25 Best Gift Ideas For The Road Warriors

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Carting your kids around town ever day does not have to be a drag with a few of these practical items to make your life easier.
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25 Best Gift Ideas For The Road Warriors


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  Parents, especially moms can universally agree that we spend a lot of our time in our cars. Whether it be dropping off, picking up, or hitting the road for an out of town trip for work and hopefully fun too, we pretty much live a large chunk of our lives in our cars. 

  So why not make the ride enjoyable for yourself, if not, at least make it more tolerable? If you gotta spend a good amount of your precious time in your car constantly driving around town anyway, you can at least allow yourself the pleasure to enjoy the ride while you’re at it. 

Check out the following best gift ideas fit for any road warriors, travel enthusiasts, and even carpooling moms will absolutely love!




1- Comfitech Car Seat Back Massager Chair Pad Cushion with Heat, 6 Vibrating Motors for Office, Auto, Home (Gray)

Feel all of that tension just melt away. No need to go to a spa when you’ve got one of these babies on hand. Just make sure you get a jolt of caffeine to wake yourself up after a relaxing session.





2-Beam Electronics Universal Smartphone Car Air Vent Mount Holder Cradle Compatible With iPhone XS XS Max XR X 8 8+ 7 7+ SE 6s 6+ 6 5s 4 Samsung Galaxy S10 S9 S8 S7 S6 S5 S4 LG Nexus Nokia and More

This sturdy car phone mount is the perfect solution for keeping your phone upright and within your peripheral view as you’re driving. It’s nice to be able to glance over and check the map as you drive without having to worry about your phone getting knocked out of place while you’re dodging a pothole or two.






3- Bamboo Charcoal Air Purifying Bag 4-Pack – 200g Activated Charcoal Odor Absorber Moisture Absorber – Car Air Freshener – Odor Eliminators for Home – Car Freshener – Charcoal Bags Odor Absorber

Ever open your car door and wonder where that weird smell is coming from? Take care of it stat! With these handy dandy bags of doo-dads, you can rest assured that whatever weirdness that smell erupted from will be gone in no time flat. The best part is that you can use these bags anywhere, not just your cars. Think shoes, gym bags, & sports equipment!?





4- GLISTON Car Dent Puller Kit, Paintless Dent Repair Remover, Pro Slide Hammer Tools with 16pcs Thickened Black Tabs for DIY Automobile Body Hail Damage Removal

Bumps, dent, and scratches happen when you drive a car. It’s just the way it is. Investing in one of these car dent puller kits can mean saving you close to a grand in cash for unnecessary car body repairs that you can easily DIY.





5- KingCamp Car Inflatable Air Mattresses Comfort Camping Outdoor Mattress Ultralight Air Bed with Pillow Universal SUV Back Seat, Waterproof Flocking Surface, Fast Inflation, Leak Proof, 2-Year Warranty

Even if you’re not a fan of camping, this can come in handy for when you need a quick power nap or don’t feel like spending the night in a cheap and questionable motel. Just pull over anywhere that’s safe with a nice view and you’re good to go.







6- lebogner Auto Steering Wheel Desk, Laptop, Tablet, iPad Or Notebook Car Travel Table, Food Eating Hook On Steering Wheel Tray, for Constant Travelers, Fits Most Vehicles Steering Wheels

Sometimes you just have to make do what where you are at and get stuff done with a quickness, even if that’s in the driver seat of your car. Hey, a little privacy and alone time is all you need to just crank out the work and hit submit.







7- Oasser Kick Mats Car Seat Back Protectors Back of Seat Organizers 2 Pack XL with 1 Tissue Box Clear 10 inches Ipad Holder 3 Large Storage Organizers

These things can kill 2 birds with one stone. They keep the back of your seat clean and organized while keeping your kids occupied during your road trip. No more having to yell at them to stop fighting or kicking you in the rear… maybe. (They are kids after all, so no lofty promises on that part.)







8- Drive Auto Products Car Garbage Bag (1-Pack XL, Black Strap)

Ok, one word, “kids,” enough said. 🙂







9- Rubbermaid 3315-20 Automotive Cup Holder Car Storage Organizer Caddy, Deluxe

For when you can’t reach the bottom of your purse for the things you need asap, like a pen or post-it notes. But most importantly, you can fit your beloved coffee inside next to your phone, glasses, shades, and whatever else you can’t fit in the bag that’s way too small for you to carry everything you need inside. 😉






10- Contigo Kids 2 and 1 Snack Hero Kids Tumbler and Snack Cup- 13 oz – 2 pack – (Purple-Red)

Heavy-duty, transparent, tote-able 2-in-1 design that’s pretty much going to keep your kids satiated and still withstand the inevitable toss. This is a clear winner for both parents and kids alike.






