Health and safety are the primary issues for the travelers. Whenever you’re going to a trip with your family as well as alone you’ve to be very careful about your health because human body is so sensitive and can’t adjust with a new environment immediately.
If you’re going to abroad, certain points should be kept in mind like:
Check your visas & passport (if required). Fill the emergency information page of the passport carefully.
Study consular information sheets or travel warnings for the city where you want to visit.
Learn carefully all rules & regulations of foreign country.
Be familiar with local laws and customs of the country where you want to travel.
Obey U.S constitution because it keeps you safe in foreign country.
Make at least two photocopies of your passport to avoid the harassment in case your passport is lost or stolen. You should leave one copy of your passport in your relative or friends’ house where you’re live in.
Make a list about your journey or the places where you’ll visit during foreign travel and leave a copy of it at your home so that your family members can easily contact you in case of emergency.
Contact regularly with someone at your home.
Don’t spend time at unknown places.
During your foreign travel don’t accept things from strangers and don’t handover your luggage to a stranger.
Register yourself with the nearest U.S consulate/embassy before departure.
Don’t wear expensive jewelry or clothing due to safety reasons.
Don’t carry large amount of money and extra credit cards with you while traveling.
Try to deal with authorized agents only at the time of exchanging money.
Last but not the least, contact nearest U.S. embassy immediately at the time of trouble.
Here are some health related instructions that are very much important while traveling to another country. Carry some medicines and medical supplies that you’re using regularly because it’s very difficult to find certain medicines in other country. If you find that vary medicine it is not sure that the formulation will be same. It can easily cause allergy or other bad effects to your health.
You should be careful about your meal while traveling. Try to follow a healthy diet chart that will help you to be fit & fine. Carry a written copy of your medical history that includes all information about you like:
• name, address & phone number
• blood type
• name of your doctor and doctor’s address & emergency phone numbers
• copy of health insurance that describes your policy number
• a list that shows your current health problems like heart disease or diabetes
• record of all allergies
• an alternative phone number instead of your parents’
Don’t forget to carry a first-aid kit with you. While focusing on these guidelines you’ll enjoy your travel and feel relax during your journey.
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