Traveler’s Gear List

Passport
Visa
Health Documentation
Transportation Tickets
Frequent Flyer Cards
Emergency Information
Insurance
Hotel Reservations
Traveler’s Checks
Currency
Credit Cards
Guide Books and Maps
Trip Cancellation/Medical Insurance
Personal Identification
Copies of Airline Tickets/Passport/etc.
Special Event Reservations

TRAVEL GEAR
Main Travel Bag (Travel Pack/Luggage)
Daypack/Duffel Carry-On Bag
Packing Accessories (for clothes, small stuff, and toiletries)
Money Belt
Security Pouch (for passport, tickets, and currency)
Document Organizer
Everyday Bag

EVERYDAY BASICS
Travel Clothing
Raincoat/Umbrella
Travel Footwear
Visor or Brimmed Hat
Camera, Lenses, Film, Memory Stick
Radiation Shield for Film
Video Camera, Tapes
Binoculars
CD/DVD/MP3 Player
Electric/Phone Converters
Travel Alarm
Language Books
Reading Materials
Address Book
Travel Journal
Pen/Pencil
Scarf or Bandana
Games/Playing Cards
Snacks
Water Bottle
Hand Sanitizer/Towlettes
Travel Neck Pillow
Eye Shade/Ear Plugs
Tissues/Toilet Paper
Keys
Cell Phone
Flashlight Batteries/Bulb
Matches or Lighter
Extra Batteries
Sewing/Repair Kit
Duct Tape
Travel Iron or Steamer
Sink Stopper for Hotel Sinks
Zip-Close Plastic Bags

TRAVEL HEALTH *Please consult your local health center or personal physician for help in planning your trip’s medication needs.
Travel Health Booklet
Pain Reliever/Aspirin
Cold Medicines
Contact Lens Items
Diarrhea Medicine
Laxative
Insect Protection
Sun Protection
Sunburn Relief
Antibiotic Cream
Malaria Medication
Motion Sickness Medicine
Personal Hygiene Items
Personal Prescriptions
Water Purification System
Vitamins
Moleskin
Mouthwash
Birth Control

TOILETRIES
Comb/Brush
Toothbrush/Paste
Dental Floss
Deodorant
Soap-Personal and Laundry
Skin Care Lotion/Creams
Throat Lozenges
Make Up
Mirror
Manicure Articles (nail file/clippers)
Hair Care
Sunscreen/Lip Balm
Razors/Shaving Cream
Hair Dryer
Towel/Washcloth
Travel Bottles (for shampoo & laundry soap)
Eyeglass Prescription Copy
Contact Lenses
Advise bank of future foreign credit card use
Stop Deliveries
Have post office hold mail
Advise home alarm company of absence
Turn off cold-water intake valve on hot water heater
Arrange for care of pets, lawn, and plants
Re-set sprinklers
Set-up a times lighting system
Stop newspaper
Leave house key and trip itinerary with a neighbor
Leave flights and hotel itinerary with a relative
Empty refrigerator
Eliminate possible fire hazards (unplug appliances, etc.)
Turn down thermostat
Turn down water heater
Store valuable in a safe place
Lock all doors and windows
Pre-pay bills
Reconfirm/check-in online with airline