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Backpacking Equipment » trip essentials

Trip Essentials

Many people ask us what backpacking essential items they should have on their packing list, so we've listed our must have travel accessories below!

We know every destination is different, but our trip essentials are here to get you started and give you an idea of what you should be stuffing into your travel backpack.

For more information, check out our backpacking essentials blog post.

  trip essentials

  Trespass Bath Size Travel Towel
Trespass Bath Size Travel Towel
A TRAVEL MUST HAVE!!

Microfibre travel towels are a traveller's best friend, saving you masses of space in your backpack and weighing next to nothing compared to standard towels from home. This one comes in a bath size with anti-bacterial protection and a handy storage case!

RRP: £17.99
our price: £9.99
Pits & Bits No Rinse Body Wash
Pits & Bits No Rinse Body Wash

GET WASHED WITHOUT WATER!

This no rinse body wash allows you to get washed without water! A godsend for treks & remote areas.

our price: £2.49
Deluxe Money Belt
Deluxe Money Belt

STASH YOUR CASH!

Many destinations are rife with opportunist thieves, money belts offer a discreet way to store cash & valuables out of sight!

RRP: £5.49
our price: £4.99
Hand Sanitizing Gel
Hand Sanitizing Gel
RRP: £1.99
our price: £0.99

Pegless Travel Washing Line
Pegless Travel Washing Line
RRP: £2.99
our price: £1.99

Pocket Sized Travel Torch
Pocket Sized Travel Torch
RRP: £3.99
our price: £1.99

Travel Detergent
Travel Detergent
our price: £1.99

Travel Toothbrush Set
Travel Toothbrush Set
our price: £1.99

Pits & Bits No Rinse Shampoo
Pits & Bits No Rinse Shampoo
our price: £2.49

Oasis Water Treatment Tablets
Oasis Water Treatment Tablets
our price: £2.99

Instant Door Lock
Instant Door Lock
our price: £4.99

Lifesystems Mosquito Net Hanging Pack
Lifesystems Mosquito Net Hanging Pack
our price: £4.99

Lifesystems Expedition 50+ Mosquito Repellent 50ml
Lifesystems Expedition 50+ Mosquito Repellent 50ml
RRP: £5.99
our price: £5.49

Worldwide Plug Adaptor Kit
Worldwide Plug Adaptor Kit
RRP: £9.99
our price: £5.99

Travellers Self-Inflating Pillow
Travellers Self-Inflating Pillow
our price: £7.99

Mini Combination Cable Lock
Mini Combination Cable Lock
our price: £8.99

Care Plus Travellers First Aid Kit
Care Plus Travellers First Aid Kit
our price: £9.99

Suncream Minis Pack
Suncream Minis Pack
our price: £9.99

Trekmates Lightweight Wedge Net
Trekmates Lightweight Wedge Net
RRP: £19.99
our price: £13.99

Anti Bacterial/Mosquito Cotton Sleeping Bag - Rectangle
Anti Bacterial/Mosquito Cotton Sleeping Bag - Rectangle
RRP: £19.99
our price: £17.99

Ultralite 100 2 Season Sleeping Bag
Ultralite 100 2 Season Sleeping Bag
RRP: £29.99
our price: £24.99

Gelert Jet Set 60+15L Travel Backpack
Gelert Jet Set 60+15L Travel Backpack
RRP: £79.99
our price: £59.99

   
 

 

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