Give It Here!

What to Give

Globe-Trotters: Gifts for Travelers
Goodies for the travelers on your list

Rand McNally Chancellor Globe (800-275-7263): This 12-inch bronze globe on an elegant hardwood base will remind travelers of their journeys. Price: $130.

Gem-Dandy Trifold Wallet (800-334-5101): This leather wallet has two currency pockets and interior and exterior ID windows, allowing travelers to show ID quickly. Price: $32.

How to Stay Healthy & Fit on the Road by Joanne V. Lichten (Nutrifit): A pocket-sized guide that offers tips on eating healthy, exercising and getting a good night's sleep away from home. Price: $9.95.

Miles4Sale (866-630-8717): Through partnerships with American, America West, Continental and Delta airlines, this Web site sells frequent-flier miles in 500-mile increments for 4 cents per mile. Prices vary.

Squirt S4 by Leatherman Tool Group (800-847-8665): This tool attaches to a keychain and includes a knife, three screwdrivers and tweezers. Price: $39.


Electronica: Gadget Gifts
Fun and practical gadgets for the tech-savvy

TDK MOJO 620: This digital jukebox plays up to 10 hours using two AA batteries; users can load song lyrics, logos and icons for viewing during playback. Price: $149.99.

Handspring Treo 270: A compact, full-color wireless device that integrates a mobile phone, Palm OS organizer, and wireless e-mail and Web-browsing applications. Price: $499 plus activation.

Veo Mobile Connect: This handy digital camera enables video instant messaging, video e-mailing, point-to-point videoconferencing and video album/gallery management. Price: $79.99.


Incredible Edibles: Food Gifts
Tasteful gifts that offer a little something for everyone

Domaine Chandon (888-CHANDON): Chandon Riche is an extra-dry sparkling wine showcasing the characteristics of California fruit. Price: $17.

Mrs. Renfro's Gourmet Salsas (817-336-3849): The four-jar gift pack lets you select from six varieties, including peach, garlic and chipotle corn. Price: $19.

Heavenly Creations (847-342-7649): A gift box with handmade chocolates is just one of the sweets this company sells. Price: $12.

Chocolat CĂ©leste (866-644-3823): The Grand Assortment from this chocolatier features 16 large truffles in assorted flavors. Price: $49.95.


The Lighter Side: Unusual Gifts
Out-of-the-ordinary gifts with a personal touch

Nike Golf's Forged Titanium Driver: Used by Tiger Woods, this driver is available with 275cc, 350cc and 400cc heads and a variety of shafts. Price: $369.

Hollywood Movie Magic (888-796-0676): Valid for any movie, any showtime at thousands of theaters in North America, these tickets cost $8 per ticket (up to a $12 value) with a minimum order of 500. Prices vary.

SpaWish (888-SPA-WISH): Get gift certificates redeemable at more than 750 spas nationwide. You select a dollar amount, and recipients use the certificate as they wish, getting anything from a full-body massage to facials and manicures. Price: minimum $50.

Toes on the Nose (714-513-1500): This surfwear company customizes Hawaiian shirts with company logos, either incorporating the logo into a custom fabric or embroidering a logo onto an existing design. Price: $44 to $60.

Treegivers (800-862-TREE): Have a tree planted in the name of someone on your gift list. They'll receive a certificate including their name, your name and the name of the state where their tree was planted. price: $29.95.

Slam Domino Set by Umbra, (800-387-5122): This 28-piece domino set is made of solid walnut with a matching case. price: $49.99.

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This article was originally published in the November 2002 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: Give It Here!.

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