Travel documentsholiday-packing

  • Passports
  • Visas if needed
  • Travel currency or traveller checks
  • Travel insurance documents
  • Medical insurance documents if bought
  • Hotel booking documents
  • Flight documents
  • Car hire documents in case hired at destination
  • Any tours or expedition documents if booked

Clothing

  • Day wear : depending on the weather, try to carry mix and match stuff to create different outfits.
  • Nightwear : at least two sets
  • Warmers : weather depending
  • Underwear: Do carry a few extras
  • Socks : again carry extras
  • Swimwear : at least two sets
  • beach cover ups
  • beach towels
  • Sun hats
  • Some nice outfits preferably crease free

Foot wear

  • Flats: a pair or two, something comfortable that goes with most outfits.
  • Flip flops / sandals for the beach and pool
  • Nice evening shoes : again something that goes with most outfits
  • Bedroom slippers if needed

Toiletries

  • Towels …if your hotel isn’t providing any
  • Toothbrushes and toothpaste
  • Shampoo and body wash or a head to toe wash
  • Moisturiser / body oil / sun tan lotion
  •  Sunscreen for all the family or separate for kids
  • facial wash / facial scrub
  • Lip balm
  • Hand cream
  • Deodorants and perfume
  • Wet tissues – small packs
  • Dry tissue – small packs
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Shaving stuff for men
  • Lady razors if needed
  • Sanitary napkins / tampons…..just in case
  • Make up stuff
  • Hair brushes
  • Any hair styling products needed

Medicines

  • Paracetamol for adults and little handy sachets for kids.
  • Something for diarrhoea
  • Something for nausea
  • Plasters
  • Antiseptic cream
  • Mild laxative …that’s right …remember you’re with kids!
  • Any regular medication

Other stuff

  • Camera with charger
  • Mobile chargers and any other chargers needed
  • Adapter plugs
  • Sunglasses
  • Jewellery if needed
  • Hair grips and bands
  • Favourite small toys for kids…let them choose!
  • Hair straighteners / stylers
  • And of course…Books