The Ultimate Travel Packing Checklist


The holiday is booked. The adventure is planned. The bags are still not packed… But don’t be put off packing for your next holiday or adventure! Our travel check list will help ensure you have everything you need when you arrive.

What to carry or wheel

Before you start packing it’s definitely worth considering what sort of pack you’ll be using for your trip. Are you taking a long and leisurely pool side holiday? Is your trip a sneaky last minute city break? Are you adventuring round Southeast Asia? Here’s some guidance on what to pack.

10 days in Malta

Shutle 100 - 10 Days in Malta

Recommended pack

  • Shuttle 100

    Shuttle 100

  • If you’re going soaking up cultural delights, restaurant exploring and pool lounging then you’ll need plenty of space for a variety of clothing and personal items. A wheeled pack will help you transport it all with ease and compressions straps and wings will keep your items secure and protected.

    Recommended pack

  • Shuttle 100

    Shuttle 100

  • A weekend in Paris

    Farpoint 40 - Weekend in Paris

    Escapes to European cities have never been easier or cheaper. Keeping costs down with a hand luggage only trip is one of the best ways of doing this. Your carry-on pack needs to conform to EU regulations while also having enough space and organisation for your trip away. There’s also the option to carry your pack like a backpack or go wheeled.

    Recommended pack

  • Ozone 36

    Ozone 36

  • 2 months in Asia

    Recommended pack

  • Fairview 70

    Fairview 70

  • For extended travelling adventures you need the space of traditional luggage, the versatility of a backpack and the option of an extra smaller pack for day excursions.

    Recommended pack

  • Fairview 70

    Fairview 70

  • Travel Essentials

    There are some essentials which we always somehow manage to forget. Make your way through the list and tick them off to ensure you don’t forget that one important item.

    Travel admin

    • Passport / Visas
    • Travel insurance documents
    • Flight itinerary
    • Accommodation details
    • Identification
    • Local currency / pre-paid travel card
    • Travel guides and local information


    • Washbag
    • Sun cream
    • Mosquito repellent
    • Deodorant
    • Toothbrush
    • Toothpaste
    • Travel shampoo / shower gel
    • Blister plasters
    • Paracetamol


    • Plug adaptors
    • Phone charger
    • Power bank
    • Headphones
    • Camera (or just your smartphone)


    Clothing makes up the bulk of your luggage on most travelling trips.

    Core clothing

    Let’s get the obvious ones out the way. Your core clothing is likely to stay the same from trip to trip.

    • Underwear
    • Socks
    • Base layers / t-shirts
    • Trousers
    • Comfortable shoes
    • Sleep-wear / comfortable lounging clothes
    • Packing cubes
    • Garment folder

    Warm weather clothing

    Heading somewhere hot? Don’t forget these warm weather clothing items.

    • A hat suitable for the sun
    • Shorts / skirt
    • Swimwear
    • Sunglasses
    • Open-toe footwear
    • A light over-shirt / jacket for cooler evenings

    Cold weather clothing

    Heading to a winter wonderland? Make sure you arrive prepared.

    • A warm coat
    • A waterproof coat or jacket
    • Gloves
    • A warm hat
    • Boots
    While stock lasts, you will receive a FREE 17L Ultralight Stuff Tote worth £25 when you order any Travel Pack from
    Stuff Tote is a perfect accessory for travel that doesn’t take up much room in your luggage and won’t weigh you down whilst on holiday.

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