digital Weight Scales for Travel Accessories Essentials Suitcases , Portable Handheld Scale with Temperature Sensor, Rubber Paint, 110 Pounds, Battery Included




Awesome Cruise Gift Ideas




62. Nautical themed cutting board

This personalized nautical cutting board is an awesome cruise gift idea. This is a gift that will be cherished.

Photo by Headwall Creative





63. TSA Approved Travel Containers

Morfone 16 Pack Travel Bottles Set for Toiletries, TSA Approved Travel Containers Leak Proof Silicone Squeezable Travel Accessories 2oz 3oz for Shampoo Conditioner Lotion Body Wash (BPA Free)





64. Selfie Stick

A selfie stick is a great travel accessory not only to get those perfect shareable selfies but also to get better photos when you are the shorter one in a crowd of people.

Selfie Stick, 40 inch Extendable Selfie Stick Tripod,Phone Tripod with Wireless Remote Shutter,Group Selfies/Live Streaming/Video Recording Compatible with All Cellphones Black





65. Portable Mini Perfume Automizer

Create your own travel sized perfume containers using the perfume you already own.

Yamadura Portable Mini Refillable Perfume Atomizer Bottle Spray, Scent Pump Case for Travel (5ml, 4 Pack) 4





66. Airplane phone mount

Travel lovers will appreciate this airplane phone mount.

Perilogics Universal in Flight Airplane Phone Holder Mount. Hands Free Viewing with Multi-Directional Dual 360 Degree Rotation. Pocket Size Must Have Travel Essential Accessory for Flying





67. Noise Cancelling Headphones

Noise cancelling headphones are a great gift idea for those cruise lovers that have to fly to their departure point.

Soundcore Anker Life Q20 Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Headphones, Wireless Over Ear Bluetooth Headphones, 40H Playtime, Hi-Res Audio, Deep Bass, Memory Foam Ear Cups, for Travel, Home Office






68. Magnetic hooks

MIKEDE Magnetic Hooks Heavy Duty, 28Lbs Strong Rare Earth Neodymium Magnets with Hooks for Hanging, Magnetic Hanger Strong Cruise Hooks for Kitchen, Home, Workplace, Office and Garage, Pack of 6





69. Magnetic Clips

8 Pack Refrigerator Magnets Fridge Magnetic Clips Heavy Duty, Fridge Magnet Clips, Whiteboard Magnets Clips, Clips Magnets for Fridge, Whiteboard, Refrigerator




70. Reef Friendly Sunscreen

Sun Bum Original SPF 50 Sunscreen Lotion | Vegan and Hawaii 104 Reef Act Compliant (Octinoxate & Oxybenzone Free) Broad Spectrum Moisturizing UVA/UVB Sunscreen with Vitamin E | 8 oz




71. After Sun Lotion

Sun Bum Cool Down Aloe Vera Lotion - Vegan After Sun Care with Cocoa Butter to Soothe and Hydrate Sunburn- 8 oz

Combine the after sun lotion with the sunscreen and put them both in a beach bag for a really great gift for the cruise lovers on your list.




73. Nautical tie

Retreez Classic Anchor Pattern Woven Microfiber 3.15" Men's Tie - Navy Blue





74. Swimsuit Cover Up

A swimsuit cover up is a must pack cruise item and makes a great gift.

Ekouaer Swimsuit Cover Up Henley Shirts Beachwear for Women Black






75. Wet bags

Use a wet bag to put your wet swimsuit in and to keep if from getting your beach bag wet. You can also use it for your dirty laundry to keep your dirty clothes away from any clean clothes you didn’t end up wearng.

ALVABABY 2pcs Cloth Diaper Wet Dry Bags Waterproof Reusable with Two Zippered Pockets Travel Beach Pool Daycare Soiled Baby Items Yoga Gym Bag for Swimsuits or Wet Clothes L2933





I hope this list of best cruise gift ideas for cruise lovers as helped you cross a few people off your holiday shopping list.