We all dream about a stress-free road trip. Once your travel plans are all in order, you’ve got to make sure you have all the essentials packed and ready before you hit the open road. Whether you’re journeying for a day or for weeks, make sure these easy-to-pack items are in the car.

Essential Gadgets

  • Phone mount.
  • Car charger.
  • Mobile Wi-Fi hotspot.


  • Emergency car kit.
  • Firestarters.
  • First aid kit.
  • Road maps and GPS.


  • Travel neck pillow.
  • Pillow and blanket.
  • Towels.
  • Toilet paper.


  • Hand sanitiser.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Car bin.

Food and Drink

  • Cooler bag.
  • Reuseable water bottle.
  • Travel mug.
  • Mini storage containers.
  • Travel kitchen utensil set.


  • Earphone/headphones.
  • Bluetooth speaker.
  • Mini board games or colouring books.


  • Comfortable travel clothes.
  • Change of underwear.
  • Shower flip flops.
  • Jacket.

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