By Khushi Pal
Published Dec 01, 2023

Hindustan Times

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5 important safety tips to keep in mind when travelling

Being a tourist in an unknown place can come with its own set of safety challenges. Here are 5 tips to keep in mind to avoid theft and scams and to ensure a safe trip. 

Carry travel locks

Carry travel locks to secure your baggage during transit or even while dining at a restaurant. 

Be smart about your money

Avoid carrying cash in bulk or storing it all in one place. Stick to digital payments or opt for a local ATM card during international trips. 

Carry digital copies of important documents

It is important to carry your travel documents and identification proof, especially when travelling abroad. Keep a digitised version handy at all times to safeguard against potential threats. 

Store emergency service numbers 

Look into the contact details of all the emergency services of your travel destination.

Keep in touch with family and friends

Keep your family and friends updated about your travel itinerary and whereabouts. Ensure to check up with them at the end the day.