When travelling abroad it is important that you are well informed to ensure a safe and fun trip – find a summary of how to be well prepared for your adventure here! These are a few things we recommend here at Anywork Anywhere, but it is important to research the specific country in detail to make sure you are ready for the journey of a lifetime…
Get travel insurance and check that the cover is appropriate.
Before visiting a country that may have political trouble , check the current situation by visiting the Foreign & Commonwealth Office website.
Try not to carry large amounts of cash with you.
Invest in a guide book and get to know your destination thoroughly before travel by finding out about local laws and customs.
Health precautions vary from country to country so check what vaccinations you need at least 6 weeks before you go and get up to date medical information about your destination country.
Ensure you have a valid passport and the necessary visas.
Make sure the agent you use to book your travel is accredited by your national association of travel agents.
Make copies of your passport, insurance policy plus 24-hour emergency number, ticket details and leave copies with family and friends in case of an emergency.
Leave a copy of your itinerary and a way of contacting you such as e-mail, with family and friends.
Further travel health information including advice on specific countries, travel insurance, passports and visas, medical information, laws and customs, advice for women travellers and information on what to do if something does go wrong can be found at www.fco.gov.uk.