Do you have/need travel insurance?
Do you have available pages in your passport?
Do you have your travel confirmations? Don’t forget in-country airfare as well as hotel!
Make copies of your passport!
Give a copy of your itinerary to a friend or family member who is not traveling with you.
Know the location of your consulate/embassy. If you are a US traveler, register with the SMART Traveler program.
Double check the dates of your reservations.
Check the weather and pack accordingly!
Don’t forget electronic cords and charge all electronics before you leave.
Place a stop on your mail (and any regularly scheduled service) or ask a friend or family member to pick it up while you’re gone.
Let your credit card companies know you are traveling so your card isn’t rejected.
If you’d like uninterrupted cellular service, add an international plan to your cell phone.
Pack an extra set of clothing and snacks in your carry on - just in case!
Don’t forget the sunscreen and the bug spray!