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Mother’s Day Travel Gifts 2013 – Travel Gift Guide Roundup

By Maria Densley

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Give The Gift Of Flight

Flexjet

Description: This Mother's Day, give Mom the ultimate luxury travel product from Flexjet. The Flexjet 25 Jet Card debit option, operated by U.S. air carrier Jet Solutions, starts at $100,000 and gives access to as many private jet flight hours as needed onboard high-performance Learjet or Challenger aircraft. The cost of each flight is simply deducted from the debit card balance, which can be replenished via an automatic or manual recharge option. Whether it's a romantic weekend getaway or a business trip visiting multiple cities in a single day, you can be ready for take off with just 24 hours notice. And, with the ability to reach 10 times the number of airports served by commercial airlines (5,000 vs. 450), travelers arrive closer to their destination ... without ever having to remove their shoes!

Price: $100,000.00 Visit the Website

For The Gourmet Loving Mom

Jacada Travel Gourmet Tour

Description: Give your mom a break from the kitchen and let her indulge in some of the world's best cuisine with Jacada Travel’s latest series of Gourmet Tours. Jacada's Gourmet Series offers private guided food-focused adventures featuring exciting itineraries to Peru, Argentina, South Africa, and Chile. Even better, get your dad and siblings in on this to treat your mom to the ultimate Mother's Day gift – quality time with the family! And with summer’s line up for exciting festivals to bring forth the finest cuisine, there’s no better time for her to indulge in a trip created to appeal to all of her senses. For more information, please visit JacadaTravel.com.

Price: $3,200.00 Visit the Website

Hotel Shangrila, Santa Monica Offers Your Very Own Shangrila

Hotel Shangrila, Santa Monica

Description: Your Very Own Private Shangrila – Total $1,297 for two persons / $985 for one person Veranda Suite Accommodation with outdoor verandas with view of the sea Al fresco Breakfast Stocked Refrigerator with Santa Monica’s famous Farmers Market produce Entrance to Soulcycle - the ride which delivers an intense full-body workout with a fun and energizing atmosphere Complimentary DVD of the film “Lost Horizon” James Hilton's classic 1933 novel, in which Shangri-La is an isolated earthly paradise populated by immortal and ageless residents. All are promised eternal youth. Dual Massage at Sybaris Rejuvenation Lounge for 90 minutes One of the hotel’s highly touted signature cocktails The Your Very Own Private Shangrila package is priced out for single and double occupancy, nightly. Package is valid through 2013, subject to availability, and is exclusive of tax and gratuity. For additional information, visit www.shangrila-hotel.com or call 310/394-2791.

Price: $985.00 to $1,297.00 Visit the Website

Hotel Shangrila, Santa Monica Offers Your Very Own Shangrila

Hotel Shangrila, Santa Monica

Description: Seeking more leisure time at a slower, refined pace reminiscent of the 30s? Look no further than the Hotel Shangrila in Santa Monica, California, (built in 1939) where this 71-room luxury hotel, boasting 35 suites, is still "wowing" guests with the debut of this new leisure package in celebration of a multimillion renovation and recent addition of one-of-a-kind Art Moderne and Art Deco collectibles. The Artful Lodger – Total $765.00 for two persons One Bedroom Suite Accommodation Private Towncar to Getty Villa Entrance and Reservation for Getty Villa Relaxing Foot Massage at Sybaris Rejuvenation Lounge for Two Surprise “House” Confectionary Turndown Amenity Chocolates Complimentary Valet Parking The Artful Lodger applies to one or two persons in the room, nightly valid through 2013.

Price: $765.00 Visit the Website

Happy Mother’s Day – Sparkling Ways To Say “I Love You Mom!”

3.5 Million Swarovski Crystals incorporated into the design of the resort

Description: This Mother’s Day, 12th May, show your Mom how much you love her with one of our Sparkling Hill Resort & KurSpa gift ideas. Sparkling Hill Resort is a new four season149 room European inspired wellness resort in the North Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, Canada. Designed with 3.5 million Swarovski crystals elements. Guest rooms all have stunning and expansive views of lake and mountains. The resort offers golf, ski and wine tours. Surprise Mom with a Girls 2 Night KurSpa Getaway at Sparkling Hill Resort & KurSpa. Mom will feel loved and special as she renews in our 40,000 sq.ft. KurSpa which boasts over 100 treatments & therapies, enjoys dinner in PeakFine Restaurant overlooking the spectacular views of Lake Okanagan or strolls along our many beautiful hiking trails.

