The Travel Essentials Checklist

So you’ve planned that dream holiday and have been totally excited about it for the past few months. But as the day of your journey draws closer, you are slowly beginning to panic! Does that sound familiar? Most of such anxiety stems from the fear of forgetting to pack something essential. Here’s where a packing checklist can be a life-saver.

Need tips on traveling light? Check out my secret to packing Light.

With time I’ve gotten better at the art of planning my travel so that there aren’t any last-minute panic attacks. Here’s a packing checklist I’ve created that comes in handy every time I travel. I hope you will find it useful too😊

  • Passports (+ Visa)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Itinerary
  • Flight Tickets
  • Hotel Booking Receipts
  • Receipts of any tours you might have booked in advance
  • Photocopies of all the above items
  • Cash/Foreign Currency required
  • Credit Cards
  • Essential Medicines
  • Camera + Charger/Batteries
  • Phone Charger
  • Universal Adapter (depending on the place you’re visiting)
  • Power banks
  • Eye Mask + Ear Plugs
  • Sunglasses
  • Travel pillow and/or blanket
  • Earphones/Headphones
  • A few Ziploc bags
  • Clothes, Shoes & Cosmetics
PRO TIP: Are your cosmetics and makeup taking up too much of baggage space? Check out this travel makeup essentials guide.

I would recommend saving the above packing checklist somewhere that’s easily accessible. I have it saved on the Google Keep app on my phone so that I can easily keep a track of it. I’m hoping this will make your next travel seem like less of an ordeal and much more fun 😊

Pro Tip: Before you go, make sure to check out this essential Beach Packing Checklist.

If you guys can think of anything I might have missed, do let me know in the comments below.

Happy Traveling!


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