We know there are endless questions that come in your mind if you are travelling abroad for the first time. Going to an unfamiliar place and surrounded by unknown people can be a bit scary. What if you misplace your Passport? What if you fall sick?
We know your concern and thus, we have listed five such problems and simple tips for Traveling Abroad:
If Your Passport Is Lost Or Stolen
If you have lost your Passport, then the first thing you need to do is to go to a Police Station. Also, talk to the Indian Embassy in that country and it will give you a temporary passport. You should always keep the number and address of Indian Embassy in the country you are visiting. To fasten the process of getting a temporary Passport, make sure you keep Passport-size pictures and copies of your Passport in your bag before leaving for your destination.
If Your Luggage Is Lost Or Misplaced
If your Luggage is lost, then you must to talk to airplane help desk which will help you find your luggage at the earliest. If your Luggage somehow hasn’t got traced within 7 days and you do have your Travel Insurance, then the person is allowed to claim compensation. We would suggest you to keep all your important documents, valuables in the carry-on baggage.
If Your Credit Card Is Lost
Tell your Credit Card issuer that you’re planning to go abroad and they will help you secure all your local contact details. Also it will help prevent the company from blocking your Credit Card as they might fear your transactions are dishonest or fraud. And in case if you have lost your Credit Card, just talk to your company and get your card blocked. We would suggest you to take internationally acceptable cards to fasten the replacement process.
In Case Of Any TragedyIf there is any political and Civil Issues surrounding the country, contact the Embassy so that they can bring you back through air transport.
If the country suffers from a natural calamity and somehow you can’t contact the Embassy, then book a hotel and make sure your insurance doesn’t expire. However, you can extend your insurance if it does expire.
If You Have Fallen Ill And Lost Your Insurance
In such a situation, go to the Insurer Company’s Website. You can also Contact Company’s toll free number. After providing them all your necessary details the insurer will send you all the documents to your Mail Address.