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Necessities


  • Passport
  • Aeroplane/travel tickets
  • Reservations made (accommodation, car hire etc.)
  • Some emergency pounds sterling/euro
  • Local currency
  • Credit/Debit card
  • List of contact details
  • NHS/E111/EHIC card

Electrical


  • Power Adapter
  • Phone
  • Batteries (Rechargeables are ideal)
  • Battery recharger
  • Camera
  • iPod/MP3 player
  • Headphones
  • Speakers
  • Any necessary chargers
  • Hairdryer
  • Hair Straightener
  • Curling Tongs

Clothes


  • Jeans
  • Swimming costume (if appropriate)
  • Shirts
  • Shorts
  • Evening outfits
  • Coat (waterproof?)
  • Jumper
  • Underwear
  • PJs
  • Belts
  • Socks
  • Shoes
  • Hair bands/clips
  • Hats
  • Jewellery
  • Watch
  • Sunglasses
  • If travelling to certain religious place you may need a long sleeved shirt/shawl to cover up e.g. in temples, or in Iran and Saudi Arabia
  • Flip flops
  • Sandals
  • Walking boots
  • Waterproof trousers (and umbrella)
  • Carrier Bags
  • Bin bag

Toiletries


  • Perfume
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Mouthwash
  • Tampons/Sanitary Towels
  • Soap/bath gel
  • Lube
  • Condoms
  • Shampoo
  • Hair conditioner
  • Deodorant
  • Contacts/glasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Aftersun
  • Lip balm w/sunscreen
  • Face wash
  • Body lotion
  • Moisturiser
  • Vagisil
  • Makeup
  • Make-up remover
  • Nail polish
  • Razors
  • Shaving cream
  • Tweezers
  • Nail clippers/file
  • Hair brush/comb
  • Hair styling products
  • Tissues
  • Bug spray
  • Plasters
  • Aftershave
  • Pain killers
  • Any medication you may need
  • Spot cream
  • Sponge/scrunchy

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