In today’s travel climate, checking travel restrictions and advisories is essential if you’re vacationing abroad. Search the U.S. Department of State’s travel advisories web page for the most accurate and up-to-date information.
Although using a credit card during vacation is usually the safest payment option, thieves are still quite sneaky. Alerting your credit card companies when and where you’ll be traveling is a great way to avoid potential fraud.
Shore up your home base before venturing off on vacation. Protecting your home against burglaries, accidents, and disasters is always best. Here are a few critical tasks to add to your vacation preparation checklist: