Tripps Travel Network says if you are planning a trip to an international destination, you need to be aware of several things.  If you take care of these things ahead of time, you could avoid many problems that could arise while traveling.  The problems created could cost traveler money, time or other consequences that could easy ruin any trip.


Tripps Travel Network shares some quick tips.


Have your passport ready – It can take time to get a passport.  The application suggests applying for a passport at least 6 weeks ahead of travel.  It is a good idea to give as much time as possible to make sure that you have the passport you need to travel internationally.  While the application can sometimes be expedited, not having a passport can end a trip before it even starts.

Health Issues – There are some countries that when you travel to will require you to get immunized against certain diseases.  You should check with the Center for Disease and Prevention control to find out what inoculations you may need to travel to certain areas. You should also make copies of your health insurance card and give it to your fellow travelers.  This will help you get the care you need if you get sick or hurt.

Contact Your Credit Card Company – Before you travel contact your credit card company and let them know where you will be traveling to and when you will be traveling. If you do not do this, they may deny any credit card purchase you make because they consider it possible fraud.  A quick phone call can prevent this from happening.

Tripps Travel Network share these in hopes to simplify the necessary items you may require for your trip and make it an enjoyable and relaxing vacation and hassle free.