Travel Check List What to Bring A valid passport is required for entry into Belize. Insect repellent (Sportsman OFF blue can or green can works best) Antihistamine, cortisone cream & any other necessary medication Waterproof sunscreen, aloe vera gel & sunglasses If you are traveling with children, favorite toy or dvd (dvd player in room) Camera, extra batteries & binoculars Snorkel and/or dive gear One pair wet shoes — reef walkers, tennis shoes or sandals One pair dry shoes — tennis shoes with socks or comfortable walking/hiking shoes that you don’t mind getting muddy Resort wear — light-weight clothing, one sweater or lightweight jacket & rain jacket One long pair pants or jeans & one long sleeve shirt Tipping is appreciated (15-20% is appropriate) Code of Ethics for the Responsible Traveler Travel in a spirit of humility and with genuine desire to meet and talk with local people. Be aware of the feelings of the local people; prevent what might be offensive behavior. Cultivate the habit of listening and observing rather than merely hearing and seeing or knowing all answers. Realize that other people may have concepts of time and have thought patterns which are different than yours. Instead of seeing the exotic, discover the richness of another culture and way of life. Get acquainted with local customs; respect them. Remember that you are only one among many visitors; do not expect special privileges. When shopping through bargaining, remember that the poorest merchant will give up profit rather than give up his/her personal dignity. Spend time each day reflecting on your experiences in order to deepen you understanding. What enriches you may be robbing others. Make no promise to local people or new friends that you cannot implement.