Travellers Checklist

 

Got everything you need for your long awaited holiday?

Here’s a handy checklist to make sure that you haven’t forgotten anything!

 

 
DOCUMENTS:

  • Flight Tickets
  • Accommodation Vouchers
  • Transfer Vouchers
  • Prepaid Attraction Tickets
  • Passport (If traveling overseas)
  • Visa (Check with Travel Agent if needed)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Phone numbers for home
  • Health Documentation
  • Emergency Information
  • Currency
  • Currency calculations sheet
  • Credit Cards x 2/Travellers Cheques

Make copies of all documentation keep one copy with you and leave a copy of your passport, credit cards, travel insurance with a friend or family member

CLOTHES:

Before you pack ensure to find what kind of weather you will be getting and pack accordingly, always remember weather can change quickly so ensure to pack for the unexpected changes.

  • Underwearwhat to pack2
  • Socks/Hosiery
  • Belts
  • Casual Day Wear
  • Sleepwear
  • Cold weather gear (jumper, coat, warm hat, gloves, scarf)
  • Warm weather gear (swimsuit, shorts, sandals
  • Comfortable walking shoes (must be worn in)
  • Sun Hat

TOILETRIES:

  • Comb and/or brush
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste, floss etc
  • Deodorant
  • Soap
  • Shampoo & conditioner
  • Skin-care lotion
  • Razor & shaving cream
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Vitamins
  • Bath / beach towel
  • Inspect repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Aspirin
  • Antiseptic wipes
  • Antibiotic cream
  • Band-Aids
  • Upset stomach / Diarrhea medication
  • Regular medication, plus a letter from your doctor for anything unusual.

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Luggage (Check any weight restrictions)
  • Back pack
  • Wallet
  • Money belt
  • Organizer bags (mesh or different colours)
  • Ipod/MP3 Player
  • Camera & memory cards
  • Guide book and maps
  • Travel journal & pens
  • Games / playing cards
  • Small padlocks for suitcase
  • Luggage ID tags
  • Alarm Clock
  • Sunglasses and case
  • Travel clothesline & pegs
  • Sink plug – (multi size)
  • Laundry bag
  • Zip lock plastic bags
  • Large plastic garbage bag – to use as rain protection for your main bag
  • Electrical converter / adapter if you have AC appliances
  • Earplugs / eyeshades

HANDY TIPS:

  • Keep extra cash in a safe place
  • Drink plenty of water and little alcohol on the plane
  • Stick to a bland diet
  • Always read up on the city before you get there.
  • Always take an extra pair of underwear in your hand luggage
  • Check luggage weight limits for all modes of transport you are taking your luggage on and purchase luggage accordingly
  • Check to see if any vaccinations are required for the country you are visiting
  • Set up a worldwide email account if wanting to correspond back home via email

AT HOME BEFORE YOU GO:

  • Arrange for care of pets, lawn, house plants, garden, swimming pool
  • Arrange for home security if you’re worried
  • Empty refrigerator and garbage
  • Turn off hot water cylinder
  • Pre-pay bills (or ask close friend to collect mail and pay bills for you)
  • Lock all doors and windows
  • Triple check that you have Passport / Tickets / Money