a list of important phone numbers, credit cards numbers, and emergency phone
numbers. Make two photocopies of your travel documents and air tickets. Carry
one copy with you at all times. Keep at least two passport -sized photographs to
facilitate quick processing incase you need to replace lost travel
documents in foreign countries.
you must travel to/in areas where terrorism, kidnapping or violence
against tourists have occurred recently, register with the embassy of you home
country or consulate upon arrival.
not take photographs of police stations, military installations, government
buildings, airports, ports or train stations without finding out first whether
you are allowed to take snaps. Ask permission from police or security officers
not discuss with strangers personal matters, your itinerary, place of lodging
,or mode of transportation.
not take shortcuts or go off well-traveled roads. Avoid walking alone at night.
not accept food or drinks from strangers, criminals often try to drug their
that all your check-in baggage has your name and permanent address on it.
taxi cabs at random or book one through your hotel. Do not take a vehicle that
is not clearly identified as a taxi. Compare the face of the driver with his
license photograph. Immediately when you arrive, buy some small denomination of
local currency for taxi fares, porter fees, service tips for bell -boys, etc.
your travel consultant about the laws, customs, and climate of your destination
countries. Take appropriate clothes and learn some basic phrases.
your travel consultant for Travel Advisories and alerts issued by your
government if available. Also ask for advise on health issues and required
vaccinations for your intended destinations, and get the recommended
vaccinations. Remember, some vaccinations can take up to six months to become
effective, so get advice early.