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The ultimate packing list for your holiday at the TUI BLUE Hotels

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Anna Flimm

02 Jan The ultimate packing list for your holiday at the TUI BLUE Hotels

Your holiday’s been booked, all preparations have been made so far, and the anticipation has reached its absolute peak. Now the question is: What essentials must be packed before I travel to one of the TUI BLUE hotels? Have you planned a skiing holiday in the mountains? Or would you prefer to relax on the sandy beach and swim in the turquoise blue sea? No matter where you’re headed – here you’ll find the ultimate packing list for your holiday at the TUI BLUE hotels.

Travel suitcase holiday packing list

Clothes, shoes, cosmetics, technical accessories, and much more – bring it all with you on holiday!

 

When I pack my suitcase I always bring…

Different packing lists are required for different types of holidays. I’ve created a general provisional travel checklist for you to use as a guide. Of course, I don’t know where your journey is going – so my tip: Inquire in advance about the weather conditions at your holiday destination, then choose the right holiday packing list and fill in the blanks.

Finances:

First things first: money. Be sure to consider your finances, because you can’t really get far anywhere without money.

  • Bank card/Debit card
  • Credit card
  • Cash
  • Foreign currency
  • International phone number for your bank
  • Purse/wallet

ID cards and documents:

What documents do I actually need for my trip? Keep in mind that international travel is subject to different rules and regulations than you may be used to. If in doubt, you can get information in advance from the Federal Foreign Office.

  • Identity card and/or passport
  • Driver’s license (if applicable)
  • Health insurance card and, if applicable, Proof of international health insurance
  • Document folder (waterproof is preferable)
  • Train ticket or plane ticket
  • Accommodation documents (confirmation, receipts)
  • Visa (if necessary)
  • Maps, travel guides
Passport

Remember your ID documents.

 

Cosmetics and hygiene products:

  • Shower (shampoo, conditioner, shower gel)
  • Razor, shaving foam
  • Deodorant
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Cream (for hands, face, and body)
  • Lip balm
  • Cotton swabs
  • Brush/comb
  • Soap
  • Pocket tissues
  • Make-up and make-up remover
  • Hair bands
  • Women’s hygiene products
  • Contact lenses and accessories

First aid kit:

Of course, we all hope to stay healthy and happy whilst on holiday. But what if the air-conditioning in the plane or adjusting to the tropical climate takes a toll on our immune system? I recommend you pack a small first aid kit to ensure you have the right medication on hand in the worst-case scenario that you’re sick on vacation.

Technology and accessories packing list:

  • Mobile phone and charging cable
  • Waterproof cases for mobile phone, camera, etc.
  • Power bank and charging cable
  • Headphones
  • Socket adapter
  • Camera and battery, charging cable, and SIM card
  • Camera accessories (tripod, bag, etc.)
  • Laptop or tablet and charging cable
  • E-reader

Holiday packing list – Clothes:

  • Trousers
  • Belt (if necessary)
  • Dresses/skirts
  • Tops
  • Jackets
  • Rain jacket or cape
  • Underwear
  • Socks
  • Pyjamas
  • Shoes
Suitcase holiday

Let’s get packing! 😀

 

Here comes the sun – Your summer holiday packing list

Warm rays of sunshine caressing the skin, the soothing sound of the sea, a serene and pleasant mood, maybe a chilled drink – aren’t you ready for a summer holiday? How about a day at the beach in Turkey, Portugal, or Vietnam? No matter where your summer holiday takes you – this packing list can help you prepare.

Hygiene products:

  • Sunscreen
  • After-sun lotion

Clothes:

  • T-Shirts, tops
  • Shorts, skirts
  • Bikinis/ Swimsuits
  • Sunglasses
  • Open shoes, flip-flops

Beach accessories:

  • Beach bag
  • Bathing bag, dry bag
  • Inflatable beach toys and pump
  • Windbreaker / beach shell

Beach accessories for children:

  • Sand toys
  • Sun hat
  • Balls, water toys
  • Water wings
Boat beach holiday summer

Pack your bathing suit – it’s time for summer vacation.

