When coming to Tenerife, you need to properly prepare your suitcase. Our advice is: “Do not take too many things with you. There are a lot of shops and opportunities for budget shopping. Only bring essentials.
In Winter Tenerife can get cold. In addition, if you plan to visit the volcano, you will definitely need a warm jacket with long sleeves. In some parts of the island, the temperature can differ by 5-6 degrees. In order to not experience discomfort, it is better to have something warmer than shorts and swimsuit.
If you plan to move around the island, a backpack is an irreplaceable item. You can keep everything you need in it and free your pockets and hands, especially if you are planning long walks. Inside, you can carry a warm jacket, water supply and personal belongings. Getting around the island with the backpack will be much easier.
Tenerife has a subtropical climate with rather high humidity in the north. The difference in temperature between cities can cause weakening of the immune system. Therefore, you should definitely have some cold remedies remedies with you. Allergy sufferers should always carry antihistamines. Do not forget about your chronic diseases. It is better to take a full set of medicines that may be useful for you for the entire vacation period, including:
- Universal painkillers;
- Medicines for gastrointestinal disorders;
- Fever reducing medicine;
- Bactericidal plaster.
In Tenerife, most drugs in pharmacies are sold by prescription, so it’s best to have everything you need with you. Sunscreens and other cosmetics can be left at home. Here, they are sold in abundance in every store and pharmacy.
In some restaurants, nightclubs and cocktail bars, sportswear, beachwear and sneakers are not allowed. In order to avoid an awkward situation, it is advisable to have one classic evening outfit.
If you are planning to rent a car, be sure to take your driving licence and credit card.
Even if you plan to spend only a couple of days lying on the beach in Tenerife, it is better to have medical insurance. Medical care on the island is expensive, so in case of emergency, insurance will cover all unexpected expenses and help you get medical help in a timely manner.