Last Updated on September 13, 2020 by worldoftravelswithkids
Departure Day Looms and the final 24 hours before travel are either horrendously stressful or as easy as checking items off a list. That is why we have developed a departure day travel departure checklist that takes the stress out of remembering what to do.
We start planning really early, which does spread out the time preparing for a trip. We do this because invariably one or both children get sick in the lead up to the trip and have a day or two off school. That means some glitches in the preparation. Also, being self-employed means that work has to be done at a faster past than normal prior to a holiday or postponed until after the holiday.
Remember – packing for a mum and two kids will easily take 3 hours or more – without distractions. Especially air travel with toddlers can take a lot of preparation and packing.
Our Departure Checklist
You can find our departure day travel departure checklist below in a table, or if you like to print things out, click here for our FREE printable PDF Departure_Day_Final_Checklist . We hope you find it useful!
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|Travel Checklist - 24 hours before travel||CHECK||Notes|
|Weather Forecast - Check Again!|
|Online Check-in - 48 hours prior|
|Last minute - don't forget!|
|Kids favourite toys (for sleep time)|
|Travel Items - check they are all working, clean, ready to go|
|padlocks on suitacases|
|fussy 3 year old's special eating plates.|
|Potty (also for 3 year old)|
|Wash kids hair|
|Chargers in bag|
|House and Home related|
|Pet food accessible to neighbour|
|Check all bins are empty|
|Are all perishables out of the fridge|
|All windws/doors locked|
|All the appliances unplugged/turned off.|
|turn off the Gas|
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