Safety First When Traveling Alone

Solo travel begins before you leave. Research is important. Knowledge protects you from misinformation.

  • Know your strengths and weakness
  • Choose your destination carefully.
  • Check your government’s travel site.
  • Buy travel insurance before you go
  • Register with your government.
  • Schedule arrival during day light hours.
  • Know how you will get to the first destination
  • Study a map before you leave.
  • Take special care of your documents
  • Stay alert
  • Don’t flash wealth
  • Keep your belongings close
  • Keep emergency cash hidden
  • Get a credit card that doesn’t charge foreign transaction fees
  • Use debit card wisely
  • Basic apps for your phone: Flashlight, compass, Google Map, Weather, find your phone