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Title: Travel%20Safety


1
Travel Safety
  • Tips for successful and safe business travel

2
Three Types of Safety
  • Physical safety
  • Property safety
  • Psychological safety

3
Pre-trip Preparation
  • Make travel reservations through Navigant
  • Leave copy of itinerary with family member or
    co-worker
  • Keep all travel documents in one place

4
Packing
  • Leave valuables at home
  • Empty wallet of unnecessary credit cards
  • Pack lightly or use bigger suitcase
  • Bring a small flashlight
  • Do not lock suitcases

5
Clearing Airport Security
  • Print boarding pass in advance
  • Minimize luggage
  • Bring laptop computer only if absolutely
    necessary
  • Wear easy-off shoes
  • Dont carry large amounts of change or keys
  • Be aware of underwire bras and body piercings
  • Have a sense of humor, but dont make jokes about
    security

6
On the Aircraft
  • Put heavy luggage under seat rather than overhead
  • Listen to flight attendants safety advisory
  • Identify two nearest exits
  • Avoid heavy alcohol consumption

7
Leaving the Airport
  • Move with calm confidence
  • Use only clearly designated taxis and shuttles or
    reputable car rental companies
  • Keep close tabs on your luggage on hotel shuttle
    buses

8
In the Rental Car
  • Mapquest driving directions prior to departure
  • Become thoroughly familiar with car before
    leaving the lot
  • Place luggage and other items in trunk, if
    necessary

9
At the Hotel
  • Avoid hotels with exterior corridors
  • Request rooms on 2nd 4th floors
  • Be discreet about room number and location
  • Maintain credit card and identity security
  • Use bellhop or a buddy to ensure room is empty
  • Locate nearest fire escapes
  • Use deadbolt locks at all times

10
At the Hotel
  • Be careful about ordering room service or pizza
    delivery
  • Use in-room safe for valuables
  • Keep coat, shoes, purse, flashlight, and room key
    together in one place for quick escape

11
At Your Destination
  • Shield credit cards from view during transactions
  • Use hand or body to block view of calling card
    and ATM transactions
  • Divide your money take only what youll need
    out of hotel safe

12
At Your Destination
  • Be very aware of pickpocket scams
  • The Pickpocket Duo
  • The Purse Cutter
  • Children as thieves

13
International Travel
  • Take copies of all travel documents and keep them
    separate from originals
  • Keep phone numbers for hotel and American Embassy
    with you at all times
  • Keep prescription drugs in original containers
    and carry copy of prescription
  • Learn key basic phrases in foreign language prior
    to arrival

14
International Travel
  • Maintain a low profile avoid being obviously
    American
  • Avoid being near large demonstrations
  • Stay in American hotels and areas
    or not?

15
Travel safely!
  • Be successful!
  • Have fun!

16
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