Travelling abroad is a good thing, but again there are also risks and one should check the crime rate of that country or the state or city, where you are travelling. Sometimes it can be dangerous like pick pocketers, criminals like kidnappers, sex traffickers and others kinds of risk are there. Therefore, it is very important that you know about the emergency numbers to contact the police and also, it is very important that you don’t forsake your friends when travelling abroad. Travelling abroad in groups is always safe. But travelling alone, poses many risks, especially if you are a woman. If you want to learn about some basic travelling tips, then click on Travel guide, to broaden your horizons on the concept. It is also advisable that you follow the safety tips and practises when you are travelling abroad.
Serious Points to Consider When Travelling Abroad –
Whenever you are planning to travel abroad, it is advisable that you choose a country that is safe to travel. Don’t just randomly go anywhere. It is also important that you don’t go to any country that’s not developed, or under developed (unless you are a journalist), or a country that has less of metropolitan development and more of like a country life. Never go on any long drive to farms or out of the town or city in other or new countries, where you are travelling. Unless you have a safe group of people (whom you know in your country) travelling. Don’t loiter alone in deserts in any country or any deserted place. And, the most important avoid travelling at night.
Next Safety Tips to Consider –
Never wear gold or flashy or expensive jewellery when travelling. It can attract robbers and criminals. Also, if you are a woman, then make sure that you are in your pants and not skirts or minis or other frocks. Wear a decent dress that doesn’t attract wrong people. Learn to always travel in crowded areas and make sure that you are also alert in the crowd. Know the laws of the country i.e., basic laws of the country that you are travelling. And, always have emergency phone numbers in your phone like the number of the sheriff or the police department i.e., the local numbers. For instance, 911 if you are in any states in the USA. Also, choose a good hotel and a food hub for eating. Don’t choose places that are dark and cosy and dim, where there are no lights, as these can be the specific spots for criminals or their groups working out. Make sure you hang with friends, so that in case if you eat anything or drink anything and get sick, they can help. Don’t accept anything from strangers or locals. Whether to eat or drink.
Safe Drinking –
If you love drinking juice or water or alcohol. Make sure that you are responsible. Also, make sure that you take a clean H2O and that is clean. Unclean water, new brand of alcohol or scotch or whiskey or local drinks like cheap beers or cold drinks, that you have never had before can make you sick or tipsy or even you may not like the taste and waste your money. So, always drink something that you are aware of the taste as well as the consequences. Don’t experiment. And, never use public faucets. Also, never use public toilets as they are germ carrier. Take care of your healthy and safety. If you are done with your shopping, site seeing and dinner or lunch and there’s nothing more left, don’t waste time loitering around, go to your hotel. Never leave your drink unattended. Keep an eye.
Other Points to Note for Safety –
Use ATMs that are linked with your bank and looks authentic and neat. Don’t randomly try using any ATM. Be ware of the scams that are going around. Keep cash close to you and always have the photocopies of your IDs.