Things you Probably Didn’t Think to Pack for Travel

Packing your bags for a trip can be a grueling process, especially if you aren’t a frequent traveler. Most people know to pack the basics- you know, the clothes (don’t forget the undies), toiletries, medicines and identification documents. Your destination will impact your luggage contents a great deal, but there are several things that most every traveler will find handy to have. Below is a list of some items you’ll be glad you packed but might not have thought to pack. Give them a look and let us know if you have any secret must-have items in your luggage!

  1. Chapstick

  2. Extra Ziploc bags

  3. Hand sanitizer

  4. Snacks

  5. Pen and paper

  6. Reading glasses

  7. A poncho or umbrella

  8. Earplugs

  9. Lotion

  10. Car phone charger

  11. Outlet adapters (when traveling to other countries)

  12. A few extra empty bags for dirty clothes and other miscellaneous items

  13. A towel

  14. Portable chargers

  15. A throw blanket

  16. A first aid kit

  17. Headache medicine

  18. An empty water bottle or a collapsible water bottle

  19. Health insurance cards

  20. A small purse or travel bag

  21. A Tile to track your luggage (

  22. Travel size condiments (hey, you never know when you might need some ketchup)

  23. Eye drops

  24. An extension cord

  25. Wet wipes/moist towelettes

Are there any special items that you pack that most people don’t know they need for traveling? Let us know in the comments!

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