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Travel Checklist


We are familiar with the feeling of last-minute packing. Before you travel make sure you have all of your travel essentials packed, by double checking against our travel checklist.

BEFORE YOU TRAVEL

  • Please ensure that all of your travel documentation is prepared. Ensure that your passport has at least six months validity left.
  • If you are travelling abroad, please ensure that you have all the necessary documentation, Visa’s Currencies and Travel insurances before you travel.
  • Make sure you have all of your itinerary confirmations (tickets and hotel vouchers) and make relevant copies of them.
  • Ensure you have national/international roaming activated on your mobile devices or have purchased sim-cards/calling cards for the countries being visited.
  • Please ensure that you have taken all the necessary medication and vaccinations before you travel.
  • Make sure you use TSA approved locks for your check-in bags when travelling international.
  • Most importantly don’t forget your suitcase and you’re smile. You’re on holiday.

USEFUL ITEMS IN YOUR HAND LUGGAGE

  • Handpicked Hotels
  • Passports and all visas
  • Itinerary for all your travel arrangements
  • Important and Emergency Phone numbers
  • Airline tickets and hotel documentation
  • Credit cards and if necessary driving license
  • Foreign currency/travelers’ cheques
  • Travel Adaptors/ Multi-Plug – Recommended for remote areas
  • Camera, mobile phone / MP3 players
  • Chargers / Batteries
  • Books / magazines for the beach - or any guide books for exploring
  • Snacks / Chocolates
  • Jacket/ Sweatshirt / Jumper (could get cold in aircrafts for overnight flights)
  • Paper and Pencil/Pen
  • Mosquito repellent and relevant medicines
  • Nail Cutter
  • Spectacles or contact lenses –If one wears glasses or lenses then an alternate set should be kept.
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Sunglasses
  • Small water bottle
  • Plastic Bags / Plastic Zip Lock Bags
  • Twist-ties, safety pins

USEFUL ITEMS FOR CHECKED-IN LUGGAGE

  • Clothes – T-shirts, shirts, shorts, trousers, underwear, socks.
  • Footwear – Trainers, shoes, slippers
  • Toiletries
  • Medication
  • Headwear – Hats or caps
  • Sunglasses
  • Swimwear
  • Travel adaptors

TRAVELLING WITH CHILDREN

  • Activity books / magazines / Nintendo / PSP
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Travel sickness medicine
  • Change of clothes in hand luggage
  • Favorite teddy / toy
  • Blanket
  • Travel sweets

TRAVELLING WITH BABIES

  • Nappies / changing mat
  • Milk Powder
  • Baby food
  • Tooth soothers / Comforter
  • Nappy cream
  • Blanket

MOUNTAINS MUST HAVES

  • Digital Thermometer
  • Cold Cream
  • Lip Guard
  • Hats / Caps
  • Heavy Woolen Clothing including woolen socks (Severe Cold / Snow).
  • Woolen Hand Gloves (Severe Cold / Snow)
  • At least 2 pairs of thermal. Those of you who don’t know where to buy them, you can check the amazon link at: Full Sleeves Round Neck Thermal Top & Trouser Set

BEACH MUST HAVES

  • Hats / Caps
  • Sunscreen lotion (SPF 50 or greater) / Sunblock
  • 2-3 Extra Shorts
  • An extra slipper and extra towel for back pack
  • Beach Towels
  • Thin single bed sheet – if not interested in beach shack / bed always
  • Beach Towels
  • Lip Guard with sunscreen
  • Long-sleeved over shirt and a thin pair of pants as night gets a bit cold at beaches

MEDICINES OR FIRST-AID KIT

    Disclaimer–Always consult your doctor before taking any of these.
  • ORS or ORS-L Tetra Packs at least 5 in number
  • Pain Relief Spray/Cream/Gel
  • Betadine – Antiseptic cream
  • Savlon or Dettol – Antiseptic solution
  • Combiflaim or Flexon – Pain Killers
  • Crocin or Paracetamol – Mild Fever
  • Avomine – Relief from Dizziness, Motion Sickness and Vomiting
  • Digene – Relief from Flatulence, Indigestion, acidity (mild)
  • Zinetac 150mg – Acidity or gastric problems (only if severe)
  • Eno Sachets – Quick Gastric Relief
  • Entroquinol – Relief from Loose motion (mild)
  • Metrogyl – Relief from Loose motion (high)
  • D-Cold Total or Vicks Action 500 for cold
  • Pudin Hara for stomachache
  • Allegra – Anti-allergy
  • Crepe Bandage – 2 (for fractures)
  • Band-Aid Fast Heal Wash proof – Long, Square and circle patches
  • Cotton and Dressing Bandage
  • Becosules for vitamin B-complex
  • Eye Tone for soothing eyes
  • Nasivion for blocked and dry nose
  • Ongoing Regular Medicines, if any