Christmas Gift Guide 2017: 25 gadget gift ideas for travellers

Father off to find himself in the Faroe Islands? Uncle Jeff going jet-setting to Gibraltar? These are the gifts they'll love

Ah, travel - truly the tonic of the soul. Reclining on some faraway beach, Mojito in hand; trekking up a rugged mountain slope to catch the sunrise; haring it down an America highway in a drop-top: whatever tickles your far-flung fancy, there's no better answer to winter blues.

That is, until your battery runs out, your shampoo gets all over your toothbrush and you buy so many clothes that you run out of space to bring them home.

We feel your pain. That's why we've compiled this list of the top kit to give to footloose festive flyers.