Travel Safety

commerical airplane with passengers

The course provides guidance and best practices for safe travels. The individual will learn how to pack, increase their security during hotel stay, avoid scams and minimize the risk of being a potential target. (1-hour course)

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course attendees will be able to:

  • Describe a throw-away wallet
  • Describe a security pouch
  • Describe an emergency escape bag
  • Identify emergency contact information
  • Define an alert code
  • Identify packing tips
  • Identify hotel and transportation preplanning steps
  • Know key legal and health travel considerations
  • Know the consequences of cultural differences
  • Recognize the value of situational awareness
  • Describe how to respond to aircraft emergencies
  • Describe the dangers of public, informal conversations during travel
  • Identify the importance of a confident demeanor while traveling
  • Describe the use of distraction and diversion by scam artists
  • Describe important steps to take at hotel check-in
  • Recognize the importance of the hotel floor layout and emergency exits
  • Recognize how to defeat surveillance attempts
  • Describe abduction prevention
  • Define “pocket litter” and its importance
  • Describe how to deal with a confrontation
  • Define calm, connect, and capitalize

Helpful Links

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Traveler Information Center
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Your Survival Guide to Safe and Healthy Travel
U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs - Travel.State.Gov Helpful Travel Resources
U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs - Travel.State.Gov International Travel
U.S. Travel Insurance Association - Travel Safety