Travel essentials

  • Pack lightly
  • Passport: make sure it is valid at least 90 days after departing from Prague (carry 2 extra copies of the picture page, pack separately)
  • Insurance card (you must carry a medical insurance to enter the Czech Republic)
  • Student ID if relevant (discount at certain sites)
  • Emergency contacts
  • Spending money for one meal a day and pocket money for souvenirs ($150- $200)
  • ATM card & credit card (travelers’ checks are NOT recommended)
  • Earplugs/eye mask

Festival essentials

  • Black music folder
  • Music (there will be no possibility of replacement in Prague)
  • Several pencils, sharpener and eraser
  • Water bottle marked with your name
  • Concert attire

Outfits - Personal clothing for one week in Prague

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sandals
  • Summer shirts/T-shirts/blouses
  • Scarf
  • Light sweater
  • Wind breaker
  • Shorts
  • Raincoat or umbrella
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Swimsuit (no trunks for men are allowed at the hotel’s swimming pool). You can learn more about swimming wear in Europe here:
  • Pajama
  • Slippers (optional)


  • Toiletries
  • Washcloth
  • Alarm clock/watch
  • Inflatable travel pillow
  • Sewing kit & safety pins
  • Detergent
  • Travel iron
  • Blow dryer (with 110-220V converter) – if you want to bring your own. Otherwise the hotel provides one blow dryer per room.
  • Money and passport pouch
  • Ziploc bags
  • Guide books and maps (optional)
  • Personal journal (optional)
  • Address book
  • Camera, memory card, extra batteries
  • Voltage convertor and plug adaptor for your electronic devices
  • Small day pack
  • Luggage tags

Not recommended:

  • US stamps, US calling cards, expensive jewelry, large amount of cash.