Caribbean Travelers Checklist

Here is a general checklist to help you pack

BEFORE YOU GO:
__ Passport
__ Visas
__ Visit Doctor/Dentist
__ Insurance Information
__ Traveler's Checks
__ Credit Cards
__ Foreign Currency
__ Cash
__ Airline Tickets
__ Health Documentation
__ Extra ID
__ Int'l Driver's License
__ Student ID/FHA/Int'l
      Discount Cards

__ Emergency Information
      (medical, itinerary, relatives)

__ Photocopies of important
      documents



HEALTH CARE NEEDS:
__ Prescriptions/Birth Control
__ First Aid Kit
__ Blister Kit
__ Band Aids
__ Adhesive Tape
__ Compression Bandage
__ Moleskin
__ Antiseptic/Iodine Towelettes
__ Antibiotic Cream
__ Insect Repellent
__ Antihistamine Cream
      (good for itchy insect bites!)

__ Calamine Lotion
__ Sunscreen
__ Lip Balm
__ Tweezers
__ Scissors
__ Aspirin
__ Antihistamine Tablets
__ Antacid
__ Diarrhea Medicine
__ Foot Powder
__ Malaria Pills
__ Vitamins
__ Cold Medicine
__ Laxative
__ Tampons/Pads
__ Water Bottles
__ Water Filter/Iodine Tablets

WASH KIT:
__ Soap
__ Shampoo
__ Deodorant
__ Travel Wash (for clothes)
__ Clothesline
__ Shaving Kit
__ Toothbrush, Paste & Floss
__ Sink Stopper
__ Mirror
__ Towel
__ Contact Lens Preparation
__ Lotions / Skin Creams
__ Hair brush / Comb
__ Q-Tips
__ Nail Clippers


CLOTHING:
Think light weight, comfortable, quick drying, abrasion resistant - nylon, polyester & cotton blends
__ Socks (thin cotton)
__ Hat or Visor
__ Comfortable Shorts (2-3 pairs)
__ Skirt
__ Pants (2-3 pair)
__ Belt
__ Shirts (short/long sleeve,
      Tees, something "dressy")

__ Rainwear
__ Sandals, Walking Shoes 
__ Swimsuit
__ Underwear


SOME BIG BASICS:
__ Luggage (soft sided for sailing)
__ Suitcase/Travel Pack
__ Fanny Pack
__ Day Pack
__ Luggage Keys/Locks
__ Luggage Tags
__ Possession Protectors
__ Money Belt
__ Pouch for Passport, Tickets  & Currency
__ Camera & Accessories
__ Padded Case
__ Tripod Case
__ Extra Film
__ Lenses
__ Extra Batteries
__ Filmshield (for x-ray       protection)
MISCELLANEOUS:
__ Flashlight & Extra Bulbs/Batteries
__ Door Jammer
__ Headlamp
__ Travel Alarm/Watch
__ Sunglasses/Case/Strap
__ Ear Plugs
__ Neck Pillow (for traveling)
__ Voltage Adapter and Converter
__ Modem (tele) Adapter
__ Swiss Army Knife
__ Plastic Zip-Lock Bags
__ Sewing Kit/Thread
__ Lighter/Matches
__ Calculator
__ Camera
__ Binoculars
__ Journal
__ Pens
__ Reading Material
__ Travel Guides/Maps
__ Language Books
__ Stuff Sacks
__ Travel Hair Dryer
__ Travel Iron/Steamer


EXTRA GEAR:
__ Sport-Related Items: Snorkel, Mask, Tennis Racket, etc...
(Remember gear can be rented in many
tourist areas - decide if weight or money
is more important on your trip.)


__ Specifics For Climate: Malaria tablets are not necessary in most Caribbean areas, but don't forget mosquito netting, repellant, coils or citronella candles if your situation requires them.


OTHER:
__ Gifts for New Friends
__ Lots of Patience
__ A Good Attitude
__ A Friendly Smile
__ Don't forget to provide for you're pets while you are away.  
 

HAPPY
TRAVELS!

This is a general warm climate travelers checklist. Many of the health care and wash items can be obtained locally. Remember the less you pack the less you'll have to carry. Also many small aircraft have baggage weight limits, so pack a small carry-on with necessities should your baggage be delayed.

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