Travel Safety Tips

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Travel Safety Tips

Traveling can be for business or for pleasure but whatever the reason when traveling one must be extra cautious. It is said that better safe than sorry. Firstly it is always better to get familiar with the place you intend to visit, research the place you are going to to visit. Get familiar with the local customs and regulations of the place that you are visiting. Check out if there is any advisories health or otherwise by any Government on the place that you intend to visit, it is best to avoid such places but if the travel is inevitable then it is best to be extra cautious while traveling.

Travel insurance is must for travelers. Medical insurance should be covered with direct payment. If possible you should make two copies of your passport and leave one copy with a member of your family. The original passport should be kept separately from the copy. You should always have a copy of the passport with you. Remember to carry your passport on your person always and not in the carry bag or back pack. While traveling to not so visited places it is advisable to keep valuables, cash, travelers checks and passport in a sealed envelope with your sign across the seal in the hotel safe. However if it is not existing then it is better to keep them in your suitcase or back pack and lock the suitcase or backpack.

Carrying cash can be tedious but it is useful to have some cash along with credit card or travelers checks. Cash should be kept in a pouch and attached to your belt or tied in a string around you neck. Larger bills should be kept there and the smaller denominations can be kept in outer pocket. Taking out large denominations cash notes, flashing jewelry or expensive items in crowded place is not advisable for your own safety. Use ATMs only during daytime and if necessary then use ATMs at night in malls or ATMs with a guard outside. Be very careful while using credit cards, always take the receipt while using credit card.

While traveling on public transport keep the baggage tagged properly from the bus service with the destination marked properly. Lock all the bags properly with proper key lock or combination lock. Never use any cheap lock while traveling. When you reach your destination keep a watch on the luggage or it may disappear and you won’t be able to find it. Keep the luggage in the trunk if traveling by car but keep the trunk locked.

Map of your destinations should be carefully read before setting out. You should have at least some idea about the whereabouts so that even if you get lost you can ask directions and make your way back. Take care of your briefcases or handbags while sitting in caf? or restaurant. Places with heavy crowd attract small time thieves and your briefcase or hand bag can disappear within moments. Try not to venture out in isolated place during night time. They are generally hub for thugs and muggers, even beaches should to be avoided very late at night.

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