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How to Pack For Your Naples to Orlando Trip

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Make the most of your Naples to Orlando trip by having all of the right clothes and traveling essentials! We're sharing how to pack for your trip here!

 

So, you've planned your journey from Naples to Orlando, booked your tickets and now you're ready to start packing. 

But how do you know what you'll need? And what if you forget something essential? Never fear, we're on hand to take you through the best way to pack for your trip to Orlando. 

Before you travel from Naples to Orlando

Before you start packing, it might be helpful to consider how you're traveling and the best kind of luggage for that transport. 

If you're taking a shuttle bus or train, it may be better to pack light with a holdall or mini case.

If you're renting a car, you can take a suitcase as big as you like (providing there aren't a lot of you traveling, that is!).

You'll also need to think about the kind of clothes you want to travel in and what you'll need within easy reach to make the journey smoother. 

Comfortable, stretchy clothing, like leggings, loose shorts, and light t-shirts will be comfortable to travel in and won't overheat you. 

Keep phones, cash and bank cards at hand and make sure you have snacks and water within reach so that you don't have to stop so often. A good traveling playlist doesn't hurt either!

Luggage and travel gear sorted? Let's get on and write the packing list. 

What to wear in Orlando

Day clothes

The laid back vibe in Orlando is infectious and the clothing style reflects this. Loose fitting clothing, like maxi dresses, gypsy skirts, boyfriend t-shirts, kaftans and baggy board shorts are all the rage.  

When it comes to day wear in Orlando, anything breathable, light in color and loose fitting is a must! If you've visited popular Florida hotspots before, like Cape Coral or Port Charlotte, then you'll have a good idea of what's appropriate.  

Activewear

No, not joggers and spandex! Orlando is home to some of the world's best theme parks, so you're going to want to get active while you're away.

Pack clothes that are comfy enough to spend that day in and that dry relatively quickly (getting splashed is all part of the fun at a theme park)!

Swimwear

How can you pack for a trip to Orlando without packing swimwear? Remember to throw a couple of different pairs into your case so that you can keep switching them up and washing old pairs. 

Evening clothes

Life in Orlando is relatively relaxed, so you won't need to try too hard with your evening wear. Keep it light, linen and breezy to avoid discomfort. Think loose tailoring and cotton dresses. 

What to avoid: when packing for your trip from Naples to Orlando, it's best to avoid bringing thicker, heavier fabrics which might be oppressive in the heat of the summer months.  

Packing on a Naples trip

Accessories

Boating shoes

We all know that Florida is renowned for its watersports, so don't forget to throw a pair of non-skid boating shoes into your travel bag so you can stay safe while you cruise the seas.

Sun hat

A sun hat isn't just a great fashion accessory. Wearing one will protect your scalp and the tops of your ears from getting burnt and works alongside sunscreen to shield your face from dangerous UV rays.

You'll be grateful for it in the heat of the midday sun! 

Sunglasses

This one's a no-brainer, right? The World Health Organization reports that approximately 900,000 people have been blinded by cataracts caused by UV rays. 

A good pair of sunglasses will help guard against sun damage and will help you drink in the sights!

Scarf

Pack a light and colorful scarf to drape around your shoulders when the weather gets too hot. It'll help protect your skin from the worst of the sun and is also a gorgeous accessory for any outfit. You're getting the best of both worlds!

Extra towels

It doesn't matter where you're staying, all those picnics and water sports mean that packing extra towels will come in super handy on a trip from Naples to Florida. 

Toiletries 

Bug repellant
This makes it to the top of the list, especially if you're traveling in the summer months! Orlando is teeming with hungry mosquitos, and the Orange County government recommends always being properly prepared.

Make sure you've got a good spray or lotion at hand and that you regularly apply.

Sunscreen
Like the bug repellant, sunscreen is a must if you're planning to travel from Naples to Orlando. Sun protection is important, so make sure you have plenty to go round.

Water misting spray
This might seem like a bit of a luxury, but you know how humid Orlando can be! If you're trying to take part in some fun holiday activities, you don't want to overheat. A can of light water misting spray can help keep you cool.

Conditioner
All that salt water and humidity is going to dry your hair out, so pack an extra large bottle of conditioner in your case and help keep your hair moisturized.

After-sun
It's a common mistake a lot of us are guilty of--getting burned from too much fun in the sun! Pick up a bottle of after-sun for your trip and treat sunburned skin to some much-needed care and rehydration

Most commonly forgotten

No matter how organized you are, there's always something small but vital which gets missed off the packing list. Here are a few commonly forgotten items that you might want to double check for:

Chargers
Whether they're for your phone, camera or laptop, chargers are one of those essentials that often gets missed off the list. Don't forget to pack yours. 

Hair dryer
There's a good chance that your hotel or villa may already have hair dryers, but do you want to take the risk? By packing your own, you can be sure that you have a reliable appliance ready to dry your sea-soaked locks. 

Earphones
Listening to music by the pool or jamming out to your travel playlist won't be possible if you forget those darn headphones. Be sure to double check for them before you leave the house. 

Neck pillow
If you have one, you'll know that packing a neck pillow will save you from hours of uncomfortable travel. Don't forget to pop one of these into your bag for the shuttle bus or car so you can rest up while you travel.

 

Packing everything you need for your trip from Naples to Orlando wasn't as hard as you thought. By using this easy guideline, you'll have everything you need to make the most of your vacation.

Now that you know what you're going to bring, book your trip on one of our shared or private shuttle buses today and finalize your vacation plans.

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