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Do you travel internationally? Then you need to keep reading to learn about these must have international travel essentials.
Over the past couple of years my travels have shifted from the US and the Caribbean to a lot more international travel. In less than a year I visited 4 European countries (France, Netherlands, Italy and Spain) with no intentions on stopping. There is nothing more fulfilling to my wanderlust heart than exploring a new country and immersing myself in the culture.
Something that makes my travels easier is packing less so I can carry on my luggage instead of having large, bulky bags to deal with and check.
So you can be well prepared for your next trip, I am sharing 15 fantastic and most useful international travel essentials you need to have.
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What do I need to bring to travel internationally?
International travel isn’t always easy, and you want to make sure you stay healthy while traveling. You might be flying all day or all night long, there are time changes involved, possible layovers and often jet lag too.
They include everything from a compact steamer to memory cards for your DSLR (which you will definitely need with all the pictures you are sure to take).
What should you never forget when traveling?
I made a big mistake the first time I traveled internationally and didn’t pack a worldwide travel adapter (now it’s the first thing I pack).
So that you don’t make some of the same mistakes I did I wanted to give you this list of the 15 best international travel essentials you need.
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What essentials can I take on a plane?
As long as your travel essentials can fit into your carry on and are TSA approved, feel free to take portable chargers, moisturizing skincare items, a blanket and more on a plane.
One of the main goals, especially on a long international flight, is to make sure you are comfortable (I mean as comfortable as you can be inside an airplane).
Stock up on these for travel. They are great for compact-to-midrange point-and-shoot digital cameras. Twice as fast as Ordinary SDHC cards, which allows you to take more pictures and transfer files quickly.
This leather jewelry roll up is thoughtfully designed with multiple pockets, compartments and clips for organizing your jewelry. Simply add your favorite pieces, roll up, and secure with a tie for a clever way to keep your jewelry safe and untangled while you travel.
Comes in 4 colors and monogramming is free which makes it a perfect holiday gift for your favorite traveler.
More versatile than a traditional iron and safely steams fragile fabrics that ironing may damage. It's compact design is great for travel, touch ups, and small spaces. No chemicals needed as it is Green and Clean - just add water.
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