21 Best Gift Ideas for Travel Nurses

21 Best Gift Ideas for Travel Nurses

With the holidays slowly sneaking on us, we’re busy buying gifts for all the nurses in our lives. If you’re looking for gift ideas for your fellow nurse or maybe just for yourself (we won’t tell) here’s a round-up of some of our favorite goodies.

Nurse Gifts

These are perfect gift ideas specifically for nurses and surg techs. Some are serious and others are more fun and light hearted. Just like nurses! Here are great gifts in a wide range of prices.

Nike Zoom Pulse Shoes – Designed for being on your feet all day, these were product tested on a 12 hour shift at the OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in Oregon.

Littmann Stethoscope – classic gift that’s perfect for a seasoned professional or new grad nurse


Compression Socks – Keep your circulation healthy and stay warm? Win/win!

True Stories of Becoming a Nurse – a touching and compelling read for nurses new and old

Apple Watch – On the pricey side, but totally worth it

Nurse Coloring Book – For the snarky nurse looking to de-stress. There is also a sweary midnight edition available.

Pandemic Board Game – Because if anyone is going to save the world from outbreaks, it’s gotta be nurses

Gift cards for scrubs – because you can never have enough!

Travel Gifts

Great gift ideas for travel nurses and surgical techs constantly on the go! 

GoPro – to capture those unbelievable sights

National Park Pass – See all of America the beautiful up close

Gift Cards – StarbucksTargetAirline cards are always appreciated!

Travel Scratch Off Map

Hydro Flask – keep beverages cold for hours

iPhone Adapter – charge and listen to music simultaneously

Waterproof Travel Organizer 

Magnetic Phone Car Mount

Twistable memory foam neck pillow

TSA approved carry on cocktail kit 

Collapsible, leak-proof, BPA free water bottle

Airplane Footrest

Rfid Blocking Travel Passport Holder

We hope you enjoy these gift ideas for nurses! What’s on your holiday wish list? Comment below and we’ll pass it on to Santa 😉