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The Ultimate Holiday Packing Checklist


Preparing to go away on holidays can often be stressful. Which is ironic, because you generally go on vacation to de-stress! Often, when you’re excited about an upcoming trip, important travel essentials can skip your mind. Which is where a well-organised holiday packing checklist and a visit to Stockland Cairns comes in. 

If you’re heading away from home, there’s likely plenty of things to get in order; and lots of little things to think about. From packing the bags, ensuring you have enough snack food, and getting a haircut, to cleaning the house, visiting the doctor and picking up your important travel documents. No matter what your holiday packing checklist looks like, you can find all your travel necessities at your local Stockland Shopping Centre. 

Do yourself a favour and avoid the pre-holiday stress by heading in to Stockland Cairns to tackle your holiday packing checklist and pick up all the supplies you’ll need for an absolutely perfect, stress-free (and much-needed) holiday. 

Treat Yourself To A Little Pampering 

There’s nothing better than a little TLC before you head off on holidays. Vacation is supposed to be when you pamper yourself, but that doesn’t mean you can’t look good whilst doing it! Head in to Chev Hair or Just Cuts for a quick cut and colour so your tresses are looking fresh and a visit to Central Beauty or Wax It for a facial will have your skin glowing and revived so no makeup is required (perfect if you’re travelling to a tropical location). Finally, a manicure from Nail Lovers or ProfessioNail will ensure you are looking polished and sophisticated for the duration of your getaway. Now that all the beauty prep is done, it’s time to grab a margarita and relax! 

Schedule A Trip To The Doctor 

If you’re travelling overseas, there are a few things you’ll need to consider when it comes to your health. If you want to really enjoy your trip to its fullest potential, it’s important to have the right vaccinations and health advice before you travel. Depending on where you’re travelling, you and your fellow companions may be required to receive vaccinations. Some of the most visited locations in the world highly recommend receiving vaccinations before you visit; these include Indonesia, Thailand, India, Vietnam, Fiji and China. If you’re not sure on the requirements or just want to seek some health and safety advice, visit Terry White Chemmart or the Discount Drug Store today.

Organise Luggage, Snacks & Camping Essentials 

There are a few staple items that make a world of difference when you’re travelling. For starters, a good quality luggage set is an absolute must. It needs to be durable, compact and lightweight and we personally prefer the four-wheel versions that stay upright when you roll them. If you’re looking to invest in a new suitcase for your upcoming trip, be sure to visit Strandbags. Second, if you’re heading on a long road-trip, you’ll need a great selection of snacks to help pass the time and satisfy those hunger cravings. Of course, classic car snacks include potato chips and lollies, but make sure you pick up some healthy options too from Cherries GO Vita. Finally, if your idea of the perfect getaway is a weekend packed full of adventure in the outdoors, grab your holiday packing checklist and tick off all your camping essentials such as hiking boots, tent and a backpack with a visit to Big W

Visit Your Travel Agent & Pick-up Important Documents 


Finally, and probably most importantly, you’ll need to visit your travel agent and pick up any important documents before you set off on your well-deserved vacation. After all, you won’t be going anywhere if you don’t have your flight documents, travel insurance papers, relevant visas, tour bookings, accommodation info and of course, your passport! If you’re looking to add a little extracurricular activity to your getaway, visit the team at Flight Centre who are the experts when it comes to travel. They can take the stress out of all your bookings so you can finally sit back and relax. 

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