Finally you have some time off and ready for your next exotic adventure. But, what do you do after getting the visa, airline tickets and hotels reservations in order? The last thing you handle before you walk out the door is packing your luggage of course! Make sure to check out our helpful tips below to keep you from forgetting anything on your next trip.
In order to handle common concerns about what is and isn’t allowed on the plane, we have grouped each item into two categories: carry-on and checked luggage. Depending on your itinerary, you can select the list items to pack in your bags. We’ll also provide a downloadable checklist that’s easy to print and use!
Important documents, personal items:
Bringing these items with you prepares you for any surprise incidents, including when the country’s customs officers need to check your identity.
Driver’s license/ International driver’s license
Travel Insurance statement
Airline tickets/copy of your e-tickets
Proof of hotel reservation
Proof of other reservation
Required documents related to COVID-19 restrictions issued by the country you are heading to
Doctor issued prescription (If you bring prescribed medicine along)
Debit card that enabled overseas cash withdrawal
Credit cards that can be used overseas
Location compatible sim card
Cash on hand in local denominations
Prepare USD just in case
Download travel assistant related Apps
Offline Map app (Such as Google Offline Map)
Airline companies have strict regulations on battery product, therefore we suggest you bring all products that require batteries in your carry-on luggage. It’ll save you a lot of trouble, trust us!
Camera and Lens, further information please read this
Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspots
If you want to bring anything liquid, make sure that the liquid container doesn’t exceed 100ml (The capacity should be based on the label of the product).
Personal daily necessities:
Toothbrush and toothpaste
Face makeup cleanser
Lotion/ Face Cream
Hair gel/ Hair oil
Hair clips/ Hair bands
Solution for contact lenses
Note: If you put liquid items in your checked luggage, then you don’t have to worry about breaking airline regulations. You just need to make sure that everything has been packed nicely to avoid spilling on other clothing or items in your bag. One way to reduce the chance of a spill is to use zipper bags to organize your luggage.
Swimsuits and goggles
Beach and swim shorts
Dress shoes/ High heels
Simple medicines such as anti-fever, digestion, muscle soreness, mosquito bites, and nasal medicines (including inhalers and rubs)
Sauce and dipping sauce such as Chili sauce, Suki sauce, Chicken sauce
So far, we believe you won’t forget anything when packing. If you or your friends or families are going on a trip, you’re welcome to share this checklist with them.
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