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Important Documents When Traveling

The best international travel tip is to bring an original copy of several documents and keep one or two copies of another document for emergencies. You should also leave a copy of your document with some friends, which they can fax to you if you lose your document. Ask your travel agent about documents during the trip.

Whether you are on a pleasant, business or personal trip, important documents needed when traveling outside a country are usually: Passport, Visa, Driving License, Medical Certificate, and Insurance documents.

A valid passport is required to enter and leave most foreign countries. To get a passport for the first time, you must go alone to the passport receipt facility with two of your photos, proof of citizenship, and a valid form of photo identification such as a driver’s license and applying for a passport.

Most countries require a visa before you can travel there. You can get on a plane only if you have a valid visa and return the flight ticket to your destination. Some countries allow free shipping. However, it is mandatory to carry valid identification with you in these countries to avoid legal complications and prove your identity in the event of an emergency.

It is the responsibility of travelers to obtain a Visa, if needed, from the appropriate embassy or consulate closest to the country you plan to visit. Certain countries have proper validation requirements for Visa applications, they need time before approving your visa. Therefore it is necessary to get a visa well in advance to avoid last minute problems.

If you carry valuables and electronics, a good travel tip is to keep a copy of your invoice, insurance, and troubleshooting guide when you are traveling. While invoices and insurance are needed to prove your ownership, the manual will help the technician if there are problems in it.

Most countries require foreign tourists to be covered with insurance before they enter the destination country. However, insurance during travel is a critical problem because of legal differences between the two countries. Contact your insurance company to find out if insurance currently covers overseas travel.