Faff-free packing means less time carting around heavy luggage, less time loading and unloading the contents of your bags, and more time exploring and surfing. Here are a few essentials to pack for your next trip…

T-shirt
Pack just a couple of lightweight tees
£24

Slip into this comfy, loose-fit pink tee from Santa Cruz, with graphics from 80’s skateboard pro Keith Meek’s signature board.
Available here.

Suitcase
Opt for one sturdy, compact piece of luggage

£125

To accompany you on your next adventure, the Roxy ‘In the Clouds’ 87L large wheeled suitcase will fit the essentials in and more.
Available here.

Bottoms
One pair of shorts and trousers/leggings
£45

Patagonia’s Barely Baggies Shorts are made of 100% recycled nylon and have a durable water repellent finish.
Available here.

Nightwear 
Something to sleep in
£40

Cyberjammies’ Isla Palm shorts and short-sleeve set is the ideal nightwear for packing light, covering up and keeping comfy.
Available here.

Sunshirt
Keeps you drier when doing outdoor activities
£35.95

The performance The O’Neill Hybrid Series with Heathered HyperDry fabric protects against UV and board rash and dries three times quicker providing all day comfort.
Available here.

Footwear
A versatile pair of sandals or flip flops for day and night

£43

A custom beach slide, Billabong’s Surf Retreat Sandals are an exotic treat for your feet, featuring a comfort outsole and wide elasticized strap.
Available here.

Surf Poncho: For getting dry and covering up
£48
Anima’s light and warm surf poncho is ideal for beach life. Made by the top Turkish Towel (Peshtemal) manufacturer from 50% cotton and 50% bamboo.
Available here.

Travel Sleeve
Get organised and keep your documents together
£25

The Dakine Womens Travel Sleeve / Travel Documents Wallter is a great travel organiser. It holds important travel documents, passport and IDs in a slim zippered sleeve with plenty of internal organisation.
Available here.

A light layer
For travelling-in and chilly evenings
€55

Be ready to roam the world in the super-comfy and warm Kelia sweatshirt from Honu Clothing. A timeless companion for your next adventure.
Available here.

Travel Towel
Beach days sorted

£30

It’s time to pack your bags for the next big adventure and hop on the tracks with the Cassady Travel Towel. This light-weight, fast drying towel packs away neatly and helps maximise luggage space.
Available here.

Surf cover-up
Long sleeves to protect you from the sun
£115

Stay protected from the sun and surf in style with The Drifter, a beautiful long sleeve one-piece from Mona.
Available here.

Sun Protection
For in the water and out the water
£19.95

Island Tribe Clear Gel 50SPF is an ultra performance water resistant sunscreen which protects against UVA and UVB rays and isn’t harmful to coral reefs.
Available here.

Swimsuit
Surf, beach, pool or with a pair of shorts
£65

The new racer-back swimsuit by Audacia London is made form the brand’s signature compressed printed lycra. Perfect for any outdoor or water activity.
Available here.

Eco Travel Cup
Minimise your impact on the environment

£12.95

Grab yourself this fun, environmentally responsible reusable cup made with natural bamboo fibre – one of the world’s most sustainable resources. 
Available here.

Luxury item
Special additional item you can’t travel without!

£100

The Mini x Penny 22” skateboard is an epic way to get around and made the most of your holiday, surfing the streets.
Available here.

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