Travelling can be exciting and frightening at the same time. When you are travelling to some destination for the first time, follow these ten essential travel safety tips to make sure that you have the safe and happy journey.
Select Your Ground Transportation Sensibly
you are travelling in a rickshaw, taxi or bus check with the companies
that the mode of transportation is safe, try to avoid travelling in less
reliable transportation like a rickshaw. When you are driving yourself,
check that the car which you have rent is functioning properly always
wear your seatbelt while driving.
Check With The Government Department
know you can gather all the safety information about any country from
the state department. You can visit their website and get accurate
details about any country where you are visiting. You can find all kinds
of information from types of crime, vaccinations, travel warning. You
can register with them so in case if there is any natural disaster or
civil unrest you can come back home immediately.
Review The Hotel Escape Route
be truthful when we check in our hotel room; we are more interested in
seeing the facilities and the view from our room, rather than reading
the security map placed behind the door. But before you get settled we
recommend that you read the emergency escape routes, because in case if
there is an emergency then you will be glad to know where to head out
Leave An Emergency Contact
Going on a
relaxing vacation alone seems to be fun, but that doesn't mean that you
disappear for the world. Leave your contact number, where you are
travelling to which hotel you are staying at and when will you be back
with a trusted friend or family member; try to contact him or her once
every day. That way if something unusual happens with you they will
Scan Your Important Documents
you head for your travel destination, it is best that you scan your
passport, identification card and driving license card you can save it
on your smartphone or email it to yourself. This way if you are out and
you need to show the passport which is at the hotel then you can show
the scanned one.
Confirm Visitors With Hotel Reception
are in your hotel room, and there is a knock at the door, somebody from
the housekeeping is there to clean your room. Before you allow the
person in, call the reception and ask them if they have sent anyone from
the housekeeping, you never know a thief can enter your room pretending
to be from maintenance dept.
Don't Show Off Your Cash
your valuables like jewellery and cash in your hotel safe or in your
purse, while paying off your bills don't leave huge tips or show off
your money. Although when you are travelling there is a strong urge to
take pictures with your smartphone, try not to take it out often as
there are many thieves around who love to steal cell phones from people.