Did You Know You Had to Bring So Many Things?

Who Would Have Thought of Everything before going Travelling?

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Things to do before you leave

To do for most trips
Check the expiration date of your passport
Wash the dishes
Make a lunch
Pet Care
Unplug electrical stuff
Turn down (or up, depending on where you live) the temperature in your home
Empty all trash cans
Confirm airline tickets
Get your airmiles in advance
Memorize PIN codes to credit cards
Unlock your credit card for use in other countries
Check out what hospitals are covered by your health insurance
Get travel insurance
Change money
Install or recharge batteries
Get maps

Core vaccinations
Typhus vaccination
Typhoid vaccination
Polio vaccination
Tetanus vaccination

Destination specific vaccinations
Yellow Fever vaccination
Cholera vaccination
Hepatitis vaccination
Plague vaccination
Meningitis vaccination
Japanese B Encephalitis vaccination

Clothes

Unisex clothes
Underwear
Shirts
T-shirts
Shorts
Socks
Trousers (Pants, Jeans)
Sweater
Cap (Hat)

Clothes for women
Bra
Skirt
Sarong

Shoes
Walking shoes
Sandals (Flip-flops)

Optional clothes
Belt
Raincoat
Umbrella
Swimming trunks (Bikini)
Pyjamas (Pajamas)
Scarf
Beach pants
Jewelry

Clothes for cold weather
Jacket (Wind breaker)
Gloves
Mittens
Long underwear
Knitted (woolen) cap

Money and documents

Basic documents
Passport
Visas
Vaccination certificate
Insurance certificate (Health Insurance card)
Paper from your local social insurance office
Cash
Credit/ATM cards (Visa, Eurocard/Mastercard, American Express etc)
Driver’s license
ID card
Address list (with phone numbers and email addresses)

Optional documents
Photocopies of passport and other important documents
International Student Identification Card (ISIC)
Tourist organization certificate

For carrying money and documents
Wallet
Paper folder

Tickets
Airline tickets

Maps
Small scale map
Large scale map

Books
Novels
Guidebook

Equipment

Things for packing
Backpack (Rucksack)
Small extra backpack (Knap sack, Day pack)
Small box
Suitcase
Luggage belt
Luggade tags

Things for sleeping
Sleeping bag

Miscellaneous equipment
Pens
Earplugs
Sunglasses
Keys

Hygiene

Hygiene
Toilet bag (Bathroom bag, Necessaire)
Razor
Shaving gel (Shaving foam)
Electric shaver
Toothbrush (Electric toothbrush with charger)
Toothpaste
Shampoo
Deodorant
Towel
Sunblock lotion
Extra glasses
Reading glasses

Hygiene (women only)
Make-up / Make-up remover
Sanitary napkins
Tampons
Menstrual cup
Womens specific medications

Hygiene (optional)
Comb
Hair brush
Barrettes, headbands, hair ties
Detergent (Laundry soap)
Clothes pegs (Clothes pins)
Laundry bag
Sink plug
Moisturizer
Qtips

Health

General health items
Prescription medicine
Condoms
Insect repellent
Band-Aids (Plaster)
Water bottle
Chewing gum

Pills, tablets and medicines
Water purifying tablets
Motion sickness tablets
Contraceptive tablets
Fever tablets
Pain killers
Allergy pills (Anti-histamines)
Malaria tablets

Electrical stuff

General electrical items
Cell Phone (Mobile Phone, Cellular Phone)
Charger to Cell Phone
Computer
Wall socket adapter
Watch
Flashlight (Torch)
Bookmark reading light
Extra batteries for your camera, flash, torch, watch, MP3-player, PDA and GPS

Camera equipment
Camera
Memory cards
Film
Battery charger for camera
Associated cables

Generic photo equipment
Camera bag

Music items
Music player (Cassette, CD, MiniDisc, MP3)
Headphones

Water stuff

Basic equipment (even for non-divers)
Mask
Snorkel
Booties
Mesh dive bag

source: The Universal Packing code. upl@codeq.info
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