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Choose a Safe Student Travel Tour Group
Learn how to choose a safe student travel tour group and to distinguish between student tour groups and travel agencies.

Pickpocketing Places Survey
Most Likely Places to Get Pickpocketed According to TripAdvisor Survey...

Pepper Spray - Personal Self Defense
Pepper spray can be your best self defense weapon. Learn how to use pepper spray safely and find a wide variety of pepper sprays - purse sized, pepper spray on a key chain, spraying rings and other ingenious pepper spray dispensers.

Countries the US Government Consider Sponsors of Terrorism
Travel alerts and warnings lists from the US government usually overlap with countries comprising the "Axis of Evil" and countries the US government considers "state sponsors of terrorism" -- the places President Bush's administration not only doesn't want you to go, but may not help you in if you go anyway and have a problem: those would be...

Dummy Wallet Could Save Your Life
Foil muggers with a fake or dummy wallet - avoid being robbed or mugged with this simple solution.

What is the difference between a travel warning and public announcement?
What is the difference between a US government travel warning and a travel public announcement? Learn what a a travel warning is and what a public announcement is and the difference between the two in terms of your travel plans.

Student Travel Safety Overview
Plan safe student travel and avoid being the victim of street crime or falling into corrupt government officals' hands by following a few student travel safety precautions. Learn how to plan for hassle free and safe student travel here.

Great Gadgets to Keep you Safe in Your Hotel Room
Stay safe in your hotel, motel or hostel!

Safety Tips for Women Travelers
Women student travelers do havespecial concerns. Learn how to be prepared for a safe journey here.

Is It Safe To Study Abroad? Will My Child Be Safe?
Is It Safe To Study Abroad? Will My Child Be Safe?

US Government Travel Public Announcements
The US government issues public announcements regarding travel to countries in which officials believe there may be a short term risk to US citizens. Travel public announcements are less serious than travel warnings and may regard conditions from weather to terrorism.

Top 10 Tips for Taxi Safety
Top 10 Tips for Taxi Safety - tips for student traveler safety in a taxi abroad.

US Government Travel Warning
The US government issues travel warnings regarding countries to which government officials believe travel is unsafe for US citizens. See the current US government travel warnings here.

Help for American Victims of Crime Overseas
The Bureau of Consular Affairs, Overseas Citizens Services is committed to assisting American citizens who become victims of crime while traveling, working, or residing abroad. If you are the victim of crime overseas, contact the nearest U.S. embassy, consulate, or consular agency for assistance - 1-888-407-4747 (during business hours) or 202-647-5225 (after hours).

Help for American Victims of Crime Overseas
The Bureau of Consular Affairs, Overseas Citizens Services is committed to assisting American citizens who become victims of crime while traveling, working, or residing abroad. If you are the victim of crime overseas, contact the nearest U.S. embassy, consulate, or consular agency for assistance - 1-888-407-4747 (during business hours) or 202-647-5225 (after hours).

Registration with US Embassies - How to Register With the US Embassy
"Registration at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate (in the country you are visiting) makes your presence and whereabouts known, in case it is necessary for a consular officer to contact you in an emergency. During a disaster overseas, American consular officers can assist in evacuation were that to become necessary."

Travel Emergencies and Emergency Help
What to do and whom to contact in the event of a travel emergency, like war, acts of terrorism, finding yourself the victim of a crime overseas, or needing emergency medical evacuation (the US guv can help with, but does not pay for, that). Lists of US embassies, too.

Registration with US Embassies - How to Register With the US Embassy
"Registration at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate (in the country you are visiting) makes your presence and whereabouts known, in case it is necessary for a consular officer to contact you in an emergency. During a disaster overseas, American consular officers can assist in evacuation were that to become necessary."

US Government Travel Warning
The US government issues travel warnings regarding countries to which government officials believe travel is unsafe for US citizens. See the current US government travel warnings here.

US Government Travel Public Announcements
The US government issues public announcements regarding travel to countries in which officials believe there may be a short term risk to US citizens. Travel public announcements are less serious than travel warnings and may regard conditions from weather to terrorism.

How to Avoid Being Scammed While Traveling
Scams can happen to even the savviest of travelers, and there aren't many people who haven't been caught at least once. Here's are some tips to avoid being scammed on the road.

Female Student Travel in Turkey

How to Keep Your Money Safe While Traveling
Tips and advice on how to reduce your risk of being mugged while you're traveling, from dummy wallets to clothing with concealed pockets.

How to Keep Your Stuff Safe in Hostels
While hostels are generally very safe for backpacks, thefts can occasionally occur. Here's how to minimize the risk of having your valuables stolen from a dorm room.

Why You Should Use a VPN While Traveling
It is vital that you travel with a VPN in order to protect your data when connecting to unsecured networks. There are plenty of other advantages, too.

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