To save you time, we’ve shortlisted the below products to make someone’s journey more comfortable:
- Saucemoto Dip Clip:
A low-cost car accessory for holding those essential dips!
- Hot Logic Food Warming Tote:
For a hot, homemade meal on the go
- Zyllion Shiatsu Cordless Rechargeable Massage Pillow:
A soothing massager for pit stops
- Drop Stop – The Original Patented Car Seat Gap Filler:
Stop them losing their phone between the gaps
- Cactaki Water Bottle with Time Marker:
Help your loved one stay hydrated
30 of the best gifts for people who are always behind the wheel
1. Stanley Quencher H2.0 FlowState Tumbler
The must-have TikTok tumbler!
You might have seen an influencer sipping on one of these, as they’ve become a bit of a viral sensation.
Designed to fit comfortably into most cup holders, your loved one can keep it by their side throughout the day.
No matter the length of the road trip they’re on, the stainless steel construction means it can keep drinks hot and cold for hours.
Plus you can adjust the lid for either a quick sip or a thirst-quenching gulp, ideal for avoiding spillages while on the road.
2. InnoGear USB Essential Oil Car Diffuser
Mist essential oils throughout their car
Gift someone the relaxing scents of the InnoGear USB Essential Oil Car Diffuser.
They can sit it neatly inside their cup holder and it silently mists essential oils throughout their car.
It’s perfect for those who dislike the smell of traditional car air fresheners (and those nasty chemicals) but still want their vehicle to smell wonderful.
Unlike similar diffusers that require you to buy specific refills, InnoGear’s car diffuser can be used with any essential oil.
With a color changing light you can adjust it to create the perfect ambience within your vehicle.
Plus essential oils have lots of health benefits, so what better gift could you give to someone who’s always in the car.
3. iReliev Relaxable Eye Massager with Heat
Ease the strain on their eyes
Nearly every member of The Good Body team owns this eye massager, so we can certainly vouch for its effectiveness.
This isn’t one for behind the wheel due to the fact it offers complete blackout!
Instead this is for when their eyes are strained from concentrating on the road all day.
They could opt for Vitality mode that combines air compression and vibration or Comfort mode that delivers soothing heat.
I love to use the massager before bed as it’s great at preparing your mind for sleep.
4. Car Cleaning Gel
Capture all those crumbs
Part of staying healthy on the road means keeping your environment fresh and clean.
Sold in a pack of five, these car cleaning gels can be used to grab crumbs and dirt in those hard to reach places such as air vents.
If you’re not a TikTok user it might surprise you to hear this product has gone viral.
People are amazed with how easy it is to use, and also how strangely satisfying it can be!
5. Hot Logic Food Warming Tote
Enjoy a hot lunch on the go
When you drive a lot you often end up snacking or picking up meals as you go.
Buy the Hot Logic Food Warming Tote and your loved one can enjoy a hot home-cooked meal instead.
Fitted with a car adapter, this clever portable lunch heater becomes a mini microwave for your car.
Place a plastic, cardboard, metal or glass container inside the tote and it’ll heat your meal throughout so you can enjoy it piping hot. It can even heat food wrapped in foil.
Hot Logic’s tote keeps meals warm for up to 12 hours, so ideal for healthy leftovers.
Shoppers loved how well their food reheated, and the fact they could heat their lunch while they were driving!
6. Steering Wheel Tray
Set up a workstation in the car
When traveling for work your car really does become your office.
This clever tray can be easily mounted onto your steering wheel and is strong enough to support the weight of a laptop, as well as your lunchbox.
Including a cup and phone holder, it makes eating in the car much more comfortable.
However the desk is still light, making it straightforward to remove and pack away.
Those who work on the road love this little gadget and many wondered how they’d ever coped without it!
7. Zyllion Shiatsu Cordless Rechargeable Massage Pillow
Massage therapy for their comfort break
Spending so much time in the car can really take its toll on your body, especially your back.
Treat them to this Zyllion Rechargeable Massage Pillow and they can enjoy relaxing shiatsu therapy when they take a comfort break.
They just need to slip it into their lower back and deep-kneading massage nodes work to relieve painful and tired muscles.
