Parents are planning their family vacations, exhausted professionals scheduling their foreign getaways – good and necessary breaks to rebalance focus and energy.
Below are several tips for foreign travel that you should know.
- Local emergency numbers
2. U. S. Embassies, Consulates Diplomatic MIssions worldwide
3. Real ID: What is it, who is required to have it to travel and the mandatory deadline set by the Department of Homeland Security for all travelers to have this type enhanced driver’s license or government i.d.
The REAL ID Act establishes minimum security standards for license issuance and production and prohibits Federal agencies from accepting for certain purposes driver’s licenses and identification cards from states not meeting the Act’s minimum standards. The purposes covered by the Act are: accessing Federal facilities, entering nuclear power plants, and, boarding federally regulated commercial aircraft. Compliance by all states is mandatory by October 1, 2020.
See where your state stands n regard to compliance: https://www.dhs.gov/real-id
Get your documents in order and always have the consulate and emergency numbers info on hand when you travel outside of the United States.
BNI Operatives: Situationally aware.
As always, stay safe.