LONDON, January 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ready to jet off across the globe and enjoy the incredible sights the planet has to offer? Better make a check list first! Travelling light and with essentials is key to keeping luggage safe and avoiding injuries or airport fees! SportsDirect.com, one of the UK's biggest suitcase and luggage retailers offers an essentials checklist to ensure your luggage will stay safe, comfortable and versatile as you travel. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121003/567209 ) Travel Adaptors With so many places to visit, nobody wants to be stranded with a dead camera battery or wet hair in colder climates! So make sure you've got all your outlets covered; the Dunlop Transworld Adaptor is an ideal travel companion and coverts UK two and three pin plugs to foreign outlets all in one. This can be used in America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Central and South America, the Caribbean Islands and the far east. Suitcase Padlock To make sure your luggage stays safe and secure whilst you travel, invest in a quality padlock. There are hundreds available on the market to suit your preferences, including glow in the dark padlocks and coded padlocks (handy if you don't want to worry about losing keys!). Padlocks are simple but effective and can easily put off potential pickpockets. Travel Pillow Whether you plan to travel by plane, bus or train- buying a suitable travel pillow will allow you to catch up on sleep if you need it, as well as offer support and comfort throughout long and short haul journeys. Lightweight and easy to manoeuvre around in a suitcase/holdall, it's a small difference between a stiff neck and a couple of hours good rest. Hand Sanitizer Exotic locations come with exotic viruses, keeping your hands clean will ensure you're doing your best to avoid spreading germs; a little goes a long way and most bottles come well within airline liquid restrictions so you don't have to worry about throwing them away once you get to the airport.