Last Minute Christmas Travel Gift Ideas

Need a last minute gift for the traveller in your life? Here’s the best virtual travel experience you can arrange for anyone, anywhere from $9.

With Christmas days away, and border closures affecting much of the world, it’s not too late to buy a memorable gift for the traveller in your life and it doesn’t have to be a generic gift voucher they’ll maybe use, someday.

Get them excited by virtually exploring the world from the safety of home. Here’s the best last minute Christmas gift ideas for the traveller in your life that won’t break COVID19 lockdown rules.

From the set of Game of Thrones in Spain to the Acropolis in Greece to a private mask painting workshop in Italy – it’s possible to explore these from your home, some with live tour guides so you can ask questions!

A virtual tour of the Alcázar of Seville, Spain – $12
Get 10% off with the code: MERYTIQETS10 – first 100 customers only

Experience one of the world’s greatest palaces from your home, which appeared in Game of Thrones.

A vitual tour of the Acropolis of Athens, Greece – $25
Get 10% off with the code: MERYTIQETS10 – first 100 customers only

Explore the birthplace of western thought and philosophy from your home and get lost in epic stories.

Also available, virtual guided tour of the Acropolis with a qualified host – $80

A virtual tour of the Fashion for Good Museum, Netherlands – $25
Get 10% off with the code: MERYTIQETS10 – first 100 customers only

Enjoy a hosted virtual tour of the Fashion for Good Museum in Amsterdam to learn about sustainable fashion from around the world.

Virtual Carnival Mask Painting Workshop, Venice, Italy – $96
Includes two white masks for you to paint at home.

Take part in a live virtual workshop with Georgio, the mask painter in Venice. Ask questions, get help and show off your carnival mask design.

Paris Street Art Virtual Tour with a Professional Guide – £12
Live tour in English, ask questions and make comments

Enjoy a 1 hour virtual experience of street art in Paris which is now classed as an open air gallery.

360 Virtual Walking Tour of Split, Croatia – £11
Utilise those VR Goggles you got last Christmas

coastal town embankment with red roofed buildings

Mixed with both indoor and outdoor 360° views! Split has many exciting and monumental buildings. With captivating lighting and never before seen structures, this is a virtual must-see. Includes local narration.

360 Virtual Tour of Renaissance Madrid, Spain – £11
See and explore ancient Madrid at your own pace.

city buildings during golden hour

Listen and learn from a local qualified guide, as they compare and contrasts present-day and Ancient Madrid from the 1600s to the 1900s.

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Private Virtual Tour of Ancient Dubai for you and 3 friends – £185
Explore Dubai with friends or family from around the world, from your living room

white concrete buildings

Learn about Emirati culture, history and architecture and virtually visit Dubai gold, spice and textile souks. Admire the authentic sand-colored houses, the Majlis and learn all about Arabic coffee and how to make it.

Online Traditional Vietnamese Cooking Class, Hanoi, Vietnam – £17

Get your taste buds ready for some authentic Vietnamese cuisine, prepared right in your own home! This online cooking class will virtually whisk you away to a rural village in northern Vietnam, where you’ll be welcomed into a local family’s home. Together with your hosts, you will prepare traditional Vietnamese dishes like chicken or tofu with lemongrass and stir-fried seasonal vegetables, all using ingredients you can find close to home.


Virtually Experience Christmas in Japan – £20
Learn why KFC is eaten at Christmas in Japan.

Meet us for this online interactive experience to celebrate the winter season and learn all about the holidays in Japan from a local’s perspective.

Also available, Mt Fuji Virtual Experience. Learn all about Japan’s culture in this interactive experience with an English speaking guide – £11


Virtual live tour of Lorca’s Synagogue and Jewish quarter – £5

Discover hundreds of years of history during this 45 minutes virtual live tour. Visit some of the best parts of Lorca, like the Parque Arqueológico, the Jewish Quarter and the Synagogue.

Want to explore more options? View all virtual tours here.

So no matter where you are, or how much your budget, you can easily buy a memorable gift, for the traveller in your life they can use on Christmas Day and explore the world, from their living room.

Thanks for reading!
Happy travels
Jade Jackson – Listen to my podcast Jade Talks Travel
Travel Writer | Podcaster | Photographer

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