Shoes – wear something easy to slip on and off at airport
___ Tennis shoes
___ Short sleeved or modest sleeveless shirts
___ Girls/ladies-dress/skirt for church. Guys- nice pants/good jeans and button down/polo shirt.
___ Pants/capris. Long shorts are fine.
___ Light jacket
___ Bandana/baseball cap or hat (optional, but good for sun)
___ Scrubs (for medical teams)
___ Small Bible/devotional
___ A clear photo of you (and your family)
___ Refillable water bottle
___ Small Flashlight/extra batteries
___ Eyeglass repair kit/spare pair (if you wear glasses). Extra contacts also a good idea.
___ Small umbrella
___ Camera/batteries/chips if you are bringing one.
___ Travel alarm/cell
___ Money belt/somewhere to carry your documents
___ Money (Smaller bills best–not torn or marked. Coins are not accepted)
___ Credit/debit card, if applicable (call ahead to company and remember to check international fees)
___ Insurance card and contact info (include US doctor info)
___ Letter for minors traveling without parent (original and copies
___ Any Prescriptions (need to be in original containers with script in the carry on)
___ Imodium tablets
___ Insect Repellant (25% + DEET rec.)
___ Anti-itch cream
___ Vitamins (if applicable)
___ Pain relievers/fever reducers
___ Sun screen
___ Allergy meds
___ Index card noting any medical conditions/allergies. It’s a good idea to tell a team member. Keep this with you in your day pack.
___ Copy of contact info/itinerary with a relative. They can always contact FCF if needed.
- When packing make sure any liquids in your carry-on are less than 3 oz. each and packed in one or two quart size Ziplock bags per TSA regulations.
- Pack any sharp items, like scissors, needle and thread, etc. in your checked luggage.
- Toothpaste should be packed in your checked luggage, as well.
- Any liquids, creams, shampoos, etc should be put in plastic bags if you are packing them in your checked luggage. The TSA may not put the lids back on properly.