Packing List Mom and Daughter

Packing Checklist

You have your tickets.
Your passport.
Your sense of adventure.

You think you're ready for your trip of a lifetime; but don't overlook the details. 
A forgotten swim suit, medication, or power converter can turn your trip to paradise into a panicked scramble as you search for replacements far from home.

We hope you find the below Packing Checklist helpful. Use it as a guide to the little things; things that might not seem small when you realize you forgot them...

Packing Checklist

Basics

  • Main Travel Bag
  • Daypack/Carry-On Bag
  • Pack-it Cubes & Folders (for clothes, small stuff & toiletries)
  • Money Belt / Security Pouch (for passport, tickets, and currency)
  • Document Organizer
  • TSA Locks
  • 3-1-1 Custom Bottles & Bag
  • Zip-top Plastic Bags
  • Compression Packers
  • Travel Alarm
  • Spare Glasses, Contacts
  • Address Book
  • Photos of your Companions
  • Tissues
  • Expandable Tote Bag
  • Travel Games/Playing Cards

Personal Care Items

  • Toiletry Kit
  • Personal Hygiene Items
  • Nail Clippers
  • Pain Reliever, Antacids
  • Insect Repellant
  • Sunscreen, Lip Balm
  • First Aid Kit, Band-Aids
  • Washcloth
  • Vitamins
  • Motion Sickness Remedy
  • Laundry Kit, Travel Soap
  • Microfiber Travel Towel 
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Disinfectant Wipes
  • Flashlight
  • Sewing Kit

Clothing

  • Walking Shoes, Hiking boots
  • Sandals, Flip Flops
  • Dress Shoes
  • Socks & Hosiery
  • Belts & Accessories
  • Skirts, Dress
  • Casual Pants & Shorts
  • T-Shirts (short & long sleeve)
  • Sport Coat & Dress Pants
  • Suit & Dress Shirts
  • Necktie, Silk Scarf
  • Sweaters, Jacket
  • Swim Wear, Sarong
  • Sun Hat 
  • Sleep Wear

Carry-On Bag

  • Lotion
  • Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Liquid Makeup
  • Toothpaste
  • Mouthwash
  • Sunscreen
  • Deodorant
  • Perfume/Cologne
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Disinfectant Wipes
  • Purse, Security Wallet, Coin Purse
  • Microfiber Travel Towel/Blanket
  • Copies of Documents
  • Medications
  • Camera, Film, Batteries
  • Healthy Snack & Water
  • Comfort Neck Pillow,
  • Sleep Shade & Ear Plugs
  • Toothbrush
  • Change of clothes
  • Glasses, Sunglasses
  • iPod, CD Player, CD’s
  • Reading Material
  • Laptop Computer & battery
  • Cell Phone & charger
  • Converters, Adapters

Home Checklist

  • Advise bank of future foreign credit card use
  • Stop deliveries
  • Have post office hold mail
  • Advise home alarm company of absence
  • Arrange for care of pets, lawn, and plants
  • Re-set sprinklers
  • Set-up a timed lighting system
  • Stop newspaper
  • Leave house key and trip itinerary with a neighbor & relative
  • Clean out the refrigerator
  • Eliminate possible fire hazards (unplug appliances, etc.)
  • Turn off heater/air conditioner
  • Store valuables in a safe place
  • Lock all doors and windows
  • Pre-pay bills
  • Reconfirm/check-in online with airline

Pre-Departure

  • Passport /Visa
  • Health Documentation
  • Airline/Train/Cruise Tickets
  • Frequent Flyer Card
  • Emergency Information
  • Hotel Reservations
  • Currency – US & Foreign
  • Credit Card, ATM card
  • Visa Travel Money Card
  • Guidebooks & Maps
  • Trip Cancellation/Medical Insurance
  • Hotel/Tour Contact Info
  • Personal Identification
  • Copies of Airline tickets/Passport/etc.
  • Special Event Reservations

Don't forget - your AAA office carries many items in the Basics, Personal Care, Pre-Departure, and Carry-On Bag categories.

Bon voyage!

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