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25 ideas to take in your emergency travel kit when going away

July 2016

Struggle to think of possible necessities to pack in your emergency travel kit when going abroad? No need to worry, as we are here with 25 ideas you could take with you on your travels, to help if you were to find yourself in a bit of a sticky situation abroad.

  1. Plasters of various sizes
  2. Painkillers - such as paracetamol and ibuprofen
  3. A small travel sized sewing kit
  4. Cotton wool
  5. Hand sanitizer
  6. Wet wipes
  7. A carrier bag
  8. A thermometer
  9. A small bottle of sun cream
  10. Insect repellent
  11. A spare phone charger
  12. A pen
  13. A note pad
  14. A map of the area you are staying in
  15. A packet of tissues
  16. Antiseptic wipes
  17. Medical adhesive tape
  18. Anti-diarrhoea tablets
  19. Motion sickness tablets
  20. A safety pin
  21. Tweezers - for removing splinters etc
  22. Proof of your insurance cover
  23. A contact card with your details on - including your name, birthday, address, and the name of the hotel you're staying at
  24. A copy of your passport
  25. A small bottle of water
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