Explore with Confidence

The next time you make plans to vacation, make sure you and your family is prepared before you leave home. After all, a vacation should be a time to enjoy yourself, not focus on the risks you may face along the way.

Explore with Confidence

Tips for traveling so you can relax, enjoy, and be safe.

The next time you make plans to vacation, make sure you and your family are prepared before you leave home. After all, a vacation should be a time to enjoy yourself, not focus on the risks you may face along the way. Consider this checklist of items before you leave and while you’re traveling, so you can enjoy your trip without worry.

Your documents

Scan important documents and store them in a secure location. Leave copies of your passport, driver’s license, visa, and itinerary with a friend or family member, or store them online.

Renting a car or using a taxi

Rent a car only if you are familiar with the terrain. Otherwise use only registered taxis. Be sure you understand your car insurance policy and the country’s requirements.

Airports

Move quickly to secure areas in the airport and keep your belongings with you. Minimize your exposure to check-in lines and public shops.

Clothing

Blend in and dress appropriately. Dress down and keep a low profile, especially in more risky locations.

Valuables

Leave fine jewelry and watches at home. You risk losing your valuables, and you become a target for criminals.

Getting around

Stay aware of your surroundings at tourist attractions and on public transportation.

Technology

Don’t post photos or updates about your travels on social media. This lets criminals know you’re away from home.

Money

Use ATMs in secure locations only and call your credit card providers to let them know where you’ll be traveling. Plan ahead so you know how much money you’ll need.

Children

Prepare them but don’t create panic. Make sure your children know their names, address, and phone number, and keep a note in their pocket with your local hotel and embassy phone numbers, in case you get separated.

You may also be interested in

The Apps You Need

Technology has made a huge difference to the way we travel. Thirty years ago travelers used to carry along paper maps and guidebooks for each place they were visiting. Fast-forward three decades and, with the aid of technology, so much has changed. Mobile phones are light and easy to carry.

Read More

Beauty on the go

Taking selfies and putting them up on Instagram or Facebook on your holidays are the norm these days. However, holidays can be hectic. Throw in time zone changes and jet lag, very soon, you won’t look beautiful for the cameras anymore when dry skin, frizzy hair and chapped lips start appearing.

Read More

Depart Worry-free

Tips for protecting your home while you’re away. The next time you head out for a local getaway, take the family to the tropics, or hop a flight across the world, make sure you take steps to protect your home while you’re away. After all, a vacation should be about enjoying yourself, not worrying about the risks that could present themselves while you’re away. Consider this checklist of items before you leave, so you can relax while you’re away and feel good about coming home.

Read More

Explore with Confidence

The next time you make plans to vacation, make sure you and your family is prepared before you leave home. After all, a vacation should be a time to enjoy yourself, not focus on the risks you may face along the way.

Read More

10 Tips to Beat Jet Lag

Few people would dispute that international travel is a lot of fun, but there is a downside: jet lag. Sadly there is no cure (at least not yet) but there are plenty of things smart travellers can do to make crossing time zones easier. Follow our 10-step guide.

Read More

Traveling with children

Vacations are all about quality family time, but that's not to say that travelling with young children isn't exhausting.

Read More

8 Unusual Airports

Airports these days offer so much more than just shopping and food. From giant slides to miniature terminals, not to mention priceless works of art, here’s our rundown on eight of the world’s most unusual airport terminals.

Read More

Want to learn more?

Image alt text

For questions regarding an existing policy, contact our Chubb Travel Protection Call Center:

844.825.2264
(Hours of operation: 8AM – 8PM EST)

Image alt text

Contact our Emergency Response Center for medical emergencies or travel assistance

877.319.4397 (Inside the US)
240.330.1537 (Outside the US)