11- USB Car Charger, TeckNet PowerDash D2 9.6A/48W 4-Port Rapid USB Car Charger with BLUETEK Technology Compatible with iPhone X/8/7/6/6 Plus, iPad Air 2/Mini 4, Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge and More

Another great piece of gadget that helps to curb the fights, this thing can charge up to 4 devices all at once. It’s a necessity for long road trips for any family.







12- FORTEM Car Trunk Organizer, Collapsible Storage, Non-Slip Bottom, Securing Straps

Keep anything you want from falling over, spilling out, and getting crushed with this sturdy car trunk organizer. Yes, you can go off-roading now. And no, your stuff won’t fall out.








13- OxGord Windshield Snow Cover Ice Removal Wiper Visor Protector All Weather Winter Summer Auto Sun Shade for Cars Trucks Vans and SUVs Stop Scraping with a Brush or Shovel

A great choice for hot or cold weather alike. This nifty thing will keep your car cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Your car will thank you and you won’t get scorched nor stranded.







14-MEG Handheld Car Vacuum Cordless, Rechargeable,106W Lithium Battery, Small&Lightweight, Vacuum Cleaner, Strong Aluminum Fan, Powerful Portable Vacuum&2 Adapter Charging Cable

Not sure about you, but I love not having to worry about finding a vacuum at a sketchy looking gas station. I like having my own cordless vacuum and being able to keep the dirt at bay whenever I need to.







15- Armor All Complete Car Care Kit (1 count) (4 Items Included)

A well-maintained car is a happy car. Whether or not you are a car enthusiast, keeping your car clean is good feeling for both you and your car. After all, it is pretty much your home away from home for as much time as you spend driving.








16-Doggie World Dog Car Seat Cover – Cars, Trucks and Suvs Luxury Full Protector, w/Extra Side Flaps, Seat Belt Openings – Hammock Convertible for Your Pet – Waterproof, Non-Slip – Machine Washable

Don’t forget Fido. Keep that K9 happy and your clothes clean too with this waterproof car seat cover so you don’t look like you’ve just wrestled a yeti on your way to work.







17- ORCA Chaser Stainless Steel Cup 20 oz

This is one sweet quality stainless steel coffee mug that will keep your coffee hot and your iced tea cool for hours. We’ve happily replaced our cheaply made plastic-lined ones with these as they were on sale and we don’t regret it one bit!








18-Insulated Food Delivery Bag – Waterproof Warmer Cooler Grocery Storage Bags – Restaurant Buffet Server, Warming Tray, Lunch Container Store – Steamer, Pizza Box, Chafing Dish & Casserole Carrying Case

For those of you who love to cook or have moms like mine who cook for an army, this is a must-have for you. Keep your food contained at constant temp inside one of these and keep those weird smells at bay, like they should be, and your car will definitely thank you.







19- Try Amazon Music Unlimited Free Trial

For when you get sick of hearing the same lame track over and over on the radio, check out Amazon Music Unlimited. Don’t worry, your kids will tell you what’s hip and what’s not and you’ll definitely feel your age when you hear it too! lol







20- Audible Gift Membership

For when you get tired of your kids calling you lame and old, turn on your audible and listen to whatever your heart desires and restore the balance to your self-esteem. Toss them the headphones and all will be well once again.







21-Drop Stop – The Original Patented Car Seat Gap Filler (AS SEEN ON SHARK TANK) – Set of 2

Save the fries! Banish the french fry thieves of the underworld and keep them from stealing your spuds with this seat gap filler.








22- 62 Piece Safety Roadside Assistance Kit – All-in-One Car First Aid Emergency Kit – Roadside Assistance Auto Emergency Kit – Pre

Make sure you’ve got one of these handy before heading out into unknown territories. This emergency first aid kit has everything you need to get you to your destination all in one piece.







23-PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitizer Refreshing Gel, Clean Scent, 1 Liter Pump Bottle (Pack of 2) – 3080-02-EC

Again, because kids…







25- Premium Front & Backseat Car Organizer | Heavy Duty Back Stitching – 9 Clutter-Free Seat Storage Pockets | Easily Keep Seats & Floors Organized & Clean w/ Supply and Toy Organizers for Kids & Adults

 See above #24, because kids kids kids = stuff stuff stuff. This is what we need to put all of that stuff that they carry with them everywhere they go.






For More Gift Guide ideas to help you find the perfect gift for that hard to shop for person in your life, check out these posts below:

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3- The Best Gifts For College Boys

4- The Best Frugal Deals On Amazon 



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  1. I love these ideas! I didn’t know about the charcoal air purifying bags – I have kids who are very involved in sports which means our car gets pretty stinky. I need to check these out!

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