Price: $520.00 to $580.00 Visit the Website

Stay & Spa Package At Spa Ssakwa’q’n

The new Spa Ssakwa'q'n is a 15,000 square-foot luxury venue located at the newly expanded Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel in Worley, Idaho.

Description: The new Spa Ssakwa’q’n (pronounced “SOCK-wah-kin” and describes a small, refreshing lake on a mountain top) was part of a massive expansion project that was unveiled last year at the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort in 2011. The new Stay & Spa Package includes one-night accommodation (double occupancy) in the resort’s new Spa Tower, two 60-minute massages and two vouchers for $25 ”extra play cash” for use at the resort. Total cost: $369.50, a 20% savings. For more information call 1-855-232-2772 or visit http://www.cdacasino.com/spa/.

Price: $425.00 to $475.00 Visit the Website

RE: FATHER/SON; MOTHER/DAUGHTER PACKAGES AT L.A. MID CITY WEST HOTEL FOR MAY & JUNE PARENTS' DAYS: "Gals & Dolls" And "All American Dad's Day Out"

The Orlando Lobby

Description: The boutique hotel, centrally located on Third Street between The Grove & The Beverly Center in West L.A., has created two packages that celebrate parents all summer long. The gals can enjoy a bit of mother-daughter (and doll) time with the American girl "Gals & Dolls" package, featuring a custom doll bed & Mother's Day reservation at the American Girl Cafe. While the guys can enjoy an old-fashioned, American boys day out complete with burgers, beer & baseball. For more information visit www.theorlando.com

Price: $290.00 to $315.00 Visit the Website

Château Élan Winery & Resort's Mother's Day Buffet Package

Château Élan Winery & Resort

Description: The resort is offering a Mother’s Day package including overnight accommodations at the Inn and the Mother's Day Buffet for two in Versailles on Sunday, May 12th. The Mother’s Day brunch is also available for those mothers visiting during their special day. Reservations are recommended. While visiting Château Élan, mothers can enjoy one of Georgia’s most luxurious spas offering European and specialized treatments, massage and wellness therapies, hydrotherapy, signature anti-oxidant winery treatments, skin care treatments, nail care (caviar manicure), sauna, steam room and more. Mothers and their guests can also choose from one of Château Élan’s seven gourmet restaurants, two 18-hole golf courses, biking and walking trails and a Viking Culinary Studio for cooking classes.

Price: $239.00 to $314.00 Visit the Website

Joy Mangano Clothes It All Luggage System

Joy Mangano Clothes It All Luggage System

Description: Turn your suitcase into a mobile closet with ease! The Joy Mangano Clothes It All Luggage System includes a beautiful designed suitcase, removable garment bag, dust bag and ID cuff made in faux suede and genuine leather. Available in a variety of colors and prints, Mom can pack and unpack in a breeze! Get what you need in one simple step and you’re on your way to fun travel times. Available Colors: Chocolate Brown, Coffee Latte, Dark Denim Blue, Deep Teal, Olive Green and Perfect Purple.

Price: $169.95 Visit the Website

Live Life Uplugged

The Surfr for Samsung Galaxy SIII has an solar panel on it's back to provide an extra charge when needed.

Description: Ascent Solar Technologies presents the EnerPlex Surfr for the Samsung Galaxy SIII. EnerPlex allows you to set yourself free from the outlet, 2100 mAh battery for the Samsung Galaxy SIII as well as a supplemental solar charging solution, yet remains only 15mm thick. It’s hardened plastic construction protects the S III from drops and scrapes yet remains incredibly lightweight at less than 70 grams. The EnerPlex Solar Phone Charger for Samsung gives you hours of more freedom to talk, text and play. In addition, the EnerPlex for Samsung Galaxy SIII also comes with a convenient and handy wall charger so you can charge your EnerPlex battery while indoors. No more dead phones while you’re driving home, out at dinner, or stuck at the office late into the night. The EnerPlex for Samsung Galaxy SIII is the easiest solution for everyone.

Price: $89.99 Visit the Website

The SHOLDIT Clutch Wrap

The SHOLDIT Clutch Wrap has two zippered compartments perfect for storing a woman's necessities like a cellphone, wallet, and lipgloss!

