Top Things You Should Always Bring when Traveling

Deciding to go out on a trip soon? Of course, you should keep in mind all the things to bring before going out; you would not want to go through the hassle of buying things on the road and not to mention opening your luggage to sneak it in. Whether you are a first-time traveler or a pro, we all need that checklist to start on going down weeks before our trip or vacation.

  1. Travel documents, cash, credit cards

Relevant documents, securing cash, and credit cards are the most important things to ensure before traveling. Ideally, you should keep a list down containing:

– Passport and Visa (if required)

– Personal and valid IDs

– Loyalty cards for hotels and cab

– Cash and credit cards

– Health insurance documents

– Travel insurance information

– Hotel and tour contact details or receipt

Contact addresses in case of emergency

  1. Packing your personal luggage and hand-carry bag

Keep in mind that the things you can carry in your hand-carry bag vary depending on the airline you will be riding. It is also convenient to put all your essentials in the carry-on bag like:

Technology

– Mobile device and charger

– Earphones or headset

– Camera, batteries (if needed), and charger

– Universal adapters

Travel Essentials

– Travel pillow, eye mask, ear plugs

– Guide books, map, language book, maps

– Books

– Book and pen

– Medicine and vitamins

– Hand sanitizer, tissue, and wet wipes

  1. Planning what to bring

Where are you going? It’s important to think what activities you will be most doing once you get there, like will you be on outdoor activities, water sports, or just land tours? The clothes and things you should bring should match the activities you will be going for. Let us go down to the basics:

– Thin or lightweight clothes (if it is not winter)

– Casual t-shirts

– Pair of socks

– Sweaters or jackets

– Belt

– Sleepwear

– Underwear

– Shoes for walking or swimming

– Dresses and jewelry

– Swimming gear and suits

  1. Packing toiletry

Of course, toiletries should never go out of the list. Although hotels have freebies and toiletries, it is very convenient to have and bring your bag of bathroom essentials.

– Toothbrush and toothpaste, floss and mouthwash

– Hair brush/comb, hair ties, hair blower/iron

– Shampoo, conditioner, and soap

– Sunscreen and insect repellent

– Face wash and makeup remover

– Personal and feminine hygiene products

– Makeup kit

– Shaving kit

– First aid kit

  1. Bringing extra bags

It is also crucial to think about your mini items that you will bring while you are away from your hotel room. It’s best to bring mini bags for essential items when going out or bags that will match your outfit.

  1. Checking everything before leaving

Finally, check what needs to get done before disappearing for a while like the pending bills, any package arriving, your plants or pets, water heater or aircon, plugged electronics, and light systems.

We are quite sure that you still might have something to add on the list, what is important is that securing all the most essential items before flying or traveling away. Bon voyage!