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Top Ten Tips for Travelers
Make sure you have a signed, valid passport and visa, if required. Also,
before you go, fill in the emergency information page of your passport!
Read the Consular Information Sheets (and Public Announcements or Travel
Warnings, if applicable) for the countries you plan to visit. (See the section
â€œConsular Information Program.â€)
Leave copies of your itinerary, passport data page and visas with family
or friends at home, so that you can be contacted in case of an emergency.
Make sure you have insurance, which will cover your emergency medical
needs, while you are overseas.
Familiarize yourself with local laws and customs of the countries to which
you are traveling. Remember, while in a foreign country, you are subject to
Do not leave your luggage unattended in public areas and never accept
packages from strangers.
While abroad, avoid using illicit drugs or drinking excessive amounts of
alcoholic beverages, and associating with people who do.
Do not become a target for thieves by wearing conspicuous clothing and
expensive jewelry and do not carry excessive amounts of cash or unnecessary
Deal only with authorized agents when you exchange money or purchase art
or antiques in order to avoid violating local laws.
When overseas, avoid demonstrations and other situations that may become
unruly or where anti-American sentiments may be expressed.
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