Description: Introducing SHOLDIT -- The latest accessory innovation that combines the style of a scarf with the function of a purse As much as most women love handbags, its safe to say that most women don't always love lugging them around and experiencing the neck and back strain a heavy bag can cause. Finally, there is a fashionable, hands-free alternative to the traditional handbag. Introducing, the SHOLDIT Clutch Wrap: The ultimate accessory providing a multi-functional and convenient alternative to carrying a handbag. The patent-pending Clutch Wrap™ offers three accessories in one: a wrap, a scarf, and a clutch, and comes in 8 different fashionable styles. At first glance, SHOLDIT™ looks like a traditional infinity scarf. Upon closer examination, you’ll find two spacious zipper compartments perfectly sized to carry a woman’s top necessities like a cell phone, wallet, lipgloss, etc. SHOLDIT™ can be worn across the body as a wrap or double-wrapped around the neck to create the classic scarf look. As if that’s not chic enough, SHOLDIT™ can also be transformed into a clutch by tucking the wrap inside the larger pocket while still leaving plenty of room for your essentials. Whichever way the SHOLDIT™ Clutch Wrap™ is worn, it guarantees a fashionable way to keep your valuables secure while enjoying hands free movement without the strain of a handbag.

Price: $79.00 Visit the Website

Stylish Car Rental To Show Mom She's One Of A Kind.

Mother's Day Travel in Style with Silvercar.

Description: Silvercar is a completely reimagined car rental experience. No lines, no counters, no questionable cars. Travelers can go from the plane to their own, sleek Audi A4 in silver with their smartphones to have a premier car rental experience for the cost of a standard full-size. Give mom the gift of stylish travel with a Silvercar rental in Dallas or Austin.

Price: $75.00 to $125.00 Visit the Website

DoubleNest Hammock By ENO

DoubleNest in Charcoal / Teal

Description: The DoubleNest reigns supreme. It's an all-access pass to relaxation. Big enough for two and palatial for one, the DoubleNest stuffs easily into its attached compression sack. Take it anywhere, set it up in a flash, lay back and…Oh, did you want to join me? I've got room for one more. Available in a seemingly endless array of color combinations. It’s easy to match the home team’s colors.

Price: $69.99 Visit the Website

Mother's Day Brunch At Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel

Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel

Description: Give your mom the star treatment at On Sunset's Mother's Day brunch. Located at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel, enjoy a lavish buffet created by Executive Chef Olivier Rousselle, an al fresco dining experience and live jazz music on Sunday, May 12. Children can enjoy the popular "Build-a-Bear" station and create their new stuffed animal friends ($10) while the whole family celebrates mom. On Sunset will offer a variety of brunch options, including an omelet station, carving station, viennese table, antipasto display and entrée station. Complimentary cava sparkling, mimosa, or peach bellini offered to adult guests. Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel is located at 11461 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90049. On Sunset Mother's Day Brunch will serve from 10am- 2:30pm. Adults $65/Children under 12 $32. Call to make reservations: 310-691-7584.

Price: $64.00 Visit the Website

ILuv MobiCup

MobiCup

Description: Specifically designed to fit perfectly in your cup holder, this Bluetooth enabled speaker fits just as neatly into your on-the-go lifestyle. Pop MobiCup into the cup holder on your baby’s stroller, beach chair or car and effortlessly listen to music or talk to friends without occupying your hands. Not only is it wireless, it also boasts crisp sound, a built-in mic, and top-mounted controls so you can change the volume, take a call or play a track with the touch of a button. MobiCup is even splash-resistant, which makes it a great companion for your outdoor activities. Whether you’re taking a road trip or lounging at the beach, MobiCup makes it easy for you to listen and talk wirelessly.

Price: $59.99 Visit the Website

ExecuCar Luxury Sedan Service

Your private ride

Description: For the traveling relative, friend or colleague, give the gift of VIP ground transportation. Ride to and from the airport or around town in style and comfort with ExecuCar private sedan service. Passengers will enjoy an upscale, chauffeured ride in a sleek, late-model black towncar or SUV. ExecuCar operates in 30 markets across the U.S. and features flat rates, Meet and Greet and 24/7 availability. ExecuCar is known for its exceptional customer service and experienced drivers. Book your luxury ride online or on your smartphone to earn frequent flyer points or miles with select airline partners. Airport transfers, point-to-point or hourly charters available.

