What to Pack for a Road Trip

 What to Pack for a Road Trip

A road trip with friends and family is always so exciting. People plan various adventures for the road trip. There are many things that individuals can do to increase the excitement. Usually, a road trip involves all the stuffs necessary for the travel. It feel like you are moving with your home. You take all the required commodities.

But even if one essential thing is missing, one feels so disheartened. Planning of a road trip should be done wisely. Make a list of all the things that required. It will help to eliminate all sorts of last minute hassle. Are you planning to go on a road trip? Do you feel that you are missing out on something you had to add? If this is the case, we have a solution. This article contains all the stuffs you require on your road trip.

  • FOOD

Food is one of the most essential thing that one needs on a road trip. Try to pack food stuffs which are dry and less oily. If you are packing something which has gravy in it, make sure that it is kept in air tight containers. Apart from that, you can also keep things to munch on while travelling. There should be no shortage of water for the journey. Keep ample amount of liquid stuffs to keep yourself hydrated.





Sanitiser is also a very important thing when heading out for a road trip. Sanitise your hands before eating anything. Make sure you keep it away from fire or heat. Every bag should have a bottle of sanitiser. This way no one will have to ask for other’s sanitisers.


Undoubtedly, a first aid box is required in the vehicle you are travelling in. Stock all the important items required in a first aid box. Keep medicines for fever, cold, headache, motions, etc. you should also have bandaids, Dettol, Savlon, cotton, etc for any cuts or injuries. Keep a list of important numbers for medical help. All these things prove to be a boon when needed.




Keep all the necessary documents of the vehicle you are travelling. It may happen that you are stopped by the traffic police or at the toll for checking.  If you do not have the original documents, you may be sent back. It may happen that you have to pay a certain amount of fine as well. To prevent all this from happening, make sure that you head out with all the necessary documents.


Update all the vehicle requirements. Get enough petrol or diesel in the tank. Check whether the tyres of the vehicles are in good condition or not. Also, check the battery and the brakes. Make sure that the vehicle is in the condition to move continuously for a long period of time. Keeping these things in mind while help you in uninterrupted travel. Do a keep a stock of stuffs that you may require during the move. Some amount of petrol or diesel can saved to avoid shortages.


Residing essentials are also very important for a road trip. Keep stuffs like blankets, pillows, bed sheets, etc. This will prove to be of use when you want to relax. Keep all the items necessary to build a small camp. Items like torch, candles, matchsticks, scissors, etc should also be kept for use. If heading out to a forest, try wearing boots. This will prevent your legs from any cuts and bruises. All these tips are very basic for a road trip. But these tips can make or break the mood of the whole journey.

Chetna Singh

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