Research your destination before you go to be aware of any potential safety risks or concerns.

Keep a copy of your passport, ID and important documents in a safe place or with a trusted person.

Keep your valuables, such as money and jewelry, out of sight and in a safe place.

Use a money belt or hidden pouch to store your passport, cash and credit cards.

Avoid dangerous areas and be aware of your surroundings at all times.

Learn basic phrases in the local language to help you communicate and get assistance if needed.

Use caution when using public transportation, especially in unfamiliar locations.