The Holiday Luggage Sale

The holidays are the perfect time to gift yourself or that special someone a new piece of luggage. We carry an array of innovative, durable luggage from some of the top brands in the industry. Take advantage of these holiday savings on a few of our collections.

*$50 OFF every $350 spent on Briggs & Riley  
*30% OFF select Eagle Creek Luggage & Duffels
*20% OFF select Victorinox Swiss Army Luggage

The World Through Your Eyes Photo Contest

Peace Frogs Travel/Outfitters is honored to have helped people explore the world for 25 years. It is our belief that the more we share in our experiences and travels throughout the world the more we understand our neighbors right here at home. In this spirit, we would like to see the world through your eyes.

We are hosting a travel photo contest, open to all, of photographs taken anywhere outside of Charlottesville. We are accepting submissions through the month of December until January 15th, 2019. In February we will narrow the selection down to 12 contestants. The Grand Prize winner will be awarded a $250 Gift Certificate towards a purchase in our retail store. In addition to a juried prize, we will be awarding a Briggs & Riley Carryall Bag valued at $219 for the fan favorite.

For more information on the rules and for a submission form, please visit us in our shop or email us at To enter the contest simply submit your photo digitally along with your submission form to

Gifts of All Sizes

We always aim to make your shopping experience easier and more enjoyable. The holiday season is no different. Our Packing Specialists are on hand with unique gift ideas for all types of travelers in your life. Here’s a taste of some of our favorites:

1. Scratch Map– These are always a hit and a unique way for a young budding traveler to keep track of where they’ve been. Not only can they scratch to reveal countries visited, but under the surface layer, they’ll be able to find pictures of animals native to the area. *Also available in a US version as well.
2. The Perfect Duffel– Our favorite is this new Henty Copilot. It is the perfect merging of a duffel and a garment sleeve to keep clothes wrinkle-free.
3. Travel Vest– Brand new from Pacsafe, these vests feature multiple interior pockets to house items from glasses to electronics.
4. Nomadix Towel– These towels make a great gift for the majority of travelers. A packable beach towel that doubles as a blanket and slip-resistant yoga mat. Perfect for the active traveler. Antimicrobial, quick-drying, eco-friendly and lightweight.
5. Rumpl Puffy Blanket– The perfect blanket that blurs the line between indoor comfort & outdoor performance wrapped up in its own carry sack.
6. Danica Studio Zip Pouches– Made in India, these unique pouches are 100% linen with a vegan leather lining. Available in a variety of beautiful prints.

This is just a small sampling of what we have in our store. Stop in for more ideas.


Hidden Organic Tuscany with Pamela Haack of Strada Toscana

Please join Peace Frogs Travel/Outfitters in welcoming Pamela Haack’s Strada Toscana: Experience Tuscany Off the Beaten Path. Pamela will highlight her very unique small group Hidden Organic Tuscany Tour (TWO 7-day departures in Sept & Oct 2019).

Experience Tuscany in a way that most only dream of! Prepare to be enchanted, mystified and truly amazed as you get the inside scoop about this region’s unspoiled countryside.

•Settle into the private Villa Poggio alle Trese for the week.
•Learn what organic really means.
•Discover the three MUSTS for creating the perfect Tuscan vacation “recipe”.
•Truffle hunt, make pasta & pizza, learn how to create Pecorino and savor coffee like an Italian, and so much more.
•Visit wineries and learn about food/wine pairings.
•Daily walks to explore the countryside, fairytale castles, scenic lakes, forgotten ancient sites, wineries and olive groves.

Please RSVP to or 434.977.1415

Women’s Travel Alliance

Connect | Inspire | Travel

The Charlottesville Women’s Travel Alliance meets several times a year to gather like-minded women who are passionate about travel. Women of all ages and travel experiences are encouraged to come and network with other women, share special travel moments and learn about travel from the unique vantage point of the female traveler.

Our goal is to inspire women to go out and explore the world. We hope to provide the opportunity to share ideas, plan small group trips and motivate you to take flight. We have a private Facebook page if you’d like to join. Email us to request that your name is added to our mailing list.

Learn to Pack Better

Let us teach you essential packing tips and tricks that will make packing for any type of trip more successful.

We provide packing demonstrations that are scheduled and free to the public.  

Upcoming classes:
Packing 201: Packing in Hardsided Luggage
Saturday, December 1st at 11am

In addition, any member of our team can give you a complimentary private packing demo – and we can tailor that demo to meet your specific travel needs. Schedule a personal or group packing demo by calling 434-977-1415 or send us an email

Packing for a vacation or business trip can be daunting. It forces you to look into the future and make decisions based on what you predict the weather will be, what activities you will be participating in and what you’ll need to be comfortable. Once you’re done thinking about what to pack you must fit all those items into a piece of luggage that is much smaller than, say, your bathtub.

We approach packing as an art and a skill.

Everyone who works at Peace Frogs Travel/Outfitters is a Packing Specialist and we are here to help make the task of packing easier, more efficient and enjoyable. We can teach you how to pack for specific types of travel as well as advise on what to bring, how to fit it all in your suitcase and talk you out of packing too much.