Its awesome to travel since you will be changing environment from your common day to day environment that you are used to and moving to a different new environment. A lot of preparation is require when planning to travel by ensuring you have all the items you will use on the other side to avoid buying new items to use. When travelling you may encounter some problems along the way even before you reach your final destination. The following are important things you should consider to do when you find yourself in a difficult situation while travelling.
Congestion at the subway, airport or at the bus station usually is the common place you are likely to lose your wallet or purse. To avoid your ID and personal information to be used by someone else, ensure you report immediately to the nearest police station. If you are not near your bank, then you should immediately contact your bank to have the ATM closed. Its also very important to file a report with your travel insurance company immediately and after you have reported to the police.
Delay in your luggage bag appearing after alighting at the destination will need to be reported immediately to prevent the person who took it from escaping away. If you have a travel insurance policy and it compensate for lost luggage make sure to note the policy if it require you to report to the police fast or the travelling company. When providing your luggage to be inspected and for tag attachment, confirm that the tag attached has the correct destination tag to avoid issuing it at the wrong destination. If you are travelling with valuables, medication and your reading glasses, put them in your hand laggage.
Missing a flight is also among the worst travelling problems you can experience at least once in a lifetime. Frequent flier account will greatly help you to receive a refund or be booked another flight free of cost and you will not be charged for missing the flight. Have a back up alarm to wake you up early if you have an early flight to avoid missing the flight just because you overslept.
Always carry rehydrating sachets as a precautionary since you cannot know if you may become rehydrated along your journey. Broken seals bottle are likely to have been refilled locally without following proper industrial packing of pure healthy water for drinking. You will need to fill in your stomach when you are travelling hence best if you carry your own snacks from home to avoid food poisoning.