List of stuff to bring to T & C

Oct 9th, 2006, 01:18 PM
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List of stuff to bring to T & C

I am trying to make a list to bring to T & C. How does this sound? Not sure if we need to bring clothes detergent etc for RWI.

passports
drivers licenses
cash
credit card
bathing suits
shorts
two pair of long pants
two collared shirts
shoes
t-shirts
skivvies
skirts/tops (wife)
flip flops
hats
bug spray
suntan lotion
contacts/cleaning stuff
sunglasses
shampoo etc.
after sun lotion
lip stuff
snorkeling gear
snacks
toothbrush/toothpaste/floss
small first aid kit
beach bag/backpack
Pocket PC
books





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Oct 9th, 2006, 01:29 PM
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Ziploc bags - they come in very handy!
Waterproof case - should you decide to venture to another beach and need to keep your id/cc/key with you while swimming
Small flashlights - great for walks on the beach when it gets dark
Inflatable water float lounger - if you want to float on the beach (or even in the pool)
Camera for land, and underwater =)
Copy of your passports just in case

Happy packing!
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Oct 9th, 2006, 01:54 PM
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How funny! I was just reading your EXCELLENT review and was gonna add these to my list.

thanks!
Roger
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Oct 10th, 2006, 04:59 AM
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I sometimes take along a deck of cards just in case of a rainy afternoon. And our cell phones don't always work in the ilons, so we often buy a mega-minute phone card from the grocery store to use down there. It doesn't go nearly as far on an international call, but it's much less expensive than other alternatives...
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Oct 10th, 2006, 06:13 AM
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Cortisone cream for bug bites and sun rash.
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Oct 10th, 2006, 06:40 AM
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You have a good list. Now the question is did you finally get your passports?
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Oct 10th, 2006, 07:45 AM
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No we don't have our passports yet. I just called them and it looks like they should be done right before we leave. If not they said I can expedite them. I also sent in a request for another birth certificate from my hometown in Michigan so should be covered either way. I am getting kinda nervous about going as I have never been to another country other than Canada.
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Oct 10th, 2006, 09:04 AM
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We have Verizon cell phones so plan on using a landline with phone cards. Is it better to buy one here before we go or one from IGA?
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Oct 10th, 2006, 10:53 AM
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Good luck with the passports. I'd be nervous like you but let's be optimistic!
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Oct 10th, 2006, 11:18 AM
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I notice you have remembered to take clothes for the wife...I hope you actually remember to pack the wife as well.


...is it Friday yet?...
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Oct 10th, 2006, 12:21 PM
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Yes, I will remember to take my wife. She doesn't get too excited about traveling but I know she will like it there. She loves Florida and Hawaii....
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Oct 10th, 2006, 04:42 PM
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Are you planning to call back home to the US? I noticed you are bringing a Pocket PC. Have you looked into Skype? They have it for a pocket pc. Would be your least expensive option... me thinks.

Great tip on the cortisone cream from turksoldtimer.
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Oct 10th, 2006, 07:34 PM
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camera and lightweight binoculars. there is detergent at the grocery store. i have not found that my phone card from home (sams club) works on provo. phone cards are readily available on the island.
and i'm throwing a deck of cards in my suitcase for mexico right now.
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Oct 11th, 2006, 11:49 AM
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Skype was a good idea! I already had an account so it took about 5 minutes to load on my PocketPC. Sound quality is fine also.
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Oct 11th, 2006, 11:56 AM
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It looks like it costs .21 per minute for Internationa Skype. Not bad.
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Oct 11th, 2006, 01:41 PM
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For your list, I would add:

journal
water bottle
beer cozies
cd's

I always keep a journal - the mind is going - so I can relive each trip over and over.

We like to put the water bottle in the freezer 1/2 full when we go to bed & just add water in the morning.

Most of the cars & some of the resorts have CD players....nice to have some island music to listen to.

Enjoy!!!!
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Oct 11th, 2006, 02:59 PM
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Whoops! Skype to USA is $.021 per minute.
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Oct 11th, 2006, 04:16 PM
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2.1 cents a minute? Sweet! That's even better than my LD rate at home.
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Oct 12th, 2006, 09:33 AM
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That is for outgoing calls. I had to buy $10.00 worth of minutes. If I want inbound calls I would have to buy a phone number. I don't think I will as I can just call home a once or twice a day.
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