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Want to make sure that you’ve packed everything you need for your trip? Super! Here’s a complete travel packing list that’ll help you do just that!  

This week I wanted to make you another printable that’ll simplify your traveling. It’s a complete travel packing list so that you can feel at ease that you won’t forget to pack anything important.

I absolutely love traveling and it’s one of those things that’s always on my “dreams and goals list”. 

But the packing part is the one that stresses me so much. 

And I can’t tell you how many times I check that I have my passport and wallet with me on the departure day. Only when I’ve checked in my luggage and have my boarding pass in my hand I start enjoying the trip… if even then. But at that point I can’t do much about anything anymore so I just “surrender” and accept that I’ve packed what I’ve packed and that’ll have to do.

So if you’re anything like me and you worry about your packing, then you’ll love this complete travel packing list!  

I want you to enjoy every bit of your trip and the time before your departure day should be equally enjoyable. 

So I hope this packing list will simplify your traveling and give you a bit more peace of mind so that you can have the best trip ever. 

This printable/article is part of the travel series. The other travel printables are:

I hope you like them! Enjoy!

The complete travel packing list {+Free printables}

Packing properly is one of the biggest things you need to take care of so that you can enjoy your vacation. But it’s not the only thing. There are different things you’ll need to do and arrange 

  • before booking
  • a few weeks before your trip
  • just before your departure day
  • and on the departure day

I’ve also made you a checklist for all those things you need to do so that you can feel at ease when you’re planning your trip and that you get to enjoy your travels without worrying if you forgot something.

But in this post there’s a complete list of things that you might want to pack on your next trip. 

I’ll guide you through this complete travel packing list so that you can be organized and stress-free and feel confident that you remembered to packed everything needed.

Note! I made you also a pre-written packing list printable, but because I know that different trips and situations need different items to be packed (like you don’t need a beach towel if you’re going skiing), so there’s also a blank packing list that you can customize to your needs.

So here we go! 

The complete travel packing list categories

I’ve categorized the complete travel packing list into four categories: clothes, miscellaneous, toiletries and carry-on.

And here are the sub-categories for each main category. I’ll go into details after I’ve introduced these categories for you. 

Psst! If you’d like to make your own packing list, these are a great starting point for that purpose.  

Clothes
  • Basics
  • Casual/formal
  • Outerwear
  • Other
Miscellaneous
  • Footwear
  • Accessories
  • Other
  • Health
  • Important info
Toiletries
  • Hair
  • Dental care
  • Personal care
  • Beauty
Carry-on
  • Must-haves
  • Electronics

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The complete travel packing list Items

Here’s the complete list of items, products, papers and other things you (might) want to pack. You can also find all of these in the pre-written packing list printable. Or you can use the ones that you need and create your own packing list (there’s also a blank packing list printable for you to do so).

Clothes 

Basics
  • Underwear
  • Bras/undershirts
  • Socks/tights
  • Nightwear
  • Bathrobe
Casual/formal
  • T-shirts
  • Casual shirts
  • Dress shirts
  • Sweaters/sweatshirts
  • Jeans
  • Pants
  • Slacks
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Blazers
  • Suits
  • Formal weal
Outerwear
  • Jackets/coats
  • Raincoats
  • Hats
  • Gloves
  • Scarves
Other
  • Sports wear
  • Swimsuits
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Miscellaneous 

Footwear
  • Athletic shoes
  • Casual shoes
  • Dress/formal shoes
  • Sandals/flip-flops
  • Slippers
Accessories
  • Belts
  • Ties
  • Jewellery
  • Backpack/day bag
  • Purses
  • Tote bags
Other
  • Umbrella
  • Plastic bags
  • Laundry bag
  • Sewing kit
  • Torchlight
  • Beach towel
Health
  • Small first-aid kit
  • Medication
  • Vitamins
Important info
  • List of medications
  • Credit card contacts
  • Emergency contacts
  • Address book
  • Phone numbers

Remember to also check out the complete traveling checklist

Toiletries 

Hair
  • Shampoo+conditioner
  • Hairbrush/comb
  • Styling products+tools
  • Hair accessories
Dental care
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Dental floss
Personal care
  • Soap/shower gel
  • Deodorant
  • Perfume/cologne
  • Moisturizer
  • Sunscreen
  • Shaving products
  • Face cleanser
  • Face lotion
  • Lip balm
  • Nail file/clippers
  • Tweezers
  • Contact lenses+case
  • Feminine hygiene products
Beauty
  • Makeup
  • Makeup remover
  • Cotton buds
  • Compact mirror

If I travel light and have to choose what to take with me, then this is THE product I go nowhere without. 

