When Traveling About

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What are some other general international travel tips I should know?

When Traveling About

  • Always stay sober, alert and inconspicuous.
  • Stay alert and aware of your surroundings.
  • Keep phone numbers of local contacts with you.
  • Keep your money out of sight - never count it in public.
  • Find out where the "wrong" parts of town are and stay away.
  • Find out the location of the police stations and get phone numbers.
  • Avoid disturbances - go the other way, immediately.
  • Learn to operate the telephones the first day.
  • Always carry your passport, leave copy in security box -- unless local customs require otherwise.
  • Don't stop to investigate accidents.
  • If accosted try to stay calm, watch for escape.
  • If being followed go directly to the police, hotel, or office.



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