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TRAVEL: The Ultimate Packing List

Planning an overseas trip? Don't leave home unprepared! Take a look at this ultimate packing list as you get ready for your next adventure. For your convenience, links are provided so you can go and ahead and order what you need. Hope this helps!

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And without further delay, here you go:


1. Extra Phone Chargers -

Can you really ever have enough phone chargers? The answer is no. Get you some extras.

This 2-pack turbo charger USB-C set is android compatible. It also comes with a 6ft charging cable. Perfect for home or travel abroad! Get it here.

2. Portable Charger Power Bank -

These are great to have on hand when you are not in your daily routine. Charge it up, throw it in your bag for the day and you don't have to worry about getting back to the hotel or car to plug in your phone. With the charging power it holds, you can now charge your phone wherever you are (multiple times).

This particular model is only .6 inches thick and comes with a travel pouch and USB-C cables for charging. It is both iPhone and android compatible. Get it here.

3. Amazon Fire Tablet -

The Amazon Fire Tablet might just be the best on the market when it comes to value. If you are looking for an inexpensive tablet for streaming and/or reading this $60 tablet is worth buying. Get it here.

4. Waterproof Phone Pouch -

These are such a simple find - but so worth it! If you find yourself on the river or lake you are going to want to have these waterproof phone pouches. $9.99 for a 2 pack. You really can't beat that. These particular ones have a 4.6/5 rating from over 75,000 people. Buy you some! Get it here.

5. Power Adapter

Different parts of the world use different types of adapters. So make sure you get the right one. Many countries use type C adapters. You can find which countries use what type of adapter and order the correct one using this link.


1. Travel Backpack

This backpack is perfect for travel. It has several pockets and zippered compartments as well the external USB port with built in charging cable. Just throw your portable power bank charger in there and you are good to go! Get it here.

2. Carry-on Suitcases

Don't want to worry about checking a bag or don't want to pay to check an extra full-size suitcase? Get you one of these carry-on suitcases. They've got a fully retractable handle so you can easily walk through the airport and put the handle down when you get on the plane. It also has the expandable zippers in case you need a little extra room. Get it here.


Nobody likes being hangry. Here are some great in the hotel or on-the-go snacks that you don't need to refrigerate:

Archers Beef Sticks

Ritz Crackers

Nature Valley Granola Bars

Pumpkin seeds



1. Turkish Towels

They are quick-dry, light-weight, and come with their own travel bag. It doesn't get much more convenient than that! These are great for travel and come in many different colors. Get some here.

2. Wet Wipes

These travel packs are perfect for those moments you need to clean dirty or sticky hands, tables, or anything else. No need to find a sink or waste your water bottle - just grab a wipe. The resealable packs make these a great travel essential. Get it here.

3. Journal

It's always good to have some sort of journal with you. If you need to take notes for reservations/ trip details or just want to write down your thoughts about your experiences, having a journal is a must. You can find lined or blank sheet journals. Hard cover or soft leather covers. Whatever you choose, if you have a journal with you, it'll make it that much easier to remember all the details! Get it here.

4. Yeti Travel Mug

Perfect for hot or cold drinks. The Yeti is stainless steel and double insulated so you can be confident that your drink will stay hot or cold for hours. Plus, you can pick whatever size you like and it will still fit in your car drink holder. Also, with so many colors, everyone can have their own designated tumbler. Get it here.

5. Ziploc Baggies

Having little baggies available is so handy. Whether you have unfinished snacks, or odds and ends, or even will not regret having some ziploc bags with you. Get some here.

6. Anti-Nausea Supplies

Nothing ruins a trip quite like being nauseous the whole time. This pack of anti-nausea gum and sea bands will help.

Here's to hoping you have a grand adventure, and this list was helpful to you!

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