The Ultimate Summer Rental Checklist

Don’t show up to your vacation home empty-handed. Use these guidelines to help you pack wisely—then customize by the type of rental you have, family size, and what activities you’ll be doing on your trip.


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    Two all-purpose knives (8” chef’s knife and a paring knife)

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    Emergency spice kit with your favorite spices

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    Cooking oils

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    French press and coffee grounds

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    Large pot or dutch oven

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    Ice cube trays

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    Rubber or silicone spatula

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    Vegetable Peeler

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    Reusable plastic zipper storage bags

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    Aluminum foil

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    Throw blanket

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    Throw pillows

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    Board games or toys

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    Movies or TV shows (either downloaded or DVDs)

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    Wireless speakers

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    Bed Linens

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    Alarm clock (if you don’t like to use the one on your phone)

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    Any other sleep essentials (eye mask, ear plugs, etc.)

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    Your favorite shampoo, conditioner, and body soap

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    Bath towels

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    Hand towels

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    Toiletry essentials (toothpaste, body lotion, etc.)

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    Sports gear (kayaks, bikes, etc.)

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    Beach gear (chairs, umbrella, toys, blanket, etc.)

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    Beach towels

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    First aid kit

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    Daily medications

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    Insect repellent

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    Paper towels

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    Multipurpose cleaner

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    Dish soap

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    Hand soap

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    Laundry Detergent

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    Garbage Bags

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    Toilet Paper

Living Room

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