A Checklist for all
Preparation is the key to every successful vacation and packing consequently is one of the priority. Prepare a map of where you are going, a visa ready (if required). Get proper immunization should be part of your preparation before travelling to any country. Finding the best and cheap travel deal can save you money while giving you the best experience ever. Search engines such as LotzaTravel.com are suitable in comparing vacation deals.
It is always a good practice to have in hands a checklist while packing to avoid missing important things and pay attention to some safety procedures to make sure that you are indeed ready for your trip or vacation.
Packing for yourself
Depending on the kind of activities (whether casual or formal) and the weather you will find there, make sure you select your clothes accordingly. There is no need for you to have more the five set of clothes while going on a vacation. Instead, try to carry those that you will be able to mix and match, easy to wash and dry, while keeping a good look. This will give you more space in your bags to pack some souvenirs from your vacation. Adding on some jewelleries scarves and belts of different colours can also have an effect on the look.
Same principles applies as for you. Putting everything in a zippered bag could be of great benefice for your child and it will help him (her) not to put a mess into folded clothes.
Never forget to bring along your toothbrush and all required medicines and always have a medicine to deal with allergies, Nausea, vomiting and pain.
Rolling up your extra socks and stuffing them into the extra pair of shoes that you need to bring along, Using leak proof plastic bags to carry toiletries, side pockets or mesh bags to put in your underwear, these are some trick that could save you more space.
Follow standard tour guide of packing one set of under garments in case you are flying. Put your toothbrush and essential medicines into a bag, which you should have with you. This could be very helpful in case your baggage gets.
Do not use your suitcases to pack your valuables, camera, keys, money, medicines and important documents since some norms asks you not to lock your suitcases. This could save you from some security risks and risk of them being stolen or misplaced.
A Matter of mind set
Keep in mind all the time that anything can happen and this might bring you some stress. Therefor be prepared mentally and emotionally to deal with any kind of situation such as, not finding your luggage, sudden pain, sudden change of weather. That way your will be able to tackle anything and have a memorable vacation.