The Ultimate Packing List for The Ultimate DECA Power Trip

November 4, 2021

The Ultimate DECA Power Trip will be hosted in the Boston Seaport District with beautiful scenery, many chances to grow as a leader and an opportunity to make new connections. It’s time to start building the excitement!

Not sure what to put in your suitcase? Here is the ultimate packing list to help you prepare for #DECAPowerTrip in Boston!


  • This is the most important item to bring as you won't get past airport security without it! It would be a bummer for you to forget this at home, so triple-check that you have this with you and easily accessible.

Business Dress

  • 2-3 business professional outfits. This should consist of dress slacks, dress skirt, business dress, collared dress shirt, dress blouse, dress shoes and appropriate neckwear (necktie, ascot, scarf).
  • Nylons. If you are wearing a dress or skirt, make sure to wear nylons.
  • DECA Blazer. This is a DECA staple to have and bring along with you during The Ultimate DECA Power Trip!!

DECA Business Casual

  • 1-2 business casual outfits. Casual slacks, blouse, shirt or polo, socks and casual shoes.
  • Jeans, t-shirts and athletic shoes are not business casual attire

Pajamas + Undergarments

  • Pack enough for 2-3 nights. You can never go wrong with packing extra!
  • 3-5 pairs of socks

Casual Attire

  • 2-3 casual outfits. During this time of the year, Boston will get chilly so check your favorite weather app and plan accordingly.


  • Dress shoes
  • Casual shoes/sneakers or other comfortable footwear. For evening activities and travel days, wearing comfortable footwear is crucial.


Please keep in mind that you are only permitted to carry 3.4 ounces of liquids, aerosols, gels, creams and pastes when flying.

  • Deodorant
  • Face cleansers/lotions
  • Chapstick/vaseline
  • Lotion
  • Hair products
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Body wash
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Personal hygiene products
  • Band-aids


  • Spending money
  • Portable charger
  • Regular charger
  • Small purse or bag
  • Mints
  • Tide-to-go-stick
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Face masks


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