Travelling is a passion for some people, but when it comes to travel, going abroad is totally different than going at the beaches. International travelling is bit longer than the domestic one. Either it is vacation visit or official visit it depend on the place or country one is travelling. First of all one has to make pre-check list as there are lot many things and preparation needs to be done before going to make travelling abroad easier, cheaper, and comfortable and stress free.
Take and appointment with a doctor and get insurance: It is always advisable to get full body checkup and make sure to take proper vaccination and medicine (If prescribed by doctor) with Doctor slip and medicine bills. Also take proper health and travel insurance. It is always advisable to take all necessary medicine which may required while travelling or during stay there because in European countries or Western countries one cannot purchase any medicine or drug with having prescription with you.
Take photocopies of all your important documents like passport, Visa, identity cards, address proof, photos, travelling tickets and Insurances include health as well as travelling Insurance etc. For extra backup keep one set of all documents at home and makes electronic copies of all documents and store in e-mail account.
Get register with an embassy and carry enough cash: It is better if one get register in embassy, so in case emergency Govt.can contact with a person. Credit cards do not accepted at every place as on airport if one is using trolley to take luggage from one place to other so one need to give local cash there, or in train or buses. Now a day’s European banks switched completely to the more secure Chip-and-Pin technology. It is more secure way of purchasing and it is always advisable to inform bank or credit card provider about your visit because if transaction suddenly happens at new place; bank may block the card as a security measure.
Before visiting or travelling, it is always advisable to research the nearby places and best events, festivals, ceremonies are going to happen there and buy tickets in advance. Guidebook gives enough information of the site or city as it includes maps and information regarding the places of visit and ways to reach there. Download Travelzoo app; Travelzoo is an app to find the great deals in flight, hotel, dining and places of excursion.
Buy Adapter and Electronics
As every country have different size plugs and voltage. So buy universal adapter to charge mobile and other electronic devices
Luggage & packing
As every airlines has their set of rules and regulations for luggage like how many bags and each bag can carry certain weight. So always make sure to read instructions of particular airlines and pack cloths and other items as per the airlines rule to avoid inconvenience while travelling like incremental charges. Carry enough snacks that will tide to over until one find perfect restaurants or food cart.