One does not require a special degree or a certificate when it comes to packing their bags for a hostel. Experienced travelers know and understand the items they should carry with them to a hostel. If this is your first time, then make sure you follow these tips for items you should leave back at home.

  1. Alarm Clocks – If you depend on your alarm clock to wake up, then do not bring this item to a hostel. Instead use the alarm function of your phone to wake up. Just ensure that you reduce the volume of the alarm function to avoid disturbing others sleep.
  2. Big Towels –Avoid bringing a massive towel while traveling to a hostel. This type of towel only takes more space inside your bag making it less convenient to carry other items. Instead, carry a small one and ask the hostel staff to offer you a clean pair of towels.
  3. Laundry Detergent – You may prefer to wash your own clothes however, bringing your own set of laundry detergent does not make any sense. Modern hostels offer laundry service to travelers. Moreover, if you still wish to wash your clothes, head over to a local grocery store to buy a small packet of detergent.
  4. Bedding Materials – Bedsheets, pillows, blankets and other bedding materials must always be left behind. Moreover, these items or materials will lead to taking more space for your luggage. Just ask the hostel staff to provide clean bedding materials.

Make sure you leave these items behind before traveling to the hostels of Lombok.