In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through the essential items you need to bring when traveling in Europe. From travel documents to comfortable footwear, we’ve got you covered.
Travel Documents and Essentials
|Valid passport with at least 6 months validity.
|Visa (if required)
|Ensure you have the necessary travel visa.
|Comprehensive coverage for medical and trip cancellation. Verify whether your credit card or travel agency includes international travel insurance as part of its benefits.
|Travel Security Wallet/Purse
|A travel wallet, functioning as a wallet and passport holder, offers essential security with RFID blocking technology. It’s a versatile accessory that safeguards vital documents, cards, and currency while providing convenient organization, making it a must-have for travel.
|A mix of cash and cards for payments.
|Universal adapters (or Worldwide adapters) often come with multiple plug options, making them suitable for various European destinations and other regions as well.
|Phone and Charger
|Stay connected and charged during your trip.
|Power Bank / Backup Battery
|For backup power when outlets are unavailable.
|International SIM Card
|Stay connected with local data.
|Camera / GoPro
|Capture memories and beautiful sights.
|For traveling, compact, wireless and noise-canceling headphones come highly recommended.
|Download transportation and navigation apps.
|Entertainment Apps (and Download content)
|You have the option to download movies from Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime Video to enjoy during flights, even without an internet connection.
Luggage and Packing
|Backpack or Suitcase
|Suitable luggage for your needs.
|Secure your luggage and belongings.
|This is entirely a matter of choice, but Apple’s AirTag can be a lifesaver when it comes to locating lost luggage if you choose to place them inside your suitcase. Highly Recommended.
|Organize and compress clothing in your luggage.
|For storing snacks and organizing items.
|Reusable Shopping Bag
|Eco-friendly for shopping and groceries.
|Toothbrush and toothpaste
|For dental hygiene.
|Shampoo and conditioner
|Travel-sized hair care products are available for added convenience on the go.
|Travel-sized body care products are available for added convenience on the go.
|Travel-sized deodorants and atomizers are available for added convenience on the go.
|Razor and shaving cream
|For shaving needs.
|Face wash or cleanser
|To keep your skin hydrated.
|For protection against UV rays.
|To prevent dry lips.
|Fordable mini brush with mirror is very useful.
|Contact lens supplies
|Travel size Disinfecting Solution and Lens cases with mirror are useful.
|Feminine hygiene products
|Feminine hygiene products, such as sanitary pads, tampons, or menstrual cups, are essential for maintaining personal hygiene during your menstrual cycle.
|Nail clippers and file
|For nail care.
|For various grooming needs.
Clothing and Accessories
|Weather-appropriate attire, layers, and essentials.
|Walking shoes suitable for exploring cities.
|Waterproof Rain Jacket/Raincoat
|Be prepared for varying weather conditions.
|Stay dry during unexpected rain showers.
|Protect against rains and sun’s rays.
|Protect against sun’s rays.
|Quick-drying and compact for convenience.
|Earplugs and Eye Mask
|Ensure a good night’s sleep.
|Keep pesky bugs at bay in rural areas.
|Travel Laundry Kit
|Sink-friendly detergent for laundry emergencies or a long stay.
Health and Safety
|Prescription medications and a small first-aid kit.
|First Aid Kit
|Basic first-aid for minor injuries.
|If traveling to remote areas with uncertain water quality.
|Face Masks (as necessary)
|For health and safety.
|Maintain cleanliness on the go.
|Any necessary medications and medical documents.
|Compact, inflatable pillow for comfort.
|A small alarm clock for keeping time.
|For blood circulation during long journeys. In general, 20-30mmHg compression boost your blood circulation and ease leg pain.
Organization and Miscellaneous
|Maps and Guidebooks
|Navigate and explore your destinations.
|Travel Documents (copies)
|Copies of your passport, visa, and itinerary.
|Mini Notepad and Pen Set
|Jot down notes, addresses, and memories.
|Travel Sewing Kit
|Basic sewing kit for minor repairs.
|Zippered Plastic Bags
|For organizing small items and keeping things dry.
|Waterproof Phone Case
|For protecting your phone from water.