30 things to pack when going on a road trip

By | March 5, 2020

Thinking about hitting the road for a trip this time? And since you are here we are sure that you are quite confused about what to pack for your on-road adventure. A road trip can be very tiring, driving on and on for miles can exhaust you to an entirely different level.

It’s important that you take all the necessary things with you and at the same time avoid carrying a lot of baggage. Now it might be very difficult to choose what to include in your packing list. So here we are at your rescue with the list of items to ensure your next road trip is manageable and fun.

What your “CAR” will need

If you are going by car with your family or friends, it’s important to get your car audited first. Get it serviced and make sure brakes, accelerator, and all the functions are working fine. If you don’t want to get stuck in the middle of nowhere at midnight because of car problems, then we suggest examining your car properly before setting off.

Here’s a checklist of things to take with you when you are traveling by car –

  1. Spare tire
  2. Emergency car kit
  3. Car documents and insurance
  4. Empty gas can
  5. Windscreen covers
  6. Portable car garbage can
  7. Car phone holder
  8. Car mattress
  9. Car-air freshener
  10. Sunshade

What “YOU” will need

Now when we have prepared your car for the long trip, it’s time to pack things for you. A road trip can be a disaster if you don’t have all the necessary things with you. While you are on the road you may require a lot of things which as of now you might not think useful to keep.

So, to prevent you from on-site realization here we have listed down a few self-care items to take along –

  1. Fluids and Snacks
  2. Toilet paper and tissues
  3. Hand sanitizer
  4. Sunscreen
  5. Flip flops
  6. Feminine hygiene – sanitary pads
  7. Day bag
  8. Chewing Gum
  9. A warm blanket or sleeping bag
  10. First aid kit
  11. Phone charger and USB cable
  12. Snack organizer or cooler
  13. Swiss army knife
  14. Travel pillow
  15. Sunglasses
  16. Torch
  17. Water container
  18. Motion sickness meds
  19. Wet wipes
  20. Emergency cash

Apart from all these do install important apps like GPS and for hotel booking, and don’t forget to make a playlist for the way. Make sure to check this list the next time you plan a road trip and things will turn out to be very easy for sure!

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