Vacation Travel Checklist

While most of us might have a method of remembering what to bring along on the trip, we found it handy to make a checklist because we have sometimes forgotten to bring an item along.  We have provided for you here our handy travel checklist, you can copy this, print this or even download an excel spreadsheet version with check boxes for your own to save on your computer.

Hope you find this helpful, if you have any recommendations to add to this checklist, please leave a comment and we’ll add that for everyone else to share also.  You can download the checklist box version at:

  • Before You Leave…
  • Advise neighbor to watch house
  • Advise family of itinerary
  • Advise Local Police/Alarm Company
  • Arrange Lodging for Pets
  • Clean/set Refrigerator
  • Hold Mail at Post Office
  • Leave Key somewhere
  • Put extra jewelry in safe deposit box
  • Set Heat or Air conditioning
  • Set Timers and Lights
  • Stop Newspaper Delivery
  • Turn off Ice Maker
  • Turn off/on pilot  Water Heater
  • Unplug Major Appliances
  • Water Plants
Document List
  • Addresses and Stamps
  • Credit/ATM Cards
  • Foreign Currency
  • Health Insurance Card
  • Passport/Visa
  • Pen and Paper
  • Phone Calling Card
  • Phone Numbers
  • Picture ID/Driver’s License
  • Reading Material
  • Tickets – Airline/Cruise
  • Tour Books
  • Travel Insurance Policy
  • Travel Itinerary
  • Travel Reservations
  • Travelers Checks
  • Vaccination Certificate
General Packing List
  • Alarm Clock & Wristwatch
  • Beach attire
  • Bathing Suits/swim wear
  • Belt, Ties
  • Binoculars
  • Camera/film/memory card/ batteries
  • Cell Phone/charger
  • Coat, light jacket
  • Dress/walking shoes
  • Handkerchiefs/scarfs
  • Hats – gloves
  • Jewelry
  • Laptop/power supply
  • Pajamas and Robe
  • Raincoat/umbrella
  • Sandals/flip-flops
  • Sewing Kit
  • Shirts – Blouses
  • Slacks
  • Slippers
  • Socks, hose
  • Suits – dresses
  • Sweaters
  • Travel Iron
  • Underwear
  • Video camera/charger
Personal List
  • Brush/Comb
  • Cosmetic Supplies
  • Dental Supplies
  • Deodorant
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Glasses/Contact lenses and cleaning supplies
  • Hair Dryer/Curling Iron
  • Hand Lotion/Moisture Lotion
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Insect Repellant
  • Medicines/Vitamins
  • MP3/CD player
  • Nail clippers/file/manicure
  • Perfume/Cologne
  • Prescriptions
  • Q-tips/cotton balls
  • Razor/Shaving Cream
  • Shampoo/Conditioners
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun tan Lotion/sunscreen

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