Travel Guide: Essentials List
This list will help you plan for your trip to ensure you have the essentials you will need for a comfortable experience. Please utilize this list when packing for your ROVE Ultra Expedition. ⌖
Ensure your passport is current and not expired or expiring.
If traveling with someone, exchange sets of passport copies and keep them in a safe place–a hidden compartment in your luggage– in the event you lose your passport you will have copies of it available that you can access.
Government Visitation Visas
We will notify you if a Visa is required for a visit to the subject country.
Spare credit/debit cards
Copies of Travel Insurance Documents
Keep a few hundred dollars available in an emergency. Consider converting some of it to the local currency. This makes it easier to use if needed which can reduce stress in a challenging situation.
– For your banks and credit cards
– For your health insurance provider and primary care physician
– Of your emergency contacts
Flight Itinerary copies
To keep extra cash, credit cards, etc, that can be kept under your clothing
Compact hand-held mace spray bottle
Must be transported in luggage
Compact containers for Toiletries
According to the TSA, You are allowed to bring a quart-sized bag of liquids, aerosols, gels, creams and pastes in your carry-on bag and through the checkpoint. These are limited to travel-sized containers that are 3.4 ounces (100 milliliters) or less per item.
Overnight kit in your carry-on
Consider keeping a basic-essentials kit in your carry-on in the event your luggage gets lost in transit. This may include pajamas, a change of clothing, toothbrush and toothpaste, deodorant and a jacket. Also have on hand a bit of cash in the event your credit cards have issues.
Medicine and Prescriptions
Ensure you have refilled your prescriptions to have enough of what you need for the duration of the trip. Also, bring along the basics for headaches, stomach issues, etc.
Talk to your primary care physician about what immunizations are best for you and your personal health when visiting a foreign country. Make sure your immunizations are current.
Universal Electrical Adapter
A pocket sized book of basic translation of the local language along with your smartphone and Google Translate or a similar App can be very useful.
Noise Canceling Headphones
Bug Repellant/Bug Bands
To organize and compartmentalize essentials inside luggage
Journal and pen/pencil
Extra duffle bag
A thin bag that can be stuffed away for your return trip home in the event you purchase any take home gifts, etc.