15 ESSENTIAL Steps to Prepare for International Travel (Especially Long Term Travel!)
15 Essential Steps to Prepare for International Travel
(Especially Long-Term Travel!)
1. Apply for a Visa
2. Practice in new language
3. Get your Vaccines
4. Fill and Stock up Your Medications
5. Order foreign currency
6. Double check expiration dates & pins for your credit & debit cards, and set a travel notice
7. Get Travel Insurance
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8. Download and set up an Esim on your phone
9. Make a packing list
10. Order anything you need for travel
11. Check plug types
12. Setup a VPN
13. Download shows / movies / books / music & podcasts / road maps / trail maps / etc for offline use
14. Sign up for STEP or with your embassy
15. Set flight alerts, and plan & book your trip!
I hope you found this post helpful for your international travels – or maybe even parts of this blog become your new checklist for travel closer to home! If I left anything out or you have something else you’d like me to write about, let me know in the comments!
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Hey I’m Rebecca!
I’m a travel & outdoors photographer, blogger, and content greator living in the US but you can find me adventuring around the globe! On this blog I share tips to help you improve your photography, inspiration and advice to explore the outdoors, destination guides, travel tips, and more to plan your own adventures!
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