When packing for a trip, you probably have a checklist of things you always put in your carry-on… iPod, books, wallet, phone, and depending on how much the airline charges for checked baggage, everything else you could possibly need.

But let’s say you are checking a bag.There are some things you may not need on the plane, but that you definitely don’t want getting lost if you end up in the middle of a lost-luggage nightmare.

Check out this list of important items to keep with you, to prevent a lost bag from making you lose your mind.