Road trip packing list for families, best road trip apps, road trip songs playlist, solo road trip essentials and a free printable packing checklist included!Tweet
Packing for road trip and don’t want to miss out on road trip must haves, especially with the covid19 pandemic lockdown. This ultimate road trip packing list is perfect for any road trip in India, be it a short day-trip or a long drive into the countryside.
Covered in this packing list is everything from essentials to fun stuff, safety kit and more! Plan well for the coronavirus precautions before heading out, there is a whole section on it in here. Remember to print the checklist to stay worry-free so that you can have the most memorable road trip ever.
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Food & Beverages Essentials for Road Trip
- Instant Noodles
- Instant Poha
- Instant Upma
- Tea bags
- Flask to fill boiling hot water for instant food and tea bags
- Fork, cups and plates
- A crate of packaged water, costs as low as Rs 240 and this can really provide a ton of ease.
- Tang or cold drinks
- Tetra pack 200ml juices
- Granola, popcorn and trail mix
- Your favorite munchies
Health, Safety, Santizer Kit and Essentials for Road Trip During COVID times
With a bit of planning, we went off on a contact-less road trip recently. Believe me, the only stop we needed to make were for restrooms or to drive through McDonalds. This list will come super handy if you need to make a pit stop.
- Toilet seat desinfectantes
- Hand santizer
- Wet wipes, a couple of packs
- Tissue paper box
- Masks, atleast 2 pcs per traveller
- Disposable gloves
- Hazmet and preferably atleast 1 PPE suit
Personal Care Essentials for Women on Road Trip
- Lip balm
- Sunglasses and sun hats
- Hand Towels
Must Haves that are usually ALWAYS present in the Car
Check for expiry and restock.
- First Aid Kit
- Spare Tyre, get the air pressure checked
- Fill the fuel tank
- Car insurance papers, driving license and tool-kit
- Rain Ponchoe
- Battery booster cables
- Phone and iPad chargers
- Blue tooth or handsfree ear plugs
- Flip Flops
- Picnic basket
- Carry on mats
- Compact foldable chairs
- Compact foldable tent
Road Trip Packing List For Kids
Most importantly, be flexible on your plan.
- Sun block shield or shade for side windows
- Extra large pack of wipes and food supplies! Trust me you’ll come back to thank me for this one tip.
- Individual ear phones for each kid to listen to their favourite audio stories! This will end the car wars for sure, also give you some much needed ME time.
- Portable card games
- Patience, this might be the biggest thing to bring along
Best Road Trip Apps
- Google Maps
- Gaana or Prime Music
- Gaming apps
- Star Walk, when under the start lit sky. This free app lets you point your phone to the sky and discover the constellation above you
Road Trip Songs Playlist
Bollywood Road Trip Songs (Coming soon)
English Best Road Trip Songs (Coming soon)
Solo Traveller Essentials
- Audio books such as Harry Potter series , Crazy Rich Asians series etc
- Podcast lists
- Handsfree ear plugs
- Portable power bank
- Secret Anti theft pouch with tickets, credit cards and some cash
- First aid pouch
- Selfie stick and camera pods
- Travel Locks
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