How to Stay Safe When Traveling Abroad

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  • How to Stay Safe When Traveling Abroad
  •  Some Countries Are Safer to Visit Than Others
  • Safety Begins Before You Travel
  • Sign Up for the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program
  • Travel Checklist
  • How You Can Find Safe Hotels and Hostels
  • How You Should Pack
  • What to Leave at Home
  • Should You Bring Cash?
  • Check Your Passport
  • Know Where the U.S. Embassies and Consulates Are Located
  •  Learn About the Laws and Customs
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How to Stay Safe When Traveling Abroad

With recent terror threats from Yemen-based al-Qaida members, the United States and a host of other nations issued a global travel warning. But what about those Americans who are already abroad or who are planning on traveling? Keep reading for a list of ways to remain safe while traveling abroad, including ways to notify family members of your travels, how to get in contact with U.S. embassies and more.  Dominique Zonyéé (Photo: Image Source/Getty Images)

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