What to Pack: Your Travel Check List

You might be on your fifth trip this year or your very first for a long time, it is always best to have a checklist on the items that you might want to pack.

Here, we will rundown the essentials and it will help you make sure you have everything ready before the big day.

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You need to choose that is lightweight but still ca manage to hold all your essentials. Further, you might want look for a luggage that offer excellent warranty for repairs and replacements. You should find a luggage that is versatile, enough to carry all your stuff but still easy to carry.

There are different luggage to choose from:

  • Rolling Luggage – this might be the most convenient luggage that you would own. You don’t need to carry it on your back or shoulders when travelling.
  • Duffel Bag – this luggage is best when you are just travelling overnight or for a few days. Carrying it is easy, slight it over your shoulders and you are good to go.
  • Wheeled Backpack – if you are travelling on different pavements, from airports to rocky terrains, it is best to have this one ready. Although this might weigh more, you will have the convenience to carry it easily.

Organize your things

If you have a lot of activities planned for your trip, you need to have a lot of things ready before the big day. If you need a lot of stuff, you might need to use organizers to pack your things conveniently.

Using organizers will not just organize your things, your clothes and things will be arranged and compressed and you can fit a lot more in your bag.

Further, your outfits can be planned using packing cubes. These organizers will keep your luggage neat and you will have easy access to your things.

  • lightweight clothing
  • long-sleeved shirts
  • sweaters
  • T-shirt
  • Pants/shorts
  • Belt
  • Socks
  • Walking shoes
  • Rain jacket
  • Umbrella
  • Pajamas/sleepwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Hat
  • Scarf
  • Swimsuit
  • Cellphone and chargers
  • Travel pillow
  • Adapters
  • Travel Apps
  • Travel speakers
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Photo by comicpie


You might be staying at a fancy hotel in your journey, but it is still best to pack your own toiletries for the trip. Remember to keep your toiletries bag compliant. Put it on a clear, plastic, zip-top bag.

  • Toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, mouthwash
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo and conditoner
  • Sunscreen with SPC
  • Face wash
  • Hair brush
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Extra contacts, solutions, and contact case
  • Glasses
  • Medication
Not really essentials but you might want to bring:
  • Cologne
  • Mini-mirror
  • Hair products
  • Shaving Kit
  • Sewing Kit
  • Travel Towel
  • Facial Tissues
  • Nail clippers
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Photo by Marcin Wichary

First Aid Kit

Always remember that you need to take care of yourself during your trip, if you get sick and you are travelling internationally – the hospital bills will bombard you and you might not even understand what the local doctors are telling you.

You could have a check up with your doctor and have yourself vaccinated before your travel. Further, it is best to bring your first aid kid wherever you go.


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