How To Prepare Comprehensive Travel Packing Checklist

How To Prepare Comprehensive Travel Packing Checklist

Whether it’s a first trip or hundredth trip, the very basic thing that confuses us is how to prepare a packing checklist. In our this section we will discuss the checklist that every traveler needs. The checklist must contain all the basic things that a normal traveler needs in any scenario.

There are various items revolving in our mind while packing our bags but we have to take care that we only need to take items which are more important and usually used for multipurpose. Preparation of packing checklist should be based on the area we are going to travel. To prepare a good and effective packing checklist it is advisable to study the geographical conditions of the place, its climatic condition, and the weather forecast about the days you are going to stay there.

Here are some tips to prepare your checklist:

Collect Important Documents

Collect all the important documents required while traveling. Organize them in one place, so you need not hurry when they are required. It is a better idea if you can prepare a small travel organizer bag to carry important documents.

The important documents are:

  • Personal ID (carry at least two Personal ID proofs)
  • Student ID (if you are a student then it will be very helpful to you as you might receive special discounts at some places)
  • Credit card/Debit card
  • Health insurance card or document
  • Transportation ticket
  • Tour information manual (if any)

NOTE: It will be a good idea if you have saved these documents online in your drives.

Personal Item Carry Bag

Prepare a list of personal items that you have to carry in your personal carry bag. It includes basic necessary items. Prefer to have a small and lightweight carry bag for this purpose. Make it ensure that the items in bag keep you cozy during traveling. It is recommended to use a small backpack for personal items.

Health Items
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Medicines
Technical Items
  • Mobile and charger
  • Headphones
  • Universal adapters
  • Camera (accessorize)
Informative Items
  • Travel Journal and pen
  • Magazines and books
  • Travel guide or language guide

Stuff for Main Bag

Try to prefer the luggage should be versatile and lightweight and big enough to adjust all the items. The most important part is to organize stuff in luggage. It is very important to plan the events and places you are going and then organize the items accordingly.

Here are the basic items that are necessary for you to place in your main bag:

The Basic
  • Lightweight clothes
  • Shirts
  • Paints
  • Shorts
  • Socks
  • Sweaters
  • Jacket
  • T-shirts
  • Belt
  • Sleepwear
  • Underwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Comfortable shoes

You have a lot of clothing options according to your trip. The above mentioned are some of the items that are based according to the regular use. Beside above mention items, you can add items that are specific to the type of area you are traveling as per your convenience.

Toiletry Bag

A small pouch or bag should be taken for holding these toiletry items and a toiletry bag should be placed in the main carry bag in such a way that it can be easily accessed.

Toiletry kit

Important toiletry items are:

  • Toothbrush, toothpaste, mouthwash
  • Hair comb
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Sunscreen
  • Face-wash
  • Moisturizer
  • Lotion
  • Personal Hygiene items
Extra Items
  • Mirror
  • Hair products
  • Shaving kit
  • Tissues
  • Multipurpose knife and Tweezers
  • Detergent

Travel Health Items

  • First aid kit
  • Thermometer
  • Cold medicines and throat lozenges
  • Allergy medicines
  • Multivitamins
  • Insect repellent (not necessary)
  • Eye drops

These are some of the packing tips by taking a reference to it, you can prepare your own packing checklist. The most important thing in preparing a packing checklist is to study about the place you are going to travel properly. As a prior study of the area gives some idea about the survival in the particular region which might be different from the region where you are living. Try to start preparing the packing checklist 4-5 days prior the trip and after completing the packing, double check the items whether you don’t miss something from the checklist.

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