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The Ultimate Checklist – Travel Essentials

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Whether you are a first-time traveler or a seasonal one, it’s still good to have a checklist with you, so you make sure you do not forget anything when packing for your next trip.

If you’re a first-time traveler, then this checklist will be quite handy, as you’ll make sure everything runs smoothly during your first trip. Who wants their first trip ruined just because they forgot something? Nobody. That’s why we’ve created this ultimate checklist for you, so you’ll never forget any travel essentials.

Even if you are a seasoned traveler, this list will help you out tremendously. Why? Well, as a seasoned traveler you’ve gotten into a routine, and while you think you’re all set, you might forget something without double checking your luggage. That’s why this ultimate checklist will be quite handy for you as well.

Without further ado, let’s get to our ultimate checklist, so you never forget your travel essentials.

1. The Ultimate Essentials

When preparing for your trip, make sure you’ve packed the essentials which will help you arrive at your desired destination. If you do not have these packed, there is no trip.

  • Passport
    This is something you should have with you at all times. Not only during your transportation but also during your stay.
  • Ticket
    We believe this is quite self-explanatory. Make sure you have your ticket with you.
  • Travel Insurance
    Never travel without travel insurance. You never know what might happen during your trip, so it’s best to travel prepared.
  • Debit/Credit Card
    Carrying all your money with you can be quite unsafe. So it’s better to have some money on your card, just in case.
  • Money
    Make sure you bring enough money with you, and especially during your transport, as you might have some additional expenses you did not know about.
  • International Drivers Licence
    If you’re planning to rent a car during your stay, make sure you bring an international drivers license with you.
  • Prescription Medicines
    In case you’re using any, be sure to bring them with you.

2. Medical Kit

As we’ve mentioned before, you never know what might happen while you’re abroad. And in those situations, the last thing you need is to run around an unknown city looking for a pharmacy. That’s why it’s best to pack in advance.

  • Bandages
  • Sticking Plasters
  • Antiseptic Wipes
  • Cream
  • A medicine subscribed by your doctor for a headache or indigestion.

In case you are traveling with a baby, make sure you consult a pediatrician so you can make sure your baby has everything it might need during your trip.

3. Toiletries

If you’re planning to stay at a hotel or even an Airbnb rented apartment, chances are you’ll find most of the needed toiletries there (soap, shampoo, conditioner). However, there are certain things you definitely want to have with you when you arrive.

  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Makeup
  • Makeup Remover
  • Comb
  • Hair Bands
  • Nail Clippers
  • Tweezers
  • Razor
  • Lip Balm
  • Aftersun Product
  • Sun Cream

4. Clothes

When traveling, many love buying clothes in the city they are in. However, whether you love shopping when traveling or you want to bring everything with you, there are still some essentials you need to bring.

  • Underwear
  • Socks
  • Bra
  • Bikini
  • Trainers
  • Slippers
  • Hiking boots
  • Pyjama
  • Pants
  • T-shirts (Long sleeve/short sleeve)
  • Jacket

You never know how cold it might get, so you better go prepared.

4. Technology

Whether you’re traveling to a place you’ve already been to, or you’re visiting it for the first time, you never know what you might see. You might visit a new tourist attraction, or find yourself in the middle of a city celebration. It’s only natural you want to capture those amazing moments, so it’s important you bring some gadgets with you.

  • Mobile Phone
  • Camera
  • iPod
  • Charger
  • Spare Batteries
  • Lap Top
  • USB stick

Of course, there are many other things you might need there such as sunglasses, earplugs or eye mask. However, those things aren’t exactly essentials and the good thing is that you can buy them in the city you’re traveling to.

Make sure you go through this list before your trip, and that’s how you’ll be certain you didn’t forget anything.