Packing Tips

  • Bring all your travel documents and your Passport when traveling outside the United States.
  • Remember the 3-1-1 rule (311_brochure). This is a rule the TSA has implemented for your safety. Any liquids or gels carried on the plane must be in three-ounce, or smaller, containers. These containers must fit in a one-quart zip-loc type bag. One zip-loc bag is allowed for each person traveling.
  • Any medications you may need must be in the original containers, with the prescription label clearly visible. Please keep your daily medications with you, and not in your checked baggage.
  • Rolled clothing takes up less space than folded clothing.
  • To avoid tangling, thread a straw with your delicate necklaces.
  • Pack your dirty shoes in a shower cap.
  • Tie a brightly colored ribbon to your luggage handle or unique luggage attachment to easily identify your bags at the airport

Other helpful vacation items:

  • Water shoes /water sox, in addition to flip flops, can be a foot saver on hot sand or rocky beach.
  • You should always travel with at least one valid credit (not debit) card (check expirations).
  • It’s a good idea to make two copies of passports, and your driver’s license, if the original is lost or stolen it can help expedite the process of replacement or verification. Keep one set with you but separate from the originals; give the second to someone you trust at home, should you need additional assistance replacing them.
  • Check with your cell phone provider to ensure you will have service where you travel. Some service plans will let you add International on for the time that you are gone and prorate it for the month.
  • Don’t forget to bring your favorite camera as you will be able to capture many fabulous photos not only of the resort but of yourselves enjoying it! Underwater cameras are fun too
  • Two- way radios are still a great way to keep in touch or check-in with your travel companions around the resort.
  • We recommend bringing bug spray. In the evenings there are invisible mosquitoes that can be quite pesty.
  • Don’t forget sun tan lotion! It can be quite expensive at the resorts.
  • Note there are dress codes. To enhance our unique dining experience, please comply with the “casual-elegance” dress code in all gourmet restaurants. Ladies: Capri pants, dresses, skirts, long pants, shoes, dress sandals. Gentlemen: Bermuda shorts, long pants, collared shirts, dress sandals, casual shoes.
  • A small first-aid kit is always a good idea. Include bandaids, Neosporin, Imodium AD, Pepto Bismol, Tylenol, an antihistamine, these items can be pricey in gift shops.

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