Whenever I travel, I always end up missing a dozen of important things in my luggage. There was this one time I brought all my cameras (bloggers need a lot of them!), but to my horror, I realized I forgot to bring their corresponding chargers. There was also another time when I brought both my cameras and chargers, but forgot to transfer all the photos in my SD card to my laptop before leaving, so I’m left with a choice to either not take new photos, or delete the old ones.

I know, tough luck. Ho ho.

So I designed a travel checklist to make sure this doesn’t happen again. Hope this helps all of you who is as forgetful as I am. Happy traveling! x

MUST HAVE

  • Wallet
  • Cash and coins
  • IDs
  • Credit cards
  • Cell phone
  • Charger
  • Powerbank
  • Printed Ticket
  • Itinerary
  • Reservation Confirmation & Contact Info
  • Insurance Cards
  • House / Car / Motorcycle Keys

ELECTRONICS:

  • Camera
  • Charger
  • SD Cards
  • Headphones
  • Extension Wires (Some hotels only have 1 socket)

TOILETRIES:

  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Toothbrush
  • Lotion
  • Q-Tips
  • Deodorant
  • Tissue
  • Powder
  • Sunscreen
  • Comb – I always forget this!
  • Cosmetics
  • Insect Repellent (I prefer OFF)
  • Razor

CLOTHES:

  • 2 Pairs of pants and shorts
  • At least 2 tops per day
  • 1 Fancy outfit
  • 1 Swimwear
  • 1 Jacket / Cardigan

FIRST AID:

  • Medicine:
    • Saridon (For fever & headache; this is super effective!)
    • Neozep
    • BioFlu
    • Kremil-S
    • Motion Sickness Medicine
  • Band Aid
  • Alcohol
  • Vitamins

OTHERS:

  • Eyeglasses / Contacts
  • Match / Lighter
  • Plastic Bags (for wet clothes)
  • Towelettes

THINGS YOU MUST DO BEFORE LEAVING:

  • Inform a family member / friend where you’re going and give them your contact details
  • Check & tune-up car / motorcycle
  • Empty fridge and trash bins
  • Lock all windows and doors
  • Unplug all appliances and turn off main switch
  • Make arrangements for pet / plant care
  • Create a vacation auto-responder for your emails

…. and you’re ready to have the time of your live! Enjoy and let me know how your vacay turned out in the comments below! 🙂

Ultimate Travel Checklist For Filipinos

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