Planning to cruise the Caribbean? You might want to check if you’ve got all the essentials packed and ready to go! See our short list below.

Travel documents

Definitely the most important on this list of what to pack for the Caribbean! Remember to pack all your needed documents and IDs in your carry-on luggage.


OTC meds can get quite expensive on board but even that may not save you from buying them if you have no other choice. To be on the safe and budget-friendly side, bring some in times of emergency.

OndadeMar Women's Zenega Beach Tunic

OndadeMar Women’s Zenega Beach Tunic

Casual wear

Nothing beats wearing comfortable clothes on a vacation… so casual outfits are a must!

Billabong Women's Sol Searcher One-Piece Swimsuit

Billabong Women’s Sol Searcher One-Piece Swimsuit

Fab swimwear

Dress to impress and pack the best swimwear you have in your closet. If you intend to get a tan, you might as well do so in fashion.

Eliza J Women's Sleeveless Belted Floral Print Dress

Eliza J Women’s Sleeveless Belted Floral Print Dress

Something dressy

Dressing down doesn’t always mean looking drab! Flaunt those exotic florals you’ve been meaning to wear on a getaway.

Hailey by Adrianna Papell Women's Sleeveless Illusion Beaded Top Gown

Hailey by Adrianna Papell Women’s Sleeveless Illusion Beaded Top Gown

Formal outfits

Because most cruise trips require formal wear in the evenings, it is best to pack a couple of outfits that could keep you from being booted out of what could’ve been a fun night.

Chan Luu Chinese Crystal Pull Tie Cuff Bracelet

Chan Luu Chinese Crystal Pull Tie Cuff Bracelet


Sometimes, donning the right accessories is all it takes to make your look truly complete!

Stuart Weitzman Women's Whichway Platform Sandal

Stuart Weitzman Women’s Whichway Platform Sandal

The right shoes

Packing one right pair of shoes is close to impossible, we know! But 3, being the magical number that it is, might just do the trick. Choose wisely, though, and plan which shoes go with which outfit.

MILLY Tropical Orchid Clutch

MILLY Tropical Orchid Clutch

Your go-to bag

Bring a versatile bag which you can wear with most of your outfits. This will save you more space in your luggage, which is a pretty valid reason to reach for that gorgeous item on Duty Free!

A dose of excitement

Of course, you won’t be calling it a vacation without this.

Have fun on your Caribbean vacation!