Essential things to carry for a weekend trip

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Travel at every single opportunity that you get. Getting away for a weekend is super exciting and very refreshing.

If you are heading off on a weekend getaway to a nearby sight-seeing place, or visiting friends or family, or seeing a concert, or cutting the rug at wedding though the principles of packing still remain very much the same. Friday through Sunday and then home again.

During this pandemic the most important thing to count on is safety. The stay at the hotel is unavoidable. While travelling do not forget to check the safety measures that a hotel has added to their services. Check out our updates for the most recent information on the COVID-19 outbreak at our Hotel in Forest City, Iowa.

With so many types of things to choose from, selecting the essentials can be tricky at times. To make it easier, and save you lot of time on research, here are list of few things you will need undoubtedly for a well-organized trip.

  • Clothes:

This is the hardest part for most of the people. This requires a little research on your destination and the weather around. Figure out what you need and then pack therefore. The trip is decided for two days, so there is a probability that you may keep wearing the same jeans often and which you can wear on your way out so that you do not have to pack it. And then choose different tops for each day and might be an extra one. Same goes for under clothing. Do not forget to take pajamas and add swimwear too, those are the one that is easiest to forget.

  • Toiletries:

Just bring along the toiletries that you’ll use, not everything under your bathroom sink. Beside this, be sure to pack those personal items you don’t share or others may not use like contact solution, mascara or a toothbrush. These are few things which you need to look, and function, like a human. Essential toiletries you’ll always want to bring for a weekend getaway include:

  1. Toothbrush & toothpaste
  2. Hand Sanitizer
  3. Contact solution
  4. Basic makeup
  5. Sunscreen
  6. Soap, shampoo, and conditioner
  7. Perfume
  8. Personal mini mirror
  9. Facial tissues
  10. Hair products like hair spray, hair gel, and beard oil
  11. Sunglasses
  12. Towel
  13. Basic Medication

  • Camera and Electronics

The next packing list, especially for your personal item carry-on bag. We all know the feeling when our phone runs out of battery on the road, portable phone charger seems to be a life saver. So that you can give your phone some charge on the go. You don’t want to have your phone die when you’re lost in the city or miss out on amazing photo opportunities. Here is a list of some good things to put in the bag packing list.Mobile device and charger

  1. Headphone
  2. Laptop or iPad or E -reader along with charger’s
  3. Camera and its chargers
  4. Electrical converters and Adapters.

  • Important Travel Documents, Cash, And Credit Cards:

Make sure you keep all of your important documents in a travel document organizer. This will help you have everything you need to get from one place to the next. Not sure what you need? Follow the list.Personal ID/Student ID card

  1. Frequent flyer card and other loyalty program card numbers
  2. Cash and Credit Cards
  3. Health insurance cards/documents Travel insurance information
  4. Transportation tickets (plane, train, bus, car, etc.)

Those things above are all the items you need to travel with. Anything else is absolutely unnecessary and can be skipped.


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