"Remember it's the opposite season!" New Zealand Packing List Tip by IslandGirl10

New Zealand What to Pack: 53 reviews and 24 photos

Luggage and bags: If it's winter when you go you are probably going to need your two bag limit as airlines are getting finicky about weight.

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: An unbrella would have been a great idea. You will need walking shoes! If you go in the winter, a mid weight jacket with a windbreaker is a nice thing! Take a nicer pair of shoes if you are planning to go out to nicer restaurants in the evening.

Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Even though medicines are fairly plentiful, they are expensive. Take what you need when you go. If you are on any prescription drugs, get a letter from your doctor before you go about the medication and the reason you take it, just in case customs asks.

Photo Equipment: We took our digital camera and our laptop. I took 500 photos, so it was nice to be able to download them once the memory card was full. We also took our video camera and made a few DVD's. The scenery can keep you busy!

Miscellaneous: Pack a lightweight bag so you can take gifts home for family and friends!

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Sep 21, 2007
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