Touring checklist

 

A few thoughts on what to take.

This checklist though not exhaustive may help.

Compulsory

Documents

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Equipment

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Passport

GB Sticker (if required)

Driving License (both parts)

Waterproofs

Health Card (old E111)

Mobile Phone (Europe enabled)

Credit Card(s)/Cashpoint Card(s)

Mobile Phone Charger

Motorcycle Insurance Certificate

Ear Plugs

MoT (if applicable)

Spare Glasses (if glasses used)

Registration Document (V5)

UK/Euro Plug Converter

Ferry/Chunnel Tickets/Booking Confirmation

Any Required Medication

Accommodation Booking Confirmation

Spare Keys (pass to someone else to look after)

Emergency Contact Details (pass to someone else to look after)

 

Optional

Documents

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Equipment

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Health/Travel Insurance

First Aid Kit

Breakdown Cover/Recovery

Spare Bulb Kit

Cash

Puncture Repair Kit

Maps

Tool Kit

Route Plan

Spare Bungees/Cargo Net

Travellers Cheques

Spare Fuses

Handbook/Manual

GPS + Mounting Kit

Language Dictionaries/Guides

Top Up Oils/Fluids

Tourist Guides

Chain Oil

Sun Glasses

Small Torch/Head Torch

Alternative Motorcycle Clothing (gloves etc)

Chain(s)/Lock(s)

MP3 Player

Camera (stills/video)

Spare Film/Tape/Memory/Disk

Electrical Chargers (Camera/Video/GPS)

Ratchet Tie Downs

Fluorescent Jacket/Waist Coat

Sun Cream

Airhawk Seat Cushion

Cable Ties

Latex Gloves

Gaffer Tape

Can of Tyre Weld

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