Traveling is exciting and quite often it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement and overlook some very important preparations that all travellers should take before leaving home.
Some Travel Tips that will make the journey safer include the following.
The single most important Tip is to always take out comprehensive travel insurance.
Check that you have the right visas or documents for the countries you are visiting and check entry or exit requirements. A good place to check is the countries official government web site.
Scan copies or take photocopies of your passport, your insurance documentation, visas and credit card details. It’s a good idea to take one copy in a separate place to the originals and leave the copies with someone else.
Try to Keep in touch with friends and family while your away consider leaving them with an itinerary of your journey so they can contact you if needed.
Some countries have very harsh penalties for offences and even if you do not agree with the laws or they seem harsh compared to back home always remember to obey the laws of the country you’re visiting.
If you are taking medications on your trip check with your local doctor and ask for a medical certificate to take with you. Your Doctor should be able to advise if the medication you intend to take is allowed in the countries you’re visiting.