Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Best Map Gift Ideas for the Holidays
Maps.com’s experts’ have hand-picked a range map gifts just in time for gift giving season. Find the perfect Christmas gifts, personalized gifts, gifts for kids of all ages, world wall map gifts and much more right here in the Maps.com Holiday Store. Plus you can find creative stocking stuffers and ideas for neighbors, bosses and kids of all ages. If you are looking for something unique this holiday season try one of these map gift ideas.
World Globe Gifts
Globes are an excellent gift for someone who enjoys travel, geography andlearning about our world. Globes can help parents explain complex world geography, why the sun rises and sets, how the moon rotates around the earth and why we have night and day. Give the perfect gift this holiday season by giving that special someone the world, in the palm of their hands. Globe Gifts can start as low as $19.95.
Travel Map Gifts
If you have friends and relatives who enjoy traveling – whether for business orpleasure – travel maps of the world make great gifts. Travel Map and street maps start as low as $6.95, which make for an easy unique gift for that traveler you know.
Wall Map Gifts
Everyone loves a map, especially on their wall. Maps of destinations far and wide are a favorite décor piece for travelers, historians and geography fans. Purchase a wall map for someone this holiday. Wall maps start as low as $11 for a standard world map, but for large format products, and special format options such as laminated, framed or mounted prices can be as high as $365.
Atlases make a stunning gift for the high school or college student, as well as akeepsake for the family library. Atlases are perfect for a coffee table, in the study or on a bedside table for late night reading. Hard cover World Atlas gifts are impressive to unwrap and soft cover Travel Atlases can be taken anywhere. The Oxford Atlas of the World is probably the best known of these and acts as a benchmark for others to follow. Retailing at $175 this is a true luxury gift. More modestly priced educational and road atlases are also available.
Antique Wall Map Gifts
Vintage city panoramas make for great gifts for all ages. The city panoramasinclude original photographs reproduced from a glass slides, printed on aluminum and mounted on wood, ready for hanging. Antique maps make this holiday season a classic at $50 apiece.
Mounted and Framed Map Gifts
Mounted maps and framed map gifts are perfect for a home or office. Framed Maps prove useful for reference and planning a future voyage. Framed andMounted Map gifts can make for a great luxury gift for less than $200.
Here is a hand-picked listed that Santa picked out, choose gifts under 25, giftsunder 50, gifts under 100, executive gifts and wrapped and ready gifts. Find the perfect map gift for any budget by browsing the Santa’s Picks collection. Be sure to check out the gifts for under 25, also find unique stocking stuffers and ideas including globe key chain, ornaments, marbles, map labels and much more.
Kids Corner Gifts
If you are shopping for a kid or child, maps make great gifts for kids – plus they are educational. Buy a geography puzzle, a geography game, a globe, or a sticker map for your kids, nieces, nephews or grandkids. These gifts for kids are all so much fun, so give the gift of laughter and entrainment this holiday season!
Couples love to remember those special romantic trips, families can reminisce about the round the world trip they took together, and in some cases they can even be a way to remember distant family over the holiday season. Personalized Map Gifts are a perfect gift for any gift giving occasion.