Travel Checklist

Travel documents

  • Identification papers
  • Passport
  • Visa
  • International Driving Permit
  • Flight tickets
  • Insurance documents
  • Emergency numbers
  • Photocopies of your documents

Pharmacy

  • Prescriptions (keep in original containers and bring the prescription)
  • Painkillers (ibuprofen and acetaminophen)
  • Anti-diarrhea and anti-constipation medication
  • Sunscreen
  • Bandages and disinfectant
  • Motion sickness medication

Payment methods

  • Debit and credit cards
  • Foreign currency
  • Traveller’s cheques

Carry-on baggage

  • Travel documents
  • Change of clothes
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Sunglasses

House

  • Unplug electronics.
  • Ask a neighbour to keep an eye on your house while you’re away.
  • Lower the thermostat.
  • Turn the water off.
  • Empty out the fridge.
  • Have someone pick up your mail.
  • Lock the doors and windows.
  • Make arrangements for your pets.
  • Turn on the timer for your lighting system.
  • Inform your alarm system company that you’ll be away.

Accessories

  • Camera
  • Batteries
  • Cellphone
  • Charger
  • Books
  • Travel documents
  • Backpack
  • Anti-theft security pocket
  • Universal adapter

Toiletries

  • Soap
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste and floss
  • Deodorant
  • Nail clipper
  • Razor and shaving cream
  • Makeup
  • Makeup remover
  • Pads and tampons
  • Hairbrush
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Hairdryer
  • Moisturizer
  • Tissue
  • Glasses/contact lenses
  • Laundry detergent

Take a few simple precautions before you leave to enjoy a stress-free trip.