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One-Page Packing Checklist

Posted in lifehack, manual, travelling, Uncategorized by questionabletopic on Sunday, April 27, 2008

These items (not all of which are necessary for every trip) are discussed in detail in the annotated packing list section.

  1. dressy jacket
  2. 2 pairs trousers/skirts (shorts?)
  3. 2-4 shirts
  4. swimsuit
  5. dark (cardigan) sweater
  6. rainwear (umbrella?)
  7. parka, coat, or equivalent
  8. 3+ pairs socks
  9. 3+ pairs undergarments
  10. long (lightweight) underwear
  11. long T-shirt or sarong [cover-up]
  12. necktie, scarf, hairband, bandanna
  13. gloves / mittens
  14. sun hat / knitted cap, hat clip
  15. 1 pair dressy shoes (laces?)
  16. 1 pair walking shoes/boots (laces?)
  17. flip-flops or sandals
  18. belt
  19. travel pack or shoulder bag (& luggage cart?)
  20. daypack (fanny pack? purse?)
  21. lightweight duffel/laundry bag
  22. universal (flat) sink stopper
  23. detergent, spot remover
  24. (surgical rubber braid) clothesline
  25. inflatable hangers [to dry clothes]
  26. toilet paper, antibacterial wipes
  27. (chemical or mechanical) water purifier
  28. analgesic of choice
  29. diarrhea treatment (e.g., Lomotil and/or Cipro)
  30. infection treatment (e.g., Keflex)
  31. malaria tablets
  32. insect repellent, mosquito net
  33. sunscreen, lip balm
  34. bandages, moleskin (other first aid?)
  35. menstrual, contraceptive, and/or prophylactic supplies
  36. vitamins, necessary medications
  37. plastic water bottle, (collapsible) cup
  38. pen(s), small notebook, glue stick [for notes, addresses, diary, …]
  39. luggage lock(s) (cable?)
  40. personal address book (stamps?)
  41. maps, guidebooks, phrase books, Post-it® notes, restaurant lists, membership cards, business/calling cards, telephone access numbers
  42. reading material
  43. large envelopes [to mail things home]
  44. flashlight, headstrap, extra batteries (bulbs?)
  45. multipurpose tool, scissors
  46. spoon (fork? chopsticks?), (coffee tin lid) plate
  47. compass
  48. whistle
  49. rubber door stop [for security]
  50. inflatable travel pillow
  51. hostel sheet bag (sleeping bag? bivouac sack? blanket? tent?)
  52. safety pins, rubber bands, cord
  53. sewing kit, including large needle to accommodate dental floss
  54. (Ziploc®) plastic bags, garbage bags
  55. duct (or gaffer’s) tape
  56. toothbrush, tooth cleaner, floss
  57. razor, blades, shaving oil/cream
  58. comb and/or hairbrush
  59. shampoo, bar soap & container
  60. deodorant
  61. nail clippers
  62. alarm clock/watch (batteries?)
  63. [unbreakable] mirror
  64. (Viscose?) towel
  65. dark glasses, retainer, case
  66. lens cleaning cloth/supplies, copy of prescription (spare glasses?)
  67. earplugs (eye mask?) [to ease sleep]
  68. passport, visas, extra passport photos, vaccination certificates
  69. copies of important documents
  70. (international?) driver’s license, health insurance information
  71. travel tickets
  72. charge & ATM cards, cash, traveller’s cheques
  73. 2 personal cheques
  74. security pouch [worn under clothes]
  75. Specialty Items:
  76. camera (lenses? flash? tripod? film? extra batteries? charger?)
  77. cellular telephone (charger?)
  78. laptop computer (flash drive? power cord/adapters?)
  79. (solar) calculator
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