travel checklist

Travel Checklist – What things to bring on vacation?

Look at the Caribbean Beach Vacation Packing list 2020

The Caribbean Islands represent one of the most attractive destinations in the world.

December is one of the best months in the year for visiting some of the 7,000 islands that belong to this archipelago since the average temperature now is around 80 degrees, and there is a very small chance for rain and bad weather conditions.

When you decide to spend your time in the Caribbean, be sure to pack properly for whatever you are planning to do there. If you are going with a plan to have some adventures like diving or hiking, then you will need some special equipment.

However, even if you are just going to relax and enjoy this beautiful place, you will still need some stuff, such as sunglasses, bug spray, sun lotion, proper clothes for a beach, swimsuit, bikini, and many more.

Let’s start to choose some essential items from the below travel checklist 2020.

1. Money & Documents Travel Checklist

Following documents are the most important items of the things to bring on vacation.

Credit/Debit Cards – You need to make sure that you can use at least one card in the country you are going to. Also inform your bank about your trip so that your card is not blocked when you try to make transactions in the Caribbean.

Carry Cash – It is highly advisable to carry cash with you. You might find a few places in your destination country that do not accept cards as a mode of payment. It would be great if you are carrying local caribbean currency.

Emergency Numbers and Embassy Address – You should keep some emergency number and embassy address with you.

Airline Tickets (Paper/ E-ticket) – Whether traveling by plane or by sea, make sure you have your tickets with you. Without these, you will be trapped.

Passports and Visas (if needed) – To travel to Caribbean countries you will need your passport. Make sure your passport is up to date and it is valid for the entire duration that you will be on leave. Also scan and print your passport and leave a copy with your friend or relative at home. Know the visa regulations of the Caribbean destination you’re visiting.

Vaccination Certificates – If you are travelling with kids then don’t forget to keep vaccination certificates, record and medical history with you.

Vouchers or Coupons – Don’t forget to keep Vouchers or Coupons with you, if you have any.

Your Itinerary – Make your itinerary very clearly and keep with you –

2. Choose a Proper Bag for Your Travel

It is always fun to go on some vacation, but one thing can be annoying, and that is packing your clothes. Be sure to pack only necessary stuff, and choose some lighter bag that is easy to carry around.

Also, when you are packing, be sure to bring all of the important documents with you, such as a passport, tickets for your plane, and driver’s license if you need it.

Furthermore, be sure that you have packed all your items like toothbrushes, water, some sneakers, a tablet, and everything else that you might need during your time but that is not related especially for the beach.

When it comes to choosing a proper travel bag, that shouldn`t be a problem since there are numerous markets and online stores where you can choose from thousands of different models in various sizes.

3. Imp. item in travel checklist – Toiletry Kits For Men

The Bag / Dopp Kit

The first thing you’ll need is your travel toiletry bag, or a dopp kit, because is a key item for any overnight stay.

Make sure your dopp kit has enough space to hold all the daily necessities, but small enough to carry around easily.

These aren’t difficult to find. You can get a variety of travel toiletry bag or Dopp kit online.

Unsure what to pack in your Dopp kit?

  • Shaving supplies: razor, brush, pre-shave oil, aftershave balm and cream. Additional items for Bearded man such as beard balms and oils, beard wash, beard comb.
  • Travel bottle of shampoo
  • Soap Bar
  • Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Floss
  • Deodorant / perfume
  • Body lotion
  • Hair Brush/Comb
  • Nail clippers
  • Lip Balm
  • Hairstyling products (If you apply)
  • Multi-Purpose Wipe
  • Small mirror
  • Towel
  • Facial cleanser
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Sunscreen

4. Toiletry Kit For Women

  • Hair Cleanser and Conditioner
  • Body Wash
  • Facial regimen: Cleanser, moisturizer, and treatments
  • Makeup kit
  • Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Floss
  • Deodorant / perfume
  • Body lotion
  • Hair Brush/Comb
  • Nail clippers
  • Lip Balm
  • Hair styling products (If you apply)
  • Multi-Purpose Wipe
  • Small mirror
  • Towel
  • Women’s health toiletries
  • Scrunchies/Rubber Bands

5. Always Carry Sunglasses

One of the most important items of beach vacation packing list that you need for a beach is proper sunglasses. Besides, that sunglasses might make you look more attractive, they are much more useful as protection from UV lights.

You should choose some polarized glasses that will protect your eyes from the sun. The best ones can provide you with 100% safety.

The market is full of all kinds of sunglasses, so it is only important to choose some that have proper protection from UV lights, and their design according to your taste.

6. It is Necessary to have a Sun Lotion

Protection from the sunburns and UV light is necessary for your skin since too much exposure in the sun can lead to some serious problems for your health. Be sure to always put some sunblock on your skin before going to lay at some beach.

However, there are different types of skin, so you have to know what type of sun lotion you should buy. Also, various sizes allow you to choose one that will suit perfectly in your vacation bag.

If you forget to pack a body lotion with you, don`t worry, because you can always by one somewhere around the beach.

7. Color Clothing

It is easy to travel with not so many clothes in your bag, but still, be able to look good during your vacation trip.

Our advice is to choose two or three color combinations for different occasions, and you shouldn’t worry about your outfit.
Our advice for you to combine lighter colors like white, khaki, or sea blue with yellow or orange, and you will always look good while you walk by the beach.

Also, you should bring a few pairs of shoes, sandals, and heels, so you can always feel comfortable while walking.

8. Clothing Travel Checklist Items For Men

  • Shorts
  • Swimwear
  • T-Shirts or Undershirts
  • Casual and Formalwear
  • Boxers/Briefs
  • Workout Clothes
  • 1 Pair Of Workout Shoes/Tennis Shoes
  • Easy to wear Beach sandals
  • Dress Shoes
  • Belts
  • Hat
  • Pajamas
  • lightweight sweater

9. Clothing Travel Checklist Items For Women

  • Swimsuits/cover-ups
  • Underwear
  • Lingerie
  • Socks/stockings
  • Sleepwear
  • Jeans
  • Pant
  • Skirt
  • Scarves
  • Jewelry/Accessories
  • Long Pants or Caftan
  • Body Slimmer
  • Sneakers or Walking Shoes
  • Tops
  • Workout Clothes

10. Best Bikini for a Beach

There are various types of bikinis, and you only have to choose some that suit you best. The market is full of different brands and online stores where you can choose from thousands of combinations and choose a few for your vacation. Always choose a bikini that will be both comfortable and good looking at the same time.

11. Buy a Spray for Bugs

During the night, all kinds of bugs, especially mosquitoes, can be annoying. Luckily, there are lots of different types of bug sprays.

Also, these sprays are available almost everywhere, so don`t worry if you forget to pack one. Be sure to buy a body repellant for insects that have all active ingredients that will prevent mosquitoes from biting you.

The biggest danger from mosquitoes is that they can infect you with malaria, or some other disease.

12. First Aid Box Checklist

  • Bug Spray
  • Antibiotic Cream
  • Anti-Diarrhea Medication
  • Anti-Itch Cream
  • Band-Aids
  • Mosquito Repellent
  • Eyeglasses
  • Motion-Sickness
  • Bands or Pills
  • Pain Reliever
  • Prescription Medicines

13. Miscellaneous Important Items

  • Cell phone/Charger
  • Earphones
  • Earplugs
  • Gum
  • Neck or travel pillow
  • Laptop/tablet
  • Camera ( batteries, camera case, memory cards)
  • headphones
  • Binoculars
  • iPod
  • In-flight medications