WHAT TO PACK FOR YOUR TRIP


Your backpack is about to become your home. Where do you even begin with your packing? Well, this list is a pretty decent place to start. We don’t expect you to take everything. It’s just a guide! 


ESSENTIALS

Without these, you won’t be going anywhere. 

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  • Passport
  • Tickets, tour and hotel vouchers
  • Travel insurance and important numbers
  • Debit cards/credit cards/prepaid travel cards
  • ISIC or IYTC card
  • Currency
  • Emergency dollars
  • Spare set of glasses/contact lenses
  • Photocopies of passport and documents

CLOTHES

Say goodbye to your walk in wardrobe. 

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  • T-shirts/vests x7
  • Shorts x3
  • Trousers/jeans x2
  • Underwear x9
  • Socks x5
  • Bikini/swimwear x2
  • Leggings x1
  • Dresses/skirt x2
  • Long sleeve top/shirt
  • Hoodie
  • Waterproof
  • Flip-flops
  • Trainers/hiking shoes
  • Cap/beanie
  • Sarong/scarf
  • Something flirty

 


TOILETRIES

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  • Toothbrush, toothpaste
  • Shampoo/conditioner (2in1 takes up less room)
  • Deodorant
  • Shower gel
  • Razor
  • Sun cream
  • Moisturiser
  • Make up
  • Lip balm
  • Cotton buds
  • Insect repellent
  • Bite cream
  • Hairbrush
  • Hair bands

MEDICAL KIT

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  • Plasters
  • Bandages
  • Safety pins
  • A needle
  • Antiseptic cream
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Painkillers
  • Hay fever tablets
  • Inhaler if you’re asthmatic
  • Re-hydration sachets
  • Baby wipes
  • Tiger Balm

TECHNOLOGY

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  • MP3 player
  • Camera (batteries and memory card)
  • Mobile phone
  • Power pack
  • Plug adapter
  • Head torch
  • Cheap watch

MISC

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  • Sunglasses
  • Travel towel
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Ear plugs
  • Book/Kindle
  • Playing cards
  • Duct tape
  • Carrier bag
  • Notebook/diary
  • Pens
  • Travel wallet
  • Tea bags
  • Marmite