□ Passport (no visa required for US passports).
□ Money: Debit ATM Card AND a Credit Card
Weather: Check the ten-day weather forecast before our trip and adjust the clothing guidelines below as necessary
Beware of pickpockets and watch your luggage at all times. This can be a problem at times, especially in Rome.
Religious sites mean no shorts or sleeveless shirts for men, and no bear shoulders, hot pants, and no short shorts for women. Bring a shawl to cover yourself if necessary
□ Modest and Lightweight T-shirts/blouses/pants/shirts
□ Modest and long-sleeved shirts for cooler nights
□ Modest swim wear
□ Good walking/hiking shoes for loose rock
□ Sandals (for comfort)
□ Light Jacket (maybe for the plane and evening)
□ Extra glasses (or contacts, if applicable)
□ Motion Sickness Help
□ Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Floss
□ Hair Care: Razor, Curling Iron, Hair Spray
□ Hand Sanitizer
□ Detergent (double bagged)/ gloves
□ Travel Iron (if you must, I’ll be wrinkled)
□ Laundry/plastic bag for dirty clothes
□ Bible or small New Testament – small easy to care size
□ Sunglasses (polarized) – A MUST
□ Camera(s) (Film/cards, batteries, charger)
□ Copies of passport, credit card info. – in suitcase
□ Granola Bars/Nuts/Crackers/fruit, etc.
□ A bottle of Pepto Bismol – A MUST
□ Hat – A MUST
□ Electrical Voltage Converters (for curling iron/razor)
□ Electrical Plug Adapters – A MUST
– See FAQs for the adapter plugs for your trip
□ Small umbrella – maybe – for sun or slight chance of rain
□ RESTRICTIONS: Each person is allowed ONLY ONE suitcase, plus a small carry on. Your suitcase cannot be more than 50lbs and 62 linear inches (height + width + depth). Personally, I don’t expect to wear a new outfit everyday. I bring a few shirts and wash them in the hotel.
NOTE: Luggage is regularly being lost or delayed due to staff shortages this summer at airports. I suggest you take only a carry-on, or make sure you have an extra set of clothes with you.
□ See FAQs for amount to bring and foreign currency
□ Beverages at meals
□ Tips for maids
□ Meals not included in the itinerary
□ Water – Bottled water if desired
□ Spending Money – Souvenirs?