Must-Have Packing Items for Travelers for a Hassle-Free Trip - MissLJBeauty

Must-Have Packing Items for Travelers for a Hassle-Free Trip

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Although we all love taking trips and holidaying in new, exotic places, packing can be a real challenge, especially when you’re not an experienced traveller. The key is to prepare everything beforehand and try to be as organized as possible so that you minimize the risk of ending up in a stressful situation when you forget something essential at home. Today I've compiled a list of some top items that you will definitely need to make your journey hassle-free.

Travel Documents 

The first thing on the list is obviously your travel documents, and even though it might seem like a given, you’d be surprised how many people forget them when packing. Make sure your documents are good for travelling, for example, passports must be up-to-date with at least 6 months validity remaining prior to departure date and always check if the country of your destination requires a visa. To be 100% safe, we also recommend printing copies of flight tickets, hotel bookings, health insurance, or any other document you might need. 


Toiletries are a must in your carry-on bag, even if you plan on staying in a five-star hotel where they’ll definitely be offered. You never know when you’ll have an unexpected layover or a cancelled flight and need to freshen up. Try not to overpack, but make sure you bring along enough supplies of your own personal hygiene products such as toothbrush and toothpaste, shampoo, deodorant, razor and shaving cream, as well as makeup remover wipes. Remember the liquid restrictions, so stick with travel-size skincare

Irish cap 

Every traveller must have their trusted headpiece on every trip they take. We recommend specifically an Irish cap because of how versatile and functional it is: it is perfect for both men and women, and it is in style right now too. They can be great if the weather suddenly gets worse, and can be used to cover your head when going to a cultural or religious temple. Plus, an Irish cap like these, which you can find online is an excellent headpiece for everyday wear too, so you can use it to top off any outfit when you’re back home and ready to go back to your routine. 

First Aid Kit 

A first aid kit is something that we often consider when packing and then end up in an unpleasant situation when we urgently need one. When making your must-have list for the next trip, always make room in your luggage for a small kit filled with the medication you might need during your stay. Painkillers, bandaids, allergy medication, sterile wipes, insect repellent - these are all essentials that every traveller should have on hand when visiting a new country. 

Warm Clothes 

Even if you’re going to a tropical country and think that the weather will be nice during your vacation, always remember to bring some warm clothes. 9 out of 10 times the weather won’t end up being like the one you’ve seen on the forecast, so a hoodie and some sweatpants will make the perfect, cosy outfit for those cold nights or particularly chilly days of travelling. Additionally, if they are bulky enough, they can be used as a pillow during long flights or bus rides to make your journey more comfortable.

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