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Travel Forums General Talk How do you prepare for a travel abroad?

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11. Posted by RabinPiter (First Time Poster 1 posts) 6y

Hi Sprice....

There are thousands of places to go and the best thing to do is to figure out where you will be most happy and which country would be best for you. You know international travel is not the same as national travel. There is a lot more to think about in preparing for one of these trips: form passports, to luggage, travel insurance and language.

Here is some information about steps you can take to ensure a safe trip.

1. Register so the State Department can better assist you in an emergency.
2. Sign passport, and fill in the emergency information.
3. Leave copies of itinerary and passport data page.
4. Check your overseas medical insurance coverage.
5. Familiarize yourself with local conditions and laws.


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12. Posted by Piecar (Travel Guru 894 posts) 6y

Put an apple and a shirt in an old rucksack, and hop the paraphrase Theroux....The real one, not the grumpy new one.

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14. Posted by sabrina2 (Budding Member 2 posts) 6y

huh!! To prepare for travelling out of your country you need to do one hundred an done thing to do and i have always found out that even if you think you have pack everything, you still seems to forget one thing or the other.


And while travelling in Asia, its best to take all your medicals supplies that you think you might need or you will end up rummaging in medical stores like one of my friend who forgot to take her allergy tablets...

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15. Posted by fabyomama (Respected Member 560 posts) 6y

I prefer the 'apple and a shirt' idea. ;)

16. Posted by apriljune (Budding Member 9 posts) 6y

thank you for sharing guys.;)

17. Posted by eroltoksoy (Full Member 173 posts) 6y

everyone has different travelling habbits but here are mine:

print local maps and take them with you

google cozy and cheap places over there make a list

read tripadvisor blogs about your destination and hotel but dont stick to them too much

if you read a complaint about yıour hotel copy paste it and mail it to your travel agent and hotel tell them that you dont wanan face same situation ( it works)

split oyur monney into 3: cash, debit, credit card

split your cash into 3: wallet, luggage, neccessary bag

bring your medicines pills etc it is hard to buy drugs abroad

underwear and socks are never enough take as much as you can if you dont like washing

if you rent a car book it with gps because there are only a few gps per station and you might miss all if you didnt book that way.

18. Posted by TravelSina (Budding Member 15 posts) 6y

Hello Spice,

I agree with all the others who answered your question.

If you plan to go on a trip you really should do some research in advance. Is there an extra passport required or can you travel with your ID Card. Are there any special immunisations required for the country you like to travel to, etc

Afterwards, I recommend to put up a list - a packing list - listing all the stuff you will need during your vacation/trip. Personally, I really adore that list :)

I also suggest to take one or two days off before you start your travel. So you can take some time and check out the area online where you gonna be to pick out some nice places which will be worth it to visit.

Cheers :)

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