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Last minute checklist

When we’re preparing to go on holiday, we can often forget some things we need to pack in the big rush to the airport, so make sure you’re prepared with our handy checklist below.

Planning

  • Check currency rates and buy
  • Get vaccinations
  • Arrange the right Visa
  • Check your passport and EHIC are in date
  • Notify credit/debit card companies

Before you leave

  • Turn off heating/air-con/appliances
  • Lock windows and doors
  • Set security

Documentation

  • Tickets/Boarding passes
  • Itineraries
  • Hotel/car reservations
  • Passports
  • Visas
  • EHIC card
  • Travel Insurance documents
  • Copies of all travel documents

Remember to pack

  • First aid kit (you can stock up on antihistamines, over-the-counter medications, plasters, foot spray, travel sickness pills etc from Boots stores across the country)
  • Appropriate clothing for your destination
  • Gadgets
  • Waterproofs
  • Prescriptions (Including glasses or contacts)
  • Medications

After you’ve checked everything from your list, you’re good to go. Make sure you have a travel insurance policy from Boots to help protect you from the moment you leave your house. With a range of policies and cover levels to choose from, we’re bound to have something to suit you and your budget.