When you're traveling abroad, whether it be for the first time or your 100th time. There is a lot of different requirements depending on the country your are visiting. We've put together a few links to help you.
If you don’t already have one, apply for a passport right away. It may take a few months to process a new passport,
If you already possess a passport, check the expiration date and the number of blank pages you have left. As a general rule, most destinations require that the passport is valid for at least six months after you leave their country, AND you have a minimum of 2 blank pages.
Depending on where you are headed, it is wise to check with the CDC for recommended vaccinations. You may also inquire about Malaria pills if you are heading to mosquito-prone locations.
CREDIT CARDS / ATM CARD
Call your credit card company ahead of your travel dates and make them aware of your plans to avoid any hassle when you land at your destination.
If you plan to travel for a long time, it may be worth applying for a new credit card and ATM card that does not charge you foreign transaction fees!
GET TRAVEL INSURNACE
Even the best planned trips can be impacted by the unexpected. But what’s likely to happen before or during your trip that a travel insurance plan could help you with? Unforeseeable events could throw a wrench in your travel plans and cost you your vacation investment and more.
UPLOUD COPIES OF IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS
Before you depart, make sure you copy all the documents needed to travel abroad. Upload these copies to a cloud, where you can access it from anywhere.
Passport/any other ID
Credit card/ATM card
Travel Insurance member #
Checking & Savings account #s
Travel Itinerary & confirmed bookings
Medications - in the original Rx container with your name and enough to see you through your entire travel period
Baggage Fees & Requirements
We advise to always check with your Booking Agent or with the Airline directly to ensure the most up to date information. Weights shown here are usual/standard* allowances and can differ between airlines.
Need a Passport?
Do I need a Visa?
Mobile Passport Information
US Embassy and Consulate
CDC, Covid Destination Info
Healthcare during travel
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