Holiday gift guide: 10 presents every commuter will want

These items will make the commuter in life very happy this season.

These items will make the commuter in life very happy this season.

Living in New Jersey means a lot of us have to commute into New York City and other spots within the tristate area. So, what if you could make that commute a little less painful for your loved one? Here are 10 awesome gifts to give your favorite commuter this holiday season.

1. V-Moda ZN Headphones, $180

Commuters need to drown out the noise on their morning or night commutes and these are the perfect headphones to do that with. They have great sound quality and reinforced cord that is built to last. There’s even a tangle-free cable so you don’t have to worry about untangling them for half the commute.

2. Native Union Key Cable, $29.99

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Have you ever left the house and then realized you have 20% battery left? This smart-looking keychain contains a USB port for easy charging whether you’re on a train, bus, car, plane, etc.

3. Bodum 15 oz Travel Mug, $25

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This mug is the right size and material – the double wall, stainless steel construction keeps your coffee hot or your iced tea cold for hours.Pick one up at the Brookstone in Jersey City, Short Hills, and Paramus.

4. Nextbook Ares 10L 2-In-1 Tablet, $193

Never be bored again on the train.Walmart

Never be bored again on the train.

This 2-1 device brings together a tablet (with a touchscreen and its Verizon 4G/LTE Internet connection is fast and reliable) and the performance of a laptop. It’s perfect for reading e-books, watching movies, or catching up on email before you get into the office. Grab one at the Walmart in North Bergen, Bayonne or Secaucus.

5. REI Travel Umbrella, $35.50

Look cute while staying dry.REI

Look cute while staying dry.

This travel umbrella can withstand any storm. It’s even tunnel-tested and wind resistant. There are REIs in East Hanover and Paramus to pick one up for your commuting loved one.

6. Women’s Original Tour Short Rain Boots, Hunter Boots, $140

These boots can make a fashion statement while keeping your feet dry.Hunter Boots

These boots can make a fashion statement while keeping your feet dry.

Ever have one of those days when it rains for a couple of hours and then it gets sunny? These boots are great when you need to roll them up and store them in your bag for easy transportation. They are chic and comfortable and this way you can bring another pair of shoes with you too and your bag won’t even be heavy.

7. Amazon Prime Subscription, $99/year

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With this gift, commuters can read r watch shows on their new 2-in-1 with a subscription to Amazon Prime. You get unlimited access to Amazing Prime movies and TV shows, over a million songs to stream, and over 500,000 free e-books.

8. Picnic Time Pranzo Lunch Tote, $44.99

Everyone needs a good lunch box.Bed, Bath & Beyond

Everyone needs a good lunch box.

This lunch tote is great for your commute to the office or classroom. It has isolated sections so that you can keep your hot and cold food along with drink items all separate from each other. It has a handle and comes with an adjustable shoulder strap too. Pick one up at Bed Bath & Beyond in Ramsey.

9. Memory Foam Travel Pillow, $39.99

Catch a few extra zzz's on the train.Target

Catch a few extra zzz’s on the train.

It is comprised of responsive memory foam with raised side supports. It has adjustable sliding toggles and is washable. There’s even a pouch to put your phone in – perfect for when you to need to catch a few z’s before work. Grab one at the Target in Jersey City, Paramus and Clifton.

10. Field Canvas Pack Tote, $99

How cute is this bag? And it carries everything you need!LL Bean

How cute is this bag? And it carries everything you need!

This bag comes in various colors and is practical for men and women. It is made from heavy-duty cotton canvas with leather trim. It has a roomy main compartment and there are many other zipper pockets to put even more stuff in. It’s the perfect bag to bring on your commute. Pick one up at the LL Bean store in Paramus.