What to Bring When Leaving Home For a Travel/Contract Assignment

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Helpful guide on what to pack when taking off for a travel assignment or contract position away from home!!

Clothing

  • Belt
  • Bra (sports & regular)
  • Dress(es)
  • Glasses
  • Gloves / mittens
  • Hangers
  • Hat(s)
  • Jacket / fleece(s)
  • Jewelry
  • Long underwear
  • Pajamas / sleepwear
  • Pants / trousers
  • Rain gear
  • Sandals
  • Scarf(s)
  • Scrubs
  • Shirt(s)
  • Shoes / sneakers
  • Shorts
  • Slippers
  • Socks
  • Stockings
  • Suit(s)
  • Sweater(s)
  • Sweatshirt(s)
  • Swimsuit(s)
  • T-shirt(s)
  • Underwear

Toiletries

  • Contact lenses & solution
  • Cosmetics
  • Deodorant
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Hair care products
  • Hair dryer, Curling iron / straightener
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Lip balm
  • Moisturizer
  • Nail clippers & filer
  • Q-tips
  • Razors & shaving cream
  • Shampoo & conditioner
  • Soap
  • Sunscreen
  • Tissues
  • Toothbrush / mouth care
  • Towels / washcloths
  • Tweezers

Health & Medicine

  • Allergy pills
  • Anti-itch cream
  • Bandages
  • Cold medicine
  • First-aid kit
  • Motion sickness pills
  • diarrhea pills
  • Pain relievers
  • Prescriptions
  • Sleep medications
  • Vitamins / Supplements

Essentials

  • Calling card
  • Cash
  • Credit & ATM cards
  • Driver’s license
  • Insurance information
  • Membership cards
  • Assignment paperwork
  • Travel paperwork

Gadgets

  • Camera & charger
  • Cell phone & charger
  • CD / DVD player
  • Extension cord(s)
  • Extra memory cards
  • Laptop & accessories
  • MP3 player
  • Spare batteries
  • Video camera & charger

Car Care

  • Antifreeze
  • Compass / GPS
  • Driving directions
  • Ice scraper
  • Jumper cables
  • Maps
  • Motor oil
  • Spare tire / donut
  • Windshield wiper fluid
  • Car vacuum

Housing Essentials

  • Bedding, Pillows & Blankets
  • Blender
  • Can opener
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Clock / alarm clock
  • Coffee maker / pot
  • Corkscrew
  • Shower curtain
  • Throw rugs
  • Toaster
  • Utensils

Miscellaneous

  • Address book
  • Beach towel
  • Books / magazines
  • Gum
  • Cooler
  • Earplugs
  • Eye mask
  • Flashlight
  • Insect repellent
  • Lighter
  • Pens & pencils
  • Plastic bags
  • Playing cards
  • Scissors
  • Sewing kit
  • Sunglasses
  • Tape
  • Umbrella
  • Water bottle

Contact us today if you’re looking for a travel position in therapy or nursing – We’d love to help!

(386) 264-6866

-Ema

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