7 Nov 2013

French Polynesia/Tahiti Packing List

 

This list is helpful when beginning to pack for your trip to Tahiti and her islands!

 

Packing List

(Based onĀ 7 day trip)

 

Clothing

3-4 bathing suits

7-9 t-shirts/tanks

2-3 nicer tops

2-3 pairs of shorts

2 casual skirts

2-3 sundresses

long pants for plane ride

light sweater

1 pair of walking shoes/socks

all undergarments

2 pairs of flip flops

1 pair of coral shoes

hat

sunglasses

beach cover-up/sarong

 

Health & Beauty

sunscreen (and tons of it!)

Tylenol

bug spray

Allergy medication

Immodium

Band-aids

Antibiotic cream

Itch stick

Antacids

Urinary meds

Aloe

Vitamins

All prescriptions

Toothbrush/paste/mouthwash

Shaving cream/razor

Shampoo/conditioner

Q-tips

Hair bands for long hair

Toiletry bag

Contact lenses/glasses (if you wear them)

Chap stick

Feminine products

Brush/comb

Deodorant

Lotions

Kleenex

Face wash/acne treatments

Nail clippers/file

 

Travel Necessities

Airline tickets/hotel vouchers

ATM card for cash

Passport/driver license plus photocopies

Credit cards and photocopies

Camera, film, memory cards, batteries

Converter/adapter

Underwater cameras

Travel guides

Calling cards (if not using cell phone)

Water bottle/collapsible cooler

Copies of itinerary for contacts

Sewing kit

Small flashlight

Binoculars

Snacks (cereal, granola bars)

Candy, gum

Powdered Gatorade

Beach bag (preferably waterproof)

Trash bag for wet clothes

Snorkel gear

Tote bag for souvenirs

Addresses for postcards

Journal

Candles/matches

Books/magazines/e-reader

laptop/tablet (if you want to stay connected!)

inflatable raft

 
 

Packing Advice

Dos:

Leave in hair conditioner. Good for all the swimming!

Light sweater. The evenings get chilly!

TONS of suntan lotion of all SPFs

Water shoes for the coral

Long sleeve swim cover-up

DO NOT OVERPACK!!!

 

Don’t Bothers:

Hair dryer (in all hotels)

Tons of daytime clothing. You’ll be in your swimsuit!

Body lotions. Unless you use something for sensitive skin, there is tons of it available

Make-up. The humidity is thick and you’ll always be in the water

Meet me

    • My name is Janelle and I'm a luxury travel consultant with Luxe Island Escapes by Easy Escapes Travel and an avid traveler!

      I specialize in customized luxury travel to the South Pacific, whether it be a quick get-a-way, honeymoon, or a bucket list adventure. In addition to being a Certified Tahiti SpecialistĀ®, I am also a certified specialist for Fiji, The Cook Islands, New Zealand and Australia. To learn more about me, my services, and my certifications, please visit the About page.

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