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Best Gifts for Travelers

Not sure what to give that someone on your holiday list who likes to travel?

In "The Early Show"'s "Early Unwrapped" series, CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg featured some new functional and stylish gifts for that avid traveler in your life to increase their safety and comfort whether on the road or in the skies.

Holiday Gift Guide

Products featured on "The Early Show":

Sony Cybershot WX1 B
From $299, www.sony.com
Sony's small, portable digital camera that can capture beautiful panoramic shots, up to 224-degree horizontal or 154-degree vertical shots, with 9.1 megapixels. Just push the shutter release and then sweep the lens across the scene to capture it.

Scott-E-Vest
Soft-shell jacket is $175 with 19 pockets; Pack windbreaker is $75 with 17 pockets; Q-Zip (pullover shirt) is $35 with three pockets; TEC shirt (wear it as a shirt or light jacket) is $80 with 8 pockets, including travel document pocket.
www.scottevest.com

Zadro Nano-UV Scanner
$79.95, http://www.amazon.com/
No need to worry about germs when you're on the road. This disinfecting UV scanner kills bacteria and viruses in 10 seconds, using ultraviolet light to kill 99.9 percent of germs on any surface, great for airplane trays, hotel beds, bathrooms, etc. Germs and bacteria can live for 72 hours on surfaces. The device contains UV A, UV B, and UV C light proven to kill bacterial and viral DNA after a 10-second scan on any surface, which has been proven by independent laboratories to work. In flu season, you can never be too careful.

Cashmere Travel Set
Gilt.com
If you have a little more money to spend, this White + Warren Cashmere set is worth $350 but available for $195 on Gilt.com in January. It includes a beautiful throw, a pair of slippers and an eye mask. This is a great gift for those travelers in your lives; nothing is better than travelling in comfort and style.

Give the Gift of Experiences

Excitations.com
Experiences can include a two-day llama trek in Denver from $750, to a chef-led gourmet meal for two on an organic farm in Virginia from $345, to a scuba lesson in cities around the US from just $55. Want a really over-the-top experience to impress that special someone? How about a dream car road tour driving up to five different luxury and exotic cars, from $1,695, or brew your own beer with a brewmaster and receive 30 personalized cases a few weeks later, from $1,980.
Excitations.com

Sage Hospitality's "Give a Day, Get a Night" campaign, is rewarding community heroes for volunteer hours at charities such as Meals on Wheels, Habitat for Humanity or any other 501c3 organization. By simply bringing a letter proving they've done a full eight hours of service, guests can book any of Sage's 52 properties in the U.S. -- from the Blackstone Hotel in Chicago to The Nines in Portland to The Glenn in Atlanta -- and receive a complimentary guest room or a half-price rate. This package is available until March 31, 2010. For more information and to book, please go to www.giveadaygetanight.com.

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