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The best travel wallets for men

We’ve all experienced that sudden wave of panic when we can’t feel our passport in our pocket. Gone are the days when you have to double check your bags and pockets 100 times on the way to the airport, because with these handy and stylish men’s travel wallets, you can keep all of your travel documents together for safe keeping and easy access on the go. 

Now guys, you may not want to carry around something that looks like a purse, but these handy wallets are guaranteed to help you feel more organised when off on your travels. We have picked out a range of products to suit every type of traveller, including smart looking leather for businessmen, durable and anti-theft wallets for backpackers and adventurers and larger organisers for those who just can’t leave the house without their technology. 

You get what you pay for, so if you travel frequently you may want to invest in a high-quality leather travel wallet that looks good, or if you’re just off on a weekend away with the lads there are plenty of options for robust wallets that won’t break the bank. 

1. Aspinal Deluxe Travel Wallet

A high quality leather wallet for the first class traveller

Best for: Investment piece | Material: English Bridle Leather | Colours: Cognac | RFiD: No | RRP: £155.00

Can be personalised
Smart looking
A little pricey 

For the businessman or frequent flyer, this Aspinal Deluxe Travel Wallet is beautifully elegant and smart. Not only is it made from leather but this men’s travel wallet can be personalised so you can have your name or initials embossed or engraved on the front for a truly unique gift idea. Although pricey, this wallet has a timeless look that will last you for years to come.  

2. Bellroy Leather Travel Wallet

A compact wallet that looks the part and fits in your pocket with ease

Best for: Smart & compact | Material: Leather | Colours: Brown, caramel, grey, black | RFiD: RFiD option available | RRP: £89.99

Lots of pockets
Professional feel
A little small 

If you like the look of the Aspinal Deluxe Travel Wallet but it’s a little too chunky or pricey for your liking, then the Bellroy Leather Travel Wallet is an affordable alternative that is much more compact and can easily fit in your pocket. It has space for your passport, cards and cash and comes in three professional looking colours making it ideal for businessmen on the go. It is slim and lightweight but still made of high quality leather making it durable as long as not over-stuffed. The hidden micro travel pen (with refills) is a handy added extra.

3. LifeVenture RFiD Mini Travel Wallet

An anti-theft travel wallet that’s great for backpackers

Best for: Backpackers | Material: Nylon | Colours: Grey | RFiD: Yes | RRP: £19.99

RFiD protection
Not the fanciest 

Although this wallet doesn’t look as smart as some leather ones, it is designed with adventure in mind. Made from durable nylon, this men’s travel wallet is water resistant and comes with an RFiD blocking system so that your personal documents are fully protected. It’s a small wallet that can easily fit in your backpack and it even has a stash pocket which can fit a standard sized smart phone. If you’re off on an inter-rail or skiing trip then this is one of the best travel wallets for men you can get.  

4. Fjallraven Travel Wallet

Another durable wallet for adventure-seekers

Best for: Adventure | Material: G-1000 Heavy Duty Fabric | Colours: Green, red, blue, grey, olive, navy | RFiD: No | RRP: £57.99

Lots of compartments
Choice of colours
Pricey for fabric  

For something a little more robust, the Fjallraven Travel Wallet is made with a heavy duty material that really can withstand the elements. If you’re going on a trip that involves extreme sports or hiking, then this wallet will be able to take a beating without compromising your documents. If you like the LifeVenture wallet but wanted a broader choice of colours and more space, this is the best men’s travel wallet to go for.  

5. Gentlemen’s Hardware Leather Travel Wallet

A quirky but stylish alternative to standard leather wallets

Best for: Vintage feel | Material: Leather | Colours: Brown | RFiD: Yes | RRP: £45

Hipster look
Anti-theft blocker
No fastening 

If you think that some of the leather wallets on the market are a little overpriced, then this leather wallet is a quirky alternative. It’s dark brown leather gives it a vintage or retro feel, and it also has the words “The Adventure Begins” on the inside which makes a nice gift for those who love to travel. It is fairly small with no fastening but is ideal for those who like to travel light.  

6. Knomo Leather Portable Organiser

A travel organiser for those who can’t leave their technology at home

Best for: Tech Lovers | Material: Leather | Colours: Black | RFiD: No | RRP: £129.00

Battery pack available
Soft leather
A bit big for some 

We usually take some form of technology away with us, so if you have an iPad Air or similar tablet up to 10”, then this is one of the best men’s travel wallets for gadgets. There is also space for your smartphone, pen, cards, passport and any other documents you may need. You can also purchase separately a slim battery pack which has been designed specifically for this Knomo branded case. Made from high-quality leather, this travel wallet will age very well and is a good investment for frequent flyers. 

7. Smythson Panama Double Zip Travel Wallet

A designer wallet to fit all your essentials

Best for: Designer obsessives | Material: Leather | Colours: Black, navy, red, blue | RFiD: No | RRP: £495.00

Lots of pockets/compartments
Can be personalised
A bit girly 

For those of you that like to splash out on designer gear, then the Smythson Panama Double Zip Travel Wallet is a must-have to add to your travel collection. Made from calf leather, this slim clutch style wallet has plenty of pockets and compartments for all of your documents, and can even fit an iPhone 5, 6 or 6S comfortably. Yes, it's expensive, but this is a classic designer travel wallet for men of esteemed style.

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