Travel Tips and Packing Lists

Travel Checklist – 60 Items to Bring on Your Next Trip

Making a travel checklist before any type of trip is a great way to make sure you pack everything you need.

It's easy to forget items at home, especially when you're preparing for longer getaways. But even a quick overnight trip can become a big headache when you realize you forgot to pack an essential item.

Travel ChecklistTo help you remember everything you may need while you're away, we've created a quick travel checklist below. Use this packing list as a guide to determining what to pack for your journey – and what you might want to leave at home. Feel free to print this page, and cross off items after you've packed them.

Travel Checklist

Important Travel Documents & Finances
These are some of the most crucial items on your list! Before you pack your favorite tee, make sure these items are packed and secured.

1) Driver's license and/or personal ID
2) Passport / Visa
3) Cash / wallet
4) Credit cards
5) Airline / train tickets
6) Copies of reservations
7) Itinerary printouts
8) Contact info for hotels, tours, etc.
9) Copies of passport
10) Health insurance cards / documents
11) Travel insurance documents
12) Emergency contact info

Toiletries & Essential Bathroom Items
Don't get caught scrambling for toothpaste when you arrive at your destination in the middle of the night. Make sure these essential hygiene products are packed and ready when you need them.

13) Deodorant
14) Soap
15) Personal hygiene items
16) Skin care / lotion
17) Shaving kit
18) Shampoo & conditioner
19) Brush / comb
20) Toothbrush
21) Toothpaste and floss
22) Toiletry kit
23) Tissues

Clothing and Outerwear

Check the weather before you depart, to make sure you're prepared for the elements and the environments where you'll be trekking.

24) Shirts, tees, sweaters & other tops
25) Pants, jeans
26) Skirts, dresses
27) Socks
28) Shoes, sneakers, boots
29) Underwear
30) Pajamas
31) Hat
32) Watch
33) Sunglasses
34) Rain jacket

Electronics & Gear

35) Mobile phone & charger
36) Camera and memory card
37) Laptop / tablet
38) USB cables
39) Electrical outlet converters
40) Music player
41) Travel alarm
42) Binoculars

Health & First Aid

43) Prescription medications
44) Aspirin
45) First aid kit
46) Cold medicines
47) Vitamins
48) Sunscreen, sunburn relief
49) Hand sanitizer
50) Tick/insect repellent
51) Antibiotic ointment

Additional Everyday Basics & Travel Essentials

52) Headlamp / flashlight
53) Umbrella
54) Water bottle
55) Travel Pillow
56) Journal
57) Reading material
58) Compass
59) Guide books
60) Pocket knife


Customize your travel checklist for your trip

Keep in mind that every type of trip requires its own unique travel checklist. For more ideas and suggestions on what to bring, use Eagle Creek's convenient packing lists.

You'll find several different lists for various travel, from city sightseeing to trips that are off the beaten path. Since we're known for innovative, durable luggage shop today. You'll also find a wide range of versatile bags and packing solutions to help you organize your packing and make your travel a lot smoother.