Tips to Follow For Safe Travel & Experience

If you plan on traveling these uncertain times, then there are a few steps you should follow to ensure a safe and happy travel. Depending on where you are going, some countries have certain requirements and restrictions based on people’s nationality.

First of all, if you are travelling abroad, you should let someone you trust know what your plans are. This could be a close friend or a member of your family. Ideally, this person should be someone who is familiar with the places that you intend to visit and who can give you advice on how to make the most of your safe travel. If you are travelling within Europe, your closest airport services should be able to provide you with information on safe travel. Alternatively, if you wish someone to follow your safe journey, they should be someone that you trust completely.

Make Sure To Have The Right Documents

Some countries have opened up their borders to certain countries. Before you make any travel plans, be sure to check with your embassy and research whether your citizenship is exempt from getting any extra additional visa. In some cases, even though you could travel to countries without a visa, due to the current COVID circumstances, you might be required to get a business or specific visa to justify your travel means.

Wear Your Mask & Disposable Gloves

This is a must. Especially in airports and crowded places, you will need a mask and disposable gloves to protect your self from any harmful germs. They are not that expensive and you can buy it from your local pharmacy.

Avoid Densely Populated Spaces

Try to avoid densely populated spaces where there are a lot of people. When you are standing in line, make sure to keep a 1.5 meters of distance from the person in front and behind you. According to some research, buses and public transporation are known to spread corona the most, so try to take taxi or get on public transport that is not as crowded.

Have All Your Documents On Hand

Depending on which country you are visiting, like China etc, you will need to show your papers of health when you want service from businesses and establishments. A lot of countries are implementing applications and status checks at the door to prevent the spread of the disease.

If you are visiting a country that is known to be more authoritarian, police might ask you to show your documents, especially among foreigners since you will stand out too much. So it is always a good idea to carry a copy of your passport, medical records, and other tests.

Have Some Common Sense

Maintain your common sense and follow local customs, laws, and traditions. It is a privelege to be allowed to visit any country, so be sure to respectful towards the locals.

Safety wise, just like in your home town, don’t go around the bad neighborhoods at dark. Don’t leave your belongings out in the open. If you feel something is off, then trust your gut instinct and leave the situation.

For some reason a lot travelers lose their common sense when they are abroad due to the newness of everything and excitement.

Carry Antiseptics and Sanitizers

One of the main reasons people get sick is because they don’t wash their hands or kill the bacteria or germs on their hands. You will be handling a lot of money when you are traveling, and bacteria, virus, and germs on money is a very common way people get sick.

Washing your hands, carrying antiseptics, overall practicing good hygiene is crucial to not get sick. Make sure to get some good rest and take your vitamins as well.

Keep Proper Hygiene

Another very important step for safe travel is to observe hygiene while on the move. One should always consider how clean one’s clothing, hands and body are. This will help to avoid spreading diseases on the go. Airlines, passengers and healthcare workers are reminded to wash their hands frequently, especially after touching areas that have been contaminated with bodily fluids.

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