Don’t Leave Home Without These Travel Essentials

Don’t Leave Home Without These Travel Essentials

Have upcoming traveling plans and want to make sure you’re fully prepared for the trip? Here are six practical travel essentials to highly consider when packing, no matter how far or how you’re getting to your destination! 


1. First Aid Kit

Life likes to throw surprises at us every now and then and these surprises aren’t as intense when you’re prepared for anything. Carrying a First Aid Kit will help tremendously in almost all situations depending on the type of kit you purchase. All kits should include medicine, bandages and high essentials for all individuals within your traveling party. Additional items to pack; earplugs, Airborne, and hand sanitizer or antibacterial wipes.


2. Portable Charger

Keeping your phone charged during a trip can be difficult, especially if you don’t want to be hanging around an outlet for extended periods of time. Portable chargers eliminate the need for constant wall charging and is a lightweight pocket-friendly solution to keep your phone battery charged. Purchase tip: 3,500mAH chargers are typically best in terms of portability and capacity. 


3. Laundry Bag + Detergent 

Pack an essential laundry nylon or mesh bag to help separate your dirty clothes from your clean clothes. Laundry is an inevitable piece to traveling and many manufacturers have now developed easy portable hand washing detergents, making it easy to wash your clothing garments in a hotel sink or bathtub. 


4. Extension Cord

If you find yourself frequently flying with multiple pieces of electronic equipment that needs charging such as a laptop, tablet, camera, or game console, keeping a handy extension cord with you makes charging all these items much easier. Knowing that there are plenty of outlets available to you can ultimately provide peace-of-mind.


5. Travel Tray

If you’re traveling with kids, Travel Tray makes snack time a lot easier. Travel Tray is an affordable drink and snack tray that is designed to accommodate more than 90 percent of cup holders found in today’s vehicles, car seats, and strollers. It is 100% food-grade safe, BPA free, and top-rack dishwasher safe. Plus: It is available in a variety of colors to ensure the kids (or mom and dad) don’t fight over it.


6. The IHG App

Download the IHG app on your iPhone or Android to receive exclusive member and mobile rates at over 5,000 properties, including Holiday Inn Victorville. The app also allows you to explore local attractions and dining options, like The Community Table Restaurant, and to manage your stay. You’ll find all the comforts of home at Holiday Inn Victorville, such as spacious guest rooms, in-room mini-refrigerators and coffee makers, as well as complimentary Wi-Fi and morning newspapers. Book your stay today!

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