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    Bring your own bottled water

    by usisero_ako Written Mar 10, 2010

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: sunglasses

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: sunblock lotion and moisturizer -- THIS IS A MUST
    paracetamol,
    mefenamic acid,
    cotton,
    betadine or any antiseptic for wounds,
    bandaids,
    *take bonamine before riding the boat as it can really get rough on the seas especially if the waves are big

    Miscellaneous: Food & beverage are very expensive at White Beach, PG. I recommend that you buy your own mineral/distilled water (4L or 6L) at the nearest grocery or convenient store before heading to PG.

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    Bottled water and Cash!

    by sherleh Updated Apr 8, 2009

    Luggage and bags: Ziplocs and extra plastic bags for wet clothing (or for barfing on the boat)

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: aqua shoes... sunglasses... caps or hats

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: anti-dizzy meds for seasickness, pack sachets of shampoo, comditioner, moisturizer/lotion insect repellent, facial wash or feminine wash instead of bringing bottles so that your bag won't be too heavy and you can just throw it away before checking out of the hotel/inn.

    Photo Equipment: battery charger!

    Miscellaneous: Some porters at the Batangas Pier will advise you to buy bottled water before boarding the ferry coz it's more expensive at Puerto Galera. Check with your inn/hotel/apartelle if they provide towels and toiletries so you can pack less and make room for pasalubongs. There's an Allied Bank branch with ATM only at Muelle until 8 pm only.

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    travel light

    by ems19 Written Aug 22, 2008

    Luggage and bags: try to bring one big bag and thats just it!!

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: dont bring too much clothes coz you wont need it..shorts and blouses would be just fine.. bring more bathing suits!! hehehe if you forgot your swimwear, you could buy there from 250-500..

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: bring your first aid kit!! we were stung by small jelly fishes..

    Photo Equipment: dont ever forget your camera!! coz we forgot ours.. we've only used our phones camera, we can't bring them on the banana boat nor anywhere wet.. sigh..

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    SPF lotion or be burned!

    by mischaeloise Written Jun 13, 2008

    Luggage and bags: I prefer backpacks. Leave your mega-purses behind.

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Actually theres no need to bring clothes because there are stores selling these. From underwear to pants--name it.

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Bring emergency medicines. Toiletries are sold at Sari-sari stores.

    Photo Equipment: Bring a lot of batteries or better, a charger. Bring your best camera ever especially if you plan to do some island hopping.

    Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: Bikini, sarong, board shorts.

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  • what i forgot to bring!

    by icoy Updated Mar 25, 2007

    Photo Equipment: underwater camera. yup. i forgot this. would have been nice to have taken photos of the little blue fishies. :)

    Miscellaneous: sunglasses! i had to buy a pair of imitation oakleys. and guess what... the color bled with my sweat! Hundred bucks a pair.

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