Summer Holiday Checklist: what to bring on a beach vacation

What should you pack for your summer holiday? Whether you're heading to the beach in Spain or a tropical island, proper preparation is essential to ensure you have everything you need. In this blog post, we share the ultimate checklist with all the essentials for a carefree summer holiday.

Do you have other plans this summer? We also have a Roadtrip packing list and Multi-day Hike packing list!

Checklist: Essentials for a carefree Summer Holiday

Clothing 

  • Lightweight and breathable clothing (shirts, shorts, dresses)
  • Swimwear
  • Hat or cap for sun protection
  • Sunglasses
  • Light rain jacket (for unexpected showers)
  • Flip-flops and comfortable walking shoes

    Personal Care

    • High SPF sunscreen
    • After-sun lotion
    • Shampoo and conditioner (travel-sized)
    • Toothbrush and toothpaste
    • Deodorant
    • Razor and shaving cream
    • Medications (if needed)
    • Insect repellent

      Travel documents and money

      • Passport or ID card
      • Visa (if required)
      • Airline tickets or train tickets
      • Accommodation confirmations
      • Credit cards and cash
      • Travel insurance

        Electronics and gadgets

        • Smartphone and charger
        • Camera and extra batteries
        • Xtorm Essential Power Bank with 10,000 mAh or 20,000 mAh to charge your electronic devices on the go. With the power bank's high capacity, you can recharge your smartphone, tablet, or other devices multiple times, ensuring you never run out of power.

          Beach and swimming gear

          • Beach towel
          • Beach bag
          • Beach umbrella
          • Beach mat or chair
          • Snorkeling equipment (if applicable)
          • Inflatable swim rings or other water accessories

          Toiletry bag

          • Tissues and wet wipes
          • Hairbrush or comb
          • Nail clippers and file
          • Makeup and makeup remover (if desired)
          • SPF lip balm
          • Cotton swabs

          Entertainment and relaxation 

          • Books or e-books
          • Magazines
          • Portable speaker
          • Card games or travel games

                Beach and water activities 

                • Beach games (e.g., beach ball, frisbee)
                • Inflatable air mattress or floating mat
                • Diving mask and snorkel
                • Water shoes
                • Beach tent or additional umbrella for extra shade

                Safety and health

                • First aid kit with band-aids, bandages, antiseptic solution
                • Medications (if needed)
                • Safety pouches for valuable items
                • Waterproof cases for electronics near water

                Other essentials 

                • Travel adapter (if needed)
                • Foldable backpack for day trips
                • Water bottle
                • Flashlight
                • Laundry bag for dirty clothes
                • Travel clothesline and clothespins

                With this ultimate summer holiday packing list, you will be well prepared for a carefree vacation. Enjoy the sun, relax on the beach, and make unforgettable memories during your holiday. Have fun and don’t forget to share your summer moments with Xtorm via #MyXtorm on Instagram!

                      Xtorm Summer Holiday Gear

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                      €39,95
                      Charge multiple devicesTo make sure you can easily recharge your devices on-the-go, the powerbank features two 15W outputs: regular USB, as well as USB-C. This means you can recharge two devices at the same time! Pass-through chargingWhile you are recharging the powerbank, you can still use the USB port as an output – allowing you to charge a device while the powerbank itself is also being recharged!Designed to stand outThis Essential Powerbank combines the features you need with a design that truly stands out. The fresh color options are accentuated by the matte finish, subtle graphic texture, and glossy accents.Built for travelWhether you want to use a powerbank while commuting to work, traveling, or during an outdoor adventure – you can always count on your Xtorm powerbank. We take pride in our high quality and durable designs, which are proven and tested every day by millions of travelers, all around the world.
                      Essential Power Bank - 20.000 mAh Essential Power Bank - 20.000 mAh
                      XE1200 Essential Power Bank - 20.000 mAh

                      15W / 20.000 mAh

                      €49,95
                      Charge multiple devicesTo make sure you can easily recharge your devices on-the-go, the powerbank features two 15W outputs: regular USB, as well as USB-C. This means you can recharge two devices at the same time! Pass-through chargingWhile you are recharging the powerbank, you can still use the USB port as an output – allowing you to charge a device while the powerbank itself is also being recharged!Designed to stand outThis Essential Powerbank combines the features you need with a design that truly stands out. The fresh color options are accentuated by the matte finish, subtle graphic texture, and glossy accents.Built for travelWhether you want to use a powerbank while commuting to work, traveling, or during an outdoor adventure – you can always count on your Xtorm powerbank. We take pride in our high quality and durable designs, which are proven and tested every day by millions of travelers, all around the world.
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                      €14,95
                      This Xtorm Essential Cable is designed to be the perfect everyday charging cable, combining a clean no-nonsense design with high power output.Everyday powerAll Essential Cables are designed to support a powerful and stable charging experience that you can count on, every day. Fexible & durableThe Essential cable is built to be your everyday charging cable. It’s flexible yet durable jacket will last longer than standard charging cables.
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