Don’t Forget…

Don’t Leave Home Without Packing:

  • Copies of passport(s), ID(s) and credit card(s)
  • Copies of prescriptions for medicines/glasses
  • Contacts/addresses
  • Good walking shoes
  • Ziploc bags (various sizes)
  • Pocket flashlight
  • Swiss army knife (in checked bags)
  • Spare batteries for camera and any other electronics
  • Chargers and adapters for electronics/cameras
  • Scissors & tweezers (in checked bags)
  • Band aids
  • Optional: Spot remover, binoculars, mini sewing kit, mini first aid kit

Essentials to Take on Every Flight:

  • Medications and toiletries: prescriptions, moisturizer, lip balm, hand sanitizer/wipes, tissues
  • Food/snax (beverages after you get through security), vitamins, supplements
  • Entertainment: reading, listening
  • Creature comforts: sweater, sox, jacket, wrap
  • Important paperwork and credit cards: passport, currency, tickets, itineraries, etc.
  • Optional: ear plugs, headphones and eye mask

Depending on Your Destination: 

  • Sun screen
  • Insect repellant
  • Acidophilus capsules: “friendly” bacteria that help prevent traveler’s diarrhea
  • Lomotil or Imodium D: quick relief from Montezuma’s revenge
  • Sea/car sickness meds – the natural alternative would be ginger capsules
  • A shawl or scarf (for places of worship)

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3 Responses to Don’t Forget…

  1. Madeline Margraves says:

    Flip flop shoes,
    Only pants that have pockets,
    Zyrtec allergy pills
    Credit card sleeves for protection against scanning theft

    • Postcards from Travel PiZazz says:

      Madeline, Thanks for more great suggestions on what to bring. You’ll enjoy my latest post on “Wardrobe Fatigue” and there’s a terrific packing list you can customize and download!
      Safe travels,

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