Packing list for week vacation at beach house with 2 adults and 2 children

beach house vacation checklist for families with children

Shared by: Lindsay Owen

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    • Travel preparation

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    • Home preperation

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    • Car preparation

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    • Documents

    • You may need a photo to obtain passes, permits, etc.
    • If you have any of these (AAA, Hertz, Avis, Hilton, etc.), going abroad may be a good opportunity to use them.
    • Can save you some money in Youth Hostels, trains, museums, planes, so get one if you qualify as a student.
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    • Money

    • In case all your money, or all your gear, is lost or stolen.
    • Memorize PIN codes to credit cards so that you can use them with ATM machines to get cash.
    • Where pickpockets are a problem, carry your wallet in your front trousers pocket.
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    • Bags, cases, and packing

    • Use ziplock plastic bags for any items that could leak or possibly break in transit.
    • These see-through, zip-up mesh containers keep your clothes tightly packed and well-organized.
    • It's pretty amazing how much you can put into a backpack if you do a good job. By using rubber-bands, squeeze clothes down to a minimal size.
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    • Clothes: Basics

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    • Clothes: Casual

    • Take a pair with pockets - doubles as a swimsuit for men.
    • Clothes: Outerwear

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    • Clothes: Dressy

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    • Shoes

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    • Accessories

    • Keeps your ears warm and works as a sleeping mask as well.
    • Easily stolen, so don't bring anything too valuable.
    • Babies & kids

    • A waterproof mattress cover, in case your child wets it at night.
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    • Toiletries

    • Must be pretty sturdy. Glass may not be a good idea for some journeys.
    • Also handy for pulling out splinters
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    • Health & medications

    • Ask your doctor to provide you with a letter for any prescription medications that you are taking with you. Keep medicine in original containers, if possible.
    • If you require prescription lenses in your glasses, take a spare pair of glasses with you. There is nothing worse than having your glasses break or losing them on holiday and having no spare pair to fall back on.
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    • Sleeping gear

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    • Electronics & gadgets

    • For international travel: consider unlocking your cell phone SIM card so you can use your phone there (purchase a local SIM in your destination).
    • With this adapter you and a friend can both listen to your music player at the same time
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    • Beach/swimming gear

    • Great for the beach. The mesh allows you to dump everything into the bag and then just rinse it all with running water.
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    • Food

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    • A small, cheap and easy to use protection weapon. Illegal in some countries.
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    • Extras & others

    • To avoid last minute gift-shopping make a list of all of the people you want to get gifts for.
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Legend:
MFor: males
FFor: females
KFor: kids/toddlers
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