Packing List For Your Beach Holiday – What To Bring? juni 22, 2022 – Posted in: Travel – Tags: , , , , ,

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Is the holiday going to the pool or the beach? For a beach holiday, you don’t have to pack a large suitcase, but here you get a packing list, so you can check if you have remembered all the necessities! But what exactly do you need for a beach holiday?

So many questioens suddenly arise: How many shorts pair of shorts will you wear? And is it clever to bring a jumper for the evenings – or maybe even a jacket? There are many questions when you start packing your suitcase for a charter holiday by the beach or pool.

Here are some tips to help you get the most out of the space in your suitcase. And also pack as little as possible! The less you pack, the less you have to carry around – and the less weight, the less fuel the aircraft pollutes our world with. A good rule of thumb is to pack only half of what you think you need.


Always start by checking the weather forecast for the holiday destination: Will the sun be shining every day, or are a few rain showers expected? If the sun is on the forecast each day, a beach holiday requires almost nothing in the suitcase but a bikini and then a smart dress for going out in the evening.

There is also no need to pack a jacket if the weather forecast promises 30 degrees during the day and 20 at night. Still, even in a warmer climate chilly evenings can occur in the spring and autumn, so always bring a warm sweater.

At the vast majority of charter destinations you can buy everything you need of sun hats, swimwear and flippers. In other words, unless you already have something that you are happy to use, there is no need to panic if you have forgotten something.


One set of clothes per. day is fine, and do pack something that can be mixed and matched. Also bring clothes which is easily to dress up or down. Here is a packing list with the most necessary things for a holiday week in the sun:

  • 1 warm sweater or cardigan
  • 2-3 pairs of shorts or skirts
  • 2-3 dresses
  • T-shirts for every day
  • 1 thin, long-sleeved blouse – nice to have if you get sunburned
  • 1 pair of long pants
  • Belts
  • Stockings
  • 1 pair of tights or leggings
  • 2-3 pairs of inner shorts – so you avoid abrasions
  • Panties and bras
  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Sneakers or other footwear you can walk in without getting sore feet
  • Smart shoes – for the restaurants


  • Sunglasses
  • Cap or hat
  • Sarong, bathrobe or sundress – then you can quickly get down to the deck chair!
  • Swimwear
  • Bath towel for the pool
  • Extra towels for the beach
  • Bathing shoes – great if there are a lot of rocks on the beach
  • Snorkel and goggles
  • A waterproof bag – to carry wet towels from the beach and up to the room


If you need to bring your suitcase with you on the plane as hand luggage, you must pack the toiletries with the luggage rules in mind. For example, you may only carry liquid in containers that can hold up to 100 ml. You can read more about liquids in your hand luggage and all the other luggage rules at your airline provider. The important medication has its place in the hand luggage, in case the suitcase should get lost along the way.

Bring the following in the toiletry bag:

  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Deodorant and perfume
  • Moisturizer
  • Nail clippers
  • Tweezers
  • Cotton swabs
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Make-up
  • Cleaning wipes
  • Sunscreen and aftersun
  • Nail polish and nail polish remover
  • Shaver
  • Padss and tampons
  • Hair bands

Also pack a smallfirst-aid kit for the holidays. Get our best suggestions for your kit here: Pack a small medical kit for the holidays


The hand luggage is packed so that things are most convenient for the flight. On the holiday, it can be used for daily sightseeing, so choose a model that is good to carry around, preferably a backpack.

In your hand luggage you can pack:

  • Tickets
  • Passport
  • Driver’s license
  • Copy of travel insurance
  • Address of your hotel
  • Phone
  • Charger and powerbank
  • Headphones
  • Computer or tablet
  • Wallet with credit card and some local currency
  • ID card
  • Sunglasses
  • Snacks
  • Something to read in
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Important medication
  • Earplugs

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