Trip essentials: top objects you must take
When we pack a suitcase and before we even decide our trip essentials, the most important things to keep in mind are the duration of the trip and the weather. In addition to this, it may be necessary to take something unusual and specific for that trip.
The first step begins by deciding what kind of luggage we are going to take. Hold bag, cabin backpack, 20kg suitcase or travel bag? Depending on the bag, we then decide our trip essentials. Stay with Enterprise's essential checklist on what to take on a trip.
What to do before creating a list of our trip essentials
Whether you are organizing your road trip in Portugal or planning a low-cost family trip, lists can be a great help to avoid some possible constraints at the destination, as well as save some money. Before you move on to the list of your trip essentials, nothing like following these steps.
Check the weather forecast for your destination
Having a sense of what the weather will be like can help you choose the right clothing items.
Make a note of any event that you can take part in during your trip
Knowing what you can count on at the destination, is a great way to save some money and even organise your time at that destination. Also, you can organise what to take on a trip according to a possible event.
Download a travel checklist to your mobile phone or print it out
There are hundreds of these lists, available for free on the internet. They can be useful for figuring out what you can buy at your destination and what you should really take with you on departure, saving you some room for souvenirs on your return.
Try to get organized
Even if organization is not your strong suit daily, it is essential for a smoother holiday. So, try to stick to the list of trip essentials and to help you quickly find what you need without too much headache, you can opt to buy luggage organization bags.
How to make a trip essentials’ list
Now that you know everything you need to consider before setting off to create your checklist of what to take on the go, we will help you create the lists according to certain tabs. Of course, some of the products listed will not be necessary for all your trips, so you should create your own list according to the demands of what you have planned.
Airline, boat, train, bus tickets (?)
Copies of passport, tickets, etc.
Health insurance card
List of medicines
Maps and directions
Travel pillow, sleeping mask, earplugs
Pens and paper
Credit card, debit card
Mobile phone, charger
Camera, memory card, charger
Laptop, iPad or Tablet, E-reader, chargers
Travel adaptor / converter
Jeans, trousers, shorts
Scarves, hats, gloves
Toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss
Soap, shampoo, conditioner
Wipes, toilet roll
Make-up, make-up remover
Brush, comb, hair products
Glasses, contact lenses, etc
Vaccinations, health/dental check-ups
Bathing suit and large towel
Books, e-books, magazines
Enterprise: add a car to what you need to travel
Trip essentials’ list ready? Great, now all that is left is to add your ideal car rental for your adventure and nothing better than doing it with Enterprise, where it has stations in several points of Portugal, but also internationally.
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