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The Ultimate Holiday Planning


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 Harrisdale 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 Harrisdale 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 into Geometrics Hairdressing or NV Mens Barber for a cut so your tresses are looking fresh. Also treat yourself to a manicure from Gentle Nails to 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 so book an appointment at the Harrisdale Medical Centre for a bulk billed consultation. 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.

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. Second, if you’re heading on a long trip, you’ll need a great selection of snacks from Woolworths to help pass the time and satisfy those hunger cravings.  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 with a visit to ALDI.

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! Check with Australia Post for passport assistance. 

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