Itinerary and travel documents

          Printouts of reservations

          Passport and vaccination certificate (if needed), driver’s license

          Health record

          Prescription medicines, vitamins

          Cash, ATM & credit cards, frequent flyer card or #

          Photocopies of passport, driver’s license, health-insurance card, vaccination certificate, credit cards, eyeglass prescription

          Photograph of luggage contents (in case of loss)

          Contact-lens solution, extra contact lenses or eyeglasses

          Sunscreen and sunglasses

          Camera & extra batteries


          Compass, maps, guidebooks, translation dictionary

          Travel journal & writing materials

          Addresses of friends and family for postcards

          Emergency kit: band aids, Pepto Bismol, Imodium, ibuprofen, antibiotic cream

          Sewing Kit

          Compression socks for airplane flight


          Stain stick

          Snacks for the trip

          Antibacterial wipes

          Travel packs of tissues

          Travel pillow


Reading materials

          Headphones, IPod, games, sudoku, crossword puzzles, cards

        Ear plugs, eye mask

         Travel alarm clock

          Cosmetics & toiletries, personal items

          Toothpaste, floss, toothbrush


          Hair management equipment and products

          Nail items: emery board, clippers

          Clothing: tops, bottoms, underwear, socks, belt


          Coat or jacket, hat, scarf, gloves, umbrella

          Insect repellent

          Travel-size detergent

          Wallet or money belt

          Small backpack or tote bag for touring