Carry-on

Must-haves
  • Wallet/cash
  • Credit cards
  • Passport, visa & ID
  • Travel documents
  • Insurance cards
  • Keys
  • Glasses + cases
  • Sunglasses + cases
  • Valuables
  • Travel pillow
  • Travel blanket/shawl
  • Sleeping mask
  • Earplugs
  • Medication
  • Notebook + pen
  • Book
  • Itinerary
  • Guidebook
  • Maps & directions
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Tiessues
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Chewing gum
  • Footrest

I don’t travel anywhere anymore without this footrest. This is the best few bucks I’ve ever spent! And the people sitting next to me always ask what it is and secretly (and sometimes openly) wish they would have one too!

Electronics
  • Phone + charger
  • Laptop + charger
  • Tablet + charger
  • Camera + charger
  • Travel plug adapter
  • Video/music player
  • Headphones
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How to use the complete travel packing list printables

So there are three versions to choose from:

  • The pre-written one with all items and categories on it.
  • A blank one with the main categories on it
  • And a totally blank one with just checkboxes on it that you can customize to your needs

The packing lists come in US letter size, but you can resize and use it for example as half letter or A4 (A5). 

You can also keep the packing lists in your planner, in your travel binder or in your home management binder so that you can revisit them and use them multiple times.

The complete travel packing listhas a place to write

  • Your destination
  • When you’re traveling
  • And who you’re traveling with

And then there are four different categories. 

  • Clothes
  • Miscellaneous
  • Toiletries
  • Carry-on
You can either use the pre-written one or customize your own and use the complete packing list as an inspiration.
 

Remember to also check out the complete traveling checklist.

And this is how the complete travel packing lists look like.

This is the pre-written complete travel packing list:

The Complete travel packing list {Free printables} US letter | Pretty printables | Template | Checklist | SaturdayGift | Saturday gift #saturdaygift

And this is the blank packing list with the main categories:

The Complete travel packing list {Free printables} US letter | Pretty printables | Template | Checklist | SaturdayGift | Saturday gift #saturdaygift

And this is the totally blank packing list:

The Complete travel packing list {Free printables} US letter | Pretty printables | Template | Checklist | SaturdayGift | Saturday gift #saturdaygift

Materials you’ll need for the printable

The Complete travel packing list {Free printables} US letter | Pretty printables | Template | Checklist | SaturdayGift | Saturday gift #saturdaygift

Psst! You can find all of the printables (plus all the future-printables) in my free resource library.

The complete travel packing list printables look like this:

The printables (of course) come without the big bow logo 🙂

The Complete travel packing list {Free printables} US letter | Pretty printables | Checklist | SaturdayGift | Saturday gift #saturdaygift
The Complete blank travel packing list with main categories {Free printables} US letter | Pretty printables | Checklist | SaturdayGift | Saturday gift #saturdaygift
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The Complete travel packing list {Free printables} US letter | Pretty printables | Template | Checklist | SaturdayGift | Saturday gift #saturdaygift
The Complete travel packing list {Free printables} US letter | Pretty printables | Template | Checklist | SaturdayGift | Saturday gift #saturdaygift
The Complete travel packing list {Free printables} US letter | Pretty printables | Template | Checklist | SaturdayGift | Saturday gift #saturdaygift
The Complete travel packing list {Free printables} US letter | Pretty printables | Template | Checklist | SaturdayGift | Saturday gift #saturdaygift
The Complete travel packing list {Free printables} US letter | Pretty printables | Template | Checklist | SaturdayGift | Saturday gift #saturdaygift