Six-Week International Packing List

Here is my packing list as I prepared our family to take a six-week trip to Australia back in 2015.  For trips short or long, I keep a running packing list handy so that I hopefully won’t forget any basic necessities!  Good thing is, you can mostly buy it when you get there just in case.  Here’s a link to my husband’s packing list from our most recent six week European trip this summer.

This is the actual packing list from our trip Australia.

Non-Clothing Items 

My Clothing Items 

  • 2 sets of pajamas
  • 7-8 mix and match outfits (pick a color scheme so it’s easier to mix and match your outfits)
  • 2 pair of comfortable shoes (at least)
  • 10 pair of Undergarments
  • Hat and Raincoat
  • Toiletries…travel toothpaste lasted 2 weeks, travel hair spray and shaving gel lasted 3 weeks (including anything specific you use that you cannot buy more of
  • Rx
  • Compression socks (for the plane)
  • Layers/Coats (depending on the weather)

My Kids’ Clothing Items

  • 5 pair of pajamas (including one for the plane ride)
  • 2-3 loveys
  • 8 mix and match outfits (with kids too it’s important to have a color scheme so you can mix and match attire)
  • Hair bows
  • 14 pair of Undergarments and/or Enough diapers for 2 weeks
  • 2-3 pair of Shoes and 10 pair of Socks
  • Hat and Raincoat
  • Toiletries (again take specific items you must have in case you cannot purchase them when you get there)
  • Layers/Coats (depending on the weather)
  • iPad and/or iPhone (for movies and doubles as sound machine)
  • Costume (or whatever is your child’s favorite thing that they will miss while they’re away) and a few more toys

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