Packing list

Essentials (packed in carry-on)

Passports and Visas (If required)
Make a photocopy of these also and keep it apart from the originals
A Photo ID
Vaccination booklet with updated stamps
Plane tickets (printed and electronic)
Hotel booking confirmation
Car rental confirmation
Tickets (bus, train, cruise, excursions and attractions)
One or two credit cards
An ATM or Debit Card
Prescription medications (bring a few days extra in case of delays)
Eye drops*
Glasses and/or Contacts (a spare pair in case of loss or breakage)
Basic toiletries* (Tooth brush, tooth paste, deodorant, lotion)
Eye Mask (helps to sleep better on long or night flights)
Earplugs (great for blocking unwanted noises during flights)
Travel books and other Travel related information
Reading material
A change of clothes (in case of lost or delayed luggage)
A bathing suit (hotel pool, spa)
A sweater or pashmina shawl

*If flying, TSA approved sizes packed in zip lock bag.

Personal care

Toiletries* (Tooth brush, tooth paste, deodorant, lotion, etc.)
Make-Up (optional)
Razor/ Shaver
Hairdryer/ Flat Iron (optional)
Sunscreen (Broad spectrum, SPF 15 or higher)
Insect Repellent*
Anti-bacterial gel*/ Wet Wipe*
Facial Tissue (3-4 small packs)

*Travel sizes

Emergency First Aid Kit

Antibiotic ointment (Polysporin, Neosporin)
Cortisone Cream
Band-Aids* (regular and waterproof)
Eye drops
Moleskin** (helps to avoid blisters)
Pain relievers* (Advil, Tylenol, Aspirin)
Antihistamine* (Benadryl, Claritin)
Motion sickness medication* (Dramamine, Gravol)
Antacid tablets* (Tums, Rolaids, Pepto-Bismol)
Anti-diarrhea medication* (Imodium, Pepto-Bismol)
Anti-itch cream for insect bites (After Bite, Benadryl)
Cold medicine*
Manicure size scissors (only in checked luggage)

*Fit everything in a small pouch and bring only enough for immediate usage. If more is needed, most of these items can be found at local pharmacies.

**If traveling only with a carry-on, precut different shapes and sizes.

Electronics (packed in carry-on)

Iphone/ Ipad/ Chargers
Camera/ GoPro/ Chargers/ Accessories/ Tripod
Noise cancelling headphones
Adapter (when necessary/ check voltage)

Clothing (1*-2 w / incl. items packed in carry-on)

Pants/ Shorts            / Skirt/ Dress 3-4
Shirts/ T-Shirts/ Tops (include 2-3 hand washable items) 4-6
Sweater/Vest/ Sweatshirt 1-2
Socks/ Underwear/ Bras (3-4, washable and quick dry) 7
Pajama 1-2
Bathrobe (thin/ compact) 1
Slippers 1 pair
Exercise outfit (washable and quick dry) 1
Bathing Suits/Cover-Up (depending on the destination) 1-3
Sun Hat 1
Shoes/Sandals/ Boots (packed and worn) 2 pairs
Dressy Outfit** 1-2
Dressy Shoes** 1 pair
Evening Bag** 0-1

*For 1 week trips, stick to the lowest pieces of clothing.

** If required for a special event or for formal night during a cruise.

Dive Trip

Certification card*
Medical release*
Dive computers*
Dive gear (Mask, Snorkel, BCD, Regulator, Fins, etc.)
Dry bag
Hangers (optional)
Boot dryer (optional)

*These items as well as a prescription mask should be packed in your carry-on if not you will not be able to dive.

Other items

Umbrella and or Raincoat
Beach bag (if going to a resort or the beach)
Jacket, Gloves and Hat (if traveling to a cold destination)
Walking sticks (optional)
Sewing Kit (like the ones found in hotel rooms)

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