We’ve searched the market for the best massage cushion and always found the Zyllion Pillow to be a strong contender.
This new, updated model offers two hours of treatment when fully charged, so they can charge it at home and use it on the go.
It’s important to mention that this can’t be used while driving, it’s a gift to help them relax when they take a break.
8. Talk and Go - Conversation Starter Cards
Get people talking!
We all know that long family car journeys can sometimes lead to family arguments!
Start a thought-provoking conversation with this set of fun cards.
They include prompts such as “What is one thing you would change about the world?” and “Would you rather live by the ocean or in the mountains? Why?”.
Suitable for adults and children, you’ll learn more about each other and any road trip will just fly by.
9. Tea Maker to Go
Brew behind the wheel
My husband thanked me a lot for this one!
A big tea drinker, he loves how this allows him to steep loose-leaf tea just the way he likes it while on the way to work.
Water within the double-walled stainless steel container will stay hot for up to six hours.
Tea leaves can be added directly for continuous infusion or stored in the strainer for a more controlled taste!
Prefer coffee? Then scroll down a little further to the Bodum French Press.
10. High Road SnackStash Car Seat Back Organizer and Cooler Bag
Help someone keep their cool on the road
If you like the Hot Logic Food Warming Tote but would prefer a cooler alternative, then take a look at the High Road SnackStash.
Hook this bag on the back of the driver’s seat and your loved one has a handy place to store drinks and snacks for their next road trip.
The bag is completely lined and leakproof, able to store nine standard sized drink bottles plus ice!
Put food inside and the SnackStash can keep it warm or chilled for up to 36 hours, so ideal for storing a nutritious home-cooked lunch.
Those who purchased the car organizer loved how easily they could reach over and access their snacks, thanks to the dual zipper pulls.
11. TravelMate Car Neck Pillow
Say goodbye to neck pain
Long journeys can be hard on your neck, leaving you feeling uncomfortable and in need of a break.
TravelMate’s Car Neck Pillow will give you the support that you’re looking for, fitting comfortably in to the contours of your neck.
The pillow also helps you to maintain a good posture which should help to reduce any back or muscle pain.
Constructed from memory foam, this pillow is compact enough that you can store it easily in your car when it’s not in use.
Fitting it in position is really straightforward, plus it ships with a removable cover that you can pop in the washing machine.
12. Saucemoto Dip Clip
A fun little stocking stuffer for a driver
If the person you’re shopping for drives a lot, then chances are they have to eat a lot on the road.
Using a universal mount, the Saucemoto Dip Clip can be fitted easily onto the car air vents.
They can then place their favorite dip inside, allowing them to enjoy their food while on the go!
It’s a fun little stocking stuff for a driver, however those who purchased the dip clips said they were a must-have!
They described them as solving the one problem of eating in the car, describing it as “the best invention ever!”.
13. Protect Life First Aid Kit
Prepare for any emergency
A handy little first aid kit for the car is a good way to take care of your loved one when they’re out on the road.
Protect Life’s kit contains everything you could possibly need, plus essentials you might not even have thought of!
You get 100 first aid essentials, including:
Bandages in various sizes, medical scissors, metal tweezers, an eye wash, antiseptic towelettes and a blister pad.
It’s a great gift if you’re shopping for someone who loves the outdoors, as it also includes survival essentials like an emergency blanket, CPR mask and a tourniquet.
People who own the kit loved how neatly everything fitted inside. They also appreciated the foldaway ‘how to’ guide incase of emergencies.
14. FLEXiT Flashlight Flexible LED Task Light
A flexible and versatile light
Place this handy light inside their glovebox so they don’t get caught out at night.
This flexible LED flashlight can be bent into whatever shape and direction necessary, ideal for roadside repairs or searching for items in the trunk.
You get four different light modes including hazard so you can attract attention if necessary.
Containing two large neodymium magnets it can also stick to any steel surface.
People who purchased the light appreciated how they could use it in the car or while camping, but equally for jobs around the home.
