THINK AHEAD - SAFETY FIRST
✦ Separate your money sources.
✦ Beware of Free Public WiFi.
✦ If you don't travel often, alert your bank and credit card companies.
✦ Copy your passport, keep it in a separate bag and email it to yourself.
✦ Note your room number and hotel address in your phone.
✦ Don't keep all your cash and cards in one spot.
✦ Travel.State.Gov U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE — BUREAU OF CONSULAR AFFAIRS . Extremely helpful information can be found here. Tabs include "Before You Go," "Country Information," "While Abroad," and "Emergencies."
✦ Website of U.S. Embassies, Consulates and Diplomatic Missions
✦ Available for emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For Overseas and in Washington: Call (888) 407-4747, or +1(202) 501-4444, keep the contact details for the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate with you.
✦ Contact the State Department
✦ Contact the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate if you need emergency help. Please keep in mind that this will not alert emergency responders -- if you need emergency medical attention or police assistance, contact the local authorities directly if you can.
✦ Learn about the country, including visa requirements, local laws and medical care.
✦ Check travel advisories for your destination.
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