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Frequently Asked Questions:

Travel can be an exciting and It’s easy to get caught up in the thrills, but don’t forget about travel security and safety considerations to make it memorable. 

TRAVEL  FAQS

General

Q.   Any tips for first time travellers?

A.   A lot of travelers worry about their first time trip. We have heard a lot on this subject. Some of the good tips for this is to make sure your find accommodation in advance so you do not get caught without a place to stay, try to  pick somewhere  like western Europe and don't over pack.

Q.  How should I carry money with me?

A.  Depending on the destination, a combination of cash and some form of debit/credit card tends to be the best solution. Always have at least 2 or 3 different cards with you, preferably with points, and store them in separate places. If one gets blocked or stolen, you will have a backup.  Always have local cash, not every place takes credit cards. Especially important places like trains or buses.

Q.   Is my Drivers License valid overseas?

A.  Many countries do not recognize a foreign driver's licenses, but most accept an International Driving Permit (IDP). You may also need supplemental auto insurance.

Q.   Do I need adapters?

A.   Yes.  Bring the correct charger adapter(s). Countries have different size plugs and voltage, in case you want to use a blow-dryer or an electric razor.   

Q.   Is Trip.com a reliable site for bookings?

A.  Trip.com flight network has over 2 million individual flight routes that connect more than 5,000 cities around the globe. With more than 1.2 million hotels in 200 countries and regions, Trip.com has built an extensive hotel network to give the customers a fantastic choice of accommodations around the globe. 

Q.   Is my passport valid?

A.   Apply several months in advance for a new passport. If you already have one, it should be valid for at least six months after you return home and have two or more blank pages, depending on your destination. Otherwise, some countries may not let you enter.

Q.   Do some Countries have entrance fees?

A.  Some countries require travelers to pay in order to enter or leave the country. These fees are not included in the price of your airline ticket, and can range from $25 to $200.

Q.   How can I protect myself from COVID19 when on my trip? 

A.    Protect yourself from COVID-19 by staying up to date with your COVID-19 vaccines and by wearing a mask on public transportation. Everyone aged 2 years or older, regardless of vaccination status, should properly wear a well-fitting mask or respirator in indoor areas of public transportation (such as airplanes, trains, buses, ferries), especially in locations that are crowded or poorly ventilated such as airport jet ways.

Q.   Will my jewellery draw attention?

A.   People who look like they’re from out of town are especially vulnerable to crime, so try to blend in as much as you can. Choose inconspicuous clothing that won't attract attention, especially jewellery. Be discreet when looking at maps and approach people carefully if you need to ask for directions.

Q.   What is fake Wi-Fi?

A.  Be wary on vacations of public Wi-Fi areas they often attract thieves and hackers, who create fake access points to Wi-Fi to steal user information.  Fake public Wi-Fi tricks users into thinking they have a safe and secure internet connection at places they’d expect to find it.

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