Essential Holiday Check List

We appreciate that you are all seasoned travellers but as an aid we thought we’d give you an Essential Holiday Check List for Packing:


  1. The Absolute Essentials

Passports and any visas (for Turkey visas visit this is the only site you should visit and the fee for a visa is $20 per person + $0.70 service charge

Your tickets and travel documentation

Credit Cards, Driving Licence, Insurance documentation and EHIC card

Euros or Turkish Lira

Medication and prescriptions .

Important contact numbers

  1. Hand Luggage

Mobile Phone and house keys

Camera, Sunglasses, Books and Magazines, Kindle andreading glasses.

Sweatshirt or sweater for the flight

Pens and pencils


Games or DVD players if travelling with children

Keep room for duty free items!

  1. Main Luggage

Holiday clothes, flip flops, hats, beach towels etc.

Swimwear, goggles, flippers, suntan lotion, mosquito repellent

Adaptors, DVDs, hairdryers

Toiletries eg moisturiser, tooth brush, toothpaste, deodorant, hairbrush, wet wipes, shampoo/conditioner, razors and shaving cream, cleansers etc

And some room to bring back those presents!

  1. Electricals

Phone charger, tablet charger, laptop charger, camera charger.

Spare batteries

Head phones


  1. First Aid

Travel sickness tablets

Insect repellent

Antiseptic gel


  1. Travelling with Kids

Snacks and travel sweets

Toys, games and books

Nappies, baby food and milk

Change of clothes

Comfort blanket/toy