Hen Party Survival Kit
Although you want the hen party to be one to remember, you want to be able to get up the next day for breakfast right?
Which is where a hen party survival kit comes into action! Make sure you and your hen do clan are ready for anything with this handy list of things you need for all types of hen weekends, come rain or shine. From drinking too much to not drinking enough, cuts and accidental spillages – we’ve got you covered ladies! Make sure you stay safe during the hen party with our tips.
What are the Essentials
The Hen Party Survival Kit List – 16 Essentials for the Hen Weekend
It may be obvious but it’s often overlooked, a bottle of water can go a long way in between all your hen party ideas. When you’re tired, hungover, thirsty, in the middle of nowhere or taking on a hen do challenge, a bottle of water could be a life saver. Remember – avoid single use plastic bottles.
If you’re lucky enough to look under 25, don’t forget your ID or passport. The last thing you want is to queue outside of a club for 20 minutes and realise you can’t get in anyway. On top of that, your passport is the number one necessity for a hen weekend abroad.
3. Emergency Cash
The phrase “better safe than sorry” really comes into play when thinking about emergency cash. Have your own back and bring some extra funds just in case.
This is the start of your hen do hangover kit inside the survival pack, and probably equally as important. It’s likely you’ll get a hangover (or at least a headache) at some point, so make sure you’re well equipped.
One of the more exciting additions to your hangover survival kit, snacks can be your saviour in a multitude of scenarios. From waiting for the train, feeling a bit faint or being slightly too drunk to navigate your way to the chippy!
Part two of the hangover survival kit side of things – sunglasses. Sunnies will protect your fragile eyes from the glaring bright sun and will improve the hangover look tenfold.
Hen do games are usually on the bottom of everyone’s priority list, but a few hilarious drinking games can be the make or break of a hen weekend. We’ve even put together a list of hen party games to help you out.
8. Tiny Bottles of Booze
Who doesn’t love a tiny bottle of your favourite liqueur? Miniature vodka, tiny gin or a little bottle of jaeger will help get the party started.
9. Wet Wipes
Listen ladies, things happen. A spilt drink here, a muddy knee from unbalanced heels there – we get it! Pack yourself some wet wipes so you can go on with the last night of freedom with no worries.
Feeling and smelling fresh are the first steps to enjoying the hen weekend, so don’t forget to pack your deodorant so you can smell nice even when the hangover kicks in.
11. Lip Balm
The last thing you want is dry, cracked lips when you’re trying to pull off a statement red lip in your classic hen do outfit. Pop your fav lip balm in the hen party survival kit and keep those lips moisturises!
12. Chewing Gum
Deodorant keeps your body fresh, but what about your breath? Chewing gum is especially handy for any single bridesmaids who’re on the prowl.
A couple of plasters are most likely a handbag staple for you anyway, so it’s a no brainer to bring a few with you on the hen do to save any heel blisters or cuts.
14. Dare Cards
Keep the fun and momentum going on the hen weekend with some simple yet effective dare cards. We have a ton of hen party dares to inspire you for this one.
Do we really need a reason to add sweets onto the hen party survival kit list? They’re delicious! Also great if blood sugars decrease.
16. Bobbles & Clips
The last thing you want is to go digging through your bag and realise you haven’t brought a bobble to style your hair, or just tie it back if you’re feeling a little sicky.
If you need further help with hen party ideas, we organise hen parties all over the UK and Europe for 1000’s of groups a year. With an impressive list of hen party activities, there’s an experience for every bride to be.