There are different eventualities that can come up when travelling on the road. Packing basic tools and items in your luggage will ensure you are prepared for anything on your journey. Below are some of the items you need to pack when you are about to embark on any journey.
- Take along a small First Aid kit
This is essential when you are travelling on the road. You never can tell what can happen on the road. Get basic drugs and medical equipment such as pain relieve tablets, Band-Aids, hydrocortisone cream, scissors, doctor-approved antibiotics, antibacterial ointment, and spirit.
- Carry multipurpose paraphernalia
Packing multipurpose paraphernalia helps you adjust to any weather condition. It also reduces the quantity of clothing materials you have to take with you on your journey. Packing shoes that are both casual and great enough to wear for an outing makes more sense to packing two different kinds of shoes. Carrying swimming trunks that can double as shorts also makes sense.
- Include a flashlight in your luggage
You might think this is not necessary since you are not going caving or hiking or something. However, a flashlight is very useful when the electricity decides to go out unexpectedly. It will also be useful if for whatever reason, you get stuck in the middle of the road at night.
Carry enough cash with you
Yes, you can find an ATM anywhere. You however never know when you will need emergency cash. You can get to a store or restaurant and discover that the ATM or POS is not working. You definitely will not want to go hungry because you do not have cash. It is advisable to always carry some cash around in case of such emergency.
Have a list of Emergency Contact
This is of great importance. In case something happens to you, having a contact list of emergency numbers with you will help the medical team know who to get in touch with. You might also want to add a list of your allergies. So in case you need to be treated, the doctors know what to avoid.
Source : Andy Traveler