Travel-friendly gifts for the frequent flier on your holiday list

Harriet Baskas, Special to CNBC
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Now that Thanksgiving is in the rear-view mirror, it's time for consumers to get serious about their Christmas shopping.

Whether the gift is for a friend, family member, co-worker or boss, something travel-related is usually a safe bet. The holiday travel season is in full swing, and people are either unpacking from their last adventure or starting to plot their next excursion. Recently, CNBC surveyed a clutch of gift sets that would be ideal for the frequent fliers on holiday gift lists.