Easy Steps To Do Before Travelling Overseas

  • Get a check-up with your doctor            Make sure that you have all of the proper vaccinations and that you have renewed all essential prescriptions.
  • Bring copies of your passport

                Be able to prove your citizenship, if your passport gets stolen or lost.

  • Leave a copy of your passport

                 Leave a copy of your passport at home or with someone you trust. Consider making an electronic copy you can store in your email account as well.

  • Register with your embassy.

                Make it easier for your government to contact you and get you to safety, if there’s a problem in the country.

  • Look up the monetary conversion before you go

    Make sure you do your math before you travel to get a sense of where the conversion rate is at.

  • Make sure your credit card will work in the country you’re visiting. 
  • Always have local cash.
  • Call your bank or credit card provider. 
  • Check the country’s entrance/exit fees. 
  • Get guidebooks.
  • Buy tickets now for places you know you want to visit 
  • Research events going on while you’re there.
  • Bring a charger adapter.
  • Check the voltage of your electronics.
  • Activate your phone’s global capabilities.
  • Pack an extra set of clothes in your carry-on bag.
  • To check a bag or not to check bag. 
  •  Bring snacks. 

4 Important Things that You Should Pack When You Travel

Travelling is a fun thing to do, most especially with your family and friends. The only thing I hate about it is when you are stressed out trying to look for things that you forgot to bring. It happens because we tend to be too excited to leave that we forget the important things that should always be packed if we are heading out for a vacation. Here are the things that you should always include in your bags.

  1. tigerbalmTiger balm

If you are traveling to places that you are not familiar with, it is important to carry a Tiger Balm with you. It is a good mosquito ointment because you don’t know when the mosquitos will attack in an unfamiliar place. It is very small, so there should be no problem in carrying it.

 

  1. sandisk_cruzer_microFlash Drive

Yes, it is important to bring flash drives with you. If you are traveling, the places where you are going to will give you memories that can last a lifetime. Pictures have always been a big part of our lives. Bring multiple storage devices as phone memories may not be enough.

 

  1. 1280px-first_aid_bagFirst Aid

Before you start getting all the medical supplies in your medicine kit, please take note that you should only bring the basics and not the whole medicine cabinet. Medications for a headache, cough, and flu are essential meds that you need to bring.

 

 

 

  1. padlocks-on-bridge-1478250852m7cPadlocks

Make sure that your belongings are safe all the time. Other establishments may offer security locks for you, but it is still for the best if you bring your own. Another thing is, bring extra locks for your knapsacks if ever you are just going out for a stroll in the streets.

More importantly, you need to relax. Make a checklist ahead so you won’t cram in the last few minutes as if you are taking an

exam.