Don’t leave anything behind with our packing essentials checklist

No one knows stress like you when you have a flight in four hours and clothes all over your bedroom floor. The excitement of going away is overshadowed by you scurrying through every press and drawer looking for your passport, phone charger or that top you bought seven months ago specifically for this holiday. wants to save you that hassle with our handy packing essentials checklist. Make sure you print it out and leave next to the rest of you important documents!

travel essentials checklist

You may not need to pack everything on this list, so recommends that you circle the one’s you know you are going to need and when it comes to packing everything, check off the one’s you previously circled.

Packing Essentials include:

Important Documents

  • Car Rental Confirmations
  • Cash/Traveler’s Checks
  • Contact Info for Credit Card
  • Credit & ATM Cards
  • Cruise Documents
  • Driver’s license and a photocopy
  • E-Tickets
  • Guide Books
  • Hotel Reservations
  • Insurance Info
  • Medical/Vaccination Records
  • Membership Cards
  • Money Belt/Pouch
  • Passport and a photocopy
  • Visa and a photocopy

Personal Items & Hygiene

  • Aftershave/Perfume
  • Body Lotion
  • Conditioner & Shampoo
  • Contact Lenses
  • Cosmetics
  • Curling Iron
  • Hair Straightener
  • Deodorant
  • Face Wash
  • Glasses
  • Hairbrush or Comb
  • Hair Care Products
  • Hair Dryer
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Lip Balm
  • Mouthwash
  • Nail Clippers
  • Razors
  • Shaving Cream
  • Soap
  • Toothbrush and Toothpaste
  • Floss
  • Towel
  • Wash Cloth
  • Feminine Hygiene ProductsClothing Essentials
    • Belt
    • Gloves/ Mittens
    • Hat
    • Jacket/ Sweater
    • Raincoat/ Wellies
    • Footwear for activities
    • Footwear for social use
    • Scarf
    • Slippers
    • Socks and Underwear
    • Watch


    • Camera and charger
    • Cell Phone and charger
    • Adapters
    • Memory Cards/ Film
    • GPS
    • Laptop and accessories
    • MP3 Player, iPod or Radio
    • Batteries
    • Tablet or E- Reader and charger
    • Video Camera and charger

    Medical and health

    • Allergy pills
    • Anti-itch cream
    • Cold/ Flu medicine
    • Contraceptives
    • First Aid kit
    • Malaria tablets
    • Motion sickness remedies
    • Nausia/ Diarrhoea remedies
    • Pain relievers
    • Prescriptions
    • Sleep medication
    • Vitamins
    • Water Purifier

    Any Packing Essentials we missed?

    Let us know if there’s any packing essentials we missed by commenting on our Facebook post.  Don’t forget that Travel Insurance can cover you for Baggage, Cancellation or Curtailment and Medical Expenses. Log onto today for a quote.