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Travel Preparation:

Process Street - Travel Checklist

Travel broadens the mind. It can also be wonderfully relaxing. 

However, sometimes we can let crises get the better of us. 

This Process Street checklist will make sure you prepare well enough that you minimize the chance of any crises and you can have a relaxing hassle-free holiday!

Try it out!

Renew/Check Passport

First, you need to check your passport and renew it if it's out of date. Record a copy of your passport photo and information page (along with your basic details) using the form fields below.

Medical Insurance

Next, check your medical insurance covers your trip. Obtain insurance if you need to.

Figure out your foreign exchange

Figure out your method of currency exchange and select your chosen method from the dropdown form field below.

Confirm tickets

Now confirm that you have your tickets. Upload a copy to the form field below (or link to the tickets).

Pro Tip: Set up a 'Travel' folder in your email inbox on your smartphone. Tag all your tickets to the same folder.

Get maps

Make sure that you get maps of the area you're traveling to. If applicable, link to or upload a copy to the form fields below.

Pro tip: Pre-load Google maps on your phone so it can be accessed even when you don't have an internet connection.

Make a travel plan

This is pretty self-explanatory - you need to make a travel plan. Be sure to upload a copy of it to the form field below.

Home Preparation:

Pay bills/rent/utilities

Complete the sub-checklist below to ensure that you have paid all necessary bills before you leave.

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    Bills
  • 2
    Rent
  • 3
    Utilities

Put valuables in safety deposit box

Another self-explanatory one; make sure that you have put your valuables in a safety deposit box.

Prepare your home

Follow the sub-checklist below to make sure that you have prepared your home for your departure.

  • 1
    Unplug electronics
  • 2
    Turn down the heat
  • 3
    Turn off the water
  • 4
    Empty trash
  • 5
    Clean your home
  • 6
    Care for your plants
  • 7
    Wash your clothes
  • 8
    Empty the fridge of perishables

Why not take a look at our handy House Cleaning Checklist to make sure that your home is spick and span?

Forward or hold Mail/Newspapers/Magazines

This task is another straightforward one; forward or hold all of you mail, newspapers and magazines.

Get a haircut

Look your best before you travel by getting a quick haircut.

Visit the dentist

You don't want to be travelling with a toothache, so be sure to visit the dentist before you leave.

Give your keys to a friend/relative

The final stage of home preparation in the travel checklist is to give your keys to a friend or relative you can trust. Record the name of the person you give the keys to in the form field below.

Tickets:

Check that you have the right tickets

You can't go travelling without your tickets! Go through the sub-checklist below to check that you have all the tickets you need.

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    Airline tickets
  • 2
    Bus tickets
  • 3
    Train tickets
  • 4
    Event tickets

Make sure that you have the right documents

Next, you need to ensure that you have the right documents prepared. Once again, work through the sub-checklist below to make sure that you have these ready.

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    Money (in account)
  • 2
    Cash
  • 3
    Emergency money
  • 4
    Passport
  • 5
    Visa(s)
  • 6
    Health insurance card(s)
  • 7
    Traveler's checks
  • 8
    Credit card
  • 9
    Debit card
  • 10
    Driver's license
  • 11
    Personal Identification
  • 12
    Emergency address list
  • 13
    Birth certificates

Give photocopies to parents or someone you trust

Now you need to give copies of your documents to either a parent or someone you trust. Record the person you give the copies to using the form field below.

Clothing:

Pack general clothing

Next, it's time to pack! Start by packing all of the general items of clothing you'll need. Follow the sub-checklist below to make sure you don't miss anything.

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    Shirts
  • 2
    T-shirts
  • 3
    Shorts
  • 4
    Socks
  • 5
    Black pants
  • 6
    Jeans
  • 7
    Sweater(s)
  • 8
    Hat(s)
  • 9
    Underwear

Pack women's clothing (if applicable)

Now that you have the general items down, it's time to pack any women's clothing you need. Once again, follow the sub-checklist below to not miss anything.

