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ESSENTIAL HOLIDAY PACKING LIST

If you are never sure what to pack & what to leave behind? Are you always packing too much? Worried you will forget that essential item? Do not feel alone – to help you we’ve listed below our top essentials list to prepare you before you start packing your suitcase

Source: Skyscanner’s holiday packing list:

Essentials
• Passports/visas
• Travel insurance documents
• Tickets/boarding passes
• Itineraries (including accommodation details)
• Copies of passports
• Ear plugs
• Eye mask
• Reading materials

Financial Items
• Currency & credit/debit cards
• Emergency contact details for credit card, bank & mobile phone provider

Health and Personal Items
Since most airlines have a 100 mL limit on liquids, pack large bottles and containers into your checked luggage or transfer them into smaller containers before you pack your day bag.

• Toiletries
– Soap or shower gel
– Deodorant
– Toothbrush
– Toothpaste
– Mouthwash
– Floss

• Hair products
– Brush/comb
– Shampoo
– Conditioner
– Hairdryers / strainer / etc.

• Shaving supplies
– Razor
– Shaving gel

• Facial Products
– Make up
– Make up remover
– Moisturiser
– Cleanser
– Cotton wool

• Medication
– Medication/medical alert cards & emergency contact details
– Medical Kit (pain relief, plasters, antiseptic cream, bandages etc)
– Medical Prescription(s)
– Eyedrops

• Other
– Contact lenses and Saline solution
– Eyeglasses or Contact lenses
– Nail file/clippers
– Tissues
– Female Hygiene products
– Cologne/perfume
– Personal mini mirror
– Sewing kit

Clothing
• Jacket (suitable to climate)
• T-shirts
• Shorts
• Trousers/Jeans (suitable to climate)
• Shirts (and cufflinks if required)
• Skirts
• Dresses
• Sweater/cardigan
• Underwear
• Socks
• Sleepwear
• Belts
• Jewellery
• Dress shoes
• Casual shoes

Summer sun essentials
• Sunscreen
• After sun
• Sun hats
• Insect repellent
• Beach bag
• Waterproof cover for electronics (phone/tablet)
• Swim wear/UV suits
• Flip flops/sandals
• Sunglasses
• Lip balm with sunscreen
• Disposable wipes

Electronics
• Mobile phone
• Tablet (i.e Ipad)
• Electronic chargers
• Power bank
• Camera
• Adapter / electrical converter

Additional items (use this space to jot down items personal to you)

 

 

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