Your Core Packing List Musts

Traveling is fun and fascinating, but also a production, especially when it comes to bringing the essentials. And in the run-up to any trip, proper preparation is essential. This may seem like a no-brainer, but you'd be surprised how easy it is to forget key items. That's why drawing up a packing list is an excellent idea, starting with the following: .

Basic clothing, accessories and gadgets travel packing list

  • Lightweight clothing that can be layered
  • Long sleeved shirts
  • Sweaters or fleece jacket
  • T-shirts and tank tops (be respectful of the culture you are visiting)
  • Pants and/ or Shorts
  • Belt
  • Socks – wool socks are best for hiking
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Rain jacket, windbreaker or umbrella
  • Pajamas / night suits
  • Underwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Jewellery – organize in a box
  • Hat
  • Scarf
  • Swimsuit, if required.
  • Cell phone and charger with earphones
  • Laptop
  • Camera
  • Travel pillow, eye mask and ear plugs
  • Electric converters and adapters
  • Travel apps to help in booking cabs, language, directions, and money conversion


And be sure to stick to the smaller travel size containers of things like shampoo and mouthwash. Of course, some of these can easily be bought in your destination. 

  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Mouthwash
  • Comb / hair brush
  • Shaving kit / make up kit
  • Soap
  • Hand wash
  • Face wash
  • Face Wipes
  • Sanitizer
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Sunscreen and moisturiser
  • Towel
  • Scissors
  • Deodorant / perfume
  • Talc
  • Personal hygiene products
  • Feminine hygiene products

First aid and medicines

One should not omit medicines in the travel packing checklist at any cost. Here are few things you ought to add to your packing list for travel.

  • First aid kit
  • Paracetamol
  • Insect repellent
  • Pain killers
  • Other prescribed medicines you are taking
  • Pain relief spray
  • Laxative medicine
  • Thermometer


A few things to carry while travelling to keep yourself occupied when you aren't sightseeing or things to take on a trip that might just be required suddenly.

  • Diary
  • Pen
  • Map
  • A book
  • Needle and thread
  • Safety pins
  • Adhesive
  • Water bottle

Important Documents, Cash, and Credit Cards etc

Your important documents are a crucial part of the checklist for travel. Put them in a travel document organizer. Bringing important information about you together will help to ensure you everything you would require to get from one place to another. Here’s an international travel checklist:

  • Passport / visa(s)
  • Credit cards
  • Personal ID / Student ID card
  • Frequent flyer card(s) and other loyalty program card numbers
  • Cash
  • Health insurance cards/document(s)
  • Travel insurance information
  • Reservations and itineraries – print them and save them electronically for easy access
  • Hotel and/or tour contact information
  • Transportation tickets (plane, train, bus, car, etc.)
  • Emergency contacts and important addresses
  • Guide books and maps

Also keep photocopies of the documents in your main luggage in case you misplace the real ones, you will be rescued by the copies.

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