Packing list for holiday apartment and holiday home

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Vacation packing list

Vacation packing list

Have you ever taken a holiday home vacation? It's a great way to get away from it all and explore new places. But before you head out, make a vacation home packing list to make sure you don't forget anything important. With this packing list, your holiday apartment is well equipped.

A vacation rental packing list can save you a lot of stress and help you focus on what's important. But what should be on your packing list? Don't worry, I'm here to help you. In this article, I will give you a comprehensive list of things to pack for your cottage vacation. From clothing and toiletries to kitchenware and entertainment, you'll find everything you need to enjoy a great vacation here.

So, let's get started and create your holiday home packing list so that you can look forward to your holiday home holiday in a relaxed manner.



Clothing and accessories to include in your vacation rental packing list

Clothing for all weather conditions
hiking shoes or comfortable shoes for wide feet
sunscreen and sunglasses
umbrella or rain jacket

Hygiene items that belong on the holiday home packing list

Toiletry bag* with toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo and shower gel, etc.
hair dryer*
Insect repellent
medication as well First aid kit*


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Linens and towels to check with the vacation rental checklist

Pillows and bed linen (if not provided by the cottage)
Beach towels* or the pool
Dishcloths and towels

Kitchen utensils and supplies for your vacation rental packing list

Spices, oil, vinegar as well as other basic cooking ingredients
Coffee, tea and coffee maker or kettle
Garbage bags, washing-up liquid and sponge
Parchment paper, aluminum foil and cling film
Shopping bag or basket for the supermarket
cool box or cool bag for trips
Bread and cutting board
Knives, spoons and forks
plates, bowls and cups
Pans and pots
Salad bowl and cutlery
whisk and ladle
corkscrew and bottle opener
wine glasses and water glasses
Dishwasher tablets (if available)

Appliances and entertainment on your vacation home checklist

Holiday packing list for electrical appliances

camera and memory card
GPS or navigation system
cell phones and chargers
Laptop or tablet with internet access
Books, magazines or e-readers
Cards*- or board games* for indoor activities
DVD player or streaming device for evenings at home


Apartment bathroom
A bathroom in a holiday apartment that is perfectly equipped. But that is not the case in every case. Our vacation rental packing list will help fix that.


Anything else that should be on the vacation rental packing list

Groceries for the first few days if there is no supermarket nearby
toilet paper and kitchen towels
wet wipes and disinfectants
Flashlight or headlamp
lighter or matches
Rain cover for bicycles* (if available)
Hair dryer or brush for cleaning grills and BBQs
hand vacuum cleaner* or broom and dustpan
clothespins and clothesline.

Vacation home packing list pdf to download

Click on the photo and you can download our basic holiday apartment packing list PDF. Please note that we will be adding to this list online as we come across more things that come in handy for a vacation home vacation. It is therefore worth always checking the online version.


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Finally, we would like to emphasize how important it is to be well prepared before leaving for a holiday home vacation. A vacation rental packing list can help ensure you don't forget anything important and help you feel relaxed during your stay.

We hope this vacation rental packing list has been helpful to you and that you have been able to pack all the things you need for your vacation. Remember that it's always better to pack a few more than too few to be ready for anything.

We wish you a nice holiday home and hope that you will relax well and have a great time! Our holiday apartment packing list will help you with this.


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Packing list for holiday apartment and holiday home

Monika Fuchs

Monika Fuchs and Petar Fuchs are the authors and publishers of the Slow Travel and Enjoyment travel blog TravelWorldOnline Traveller. You have been publishing this blog since 2005. TravelWorldOnline has been online since 2001. Your topics are Trips to Savor and wine tourism worldwide and Slow Travel. During her studies, Monika Fuchs spent some time in North America, where she traveled to the USA and Canada - sometimes together with Petar Fuchs - and spent a research year in British Columbia. This strengthened her thirst for knowledge, which she pursued for 6 years Adventure Guide for Rotel Tours and then for 11 years as Study tour guide for Studiosus Reisen tried to breastfeed all over the world. She constantly expanded her travel regions, but curiosity still gnawed at her: “What is beyond the horizon? What else is there to discover in this city? Which people are interesting here? What do you eat in this region?” These are the questions she is now trying to answer as a freelance travel journalist (her articles have appeared in DIE ZEIT, 360° Canada, 360° USA, etc.), among others. travel writer and travel blogger answers in many countries around the world. Petar Fuchs produces the videos on this blog as well as on YouTube. Monika Fuchs from TravelWorldOnline is below Germany's top 50 bloggers in 2021 Other Information about Monika and Petar Fuchs. Recommendations on LinkedIn from tourism experts Further recommendations from cooperation partners and tourism experts Professional experience Monika on LinkedIn