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Prepare For Your Next Overseas Holiday at Eastland

So, you have your plane ticket secured, your hotel booked, and your overseas holiday officially awaits! There’s no better feeling than knowing you have an exciting vacation on the agenda, especially when you feel ready and organised before you take off. Whether you’re headed to a tropical destination, or are hitting the snowfields, anyone boarding a flight shares one common need – the need to prep and pack, of course! And while preparing for your next holiday abroad is certainly an exciting task, ensuring you have all the necessities can be quite the process. Luckily, here at Eastland Shopping Centre we have over 350 unrivalled retail destinations that are sure to help you in your travelling endeavours. Without further ado, let’s unpack (excuse the pun) the ultimate overseas holiday checklist! Read on to find out where to go and what to buy to ensure you don’t forget anything crucial on your trip!

 Travel must haves at MacPac

First port of call? MacPac! Located on level two and filled with must haves for holiday abroad. MacPac is perfect for the adventurous traveller with products suited for camping, hiking, paddling, snow, touring, and commuting. They’re well-known for their insulated coats for men, women, and kids, as well as their heavy-duty footwear. They’ve got your back, even when things get a bit precarious out there. 

Wardrobe essentials from Jay Jays 

If you’ve got a pre-teen or young teenager in your family, then be sure to check out Jay Jays. It’s a great shop for them to pick up a last-minute fashion buy so that they have something new and exciting to bring along with them. Their shelves are practically overflowing with tees, tanks, sweats, and other everyday wardrobe essentials – ideal for road trips, campfires, and festivals. The best part? You can save your pennies for the vacay because Jay Jays is super affordable. 

Beach holiday sorted at Ghanda Clothing 

Another teen favourite and rightfully so, Ghanda Clothing is a must-go if you’re heading to a coastal destination, or tropical island. Situated on level two near Glassons, it’s a small, locally owned brand that stock a slew of surf and streetwear. We recommend getting your hands on their everyday t-shirts and don’t forget to pick up a hat and sunglasses – these are essential for every trip!  

Active travel necessities at Rebel Sport 

Rebel Sport is where to go if you’re planning an active, fitness-focused holiday abroad. They house big brands like Nike, Puma, Adidas and more. Be sure to add a sport watch or activity tracker to your overseas holiday checklist, as well as a pair of quality sneakers – ones without any wear or tear! You can find Rebel Sport directly next to JB Hi-Fi on level one. 


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Luggage saviours at Harris Scarfe 

No matter what type of traveller you are, if you’re getting onto a plane then a trip to Harris Scarfe is a must. Harris Scarfe has all sorts of travel paraphernalia that will make getting from A to B a whole lot easier. Think packing cubes, airline adaptors, luggage, passport pouches – the list goes on! View their whole range of travel and outdoor products here

Travel prep at Mister Minit 

Finally, Mister Minit, they specialise in services like shoe repairs and watch mending. Packing for an overseas holiday isn’t just about purchasing new clothing and products, but it’s also about making sure your pre-loved items are in tip-top shape. After all, you don’t want a faulty watch, or a shoe with a hole in it when travelling! A quick stop by Mister Minit will sort that out though. Located on level one near Lowes and Dusk. 

Get sorted for your overseas holiday at Eastland!

Although we’ve only delved into six stores, there’s so much more to explore in Eastland Shopping Centre. With our vast array of shops, boutiques, and speciality stores, you’ll need ample time to fully immerse yourself in the shopping experience. We suggest allocating a morning, or better yet, a whole day, to roam around with your travel checklist in hand. Discover fashion favourites, travel gadgets, and so much more. Oh, and don’t forget to grab a bite to eat while you’re at it to refuel and recharge – view our extensive range of eateries here
We hope this overseas holiday guide helps when you start thinking about packing. All that’s left to do now is hit the shops and get all packed up. From the Eastland Family to yours, we wish you safe travels and unforgettable adventures! 
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