November 26, 2019

Traveler Holiday Gift Guide

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Looking for the Best Gifts for Travelers? You’re in the right place.

We’re here to help make your holidays merry. We love our Health care travelers; they’re the heart and soul of everything we do — when they shine, we shine. We also know that the holiday season is just different for travelers. Whether you’re away from your family or scheduled to work, the holidays can be stressful.  From gift-getting to gift-receiving, use this list of ideas to make it simple! We’ve included links and discount codes to the best deals we could find so you can avoid the crowds and enjoy the holidays.

10 Health Care Traveler Gift Ideas

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1. All the Scrubs

The easiest option. Your scrubs go through a lot on a shift, and we believe you can never have too many. Here are a few of the best scrub deals right now.


Jaanuu scrubs are inspired by the fashion industry and made to be as comfortable as possible. You’ve likely seen them all over Instagram, and right now, they have a few good sales.

  • 30% off sitewide for Black Friday
  • Up to 60% off select sale styles
  • On a budget? Shop their “under $40” tab

Shop Jaanuu

Uniform Advantage

This online retailer is a go-to for all things healthcare uniforms. Right now they’re offering:

  • Up to 40% off solids from Wonderwink and select brands
  • Up to 60% off prints from UA, Maevn & more

Shop Uniform Advantage

2. Compression Socks

Compression socks are beloved by travelers. They’re perfect for long shifts and long trips, and these circulation-improving socks are always well received. Here are the deals and most-wanted pairs we could find.


This buzzed-about brand operates with a 100% happiness guarantee. Plus, for every pair that’s purchased, a pair is donated to communities in need. That’s a gift you can feel good about getting for yourself.

  • 20% when you subscribe to emails
  • 20% off sitewide with code HOLIDAY20
  • Up to 15% off when you purchase a pack

Shop Bombas compression socks here


What healthcare professional doesn’t love Figs? While they have a steeper price tag, their designs and quality make them a must-buy.

Shop Figs compression socks here

3. Badge Reels You’ll Want to Wear

Give your uniform a little bit of personality with a badge reel. We searched for badge reels that you’d actually want to wear, from punny to personalized.


Figs scrubs have revolutionized the scrub market with their quality and commitment to recognizing healthcare workers for the superheroes they are. Their Awesome Human campaign celebrates inspiring and positivity-spreading healthcare workers, sounds a lot like our travelers.

Shop Figs “awesome human” badge reel here

Beyond the Scrubs

Punny and personalized, these badge reels pack a punch of personality and designed with medical professionals in mind.

Shop Beyond the Scrubs’ Holiday Collection here

4. Bags That can Pull a Double Shift

Whether you have plans after your 12-hour shift or you are pulling a double, these bags have all the compartments you need. They can handle your laptops, a change of shoes, and extra clothes — while still looking good. And they’re on sale.


Herschel is a brand known for its commitment to quality with bags and accessories designed for the everyday traveler. So for the health care traveler who wants to jet off on a quick weekend trip after clocking out? This one is for you.

  • The novel duffel bag is currently under $100
  • Unlock early Black Friday deals by subscribing to emails and enjoy free shipping

Shop Herschel here


It’s back! The brand knows what travelers want. And their double-shift tote is perfect for travelers with pockets for just about everything.

  • 30% off sitewide for Black Friday

Shop the Jaanuu tote here

5. Shift-Approved Shoes


Kick up your feet! We found these great deals on shoes that are ready to hit the floor. Seriously, a 12-hour shift calls for quality shoes, and they can be pricy.

  • Dansko Nursing Clogs, up to $35 off
  • Alegria Clogs, up to $25 off
  • Men’s Nurse Mates Align shoes, up to $35 off

Shop scrubs&beyond gift guide here

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6. Stethoscopes & Education

We found deals to help you be the best traveler you can be with education and tools.

American Nurses Association

  • Save 25% on all ANCC certifications now – December 31 with code HOLIDAY19

Find ANCC certifications here


The official retailer for Littman stethoscopes has a few ways to save this holiday season.

  • Free shipping on orders over $49 with code 52249
  • up to 50% off select items
  • Save 5% when you subscribe to emails

Shop allheart Littman stethoscopes here

7. Kitchen Accessories for Every Kitchen

As a health care traveler, you never know what your next kitchen will look like. Look for items that don’t take up a lot of counter space while still being able to cook the food you want to make. Top brands — like Ninja and InstaPot — are offering major Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals.

Bed, Bath & Beyond

  • 20% off one item when you subscribe for emails
  • Additional coupon upon store arrival

Shop counter-friendly appliances from Bed, Bath & Beyond here

8. Laptops & Tech

Shop laptops, printers, scanners, or tablets that will help you stay connected on the road. For travelers, it can be hard to find a printer or a way to scan a document to their agency. If you’re in the market for tech, here are a few retailers offering significant discounts for Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Shop Best Buy laptop deals

Shop Amazon tech deals

9. Cameras & Photographs


No one takes pictures like health care travelers. We’re always getting pictures from our travelers showcasing their latest adventures. Document it! From holiday cards to wall art, Shutterfly will offer deep discounts over Black Friday weekend.

  • Up to 50% off everything sitewide
  • Take an additional 20% off with code EXTRA20

Shop Shutterfly special offers here


While we recommend you take protective gear to brave the crowds, Walmart has great deals on cameras. And we’re kidding; you can access them from the comfort of your own home, no riot gear required.

Shop Walmart camera deals here

10. All Things Coffee

If you’ve ever asked for an IV of coffee, you just might be a traveler. Whether your coffee order is complicated or you brew your own, there’s a coffee-related gift out there for you.


The iconic coffee shop has something for shoppers this weekend, besides fuel to keep shopping.

  • Select tumblers purchased come with month-long free coffee refills at Starbucks-owned stores
  • Purchase an e-gift card with $20 or more, and you’ll receive a free $5 e-gift card

Read about Starbucks Black Friday deals here


Tumblers, coffee mugs, and k-cups — Target has gifts for coffee lovers.

  • $40 off the Keurig K-Mini single-serve coffee maker

Shop Target coffee deals here

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