Travel Anniversary Gift Ideas

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What wedding anniversary gift will you choose to mark another year of marriage?

Entering a new year—whether it's your first, 75th, or anywhere in between—is an occasion worth celebrating with a memorable gift. So why not give the gift of an anniversary trip?

If you can afford to travel on their wedding anniversary, you can have opportunities to once again frolic like kids, relax in an idyllic setting, see and experience new places, and savor time alone together—something you may not have enjoyed since your honeymoon. And that's a gift you owe to one another.

Did you know that there are specific gifts designated for each numerical anniversary? It's fun to choose a destination that symbolizes your anniversary year. Directly below you'll find traditional anniversary gifts, modern anniversary gifts, and ideas for travel anniversary trips.

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1st Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: Paper
  • Modern anniversary gift: Clocks
  • Travel anniversary gift ideas: Travel gift certificate, airline tickets

2nd Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: Cotton
  • Modern anniversary gift: China
  • Travel anniversary gift idea: Beach towels for a beach vacation

3rd Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: Leather
  • Modern anniversary gift: Crystal/glass
  • Travel anniversary gift idea: Luggage

4th Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: Flowers
  • Modern anniversary gift: Appliances
  • Travel anniversary gift ideas: Lingerie, Hawaiian vacation

5th Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: Wood
  • Modern anniversary gift: Silverware
  • Travel anniversary gift ideas: Airline tickets, cruise

6th Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: Candy
  • Modern Anniversary Gift: Wood
  • Travel anniversary gift idea: Disney World, FL

7th Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: Copper
  • Modern anniversary gift: Desk set
  • Travel anniversary gift ideas: Santa Fe, NM or Canada

8th Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: Bronze
  • Modern anniversary gift: Linens/lace
  • Travel anniversary gift idea: Casino visit

9th Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: Pottery
  • Modern anniversary gift: Leather
  • Travel anniversary gift ideas: Mexico

10th Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: Tin
  • Modern anniversary gift: Diamonds
  • Travel anniversary gift idea: South America

11th Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: Steel
  • Modern anniversary gift: Jewelry
  • Travel anniversary gift idea: New York City

12th Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: Silk
  • Modern anniversary gift: Linen/pearls
  • Travel anniversary gift idea: Japan

13th Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: Lace
  • Modern anniversary gift: Textiles
  • Travel anniversary gift idea: France

14th Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: Ivory
  • Modern anniversary gift: Gold
  • Travel anniversary gift idea: Africa

15th Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: Crystal
  • Modern anniversary gift: Watches
  • Travel anniversary gift ideas: Ireland or Austria

20th Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: China
  • Modern anniversary gift: Platinum
  • Travel anniversary gift ideas: San Francisco or ​China

25th Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: Silver
  • Modern anniversary gift: Silver
  • Travel anniversary gift idea: Mexico

30th Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: Pearl
  • Modern anniversary gift: Diamond
  • Travel anniversary gift ideas: Hawaii or ​Tahiti

35th Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: Coral
  • Modern anniversary gift: Jade
  • Travel anniversary gift idea: Cayman Islands

40th Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: Ruby
  • Modern anniversary gift: Ruby
  • Travel anniversary gift idea: Russia

45th Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: Sapphire
  • Modern anniversary gift: Sapphire
  • Travel anniversary gift Idea: ​Cruise

50th Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: Gold
  • Modern anniversary gift: Gold
  • Travel anniversary gift idea: Italy

55th Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: Emerald
  • Modern anniversary gift: Emerald
  • Travel anniversary gift idea: Ireland

60th Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: Diamond
  • Modern anniversary gift: Diamond
  • Travel anniversary gift idea: Great Britain

75th Anniversary

  • Traditional anniversary gift: Diamond
  • Modern anniversary gift: Gold
  • Travel anniversary gift idea: Cruise
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