Air Travel Checklist

Make sure tou're prepared for your trip with our Travel Checklist!

So, are you ready to take your trip? Have a quick glance over our list below to make sure you’ve got all of your essentials!

To Do

  • Confirm flight reservations, transfers and any other travel arrangements
  • Check the Foreign and Commonwealth Office website for up-to-date issues relating to the country you’re travelling to
  • Get vaccinations if needed. Be sure to do this in plenty of time – don’t leave until the last minute
  • Ensure your visa / ESTA is valid if required
  • Check In and Pre-book your seats on the plane
  • Confirm with your airline if you’ll be carrying any medical or mobility equipment.
  • Notify the airport / airline of any special assistance or dietry requirements

To Pack

Hand Luggage

  • Tickets and boarding passes if you’re using printed ones
  • Travel insurance documents
  • Driving license
  • Phone / tablet and charger
  • Local currency cash or card
  • Credit or debit cards
  • European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)
  • Medication
  • Phrasebook or guide book
  • Magazines, books, games / music player*
  • Glasses / contact lenses
  • Change of clothes* – just in case!
  • Snacks*
Make sure you've packed everything with our Travel Checklist!

*Especially if travelling with children as they prove to be a great distraction!


  • Electrical adapters or extension cable
  • Photocopies of all important documents (passport, insurance and visas) packed separately from the originals
  • Suntan lotion and all other larger liquid cosmetics
  • First aid kit
  • Insect repellent

I need help packing!

Are you a serial over-packer? Head over to this guide on how to pack light for tips on keeping some space in that suitcase of yours! Or if you really like a challenge, how do you feel about travelling with just your hand luggage?