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Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Study Abroad Students

17 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Students Studying Abroad

For students studying abroad next year, the holidays are the perfect opportunity to ask for gifts that can be used during their study abroad semester. These gifts ideas are small enough to fit in a stocking but are the perfect bits and pieces for a study abroad experience— so pick these up for your student going abroad, or send this list to “Santa” so he knows what you want your stocking stuffed with.

Also check out our study abroad gift guide for bigger gift ideas for study abroad students.

 

Need to get a gift for someone who's studying abroad next year? These gift ideas for stocking stuffers will be loved by all study abroad students-- they'll find them useful on their study abroad semester!

 

 

Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Someone Studying Abroad

1. Anker Portable Phone/Tablet Charger

We recommended the Anker Portable Charger in our study abroad gift guide and a couple more of our product guides because everyone seems to love it (it’s a best-seller on Amazon). It’s pretty common to find yourself with a low phone battery while traveling so a portable charger is the perfect gift to help with that.

 

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2. Anywhere Travel Guide Cards

This pack of Anywhere Travel Guide cards is designed to inspire exploration. Each card has a fun or quirky task on it, making it great for having some fun on study abroad weekend trips.

 

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3. GoToobs

Instead of wasting money on expensive travel-sized products, get your study abroad-er these refillable GoToobs so they can easily fill them with whatever liquids they need before jetting off to another country for the weekend. These are way better than those cheap and difficult-to-use bottles you can get at the grocery store…

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4. TECHO HD Smartphone Camera Lens Kit

This double-lens is great for anyone who likes to take travel photos on their smartphone. The macro lens takes really sharp up-close photos, and the wide lens is perfect for photos that you want to fit more into, whether it’s more of a landscape or more people in a group shot.

 

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5. Almond butter packets (or any American treat)

It’s pretty obvious that not everything that’s available in the US will be available in other countries, so think about asking for or giving some extra special treats that can be packed in a suitcase, like almond butter, peanut butter, or some favorite candy bars. They could be just the cure for when a bit of homesickness strikes.

 

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6. Burts Bees Travel Gift Set

Study abroad-ers are constantly traveling and jetsetting, making their hands, lips and everything more dry than normal, making this Burt’s Bees travel gift set the perfect stocking stuffer for a beauty-loving traveler.

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7. Universal Surge Protector/Travel Adapter

Study abroad students can’t FUNCTION without a travel-sized plug adapter, and because they travel to various different countries on the weekends, a universal adapter is a must.

 

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8. Stylish Passport Protector

Your passport is your lifeline while studying abroad so it’s important to keep it safe and protected with a passport protector like this one. A stylish passport protector is such a great idea for a stocking stuffer!

Stocking Stuffers for Students Going Abroad - these are the best stocking stuffers for students studying abroad or going traveling soon. Click through for stocking stuffer ideas for travelers!9. Travel Hairbrush

For fresh hair while traveling without having to take up half of your carry-on-sized bag, this travel sized hairbrush will be appreciated by both guys and girls.

Stocking Stuffer Travel Gifts - these are the best stocking stuffers for students studying abroad or going traveling soon. Click through for stocking stuffer ideas for travelers!10. Sephora Pull it Together Travel Bag

Such a handy little bag, and what beauty lover doesn’t want ALL THINGS SEPHORA? This travel makeup bag makes packing and unpacking beauty and skincare bits easy peasy when traveling.

Travel Stocking Stuffer Ideas, for study abroad students or travel lovers11. Batiste Dry Shampoo (travel-sized)

Greasy travel hair is unavoidable unless you’ve got dry shampoo. This stuff soaks up the oil in your hair and leaves you feeling fresh and clean. This option comes in a pack of 3, which is ideal as it needs to last the whole semester.

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This is for the guys and girls who can’t fathom not having a gym membership while studying abroad. This resistance bands set can be used anywhere and are easy to travel with, so there’s no excuse not to keep up a workout routine.

 

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13. Travel Sleep Mask

As a traveler on a budget, super-early or overnight flights and train rides will become the norm. A sleep mask will help ya deal and grab some shut eye so you don’t look like a zombie the next day.

 

Stocking stuffer ideas for college students going to study abroad. If you need to get gifts for someone who's studying abroad soon then these stocking stuffers are great, small gift ideas that they'll use when they study abroad.14. Solid Perfume from Lush

These little perfume solids from Lush are portable, won’t spill and don’t need to be under 3oz when you fly. It’s great to smell nice while traveling!

 

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Not the most fun gift in the world but great for germaphobic travelers. Spray this bug bed spray all over the hostel bed for some sanity.

 

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16. Sony Travel Earbuds

Good earbuds are a travel essential, need I say more?

 

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17. “How to Read the Menu” pocket guides

These cute little pocket guides from Anthropology will be helpful for students studying abroad in Europe and that are planning to visit Spain, Italy and/or France. These teeny little books help to make sure that nothing is lost in translation when ordering at a restaurant. This is especially great for picky eaters and those with allergies or intolerances.
For more travel-themed gift ideas, check out our Gifts for Travelers Pinterest board.

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Jess is the Editor-in-Chief of The Abroad Guide. After studying abroad in Belgium during her junior year of college, she caught the travel bug. Her experiences include volunteering in Nicaragua, backpacking through Europe, and a year-long adventure in Italy, and she's now settled in London.


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