Price: $50.00 to $105.00 Visit the Website

Authenti Sea Glass And Sand Dollar Charm Necklace

sand dollar sea glass necklace

Description: This sweet little charm necklace is sure to remind you of a day at the beach! It is made with a sterling silver sand dollar charm, a white fresh water pearl and a drop of authentic blue sea glass. It comes on a sterling silver open link chain in your choice of 16" or 18" long. When purchasing from Lita Sea Glass Jewelry please know that each item you purchase is the EXACT item you will receive! All the jewelry is handmade with love in Massachusetts.

Price: $39.00 to $49.00 Visit the Website

CityPASS - Up To 46% Off Combined Prices For Admission To Must-see Attractions

CityPASS logo

Description: CityPASS® is the company known for showcasing North America’s most exciting cities by assembling ticket booklets of the most-visited attractions in New York, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia, Seattle, San Francisco, Hollywood, Southern California and Toronto, Canada. Convenience, value, and consistency have made CityPASS a popular choice by sightseeing travelers. CityPASS booklets include actual admission tickets each attraction. Admission tickets are good for one-time admission only. Do not pull a ticket from the booklet or it will be invalid. Tickets removed by attraction staff only. The booklet is valid 9 consecutive days. The first use is considered day 1.

Price: $36.00 to $306.00 Visit the Website

BnBFinder Travel Gift Certificate

BnBFinder Travel Gift Certificate

Description: Caregivers and caretakers. In one simple word: Mom. She conjures up special feelings and memories in each one of us. From stay-at-home moms and single moms to military moms and working moms, they have a place in our hearts reserved just for them. While they don't expect thanks, each Mother's Day we might find ourselves wondering what to get Mom to show her how much she is loved and appreciated. With the BnBFinder Travel Gift Certificate you can shower her with picnics in the park, sight-seeing and shopping excursions, spa treatments, getaways with girlfriends, food & wine tours, crafting workshops or let her choose where and when to go. The possibilities are endless!

Price: $20.00 Visit the Website

BnBFinder Travel Gift Certificate

BnBFinder Travel Gift Certificate

Description: Caregivers and caretakers. In one simple word: Mom. She conjures up special feelings and memories in each one of us. From stay-at-home moms and single moms to military moms and working moms, they have a place in our hearts reserved just for them. While they don't expect thanks, each Mother's Day we might find ourselves wondering what to get Mom to show her how much she is loved and appreciated. With the BnBFinder Travel Gift Certificate you can shower her with picnics in the park, sight-seeing and shopping excursions, spa treatments, getaways with girlfriends, food & wine tours, crafting workshops or let her choose where and when to go. The possibilities are endless!

Price: $20.00 Visit the Website

Boardroom Travel Mug

Trudeau's Boardroom Travel Mug in Pink

Description: Trudeau's Boardroom Travel Mug is a sophisticated way to keep drinks warm when at the office. The mug features Trudeau's Trulock technology to prevent it from leaking and a leatherette finish makes it easy to grab and go. 16 oz. This great mug also features a 360 degree rim, allowing users to drink from anywhere on the rim with a guaranteed leak proof lid! The Boardroom Travel Mug comes in a wide array of colors including brown, black, red, and pink! This item is handwash only.

Price: $16.99 Visit the Website

Stray Boots Tours

Stray Boots in San Francisco via iPhone

Description: Avoid crowded brunches, monotonous guided tours and monotonous boring dates. Spend quality time with friends & family and head outdoors to enjoy an interactive scavenger hunt! With Stray Boots, the leader in mobile gamified city tours, users can give Mom & Dad the gift of quality time with her kids and give a unique twist to dates through their trivia-based adventures throughout 14 US cities—allowing for a fun-filled, kid-friendly alternative to exploring the city in your own backyard and major cities throughout the US. Perfect for the fashionista, food lover, history buff, and adventurous at heart, Stray Boots provides users with challenge-based questions and clues on a scavenger hunt that guides them to historical points of interest throughout the tour city, creating an on-the-go adventure. Best of all, the game teaches participants fun facts about the city as they visit each clue spot. It’s all the benefits of a guided tour without the hassle of reservations and a set schedule. Stray Boots tours are a great alternative to budget-friendly travelers, birthday parties, corporate outings, and weekend visits with friends. The Stray Boots app can be downloaded in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store for free.

