Thursday, February 4, 2016

The Master Packing List

For every trip you go on, there will be items that can translate the same across any packing list. If you're stuck trying to figure out what it is that you exactly need, then look no further!

Don't let packing overwhelm you! I am here to help! I've provided this HUGE master packing list for you to go over and really guide you with planning out your traveling adventures! Remember to always think about the weather wherever you are going, and how long you'll be there. Those are good indicators of where to get started! 



HYGIENE & TOILETRIES
  • Blow Dryer
  • Flat Iron / Curling Iron
  • Brushes, Combs
  • Contact Case + Contact Saline + Extra set of contacts (depending on duration)(if applicable)
  • Cotton Balls 
  • Tweezers
  • Nail Clippers
  • Nail File
  • Floss
  • Deodorant
  • Eye Drops 
  • Feminine Products
  • Hair Clips + Bobby Pins + Elastic bands (etc)
  • Hair Spray / Gel / Mousse
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Insect Repellent
  • Aloe Vera
  • Sunscreen / Tanning Lotion
  • Makeup
  • Makeup Sponges / Applicators / Sharpeners
  • Makeup Remover / Wipes
  • Moisturizer
  • Face Cleanser + Face Toner
  • Masks
  • Perfume
  • Q-Tips
  • Shampoo + Conditioner
  • Body Wash / Body Scrub
  • Loofah / Washcloth / Sponge
  • Lotion
  • Shaver + Extra Heads + Extra Batteries/Charger
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Mouthwash
  • Tweezers
  • Vaseline/Chapstick
  • Glasses + Glasses Case + Cleaner and Cloths (if applicable)
  • Sunglasses
  • Kleenex
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels
CLOTHING & APPAREL
  • Belts
  • Casual Clothes + Shoes + Socks
  • Formal Clothes + Shoes + Socks (tights/nylons)
  • Dress Slip
  • Costume? (if applicable)
  • Sweatshirt / Light Jacket
  • Winter Coat
  • Gloves
  • Scarf
  • Hats
  • Jewelry / Watch
  • Pajamas
  • Raincoats / Ponchos
  • Robe + Slippers
  • Underwear + Bras
  • Swimsuit
  • Thermals
HEALTH & BODY
  • First Aid Kit
  • Prescription Medication
  • Antibacterial Wipes
  • Thermometer
  • Throat Lozenges
  • Rash Cream
  • Neosporin
  • EmergenC
  • Vitamins
  • Medicine = Pain Killers? Sleeping Aid? NyQuil? Etc... (*** If you're going out of the country for a long period of time, I would recommend bringing more medicine rather than hygiene products. You'll likely catch something like a cold, and it's nice to have brands you trust with you***)
TECHNOLOGY & IDENTIFICATION
  • iPhone + Charger
  • iPad + Charger
  • Camera + Charger + Extra Batteries + Memory Cards
  • Laptop + Charger + Cables
  • Selfie Sticks / Tri-pods
  • Headphones
  • Wallet w/ License + Cash + Cards + Rewards Cards
  • Passport (copies in separate place) + Passport Holder
  • Money belt - for safe keeping 
  • Tickets / Itineraries / Coupons / Maps / Train or Bus Schedules
  • Keys (House, Office, Car, etc...)
MISCELLANEOUS
  • Ear Plugs = crying baby on plane? You'll want these
  • Neck Pillow
  • Eye Mask = block out light
  • Tide Pen
  • Flashlight + Batteries
  • Food / Snacks / Juice or Water
  • Garbage Sacks + Ziploc Bags
  • Laundry Bag + Laundry Soap and Dryer Sheets
  • Dish Soap
  • Stationary + Envelopes + Stamps
  • Tape / Packing Tape
  • Safety Pins
  • Sewing Kit
  • Scissors
  • Compact Mirror
  • Mints / Gum
  • Voltage Adapters (not converters)
  • Summer Gear (if applicable)
  • Winter Gear (if applicable)
  • Fanny Pack / Purse / Smaller handbag
  • Binoculars
  • Bedding + Air Mattress (if applicable)
  • Books / Reading Material
  • Addresses + Phone Numbers (include your bank)
  • Umbrella

Thanks for Reading!
I hope this was helpful to you!
Tell me where you're going! I love to hear about trips!

Love, Nick

Check out my Instagram @iamnicolecara to follow along my own adventures!




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