Practical Information

Checklist for your trip to America

The Dream Travel 2 America team has a carefully compiled checklist. You can use this freely. There is more than enough on the checklist. Make carefully what you want to take with you and fill in what you really care about.


Do not take too much with you when traveling, in many cases you can leave half of the packed at home. Have you not booked a trip yet? Visit our America travel providers page and request free quotes!

TRAVEL PAPERS, MONEY etc.

0 Passport (please note validity date)

0 Visa (please note validity date)

0 (international) Driving license

0 Travel insurance certificate

0 Hotel and / or camping vouchers

0 Cash dollars

0 Arrange Esta application

0 Emergency numbers from insurance companies

0 Credit card

0 Telephone numbers to have a debit or credit card blocked

0 Pen & paper

0 (e-mail) Addresses family, friends and travel insurance

0 Travel description

0 International access numbers and your Country Direct numbers

0 Addresses, telephone numbers of embassies and consulates

0 National Park pass

0 Copies of passports and other securities (put these in a place in your suitcase)

0 Proof of health insurance

0 ………



PACKING

0 Moneybelt (watertight)

0 Fanny pack

0 Day Backpack

0 Flight bag (outward journey backpack, return trip for souvenirs)

0 Headphones for in aircraft

0 ……..


HAND LUGGAGE

0 see papers & money

0 airplane cushion

0 medicines and possibly a medicine passport

0 earplugs

0 deodorant

0 perfumed handkerchiefs (alcohol kills bacteria)

0 lip balm

0 underwear

0 socks

0 watch

0 toothbrush & toothpaste

0 photo & video camera

0 memory cards

0 towel

0 Medications

0 spare tapes / Memory cards for the video camera

0 Triple / Quad band phone

0 PDA / Tomtom with navigation

0 Last (tomtom?) navigation Cards

0 Batteries and / or charger

0 Charger for phone / PDA / Camera / Videocamera / Tomtom / Ipad

0 USB cable + usa plug

0 Confirmation for PDA / TomTom / Navigation in the rental car

0 Laptop with Wifi

0 Frequentflyer passes

0 Ipod / mp3 player

0 …… ..


ALWAYS NEEDED

0 toiletries

0 shampoo & soap (mini-size is handy)

0 hairbrush and / or comb

0 hand cream

0 blister kit & plasters

0 razor & shaving soap

0 mirror

0 nail brush

0 nail clipper & file

0 (tick) tweezers

0 liquid and / or ordinary soap

0 shaver

0 toilet paper and / or wet toilet paper

0 towel (thin cotton)

0 hairpin

0 safety pins

0 if necessary contact lenses,

0 if necessary contact lens fluid

0 if necessary reserve glasses

0 sunburn (high and low)

0 after-sun

0 repair tape

0 lighters and / or matches

0 pocket knife

0 small flashlight

0 spare batteries for flashlight

0 rubber bands

0 travel alarm clock

0 needle and wire set

0 water bottle

0 …… ..

0 …… ..

0 …… ..


CLOTHING & FOOTWEAR

0 sandals

0 hiking or mountain shoes

0 bath slippers

0 (walking) socks

0 long pants and or pants with detachable legs

0 shorts

0 T-shirt

0 sweater or vest (a vest is more convenient)

0 hat or jungle hat

0 rain gear

0 jack

0 underwear

0 gloves

0 belt

0 swimwear

0 nightwear

0 …… ..

0 …… ..


DIVERSE

0 clothesline, pincers & tube of liquid washing powder

0 rubber patch (serves as a stop for a washbasin)

0 repellent against mosquitoes 

0 means against mosquito bites

0 sunglasses

0 adapter

0 compass

0 binoculars

0 calculator

0 Batteries – Battery charger photo-film device / GSM / PDA etc.

0 Spare glasses / lenses

0 …… ..


BOOKS / MAPS

0 travel guide

0 map

0 reading book

0 dictionary 

0 …….. ..

0 …….. ..

0 …….. ..


MEDICINES

0 vaccination certificate

0 antibiotic

0 aspirin

0 first aid kit

0 imodium

0 water purification tablets

0 sterilon

0 ERS (means against dehydration)

0 Birth Control

0 Statement from the general practitioner regarding medication use


CAMPING

0 tent

0 reserve pegs and line

0 sleeping bag

0 sleeping mat (incl.

0 burners

0 cutlery

0 cup

0 eat plates

0 candles

0 cooking set

0 tea bags

0 soup

0 can opener

0 …… ..

0 …… ..

0 …… ..


Many products can also be bought in stores after arrival in America … so you do not have to bring everything. Print this list so that you can check off what you need in America.

If you do not want to take all Camping stuff with you, read here how you can rent a complete camping equipment in America.

When renting an RV, you also do not need many supplies … (read the description of your rent what is included)


Do you think there are important things missing on this list? Then inform our team by means of a message! We make sure it’s on the list!

A lot of fun in preparation!!

Team Dream Travel 2 America

P.s. Also read these America tips!


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