Safety First When Traveling for Enjoyment
You can find a lot of safety tips online and in
offline resources. Traveling is among the most common
activities of people, whether it is for pleasure or
for business. Frequent travelers are no longer
ignorant to these safety tips because they make use of
them whenever they are on a foreign place. If you want
to make the most of your trip, safety first when
traveling is of utmost importance.
Here are some of the things that you can do to ensure
1. When traveling, it's but natural for you to carry
luggage. If you need to place luggage tags, just put
your email address and never indicate there your name,
phone number, and home address.
2. Air traveling is already part when going abroad or
to a far place. You can see in the news that there are
terrorists who sometimes highjack planes. One
effective shield that you can use against an attacker
(if there is trouble on the plane) is the seat straps.
You have to use all your strength in ramming the strap
on the attacker's face. This move will cut off the
attacker's vision and once this happens, you can kick
that individual in the groin or in any other sensitive
body part. Knock that person until unconscious.
3. Don't forget to bring a handy flashlight and
batteries. You can use it if there is no light or you
can even use it against an attacker when needed.
4. Don't forget to carry wallets. If you want, you can
take two wallets with you. One wallet can contain some
non-important items and a few cash while the other
wallet should contain your important IDs, insurance
cards, cash, and emergency contacts. Keep the wallets
in separate places. For instance, the insignificant
wallet can be placed in your pant's back pocket and
the important wallet should be in your coat's front
5. When eating in foreign restaurants, you must
acquaint yourself with the place's layout. Take note
of the front and exit doors.
6. Charge your mobile phone at the hotel. When you
leave, bring it with you and other gadgets that can be
easily carried. You can even use these gadgets in case
7. Never travel alone. Through there are some
travelers who do this every time they travel, you
shouldn't take the chance. Who knows, perhaps they are
just lucky but you'll never know what's going to
happen in the next few hours. Always be prepared.
Remember that devious individuals are just waiting to
see a helpless traveler, alone and so vulnerable.
8. You must be mentally alert at all times. Observe
the people around you, how they move or look at you.
Somehow, you will feel uneasy if something's going to
9. Before you travel to a foreign place, it would be
best to make a hotel reservation. That way, you don't
have to fumble or ask for directions in trying to
locate a certain hotel.
10. Don't travel with so many luggage unless when
needed. Try to wear comfortable clothes and don't wear
something that might attract the attention of bad
people. Be simple as you are. For women, avoid wearing
high-heeled shoes when traveling.
These are just ten safety measures that you can follow
every time you travel abroad or even locally. If you
follow them, you can ensure your safety.