Tips: Making a Packing List

Tips: Making a Packing List

Rachael Grad
Aug 18, 2008

Whenever we travel, we inevitably forget something. It's usually not an issue because most friends' homes or hotels have the thing we forgot (toothbrush, shampoo, extra t-shirt). We've mentioned our attraction to lists and, in an attempt to be more organized, we created our own packing list (in Microsoft Word). A web search found more sample lists and tools shown below the jump...

You can also use free online tools to make your own lists:

- download the free Apple Travel-To-Do List widget

- The Universal Packing List, an interactive site (shown below)

If you don't feel like creating your own packing lists, you can order a pre-printed pad online:

- Travel Packing Checklist ($5.95; a 6 x 9 inch pad with 75 sheets) from Families With Purpose

- Packing Lists ($4.95; 25 pages) from List Organizer

- Pack This! Pad ($6.99; 6 x 9 inch pad with 60 pages) from Knock Knock (shown above the jump)

Do you use a packing list? If so, did you make or buy yours?

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