NOTE: Before your trip, check with your airline to see what items are allowed in your carryon luggage. Depending on what country you are flying from, there are recent restrictions/bans in place on liquids, creams, gels, etc. in carry-on luggage.
Prescription medications (carry in original labelled containers)
Stomach remedies such as Pepto- Bismal, Tums, Gravel, Immodium
First aid - polysporin, bandaids
For the sun - Sunblock, Lipbalm with SPF, Aloe gel, body butter
Scented candles or air freshener
Shampoos, Conditioners, Body wash, Body lotions, shaving kit
Ziplock bags - pack anything that might leak in ziplock bags
Hairdryer and travel iron
Small bills for tipping
Bathing suits and wraps
Sun hats, sunglasses
Sweater (just in case)
Pair of long pants for men, required in some restaurants
Polarized plug adapter
Snack food, such as chips, pretzels - expensive to buy in the DR.