You’re sure to use them at one point or another
1. Pocket knife
Compact and convenient, a Swiss Army knife is very handy for slicing baguette, salami and cheese while picnicking, for instance … at the foot of the Eiffel Tower! Available in a variety of sizes, pocket knives can include different features: some have a single blade, while others have multiple tools—like a corkscrew, in case you also have a bottle of wine! Prices will therefore vary based on how you plan to use it.
2. Water bottle
A water bottle is without a doubt the most important item you always want to have on you. Whether it’s to tour Rome on a scorching summer’s day or enjoy a hike in the beautiful French Alps, a water bottle will help keep you well hydrated so you can focus on exploring the sights.
3. Adaptor and converter
At some point during your trip, you’ll need to recharge your cell, iPad, laptop, wireless earphones or other devices. If you’re travelling abroad, you’ll need an adaptor and/or converter to do this. An absolute must if you don’t want your cell to die while finding your way back to your hotel, Airbnb or hostel.
4. Portable charger
A portable charger is very helpful in emergency situations when your phone is dead. It helps to keep you safe and connected wherever you are in the world. You can also use it to recharge earphones if needed. Portable chargers are available in a wide range of sizes and capacities. Simply choose the one best suited to your needs.
5. Health and safety items
With the pandemic still in our midst, it’s vital you always carry a Covid safety kit during your travels, particularly when you’re crossing international borders and visiting different provinces, states, cities, etc. Keeping a mask, hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes within easy reach is a great way to help keep germs at bay and stay healthy.
6. ID tags
Losing luggage when travelling can be a real headache. Our personal belongings are the only things we have when we’re away. ID tags can help you get your bag back should it go missing. Good Samaritans can’t be much help with non-identified bags! So be ready for the unexpected and put every chance on your side: add ID tags to your bags!
Carrying these 6 items with you at all times will help you travel with peace of mind. You’ll be ready to tackle any hiccups that come your way. Life is full of surprises and having the right tools can only make your trip that much more fun.