Essentials – what to pack for the last day of your move

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When you’re close to finishing up your packing you might accidentally pack something you need.  The opposite is also likely.  You might think you need more things and pack a few boxes of essentials that you later need to unpack and rummage through after a tiring day of moving.  Please have a look at our essentials box contents list to help you pack.  Print it as a checklist or use it as a guideline.

Clothes and linen

  • 2 sets of daywear
  • Underwear
  • Pyjamas
  • 1 set of bed linen
  • Towels
  • Thongs or slippers


  • Toothbrushes and toothpaste
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Soap or shower gel
  • Deodorant


  • Wipes or a cloth
  • Disinfectant
  • Dishwashing liguid
  • All purpose cleaner

Pets and small kids

  • Baby food or pet food
  • Bowls/bottles/a dish
  • Baby formula
  • Wipes
  • A comfort toy
  • Nappies, clothes, changing mat
  • Litter box

This should help you survive the last day at our old home and the first day in the new one.  Is there anything we’ve missed?  Let us know in the comments.

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