Before You Leave: A Complete Travel Checklist

Even the most experienced travelers forget to pack everything every now and then. Sometimes it’s a replaceable item such as sunglasses or maybe it’s more consequential, such as medication. Don’t worry, this list should help with your next Vacation Quest trip.

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You won’t need all of these items for every vacation, but these are good guidelines to help you remember what you need to take. If you do forget anything, it’s not the end of the world, as you might be able to find a replacement while on your vacation.

Some factors to consider:

  • The weather.
  • What activities you’ll be doing.
  • Your dietary and medical needs.
  • Backup documents.

Feel free to print out the packing list for your convenience. We hope it helps you avoid that nagging “Did I forget anything?” feeling.

What do you always forget to pack? Let us know in the comments.

Corey is a writer from Overland Park, KS, and has been with Vacation Quest since September. Once a sportswriter, he traveled the country and became proficient in airport security line etiquette and leaving items in hotel rooms.