Don’t forget these items that you won't find in the hotel shop.
Medication, copy of your prescription, glasses, contact lenses and solution, first aid kit, contraception
Passport, visa, ticket or booking confirmation, insurance, vaccination certificates, EHIC card if applicable, driving licence. You should email copies of these to yourself for backup
The Embassy or Consulate, your airline, American Express support numbers, insurance company, emergency contacts. You should email these to yourself for backup
And don't forget...
Your phone and charger, travel adapters and money (and your American Express card, of course). And finally…. Enjoy your trip!
The Daily Telegraph - essentials for any holiday