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Holiday Travel Checklist - Everything you need for your trip

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MAY.

When you're going on holiday, it's easy to forget something or misplace it just before you're about to leave for the airport. 

It's always a good idea to run through a holiday checklist a few days before you leave to make sure you have everything you need. 

We've got the run down on the most common and important items for any holiday:


Essentials

  • Passport
  • Travel insurance – details/documents
  • European Health Insurance Cards (EHIC)
  • Car Hire details documents
  • Visas
  • Booking confirmations and tickets - Hotels, Excursions, Car hire. hard copies of documents stored on your phone in case it's lost.
  • Travel currency - Good idea to have a back up currency card with money loaded on just in case
  • Regular medication, prescriptions, inspect repellent, anti-histamine, travel sickness
  • Toiletries – Sun cream, lip balm, after sun, shampoo, shower gel, toothbrush, toothpaste, moisturiser, razor, roll on deodorant, paracetamol

 

For Toddler/babies

  • Stroller
  • baby food
  • clothing
  • nappies
  • wet wipes
  •  formula milk
  • snacks
  • activity books
  • high factor sun cream

 

Electronics,

  • Mobile phone
  • tablet
  • plug adaptors
  • power strip
  • e-book reader
  • chargers
  • camera
  • headphones

 

Entertainment

  • Family games
  • books
  • pack of cards

 

Beach holidays

  • Flip flops or sandals
  • 2 swimsuits
  • inflatables
  • sunglasses
  • sun hats
  • sun cream

 

Skiing

  • Ski hire details
  • ski clothes
  • ski equipment (or rent them there)
  • walking boots
  • sunglasses
  • sun cream
  • lip balm
  • after sun
  • small rucksack
  • muscle pain relief


Camping

  • Tent
  • sleeping bags
  • portable stove
  • camping chairs
  • warm sleepwear
  • torches
  • pillows
  • waterproofs
  • utensils
  • cutlery
  • washing up bowl and liquid
  • tea towel
  • matches
  • wet wipes

 

Clothes - General

  • Sweatshirt/light jacket for cool evenings
  • Trousers (chinos can be dressed up or down)
  • Comfortable everyday shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Shorts
  • Day tops – tshirts, casual shirts
  • Evening outfits – non crease dresses or shirts
  • Swimwear
  • Underwear – 7 days worth, easily foldable so no need to avoid packing these)
  • Socks x 3 – thick walking socks, and 2 regular
  • Nightwear – pyjamas or usual sleep wear