Whether you are planning to go on an international trip, a weekend vacation, or even world adventure. This list is all you need to help you pack for your much-awaited break. These items will help you make sure you have a smooth trip.
THE RIGHT TRAVEL BAG FOR YOUR TRIP
It is extremely important to select the right travel bag for your trip. Something that is not too small that you have to leave out things and neither too big that it gets difficult to handle. The perfect bag should be able to fit in all your stuff and be easy to travel with. It is also important to pick on luggage based on its versatility. There are various types of luggage that you can choose from such as:
- Rolling Luggage
- Duffel Bag
- 4 Wheels
- Backpack with wheels
ORGANIZE TRAVEL ESSENTIALS
It is essential to pack all the gear that you will require for different activities that you plan to do on your trip. It is best to use packing organizers when you have a lot to carry. It makes packing as well as unpacking very convenient since you know exactly where everything is. You can also stuff in more items as the packing organisers will help you fit more things in your bag. You can directly put your organizers into the hotel drawers which will help you pack everything back easily and without the fuzz of leaving something behind.
The best way to use packing organisers or packing cubes is to organise based on outfit type. This helps you keep your bag neat and provide quick access to all the different things you’ll need during your trip.
You should pack smart and keep clothing options if you are going to a variety of places. Having options doesn’t mean you need to over-pack. Just pack smart by including clothes that can be worn on your daily adventures and then dressed up slightly with a different pair of shoes and a scarf. Maybe a dress that becomes a skirt, or comfortable travel pants that can be dressed up for a day at the market.
PACK TOILETRY BAG
It is always better to keep your toiletry bag light but have all the necessities. It is important to remember: liquids, gels, aerosols, creams, and pastes must be 3.4 ounces (100ml) or less per container, and they must be stored in one quart-sized, clear plastic, zip-lock bag.
Things to keep in your toiletry bag
● Toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, mouthwash
● Hairbrush and hair ties
● Deodorant and perfume
● Shampoo and conditioner
● Sunscreen and face lotion with SPF
● Makeup pouch
● Face wash
● Lip balm
● Personal hygiene items
PREPARE PERSONAL ITEM IN CARRY-ON BAG
It is important to pack your carry on bag carefully since is it the only thing you will have with you during long hour flights. It is a good idea to keep handy a pair of clothing and a few essential toiletries in case your luggage gets lost. Consider using a small backpack, or shoulder purse for carrying with you. Few things to carry with you are:
● Mobile and charger
● Laptop, iPad, or E-reader and charger(s)
● Camera, memory card, and chargers
● Electrical converters and adapters
● Travel pillow, blanket, eye mask, and earplugs
● Travel journal and pen
● Books or magazines
● Deck of cards and travel games
● Chapstick and lotion
● Empty Water bottle
Wherever you are headed, have a great time! Just make sure you think through your list of activities beforehand so that you can pack everything you need and pick the right luggage. Pack light if you can. Respect the place you go to visit. Respect the people and their customs and try and learn their language, and truly absorb yourself in the culture.