It is important, when making international or domestic air / cruise reservations, or other international travel arrangements, that the name(s) of the reservation(s) be exactly as in your passport(s).
Ask your medical insurance company if your policy applies overseas, and if it covers emergency expenses such as medical evacuation. If it does not, consider supplemental insurance.
Prior to leaving Canada, be sure you have the address of the Canadian Embassies / Consulates in the countries you plan to visit. Although not necessary, you should register your in-country presence and itinerary with the Canadian Embassy / Consulate. international.gc.ca.
If you are a Canadian resident returning home after travelling to a foreign country for any period of time, you will want to familiarize yourself with information about leaving Canada and re-entering Canada. You can review I Declare information provided by Canada Border Services Agency. cbsa-asfc.gc.ca
Leave copies of your itinerary, passport data page and visas with family or friends, so you can be contacted in case of an emergency.
If you decide to take your pet with you when you travel abroad, check with the embassies or Tourism Associations of the destination countries as to specific requirements that must be met before a pet may be brought into the country.
While in a foreign country, you are subject to the laws of that country.
When visiting a foreign country, it is prudent to try and pre-arrange airport / destination transportation. If this is not practical then be sure that, if you are taking a taxi, you use only licensed taxi or limousine services and the fare is pre-determined.
It is prudent to carry travel documents on your person at all times.
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