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Vacations: a list to not forget anything!

Are you preparing a vacation? It is easy to loose track of everything that’s needed! Here’s a list to help you not forget a thing! Print it and check items off as you pack your stuff!

Care
  • Washcloths
  • Towels
  • Soap
  • Deodorant
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Box or little packs of tissues
  • Toilet paper
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Comb or hairbrush
  • Shampoo and hair conditioner
  • Body lotion
  • Coins for public bathrooms and showers
Clothes and useful articles
  • Blankets
  • Warm and light pyjamas
  • Socks (many pairs)
  • Underwear
  • Bathing suits
  • Rain boots
  • Running shoes and sandals
  • Coat and raincoat
  • Shirts
  • Pants
  • Shorts
  • Diapers
  • Wet towels
  • Cream for diaper rash
  • Hats
  • Medication
  • First aid kit
  • Stroller
  • Toys
  • Baby carrier
  • Camera
Dishes and food
  • Pots and pans
  • Plates
  • Glasses
  • Utensils
  • Can-opener
  • Dishcloths
  • Bottle-opener
  • Cutting knifes
  • Dishwashing liquid and a big bin can also be useful!
  • Food (soup, coffee, cookies, sauce, pasta, bread, etc.)
  • Garbage bags
  • Entertainment: sand shovels and bins, board games to play in the evening or on rainy days, books for each family member, paper and crayons to draw, etc.
Camping equipment
  • Tent
  • Extra cover for sun or rain protection
  • Extra tent poles
  • Air mattress
  • Sleeping bags
  • Blankets
  • Thermos
  • Ice box
  • Folding table
  • Fuel
  • Rope
  • Shovel
  • Axe
  • Diverse tools
  • Pillows
  • Flashlights and extra batteries
  • Matches or lighter
  • Old newspaper
  • Firewood: not all camping sites have some
  • Clothespins
  • Scissors
  • Pocket-knife
  • Folding chairs
  • Hammock
Have you thought of this?
  • Leave your itinerary and coordinates to a close friend or relative.
  • If you are leaving for many weeks, have someone pick-up your mail, take care of your pets and look after your home.
  • If no one can water your plants, place them in a large bin with water.
  • Suspend your newspaper delivery.
  • Leave the impression that your house is lived in… think of setting timers for the lights.

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