 

Let it snow – Your winter holiday packing list

Heart-pumping adventures on the ski slopes, a view of the seemingly endless winter landscape, and evening pampering sessions in the Blue Spa – what do you think of an unforgettable winter holiday in stunning Austria? I’ll share my must-have packing list with you for your dream holiday in the snow.

Clothing:

In order to stay warm even in freezing temperatures, be sure you include the following items of winter clothing:

  • Thick jumpers, pullovers
  • Long trousers
  • Cardigans
  • Winter jacket
  • Sturdy footwear
  • Ski jacket, trousers, and goggles
  • Thermal underwear
  • Hat, scarf, gloves
Skiing winter holiday packing list

Skiing in the Pillersee Valley in Austria – © Tourist Board Kitzbüheler Alpen

 

#familytime – Your packing list for a fun family holiday

Splash around in the pool with the kids, build sand castles together, or play ball: there’s always something fun to do with children on holiday. Don’t miss the TUI BLUE hotels designated “for families.” These hotels, such as those in Rhodes or Bulgaria, specialise in holidays with children. And when the kids are looked after and having fun, there’s also some time for parents to relax. What are the packing must-haves for a family holiday?

Clothing:

  • Sun hat
  • Romper suits/onesies
  • Bib

Baby Accessories:

  • Toys
  • Diapers/nappies
  • Baby monitor
  • Formula
  • Night light
  • Teddy bear/blanket
  • Pacifier/dummy
  • Bottles
  • Wipes
Family baby packing list holiday

Make an extra packing list for holidays with babies and children.

Active holidays with TUI BLUE – the ultimate travel checklist for your active vacation

Get active on holiday – with the BLUEf!t programme in the TUI BLUE hotels, you’ll have the opportunity to really work out before breakfast or dinner. How about a workout on the beach or yoga with a fantastic view of the sea? Water sports enthusiasts, hikers, and mountain bikers are also guaranteed to find what they are looking for at the TUI BLUE hotels. My tip: Adjust your travel checklist to suit your planned activities. A few additional ideas would be:

Clothing:

  • Sportswear
  • Sport shoes/trainers
  • Hiking shoes, trekking sandals

Yoga mats or swimming fins, snorkels, and diving goggles can be found on site at the TUI BLUE hotels or with external providers.

Yoga Tui Bluefit

Namasté – Yoga as a relaxation exercise with the TUI BLUE BLUEf!t programme.

 

#couplegoals – Additions to the holiday packing list for travelling with your partner

Holidays for two, pure relaxation and romance – for me, relaxing spa days, an excellent dinner menu, and group excursions are all important. In the TUI BLUE For Two hotels, couples are particularly well catered for. And to all lovers out there: Weddings  are also possible in the TUI BLUE hotels, for example on the Turkish Aegean. Who doesn’t dream of a romantic beach wedding? Very little remains to be added to the travel checklist. I have only one point left for you lovebirds 😉:
Pack a few chic outfits for dinner together in the à la carte restaurants of the TUI BLUE Hotels – a little luxury and romance are always good.

Fine dining dinner

In the TUI BLUE For Two Hotels, a culinary treat awaits you.

 

Ready for vacation with the right packing list

Do you fancy a holiday? With the right packing list, there’s room for every favourite piece and accessory in your suitcase. Of course, you certainly need to add a few points to your travel checklist – after all, each holiday is completely unique. 😉

I have one more insider tip for you: a travel diary. With this great booklet I keep all my wonderful experiences forever and ever, and can also tell my friends and relatives about my dream holiday afterwards. Photos, tickets, and receipts of significance are also kept in here – so my memories remain more vivid.
Now you’re ready to head off onto your well-deserved holiday without the familiar feeling of having forgotten something. I wish you lots of fun on your TUI BLUE holiday!

Anna Flimm
Anna Flimm

I am drawn to places where I can enjoy the sun, jump into the turquoise blue sea and experience a beautiful natural scenery. Whether it's action-packed sports activities or relaxed boat trips into the sunset - I am always looking forward to discovering new places.

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