Price: $12.00 Visit the Website

Champneys Spa Indulgence Mediterranean Bliss Collection (Travel Kit)

Mediterranean Bliss Travel Collection

Description: Indulge yourself with this collection of body care treatments inspired by the fragrances of the Mediterranean. Maintaining glowing skin while you travel is now easier than ever with these rich textures and decadent ingredients in each conveniently sized bright blue bottle. Champneys prestigious U.K. spas are among the finest in the world, with a rich heritage in health and beauty. For this collection, we’ve traveled the Earth to bring you four magnificent products in one box… 1. Mediterranean Bliss Body Glow scrubs your skin to leave it feeling polished and moisturized. 2. Mediterranean Bliss Bubble Heaven is a smooth elixir that transforms bath time into a decadent oasis. 3. Mediterranean Bliss Shower Cream leaves skin feeling fresh, rejuvenated and silky smooth. 4. Mediterranean Bliss Body Hydrator is a gorgeous, rich moisturizer that will get your mind wandering to a Mediterranean getaway! Additionally, the Body Polisher is the perfect cleansing accessory to this one-of-a-kind collection.

Price: $11.99 Visit the Website

Rabbit TV

Rabbit TV is great for entertaining the kids while mom is on-the-go.

Description: Busy moms who have trouble keeping up with their favorite shows are perfect contenders for Rabbit TV. Rabbit TV is a USB drive that plugs into a laptop or computer internet connection to provide viewers with more than 5,000 television channels, 25,000 movies and 50,000 radio stations anywhere with internet access. All shows and movies available online are aggregated and categorized into one interface. Rabbit TV retails for $10.

Price: $10.00 Visit the Website

Toddy Gear: Screensters

Character 1

Description: 100% microfiber, character-inspired line of cleaning dolls bring a hint of flair and personality to your mobile devices • Dual-sided, scratch-free design with a plush side that absorbs dust and oils, and a silky side that polishes any screen or lens • Fashionable companion for your smart phone, MP3 player, e-reader, tablet, gaming device, and other sensitive electronics • Available in 10 collectible choices inspired by characters you encounter in everyday life • Intelligently designed to fit comfortably in your pocket or attach to your bag/backpack • Ideal for children and adults alike

Price: $9.99 Visit the Website

Organize Your Travel

TripIt does the work for you to keep all travel information in one, easy-to-access place.

Description: With today's myriad of travel sites, even the most experienced traveler has their hands full managing all the details of a typical trip. Booking airline tickets, hotels, rental cars, and restaurants leaves you with lots of separate pieces of paper. Throw in maps, directions, things to do, and weather, and the chaos multiplies. TripIt, the leading mobile travel organizer, turns chaos into order by making it easy for anyone to: - Organize trip details into one master online itinerary — even if arrangements are booked at multiple travel sites - Automatically include maps, directions, and weather in their master itinerary - Have the option to book restaurants, theatre tickets, activities, and more right from within the online itinerary - Safely access travel plans online, share them, check-in for flights, or print an itinerary To get started, simply forward confirmation emails from anywhere you book to [email protected] and TripIt automatically creates one simple, smart itinerary to access on a smartphone, calendar, or anywhere online. For even greater peace of mind while traveling, TripIt Pro acts like a personal travel assistant that keeps travelers in the know regarding flight status, alternate flights, and more; tracks frequent traveler points in one place; and monitors eligible flights for fare refunds.

Price: $0.01 to $49.00 Visit the Website

INRIX Traffic App

Find the best time to leave and Departure times menu

Description: The INRIX Traffic App is free on all smartphone platforms and provides up-to-the-minute traffic information. It’s like having your own personal traffic reporter in the palm of your hand. Other free features include: •Find fasted routes based on current traffic conditions •See recommended departure and travel times •Share your arrival time via email or sms text message so people know when to expect you to arrive •Get personalized traffic alerts/push notifications For just $24.99, you can get a lifetime subscription to all premium features in the app including: •Access to traffic cameras •View cheapest fuel prices You'll never be late again when you use the INRIX Traffic App!

Price: $0.00 to $24.99 Visit the Website

Published on May 11, 2013

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