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What/How to pack for a semester abroad in London

gurich89

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  • Added on: May 13th, 2010
I will be studying abroad in London for the fall and I have no idea how to go about packing for this little adventure. I also will be interning somewhere while I am over there but I don't get placed until I am actually there. I am not going to lie, I always overpack and I am very indecisive and I love my shoes. Any tips on how much to bring of what?

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  • Added on: May 13th, 2010
I'd bring what you can carry to get you started and then have someone ship some of the other stuff once you get here and see what you'd need and what would be cheaper to ship than replace. Generally expensive, light items are cheaper to ship and the heavy, cheap items are cheaper to just buy again locally. If you have any electronics that cannot run on 240VAC (look at what is says on the charger), I'd leave them at home and replace them in the UK.

We had a similar discussion on shipping here

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  • Added on: May 14th, 2010
I'd say a passport :D
Where are you traveling from? Most laptops convert so you wont have to worry about that. And just bring whatever clothes you can bring. Everything else you can just buy while you're there.
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