15. Roadfood, 10th Edition: An Eater's Guide to More Than 1,000 of the Best Local Hot Spots and Hidden Gems Across America
Find the best spots for a great meal
There are some amazing places to eat in the US. Help your loved one find the perfect spot by treating them to this guide of the best road food out there.
It’s a road trip essential as they can discover the finest lobster on the East Coast and the must-visit steak houses in the Midwest, so they can eat well wherever they are.
First published in 1977, it’s now on its 10th edition, so you know it’s tried and tested and sure to be passed around among family and friends.
Readers loved how the book had taken them to places they’d never have found before, and recommended to keep it in the car at all times!
16. Collapsible Foam Roller
Work out frustrating knots
Sitting in a car seat for long periods can be tough on the body, leading to knots and tension.
Show their back health a little love by treating them to this foam roller.
It’s versatile, allowing them to ease soreness and stretch out muscles while on the go.
Completely collapsible, it can be slid under the seat and used while staying overnight away from home.
17. Audible Subscription
Enjoy access to a wide range of audiobooks
When you’re stuck in a jam for hours each day the time would certainly pass quicker if you could listen to an interesting audiobook.
Audible by Amazon is a collection of audiobooks from a whole host of different authors, so there’s sure to be something for every taste.
Let them decide between a self-help book from wellbeing influencer Jay Shetty or an exciting thriller from Harlan Coben to while away the hours.
You can opt for a one, three, six month or full year subscription. They can then enjoy a different premium title each month and unlimited access to the Plus catalogue filled with thousands of original audiobooks and podcasts.
18. Drop Stop - The Original Patented Car Seat Gap Filler
It’s time to plug the gap!
Drop Stop Seat Gap Filler might look like a super simple product, but it makes the perfect stocking stuffer for any driver.
This clever product provides 100% gap coverage between the seat and the center console.
Gone are the days of dropping your phone down the side of your seat, or losing snacks through the gap.
In the package you get two Drop Stops that fit most cars. You also get two free bonus gifts — an LED credit card flashlight and a slide free pad to hold your mobile phone in place.
Shoppers loved these seat gap fillers, picking one up for every member of the family!
19. Cactaki Water Bottle with Time Marker, Large BPA Free Water Bottle
It’s hydration time!
Remembering to stay hydrated while you’re on the go is so important, luckily you have the Cactaki Water Bottle with Time Marker to remind you.
This large water bottle has all the features of a great reusable bottle. It has a one-click push button opening and is BPA and toxin free.
However it also has the added bonus of a time marker to show you how much water you need to drink. Each day you can track your progress and hit your target.
Cactaki’s Time Marker bottle even has a built in strainer so you can add a little fruity flavor — perfect for someone who is always looking for new ways to boost their health and wellbeing.
Plus with a free infused water e-book as part of the package, you get plenty of ideas and help to get started.
20. Bentgo Snack Cup
A compact and lightweight snack carrier
This is one accessory that is sure to become a permanent fixture in their vehicle.
The Bentgo Snack Cup fits perfectly into any standard car cup holder.
Rather than picking up sugary snacks at the gas station, they can grab their own healthy treats at home.
You can even use the lid as a container to share goodies with a passenger, or add a dip such as peanut butter for even more taste.
21. Viofo Dash Cam with GPS
Offer them safety and security as they drive
Though none of us like to think about it, unfortunately car accidents do happen.
Give your loved one the peace of mind they need when they’re regularly on the road, by wrapping up this dash cam from Viofo.
You get an incredible 140° wide angle view and HD resolution recordings both day and night.
Fixing easily into any car, GPS tracking can be used to record your speed, the time and the route followed.
Purchasers felt it offered real bang for your buck, loving the wide angle view and video quality.
22. Lusso Gear Spill-Proof Car Trash Can
Keep their car clean and tidy
When your car is your second home, it can end up turning in to a dumping ground.
Keep their space clean by wrapping up the Lusso Gear Spill-Proof Car Trash Can.
This completely waterproof bag has a leakproof vinyl liner so you can literally pour a coffee in there and it’ll contain the liquid until you empty it out.
But you won’t need to empty it out frequently as it can hold over 2.5 gallons of trash!
