Packing List

To do before we go                                                

Enter vacation time into work calendars

Set “away” messages on work phone and email

Buy travel insurance

Call credit card company

Convert money/exchange currency

Photocopy all documents (ID, passport, etc) + put in safe place

Print off airline tickets

Print off hotel information/confirmation

Print off car rental information/confirmation

Double-check passport and tickets

Cut grass/shovel snow

Lock garage

Notify neighbors/family members

Ask someone to pick up mail or put a hold on mail delivery

Set timers for lights, tv, etc

Ask/hire someone to feed the fish, mow grass/shovel snow

Turn off water

Add maps and hotel locations to GPS in advance

Add audio books to iPod/tablet

Empty garbage

Empty fridge

What to pack

Electronics

Cellphone

Camera + case

memory cards

Extra camera battery

Headphones

Tablet/iPod

Charging cables

GPS

Power adaptors

Collapsible tripod

Ziplock baggies for water proofing

Cosmetic case

Q-tips

Band-aids

Moleskin

Nail clippers

Small travel scissors

Sewing kit with needles

Razors

Shaving cream

Laundry detergent

Eyeglasses/contact lenses and solution

Bugspray

Sunscreen

Immodium, Tums

Allergy pills

Aspirin/Tylenol

Any prescription medication

Toothbrush

Toothpaste

Floss

Deodorant

Comb/brush

Hair ties

Deodorant wipes

Hand sanitizer

Kleenex

Contraception

Feminine Hygiene products

Shampoo/conditioner

Perfume

Make-up (lipstick, lip gloss)

Foot powder

Deep Heat or Cooling Gel

Clothing

Jeans/Pants

Shorts

T-shirts

Long-sleeve shirts or sweaters

Polar fleece jacket

Raincoat

Thin down parka (optional)

Bathing suit

Hat

Underwear

Bras

Socks

Thermal long-johns (optional)

Flip-flops

Slippers

Walking shoes/runners

Sandals

Pajamas

Extras/miscellaneous

Backpacks with labelled duffel bags for check-in baggage

Day pack

Re-useable shopping bag

Purse

Sunglasses

Carry-on bag

Journal/notebook

Pens

Headlamp (optional)

Stuff sacks

Duct tape (optional)

Maps

Wallet

Credit cards/debit cards

Plastic collapsible wine glasses

iPad (Before you leave)

Kobo : Purchase any travel books ahead of time.

Google Maps : download any offline map areas

Here Maps: download any offline map areas

Farol City Guides: purchase any city guides needed

Make sure lots of free space to backup photos to

Music, TV, entertainment