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Packing List

 
In addition to our information „Characteristics of freighter voyages“ or „Characteristics of inland voyages“ and „From A-Z“ find here a few more tips for planning and packing:

 
Glasses
Remember to pack a spare pair of glasses, a pair of sunglasses and maybe a strap.

 
Binoculars
We recommend bringen your own binoculars.

 
Hairdryer
Mostly not provided in the cabin.

 
Photo/Film
For editing photos and video on board tablet-PCs are very helpful. Remember chargers.

 
Drinking/Eating
We recommend taking drinks like water or soft drinks for the first day, because drinks can only be bought on board after the ship has left the port. Special drinks, like special teas, are usually not on board, but you may bring them with you, of course. The same applies to sweets and snacks.
Please note that no alcoholic beverages can be bought on the ships with alcohol prohibition. Beer or wine are allowed for passengers on the chamber, but these drinks are not provided.

 
Clothes
We recommend practical and weather-proof clothes, and “onion look”. Inside it can be warm, outside windy and cool.

 
Small change in the currency of the countries
Helpful for bus or taxi fares on shore leave.

 
Suitcase/Bags
Bags, with or without rolls, are more useful than suitcases. They are easier to store in the cabin.

 
Reading material / DVDs
Bring enough books which you always wanted to read. For longer voyages an e-book can be useful. DVD can be watched in the mess or maybe the cabin.

 
Medicine
Please remember to bring far more of the medication, which you need to take regularly, than needed for the planned for duration of the voyage.

 
Hat/Cap
It is windy on deck. We recommend a hat, cap, headband and/or scarf.

 
Information for shore leave
Travel guides or similar for the cities in which the ship stops are good for preparation of the short short leaves.

 
Passport and travel documents
Remember to bring passports, maybe vaccination cards, ticket, embarkation information and other travel documents.

 
Shoes
On the outside of the vessel shoes with non-slip soles are recommended. Also remember slippers or sandals – shoes are to be taken of before entering the cabin.

 
Safety vest
A safety vest is mandatory in many ports.

 
Sub protection
Bring sun screen lotion with a high protection factor.

 
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