With an adjustable strap you can hang it on the back of your seat, or anywhere else in your vehicle.
Lusso Gear are in fact so convinced you’ll love it, that the trash can comes with a lifetime guarantee.
23. Wearable Travel Pillow
A travel pillow they can wear!
1 in 25 drivers report falling asleep at the wheel in the last 30 days.
Ensure your loved one always has a place to rest their head, by gifting them this wearable travel pillow.
Made from plush memory foam, the wristband version allows the wearer to have a comfortable place to rest their head on a flat surface such as a desk.
Opt for the headband model and they can rest their head against the walls of their car, or save it for their next flight if they’re someone who travels regularly.
24. ComfiLife Gel Enhanced Seat Cushion
Encourages better posture while driving
Our posture can suffer when we’re seated for long periods of time.
Help someone improve their posture by treating them to the ComfiLife Gel Enhanced Seat Cushion.
Made from gel memory foam and with a non-slip rubber bottom it will fit easily on to any car seat.
The clever construction means it can help to support healthier posture while relieving pressure on the tailbone, ideal if you’re looking for a gift for someone who suffers from back pain.
Drivers who spend hours on the road at a time loved this cushion, describing how it had really helped to ease pain in their back.
25. Bodum 15 oz Travel Double Wall French Press Coffeemaker
Fresh coffee throughout the day
Don’t settle for a gas station coffee when you could brew your favorite blend with the Bodum French Press Coffeemaker.
Add ground coffee and the plunger lid will give you fresh coffee without the grit or grind.
Thanks to the double-walling and insulation your drink will stay warm for hours.
Ground coffee can be a messy business, but this Bodum cup makes it possible whenever you are!
26. PlayMakar MVPmini Percussion Massager
A perfectly portable handheld massage tool
Spending prolonged periods in the car can really take its toll on your body.
Treat someone to the PlayMakar MVPmini and they can enjoy all the benefits of a percussion massage gun.
Weighing less than one pound, it’s compact and ships with a handy carrying case.
Lasting for up to 15 hours when fully charged, you might not need to refresh it often! Yet you do get a USB-C cable for easy charging (a unique feature when compared to the popular Theragun mini).
The MVPmini comes complete with four ProTip attachments, each designed to better absorb and reverberate each percussion.
Being such a mini device, you might assume you’ll get a softer massage, and that is possible with their Shoc attachment.
However this tool is still capable of delivering 3000 percussions every minute!
Plus buy the PlayMakar MVPmini right now and you get a FREE HeatTip attachment!
Their heated flat head accessory is normally sold separately, and is great for delivering penetrating heat to tense muscles.
27. Spafinder Gift Card
Choose between spa days and salon pampering
Rather than choosing something for using in the car why not opt for a gift that gets them out of it?
After long days driving here and there they’ll thank you for a little rest and relaxation, and what could be more relaxing than a day at the spa?
Purchasing a Spafinder gift card gives them access to thousands of spas and salons across the US.
They might decide to learn Tai Chi, book a facial or get moving with a fitness bootcamp.
You can select the value of your gift, plus the voucher never expires so they can use it at a time to suit them.
28. Shakti Premium Acupressure Mat
A unique way to unwind
An alternative to the foam roller above is this Shakti Premium Acupressure Mat.
It’s another way to unravel your body and loosen tight muscles after a long day on the road.
Covered in thousands of tiny spikes, the mat triggers the body’s relaxation response and eases tension.
I love this one and use it regularly. I find just 20 minutes can be all it takes to unravel a stressed out mind and ensure a better night’s sleep.
29. Starument Portable Hand Vacuum Cleaner
A compact way to keep their car clean
This handy little portable hand vacuum cleaner is ideal for keeping their space clean.
Despite being small in size it offers ultra-powerful suction and can last for 20 minutes when fully charged.
Available in a range of stylish colors, it can also be used on laptop keyboards and around the home.
Owners of the portable tool loved how reliable and powerful it was, quickly replacing their main vacuum cleaner for quick clean-ups.
Get Them Walking?
Now you have a few good gift ideas for the person who is always in their car, can you help to get them out of it?!
Explore our list of practical walking gifts.