The majority of business travelers do not expect trouble when traveling. However, incidents can occur whether you are traveling in your country of residence or abroad. As with any other aspect of safety, good preparation and knowledge of potential risks are your arm to travel safely.

Choose a hotel located in a safe area.

Ensure that hotel reservations will not be canceled in the event of a late arrival.
Use a travel agent or do your own research on the Internet, read customer reviews, visit the hotels website, etc.

Keep some money in an outside pocket for tips and expenses so you do not have to dig into your purse or wallet.

Choose a hotel that provides additional measures to ensure your safety.

If possible, make arrangements to arrive at your destination before nightfall.

Ensure that designated contacts, at home or at work, have a description of the route and a telephone number to contact us.

Use an established procedure to record your arrival.

Upon arrival, call designated contacts, as planned (at home or office), to confirm their arrival at their destination smoothly.

Leave instructions to the office as to who can be informed of their departure. Make sure they will be respected.

Read or work during the trip to make you feel busy and less vulnerable, but always keep an eye on what's going on around you.

Check with hotel staff for recommendations on places or places to visit safely. Learn about avoid places too. Even if a restaurant is nearby, ask if it is better to take a taxi to get there.

Consider having a sloppy wallet depending on the circumstances. Ideally the portfolio should contain some national currency, a small amount in US currency, some old receipts and expired credit cards for the lure is complete.

Learn about local customs in terms of dress. In some places, it is inappropriate to wear clothes that are suggestive, that suggest the shoulders or that do not cover the skin above the knees . In most cases, the best thing to do is to dress conservatively.

For travel alone, it is better to learn about the local situation regarding individual trips.
Ask a member of the hotel staff to provide a card or an object bearing the address of the hotel. Keep the object or card on oneself to be able to direct a taxi driver or ask for directions.

Study a map before leaving. Keep a copy with you, arranged so that you can easily find the area visited.

Things to avoid:

Avoid talking about your travel itinerary with strangers.

Do not draw attention to yourself by flaunting large amounts of money, expensive jewelery or electronic equipment.

Do not carry large sums of money. Use a debit card to get cash as needed. Check with your bank beforehand to confirm that your debit card and PIN will work in the country you are visiting.