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    Bras
  • 2
    Dresses
  • 3
    Skirts
  • 4
    Pantyhose
  • 5
    Heel(s)
  • 6
    Wallet
  • 7
    Purse

Pack men's clothing (if applicable)

You guessed it; it's time to pack any men's clothing you require. As before, follow the sub-checklist below to grab everything you'll need.

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    Collar shirt(s)
  • 2
    Tie(s)
  • 3
    Money belt
  • 4
    Wallet

Grab shoes

You can't go anywhere if you don't pack shoes to walk in. Follow the sub-checklist below and pack the shoes you'll need accordingly.

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    Runners
  • 2
    Walking shoes
  • 3
    Sandals
  • 4
    Dress shoes
  • 5
    Shower shoes

Consider optional clothing

Now that you've got the basics covered, you need to consider packing any optional items of clothing. Below is our ever-trusty sub-checklist to track your progress as you go.

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    Belt
  • 2
    Raincoat
  • 3
    Umbrella
  • 4
    Pajams
  • 5
    Jewellery

Pack beach gear (if applicable)

If you're hitting a beach destination you also need to prepare the appropriate gear. Sub-checklist to the rescue!

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    Swim suit
  • 2
    Sunglasses
  • 3
    Sunblock
  • 4
    Beach towel

Prepare for cold weather (if applicable)

From beaches to snow, you should now consider preparing any clothes you'll need for colder weather. As always, check out the sub-checklist below to get the basics down.

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    Jacket / wind breaker
  • 2
    Gloves
  • 3
    Hat
  • 4
    Scarf
  • 5
    Long underwear

Suitcases and Packing:

Prepare your hygiene items

Now you need to prepare items to take with you for your personal hygiene. For the sake of ease, we've included a sub-checklist below to get you started - feel free to add to or edit it as you wish!

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    Toiletry bag
  • 2
    Hair brush / comb
  • 3
    Razor / electric shaver
  • 4
    Toothbrush
  • 5
    Toothpaste
  • 6
    Dental floss
  • 7
    Soap / cleansers
  • 8
    Shampoo
  • 9
    Conditioner
  • 10
    Deodorant
  • 11
    Moisturizer
  • 12
    Lip balm
  • 13
    Towel(s)
  • 14
    Makeup
  • 15
    Feminine products (if applicable)
  • 16
    Tweezers
  • 17
    Nail file

Remember health medication

The next step in this travel checklist is to prepare any health medication which you may require. Ensure that you don't skip out on the basics by working through the sub-checklist below.

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    Prescription medicine
  • 2
    Motion sickness medicine
  • 3
    Pain relief / aspirin
  • 4
    Allergy medication
  • 5
    Cold / sinus medication
  • 6
    Antibiotic ointment
  • 7
    Laxatives
  • 8
    Diarrhoea Medicine
  • 9
    First aid kit
  • 10
    Insect repellent
  • 11
    Glasses
  • 12
    Vitamins

Gather electronics

A holiday or trip travelling wouldn't be complete without camera equipment or a cell phone (a must have for safety), so make sure that you remember these electronics before you go.

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    Hair dryer
  • 2
    Cell phone
  • 3
    Phone charger
  • 4
    Extra batteries
  • 5
    Headphones
  • 6
    Electronic watt converter
  • 7
    Digital camera
  • 8
    Camera charger
  • 9
    Memory cards
  • 10
    Camera cables
  • 11
    Video camera
  • 12
    Video camera charger

Pack your luggage

You're going to need a backpack to take with you, so now it's time to pack it. Do so, then move on to filling up your other luggage, checking off your progress with the sub-checklist below.

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    Backpack
  • 2
    Carry-on bag
  • 3
    Cooler
  • 4
    Suitcase

Remember to be careful of item restrictions when you pack (especially with your backpack and carry-on bag), and you'll also want to take some ziplock bags in the event you need to store items (such as small liquid containers) separately.

Congratulations on completing the travel checklist! Best of luck on your trip, and have the journey of a lifetime.

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