Take Me to Metro Tagaytay! What to Pack for Your Next Vacation

November 11, 2021

Written by AVLCI

Just an hour and a half’s drive away from Manila, Metro Tagaytay is every city dweller’s escape from the intense heat and polluted atmosphere of the urban jungle. Like most travel enthusiasts, we know you’re itching to leave the house now that the capital and its surrounding provinces are no longer under Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ).

After researching for the best hotel in the area, you have finally decided on the new bed and breakfast along Tagaytay-Nasugbu Highway: Stellar Potter’s Ridge. Now, what to pack? It does not matter if you are a first timer or seasoned traveler. You are bound to either forget some things or overpack. Remember, you are going on a relaxing escape, so we created this list to lessen the stress of preparing.

The Right Clothes. This is Metro Tagaytay we are talking about, and it can get really chilly, especially at night! It is best to bring at least two jackets and extra underclothes if you plan on heading out.

Make sure you have a set of #OOTD clothes, too! You do not want to leave your Instagram blank for this trip!
Lastly, pack your best pair of sneakers. If you plan to do a lot of walking, bring additional socks to avoid wearing out your feet.



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Small Bag. No vacation is complete without shopping for souvenirs. Pack a shoulder or tote bag to bring to the area’s shopping districts like Acienda Designer Outlet, Summit Ridge Promenade, or Mahogany Market. Make sure to bring a folding umbrella too as the weather can be unpredictable.


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Gadgets. Bring along a tablet filled with gaming apps or load up your smart phone with Netflix movies. Traveling to Metro Tagaytay may only take less than 2 hours, but it can still be boring just looking out the window.

A trip would not be complete without a good camera, too. How else are you going to document those awesome food shots from IDK. Inom. Drama. Kain? If you also plan on vlogging your sojourn, use a camera loaded with a decent-sized memory card. Pack a small selfie stick, too. If you are carrying a DSLR, have a place in your bag for a monopod.

Bring a pocket-sized power bank to juice your gadgets up. Charge it before leaving the house so you know you are secure, should your phone’s battery fizzle out.

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First Aid Kit. This should be counted as essential. Bring at least a few paracetamols and loperamide tablets – these two can be a dream team. Complete the kit with a small bottle of alcohol, cotton swabs, and a few band-aids. Also take note of the nearest hospital or inquire at the front desk for more details.



We hope this list helps! To make the most of your stay at Stellar Potter’s Ridge, use up to 5 of your holiday weeks in one go! Use your discount on food and beverage at IDK. Inom. Drama. Kain. too to complete your trip! We promise this is neither a vacation club scam nor a false promise of free buffet and hotel treats. You can truly enjoy these benefits and more as members of the largest vacation club in the country, Astoria Vacation and Leisure Club, Inc. (AVLCI)!






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