Hand Luggage Essentials: Tips + TheraTears Eye Drops Giveaway

The anticipation for a delightful British summer was palpable as the calendar flipped to August, which we traditionally associate with warmth and sunshine. However, the weather seems to have had other plans, casting a moody and unpredictable atmosphere over the island.

For this reason, embarking on an international adventure is the choice for many Brits during the summer holidays.

That’s when proper preparation is key to a smooth journey abroad. Your hand luggage is your travel companion, holding all the essentials you’ll need during your flight and upon arrival in a foreign land.

I don’t need to remember you that it’s always important to make sure have all necessary travel documents in a secure travel wallet. This includes your passport (with at least six months validity), visas, travel insurance, and any required permits for specific activities.

Bring some local currency for immediate expenses upon arrival and carry credit/debit cards for convenience. Inform your bank of your travel dates to avoid any card issues abroad.

Never forget to bring essential medications in their original packaging, along with copies of prescriptions. Research the legality of your medications in your destination country.

And of course, opt for travel-sized toiletries to comply with airline regulations. Also, remember to pack essentials like a toothbrush, toothpaste, facial wipes, hand sanitiser, and any specialised cosmetics you may need.

If you plan to use eye drops frequently, consider using preservative-free eye drops. Protecting your eyes during the holidays, or any time, is important to maintain good eye health and prevent discomfort.

From pollution to environmental stresses like air conditioning or wearing contact lenses, many things can cause dry eyes.

With these hand luggage essentials for international travel, you’re well-prepared to embark on a memorable journey to distant lands. Remember to pack wisely, follow local customs, and embrace the cultural diversity that awaits you. Safe travels and bon voyage!


Now it is your chance to Win!

The good news is that Midlands Traveller and TheraTears are teamed up to give you the chance to win a kit with two amazing eye drop products to add to your hand luggage to help you reduce the symptoms of eye strain.  Get ready to jet-set with confidence!


The Prizes

– Overnight Eye Drops

– Dry or Tired Eye Drops


Giveaway Time

Do you want to win this amazing bundle? All you need to do is join the Gleam competition below. Good Luck!

TheraTears Eye Drops Giveaway

Terms and Conditions

The closing date is September 3rd.

There is (1) prize. The winners will receive two TheraTears products.

. The prize is described above. No cash alternative!

Follow the rules to win the prize.

This competition is open to residents of the UK only.

The winner has 5 (five) days to respond to the first contact via email, otherwise, another winner will be chosen automatically.

All entries will be verified.

The winners will be chosen at random using the widget.


Simone Ribeiro
Hi! I'm Simone, a citizen of Britain, where I live for over a decade, and of Brazil, where I was born. Midlands Traveller is where I combine my passion for travelling, business and an Eco-friendly lifestyle.

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