• Checklist

    Checklist

Travel Checklist

Your travel checklist.

Passports

  • Make sure your passport is valid at all times even if you're not a regular traveller.
  • For international travel the passport needs to be valid for at least 6 months from date of return and you require a minimum of 2 blank pages in your passport.

 

Visas

  • Your passport needs to be valid for at least 6 months from date of return and have 3 blank pages making provision for visa and any other stamps.
  • Some countries will not issue a visa if your passport is not valid for at least 6 months.
  • Make sure that the country to which you intend to travel/visit requires you to have a visa or not.

 

International Drivers licence

  • International drivers licence are required to travel abroad.

 

Travel/Health Insurance

  • Make sure you have your travel insurance in place before date of departure and make sure that it covers everything and is cost effective.
  • If you have medical insurance, inform the Medical Aid or Medical Insurance company of your travel plans and make sure that you are covered internationally.


Vaccinations

  • If travelling abroad it is best to always find out about vaccinations and if it needs to be done well in advance of your travel departure date.
  • Vaccinations can sometimes make you a bit sick so it is best to have it done in advance to prevent any discomfort later on while traveling.

Tips

  • Make sure Debit/Credit Card can be used in the country to which you are traveling.
  • Always have a small amount of foreign currency for emergencies before arriving in a foreign country.
  • Make sure that a family member or a friend always knows your itinerary for the day in case of emergencies.
  • Have at least 3 certified copies of all your important documentation. Each copy placed in a different place such as one in your luggage, one with a family or friend back home or accommodation at which you are staying or in your handbag.