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By: Joseph Starr

The Essential Holiday Packing List

Many of us go on vacations or trips every year. It is a great opportunity to enjoy life away from the hectic work schedules. However, before you start your journey there are a few very important thing you need to get together, an excellent packing list will help to make sure a hassle-free experience. Here is a list of things that you might overlook as you pack for your next vacation or company trip. 

Holiday 06Re-usable water bottle: Fill anywhere facilities are available. It will save cash and secure the environment.

Duct tape: You can use it for a variety of functions, consisting of the following:

  • To repair rips in luggage or clothes
  • To child-proof electric outlet covers in hotels
  • To tape belongings like wallets and tickets to your body or to hide in your hostel room by taping to the underside of furniture
  • To cover blister-prone locations on your feet before extended walking tours or sightseeing jaunts
  • To eliminate animal hairs and lint from your clothes
  • To protect shins and ankles when trekking through thick brush

Crazy Glue or Super Glue: These instant glues can be used for many repairs, consisting of little skin lacerations and reattaching dental bridges and caps.

Surge-protected extension cord: How many times have you wanted to recharge your laptop computer or move the coffee maker? You browse around and discover that the available electric outlets are not positioned where you need them, or the one that you do need supports many cords. An extension cord with integrated surge security will certainly offer you more versatility and protect your appliances at the same time.

Lip balm : Use to protect lips in dry, bright, or cold environments. In a pinch, it can even be smeared on your nose to secure it from the sun.

Floss: You can use this “have to pack” item for a wide variety of purposes consisting of:Holiday 04

  • Temporary drying line for little hand-washed laundry items. Double- or triple-up for heavier products.
  • Food slicer for hard-boiled eggs, cheese, and so on
  • Makeshift thread to sew on buttons and stitch up hems
  • Emergency shoelaces

Pictures of children (even if you do not have kids of your own): Family pictures increase the possibility that lost wallets and bags will be returned.

Fake wallet with dummy ID info and a bit of money: This protects your genuine valuables. Carry your genuine ID, credit card, and cash in a money belt.

Plastic whistle: The screeching sound released by a whistle can help keep the family together, alert passersby/police of a mugging, or let others know that you are in some difficulty.

Holiday 05Little LED flashlight: Move in a hostel without waking others; discover little toys wedged in dark places; illuminate a street map in dim-lit conditions.

Compass: Handy for double-checking your direction of travel when sightseeing, driving, or hiking.

Water purification tablets: Use whenever you distrust a water source.

Doorstop: Lock and bolt your hotel door, and then wedge a doorstop under it for an additional degree of security.

Little collapsible umbrella: If you can not find sufficient room for an umbrella, pack a couple of plastic trash bags for protection against unforeseen downpours.

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