Solo Travel Checklist for a Safe and Independent Trip
This Solo Travel Checklist is designed to help you prepare for a safe and independent trip. Before you depart, make sure to check your passport and visa requirements, and make copies of important documents to keep in a safe place. Research the local customs and laws of your destination, purchase travel insurance, and notify your bank and credit card companies of your travel plans. Pack light and only bring essential items, and keep your valuables and important documents in a secure location. Stay aware of your surroundings and avoid unsafe areas, and keep emergency contact information on hand. Stay in touch with family and friends back home, stay hydrated and eat healthy, and get enough rest and sleep. Learn basic phrases in the local language, keep a map and directions to your accommodations on hand, and have a plan for emergencies and know how to contact local authorities.