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Work --


Voicemail


E-mail


Take email access


Business cards


Itinerary to colleagues


Travel Prep --


Data plan and update on avoiding roaming charges

Stop newspapers and mail


On-line check-in (remember 48 hours for Southwest preferred)


Print out Tripit confirmations


Call for ride

Ride return form


Download books, guides, news to IPad and Kindle


US cash

Foreign cash

Extra wallet

Leave unneeded wallet materials behind

Credit card calling list

Itinerary to friends and family


Tech


Ipod Shuffle

Ipod Mini

IPhone

Ipad


Standard tech pack, including:

Chargers and plugs

Extra earbuds

Garmin driving map, cords and charger


International -

International plug adapters

Foreign currency

US currency for exit fees, visas

Extension cord for medical, with 220 capacity


Allergy warnings

Passport

Trusted Traveler card

Update Trusted Traveler in airlines

Passport neck carrier

Passport copy

Passport photo extras

Visas

Dictionaries

Immunizations

Immunization card

Download Garmin travel updates


Packing Basics -


Suitcase

  • Bag for am reading
  • First-aid kit
  • Kleenex
  • Reading material
  • Clothes compressors

Medical case - including CPap


  • Daily meds

  • Full-strength aspirin
  • Advil
  • Antibiotic creme
  • Hydrocortison creme
  • Benedryl
  • Nasal spray
  • Pepto Bismal

  • Extension cord

Carry-on


  • Folders (vital travel, contacts, Epipen letter)

  • Zipper compartment for carry-on


    • Reading glasses
      • Magazines
    • Pen and paper
    • Advil
    • Pepto Bismal
    • Ayrgel
    • Earphones, Ipod

  • Umbrella

  • Cushion for Susan

  • Epipen

Packing Optional

Ace bandage

Extra suitcase

Photos

Sunglasses

Cane

Travel clock

Sun block

Hair dryer

Water holder

Water bottle


Clothes -

Socks

Washable socks

Underwear

Washable underwear

PJs and cap

Casual shirts

Casual slacks

Sweater

Jacket

Cap

Belt

Sandals


(Winter Hat)

(Gloves)

(Bathing suit)

(Suits)

(Ties)

(Dress shirts)

(Dress shoes)

(Dress belt)

(Top coat)