Do you have a road trip in the works and are wondering what to pack? A keen eye for adventure, an awesome music playlist, plenty of yummy snacks and a Kombi camper are just a few of the things you need to ensure you have a road trip you will never forget. We’ve put together the ultimate packing checklist so that you can have a smooth, stress-free and successful road trip.


These are the basic items you shouldn’t leave without for your road trip

  • Driver’s License & ID
  • First Aid Kit
  • Prescription / Medication (Asthma puffers, etc.)
  • Appropriate clothing and footwear (Thermals, etc.)
  • Toiletries, Toothbrush, Toothpaste
  • Money (Cash and bank card)
  • Swimwear / Towel
  • Jacket
  • Cap
  • Hand Sanitiser
  • Tissues
  • Toilet paper rolls
  • Antiseptic Wipes
  • Insect repellent spray / device
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Travel Pillow & Blanket
  • Flashlight/Lantern


Apart from bringing your phone for obvious reasons, don’t forget these electronics:

  • Spare Mobile Phone
  • Photographic Camera
  • Portable Charging Devices & extra leads
  • Headphones / Earbuds


Your adventure wouldn’t be complete without your navigational tools

  • Maps (Paper maps or GPS)
  • We suggest downloading maps offline in case you leave areas of mobile data

Entertainment / Productivity

You must bring these items on the long drives to keep you and your companions entertained

  • Music playlist downloaded in case you don’t have access to mobile data
  • Bluetooth speakers
  • A perfectly curated podcast line-up to mix things up
  • A great book (or two!)
  • Travel games (Board games, playing cards, etc.)

Miscellaneous Items

These miscellaneous items add efficiency to your road trip, so make sure to bring the following:

  • Plastic/Garbage Bags
  • Swiss Knife
  • Travel Mug and crockery
  • Gas bottle and a portable camping stove
  • Tent and sleeping bag in case
  • Earplugs
  • Combination lock
  • Reusable Shopping Bag

Looking for a Kombi Camper Hire for your fun road trip?

For an exciting adventure, hire a kombi from Kombi Haus. We have a varied fleet of Kombi campers for fun Australian road trips. If you’re looking for the perfect Kombi campervan for hire in Melbourne, contact us today!