Your first international trip is happening! You’re finally going to jump on that plane and explore a new country! Going on your first trip abroad is thrilling. However, it can also be overwhelming and nerve-racking. What do I pack? Do I need a visa? Do I need vaccines? How do I book my airfare? I’m sure you have a general idea of all the sights you want to see and the delicious food you want to indulge in. In reality, planning the logistics of your trip requires thorough research. International Travelers
So, who do you trust to help you with the ins and outs of your first international trip? Hopefully, your answer is “experienced travelers.” Well, I’m a fairly experienced traveler! Here’s a list I created that’s filled with tips for first-time international travelers. I hope my tips help you have a comfortable and smooth time on your first adventure abroad. International Traveler
Get Your Passport
Before you can travel abroad, you will need a passport. In the States, it will usually take six to eight weeks to process. If getting your passport slipped your mind, you can pay an additional fee to get it expedited. However, the fee is pricey and that’s money that you can be spending on your trip. Don’t wait until last minute to apply for your passport. If you already have a passport, make sure it has six months of validity from your departure date. Some countries will deny you entry if your passport is set to expire within six months. I
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