Tips and Forms

Travel Checklist

Before you set off on your adventure, check to make sure you've packed everything you need

The Essentials

  • Passport (and visa if required)
  • Frequent Flyer Cards
  • Emergency Information
  • Currency
  • Credit Cards
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Identification
  • Copy of Tickets/Passport, etc.
  • Special Event Reservations
  • Health Documentation
  • Hotel Reservations
  • Cell Phone

Travel Bags

  • Main Travel Bag
  • Daypack/Duffel/Carry-On
  • Money Belt
  • Daily bag

Day to Day

  • Clothes
  • Raincoat/Umbrella
  • Shoes (dressy and comfortable)
  • Hat
  • Camera, Lenses, Film/Memory
  • Battery Chargers
  • Water Bottle
  • Hand Sanitizer/Towelettes
  • Guide Books and Maps


  • Comb/Brush
  • Toothbrush/Paste
  • Antiperspirant
  • Soap
  • Lotion
  • Makeup
  • Razors/Shaving Cream
  • Hair Dryer
  • Towel/Washcloth
  • Travel Bottles (for liquids)

Before You Leave

  • Advise Bank of future foreign credit card use
  • Arrange for mail to be picked up or stopped
  • Advise home alarm company
  • Turn off water
  • Arrange for pet and plant care
  • Leave house key and itinerary with a neighbour
  • Empty refrigerator
  • Unplug appliances
  • Lower thermostat (if no pets)
  • Turn off hot water heaters
  • Lock all doors and windows
  • Pre-pay bills
  • Reconfirm flights with airline
Have questions?

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