Clothing and Equipment List

 

Active Austria

 

Lightweight comfortable casual cotton clothing is recommended, but bring some warm clothing for the evenings.

The following list of clothing and equipment is intended to be fairly comprehensive and experienced travellers may well take a good deal less luggage than we recommend. 

Documents

q  Passport

q  Photocopies of all documents (keep separate)

q  Airline tickets

q  Additional passport photos

q  Travel insurance details

q  Emergency contact numbers

q  Trip information and itinerary

q  Cash, credit/debit cards, money security belt/pouch

 

Clothing

q  Aqua boots/suitable footwear to get wet

q  Walking boots (optional)

q  Trainers or strong sandals (all purpose wear)

q  T-shirts

q  Long sleeved shirt

q  Long casual trousers

q  Shorts/short trousers

q  Fleece or sweatshirt

q  Lightweight windproof/waterproof jacket

q  Swimwear

q  Baseball cap or sunhat (styled to cover face, ears and neck)

 

Equipment

q  Soft-sided bag (50-80 litres)

q  Lightweight daypack

q  Beach towel

q  Sunglasses

q  Strap for sunglasses/ glasses

q  Cycling gloves for Via de Ferratas

q  Camera, memory card(s)

q  European travel adaptor

q  Insect repellent

q  Personal first aid kit

q  Washing kit (wet wipes and dry anti-bacterial hand wash)

q  Sunscreen

q  Water bottle

q  Sleeping bag, or sleeping bag liner

 

The following items can also be useful:

 

q  Face wipes

q  Moisturising cream

q  Snacks/energy bars

q  Padlock for your bags

q  Small mirror

q  Spare glasses/contact lenses

q  Earplugs (against snorers!)

q  Cold water travel wash (preferably biodegradable)

q  Binoculars

 

Recommendations for river trekking, canyoning and kayaking day

q  T-shirt (preferably thermal)

q  Sunglasses

q  Cup for beverages

q  Sunscreen

q  Footwear to get wet (old trainers/aqua boots)

q  Beach towel and spare clothes

q  Water bottle

q  Baseball cap or hat

 

These items are also useful but don’t pack them in your hand luggage – put them in your main bag only!

 

q  Penknife/small scissors

q  Safety pins

q  Small sewing/repair kit

q  Nail clippers

 

Personal First Aid Kit
Your tour leader will be first aid trained and will carry a first aid kit. However, we recommend that you carry a small first aid kit for personal use. This could contain things like plasters, sterile dressings and bandages, a blister kit, pain killers e.g. paracetamol and ibuprofen, antiseptic cream, antihistamine cream (for insect bites), sunburn cream, anti-diarrhoea pills e.g. Imodium or Lomotil and rehydration salts e.g. dioralyte.


Please ensure you carry essential personal medication in your hand luggage rather than checked in bags. You may require a letter from your Doctor confirming this medication is for you.

 

For details regarding hand luggage restrictions please visit www.baa.com