Female Packing List for Living Abroad (6+ months)

How to pack for living abroad What to pack for moving abroad for at least 6 months.
  • Clothing - Pack what is specialized or expensive

  • A plastic poncho

  • 4 jumpers/sweaters

  • 2 pairs of trousers or jeans

  • Quality dresses and skirts

  • 1 quality thick coat

  • 1 lightweight jacket

  • Underwear - To cover 2 weeks before you need to wash https://herpackinglist.com/tag/undergarments/

  • Thermal clothing for winter destinations

  • Bikini and travel micro towel https://herpackinglist.com/turkish-towels-for-travel/

  • 2 pairs of warm tights

  • Sun hat

  • Footwear

  • Heavy / bulky shoes

  • 1 pair of ballet flats

  • 1 or 2 pairs of ‘going out’ shoes

  • 1 pair of tennis shoes & travel socks https://herpackinglist.com/travel-socks-guide/

  • 1 pair of cheap sandals or flip flops

  • Toiletries

  • 100ml bottles of shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, moisturiser, cleanser, deodorant and toothpaste

  • Essentials for the first week https://herpackinglist.com/best-toiletries-for-hand-luggage/

  • Bamboo re-usable sanitary pads

  • Electronics and Documents

  • Laptop with cable and spare battery

  • Dual SIM smartphone

  • 500GB HDD plus cable

  • Portable tablet plus cable

  • Dongle

  • Power board and international converter

  • Quality headphones

  • Your visa and certified translations of qualifications

  • Camera, cable and memory card

  • Colour photocopy of your passport and travel insurance policy

  • Extras

  • Small parasol

  • Packing cubes https://herpackinglist.com/how-to-use-packing-cubes/

  • Reimann SPF

  • Miniature notebook with crucial numbers

  • Small indoor sleeping bag

  • 1 month supply of any essential medications or prescriptions

  • A reusable BPA-free water bottle

  • Sunglasses

  • Earplugs and eye shade

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