The Checklist Packing It Right For An International Trip

The Checklist: Packing It Right For An International Trip


Do the same routine and hectic schedules bore you? Let’s take a break and pack for a trip. How about going somewhere abroad? Pick a location and follow the checklist for the best international trip ever. 

Travel is one of the many things that bring people together. People travel within their country or sometimes abroad to take a break from their daily routine and rejuvenate themselves. Travelling to other countries also helps them understand the culture, cuisine, and history of these countries. 

You cannot deny the charm, the magnificence of foreign countries, and the excitement of doing various activities like deep-sea diving, snorkelling and other activities. But the most important thing is to pack right for your trip. You wouldn’t want to be in a cold country without sweaters, would you?

So, this article contains a checklist you need, to pack for an international trip. Let’s check it out.

Things To Pack For Your International Trip

Everything is ready for the trip; you have booked the tickets and asked your boss for a leave. But the most daunting task is left, i.e. what to pack and what not to pack. Let’s take a look at things which are must-haves for your next international trip.

  • The Accurate Luggage Bag

Different types of luggage bags are available in the market. So, choose such bags that can accommodate all your items. Moreover, it should be lightweight, versatile, and have wheels so you can take it from one place to another swiftly. You should also keep a travel backpack to keep all your essential items and documents that you may require on the flight.

  • Necessary Gadgets

While going on an international trip, it is crucial to keep all the gadgets like phones, cameras, headphones, and power banks charged. It is necessary so that you don’t miss out on capturing all the beautiful moments or if you need to call someone in an emergency. Besides, you can also take your laptop to surf the internet or watch movies.

  •  Clothes And Toiletries

Always check the weather conditions of the country you want to visit and pack accordingly. Carry two pairs of clothing per day. Be sure to keep the toiletries like toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, sunscreen, lotion, and other hygiene products. Pack your bag in such a way that you have everything you need.

  • Medical Supplies

International Trip | medical supplies

While travelling you might get sick or catch a fever, so remember to pack your medicines. Carry medicines like Paracetamol (for fever and pain relief), cold or flu tablets, lozenges, and anti-inflammatory medication. Bandages and ointments may come in handy and don’t forget to carry the medicines while travelling which are prescribed by your doctor.

  • Important Travel Documents

While travelling internationally, carry all the necessary documents with you. Here is a checklist:

– Passport

– Visa

– College or Student ID

– A copy of the hotel booking voucher

– Transportation tickets

– Credit and Debit Cards

– Details of all emergency contact and addresses

  • Travel Insurance

Travel insurance provides coverage against different risks while travelling. It covers medical expenses, lost luggage, flight cancellations, and other losses a traveller might incur. Moreover, having travel insurance is crucial as you can save yourself from these contingencies. Travel insurance ensures that you don’t have to shell out extra money for your stolen things.

  • Baby Travel Packing List

Travelling with small kids can be a scary and daunting task. Here is a checklist of the things that you should take when you are going with your baby on an international trip.

– Diapers

– Wipes

– Diaper rash cream

– Bibs

– Burp clothes

– Bottles or Sippy cups 

– Formulas

– Baby food

– Strollers

– Clothes

– Baby Blanket

– Favorite toys

  • COVID Safety Items To Carry

People are eager to travel to other countries ever since the cases of COVID are decreasing, but that doesn’t mean you become careless. Here is a checklist of things you should keep with you while travelling to another country.

– Face masks

– Hand sanitisers

– Anti-bacterial wipes

– Report of Rapid antigen tests

– Negative test if required

– International vaccination if required

  • Food And Other Items

When you go to a new country, even for a vacation, keep easy-to-handle snacks like a packet of chips, biscuits, dry cakes, and juices. Moreover, as an indian traveller, you won’t get everything you want there. If you are vegetarian, you might face problems like this. So it is best to keep snacks, ready-to-eat meals and water bottles too.

  •  Comfortable Travel Shoes

International Trip | Comfortable travel shoes

Packing comfortable shoes is a must, as going on sightseeing or doing a trek might hurt your feet badly if you are wearing fashionable footwear everywhere. You can always mix and match your shoes and clothes. There are three types of shoes that you can pack – one that you can wear for hiking or trekking, a pair of shoes for making a fashion statement, and a pair of shoes just for comfort.

Summing Up

So, there you go, the complete checklist for an international trip is here. What are you waiting for? Go on and pack your bags for that trip you are yearning for.

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