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Travel to Mexico- the 10 Tips to Keep you Safe Gathering information about a country before you visit it for the first time is the best step you could ever make. While a majority of leisure travelers never encounter problems, there are a select few who simply want to forget their recent vacations. With the following 10 safety tips, you will get an experience of a lifetime when abroad. Always keep details of your travel plans to yourself and family members, and do not discuss them in the presence of strangers. Your information could reach kidnappers and other criminals, making it easy to make their next move on you. It is also essential to give your full travel itinerary to someone at home so that tracing you is easy in case something goes amiss. In such an event, try as much as possible to stick to that schedule. Ensure to convert currencies before leaving home since you may not find an establishment that offers attractive exchange rates once you arrive in the foreign country. In case such conversions are necessary when you are in the foreign country, only use banks, ATMs, or trusted forex dealers since their rates may not differ significantly to what you expect. Exchanging at any other place could lead to exploitation.
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You should visit the state department website concerned with international travel to get the latest information concerning the country you intend to visit. In addition to getting safety tips on arrival, you will also get to know if there are travel advisories against visiting the nation.
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Try to blend in with the locals to prevent everyone from knowing that you are a tourist. Avoid holding maps and guidebooks in public, as well as placing the straps of your camera around your neck since these are the most common signs that foreigners display. It is such acts that make you easy targets for fraudsters and criminal gangs. Avoid the use of ATMs in poorly lit or deserted areas. No cash withdrawals from these machines should take place at night. If in difficulties when operating the machines, don’t ask for assistance from strangers as you never know their motives for offering help. Make most of your purchases in the country’s currency since the exchange rates that merchants may suggest may be disadvantageous. However, tips and large purchases can be made in the currency you use in your home country. To avoid security risks, ask your hotel to arrange a taxi pickup instead if hailing cabs on the street. Instances of cab drivers working with criminals to force taxi clients to withdraw cash at ATMs have become very common.Many tourists end up dead or missing in such incidents. Carry the amount you need for the day and slightly more for emergencies. Touring an area you have never been to with all your cash could turn out to be unpleasant if someone notices it as you make a payment. Pickpockets are usually present in crowded places, so be watchful. In most cases they work in pairs or more where one steals as you turn your attention to the distraction caused by the others. Create soft copies of relevant documents and store the originals safely. A copy of each should be sent to an email account under your control so that you can retrieve them if needed.