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Does anyone have a good packing list they can share??? Thanks!!
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Originally posted by CruiseNurseBabe82
Does anyone have a good packing list they can share??? Thanks!!
Here is the Packing List that Cruise Diva recommends. For me, I don't take this many toiletries OR clothing. After having traveled Europe, I learned the art of wearing the same pants 2-3 times in 7 days and just changing the top that goes with it. Anyway, I hope this helps!

~Linda's Cruise Diva Packing List~
The "ORIGINAL" Packing List,
Shared for years with THOUSANDS of Fellow Cruisers
The essential carry-on bag --
  • makeup remover
  • freshener/moisturizer
  • cotton balls/q-tips
  • toothbrush/toothpaste/mouthwash/floss
  • perfume/body & hand lotions
  • deodorant/talcum powder
  • sun screen
  • eye shadow/liner/mascara
  • powder/blush/concealer/lipstick
  • nail polish/polish remover pads
  • shampoo/conditioner/gel/hair spray (non-aerosol)
  • brushes/combs
  • bobby pins/clips/bows/hair bands
  • hair dryer/curling iron/shower cap
  • make-up mirror/plug in cube tap
  • clothes steamer/lint brush/Woolite
  • folding tote bag/fanny pack
  • caps/visors
  • Zip-Lock bags/garbage bags
  • jewelry
  • medicines/bandages/antiseptic cream
  • feminine hygiene products
  • germicidal hand cleaner
  • extra glasses/contact lens supplies
  • flasks
  • camera/film/extra batteries/binoculars
  • Walkman/speakers/tapes or CDs
  • passport/money/documents/keys (home & luggage)
With post-9/11 airline regulations prohibiting sharp objects in carry-on bags, I now pack the following in checked luggage:
  • nail file and buffer/nail clippers & scissors
  • tweezers/sewing kit/small scissors
  • razor/shaving accessories
And, another way to plan...
Day-by-Day (A sample 7-night Caribbean cruise with pre-night hotel stay)
Fly to San Juan and a night at Condado Plaza
  • sweater set/navy print slacks/tennis shoes (plane)
  • shorts (hotel afternoon)
  • purple top and flowered skort/sandals (evening)
Embarkation Day (San Juan) - Casual
  • shorts and polo top/tennis shoes
  • purple crinkle rayon pants and tunic/black sandals
Important Note: Carry on the outfits you want to wear to dinner--your luggage might not get delivered to your cabin in time to change!
Day One (at sea) - Formal
  • exercise shorts and t-shirt
  • swimwear
  • flowered shorts and top
  • print cocktail dress/black heels
Day Two (Martinique) - Informal
  • exercise shorts and t-shirt
  • navy paisley shorts and top
  • swimwear
  • navy and gold pants and tunic/gold sandals
Day Three (Barbados) - Casual
  • exercise shorts and top
  • shorts and polo top
  • swimwear
  • black linen sundress/black sandals
Day Four (Antigua) - Casual
  • exercise shorts and top
  • shorts and polo top
  • swimwear
  • blue flowered slacks and tunic/black sandals
Day Five (St. Marteen) - Formal
  • shorts and t-shirt (for sailing excursion)
  • swimwear
  • shorts and top
  • black cocktail dress/black heels
Day Six (St. Thomas) - Casual
  • exercise shorts and t-shirt
  • swimwear
  • shorts and top
  • black flowered slacks and cotton sweater/sandals
Day Seven (Disembarkation-San Juan-fly home)
  • navy print slacks and white top/tennis shoes
Misc. Clothing and Accessories
  • night gowns/robe
  • pantyhose/knee-high stockings
  • bras/panties/slips
  • white shorts/white slacks/two blouses or polo shirts
  • knock around shorts and t-shirt
  • flip flops/water shoes
  • swimsuits (3)/cover-up
  • jewelry
  • socks/white tennis shoes
  • purses (daytime & evening)
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