London Travel Check List

Family Travel Check List

This list is intended as a memory jogger, and may not include everything relevant to your trip.

To Do

  • Confirm flight reservation
  • Check the Foreign and Commonwealth Office website for up-to-date issues relating to the country you’re travelling to
  • Get vaccinations
  • Get valid visas
  • Phone the airline to pre-book seats
  • Request early boarding at check-in
  • Confirm any special meal requirements with your airline

To Pack

Hand Luggage

  • Tickets
  • Travel insurance documents
  • Driving license
  • Local currency or traveller’s cheques
  • Credit cards
  • European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)
  • Medication
  • Phrasebook or guide book
  • Magazines, books, games, personal stereo and batteries
  • Glasses / contact lenses
  • Change of clothes


  • Electrical adapters
  • Photocopies of all important documents (passport, insurance and visas) packed separately from the originals
  • Suntan lotion
  • First aid kit
  • Insect repellent
For a more complete checklist visit, which creates a personalised list based on where you are going, what you are doing, what temperature it will be and how you are travelling.