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These lists has been compiled by Volunteers serving in [[{{#explode:Packing list for Belize| |3}} {{#explode:Packing list for Belize| |4}} {{#explode:Packing list for Belize| |5}}]] based on their experience. Use it as an informal guide in making your own list, bearing in mind that experience is individual. There is no perfect list!
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  • [[Living conditions and volunteer lifestyles in {{#explode:Packing list for Belize| |3}} {{#explode:Packing list for Belize| |4}} {{#explode:Packing list for Belize| |5}}]]
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  • [[FAQs about Peace Corps in {{#explode:Packing list for Belize| |3}} {{#explode:Packing list for Belize| |4}} {{#explode:Packing list for Belize| |5}}]]
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See also:
Pre-Departure Checklist
Staging Timeline

For information see Welcomebooks

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This list has been compiled by Volunteers serving in Belize and is based on their experience. Use it as an informal guide in making your own list, bearing in mind that experience is individual. There is no perfect list! You obviously cannot bring everything we mention, so consider those items that make the most sense to you personally and professionally. You can always have things sent to you later. As you decide what to bring, keep in mind that you have an 80-pound weight limit on baggage. The less you bring, the easier it will be for century 21 broker properti jual beli sewa rumah Indonesia you to travel to and within Belize. Do not do all your packing in one day. Fill your bags and then return later to reevaluate your decisions. And remember, you can get almost everything you need in Belize.

The climate of Belize is hot and humid most of the year, so bring lightweight and sturdy clothing that breathes (cotton or a cotton blend are recommended) and is easy century 21 broker properti jual beli sewa rumah Indonesia to hand-wash and line-dry. Because it can get cool during the winter months at higher elevations, bring a few clothing items to layer. Lightweight rain gear is helpful during the many rainy days that occur during the wet season.

Because clothes generally have to be washed in cold water with strong detergents, clothes tend to wear out quickly. As many Belizeans iron their clothes, you may want to purchase an iron and ironing board after settling in to your site.

Although you can buy almost anything in Belize, cosmetics, toiletries, clothes, and shoes—many of which are imported from the United States—are expensive.

General Clothing

For Women

  • Lightweight jacket, sweater, or sweatshirt
  • Lightweight poncho or raincoat
  • Eight to 10 lightweight, loose-fitting skirts or dresses
  • One nice outfit for special occasions
  • Eight to 10 lightweight blouses or other tops
  • Eight to 10 lightweight T-shirts (tank tops can be worn at home)
  • Two to four pairs of loose-fitting khakis, slacks, or jeans with pockets
  • Four to six pairs of long, loose-fitting shorts with pockets
  • Two-year supply of underpants, bras, and socks and at least one half slip (cotton is best)
  • Sleepwear (lightweight, cotton, not see-through); bring one heavier item for cool weather
  • One or two swimsuits
  • Casual clothes for hanging out at home or for exercise
  • Hat or cap

For Men

  • Lightweight jacket, sweater, or sweatshirt
  • Lightweight poncho or raincoat
  • Three or four pairs of slacks, jeans, or khakis with pockets
  • Three or four short-sleeved, button-down shirts
  • One short-sleeved dress shirt
  • Three or four T-shirts in light colors
  • Two-year supply of cotton underwear
  • Two or three pairs of long, loose-fitting shorts with pockets
  • Swimming trunks
  • Casual clothes for hanging out at home or for exercise
  • Hat or cap

Shoes

Shoes in Belize are very expensive. You will be doing a great deal of walking, so be sure that the shoes you bring are sturdy and comfortable.

For Women

  • One pair of comfortable dress shoes
  • One or two pairs of sneakers
  • Two or three pairs of sandals appropriate for work or special occassions
  • One pair of sturdy sandals (e.g., Chaco, Tevas)
  • One pair of comfortable hiking shoes or boots
  • One pair of rubber-soled flip-flops

For Men

  • One pair of comfortable dress shoes
  • Several pairs of sneakers or athletic shoes
  • One or two pairs of hiking shoes or boots
  • One pair of rubber-soled flip-flops

Personal Hygiene and Toiletry Items

  • Two pairs of sunglasses.
  • Six-month supply of toothpaste, shampoo, soap, lotion, deodorant, razors, shaving cream

Kitchen

  • Pots and pans (which you can have sent to you toward the end of training) Miscellaneous
  • One or two sets of double-size sheets
  • One to three sets of lightweight towels and washcloths
  • One cotton blanket for cool weather
  • Electrical appliances (e.g., hair dryer, iron, coffeepot, wok, crockpot)
  • Surge protector (a must)
  • Umbrella
  • Inexpensive waterproof watch
  • Sturdy water bottle or canteen (e.g., Nalgene)
  • Camera, film, and silica gel
  • Rechargeable batteries and recharger
  • Walkman, radio, or cassette player
  • Swiss Army knife
  • Flashlight(s) with replacement bulbs
  • Travel alarm clock
  • Sewing kit with scissors
  • Photos of your home, family, and friends
  • Board games
  • Art supplies
  • Binoculars (a must if you are a bird-watcher or wildlife fan)
  • Sports equipment (e.g., snorkeling or fishing gear)
  • Bike lock, if you plan to get a bicycle
  • Guidebooks on the region, a Spanish/English dictionary
  • Personal checks (for obtaining emergency cash)
  • Daypack or other small bag
  • Lightweight sleeping bag (for visiting other Volunteers; the Peace Corps provides a mosquito net)