The Safe Travel Book

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Lexington Books, Feb 1, 1999 - Travel - 240 pages
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بدون شک مسافرت، گردشگری، جهانگردی و دیدن نقطه نقطه جهان در کشورهای مختلف نیاز به ابزار و سرویس و دانستنیهای بروز دارد و در عصر دیجیتال که دورادور و اطراف کره زمین با ماهواره های اطلاعاتی و امنیتی پوشیده شده است بنابراین هر انسانی در هرکشور، هرسرزمین، هرنقطه، هرمکان، هرموقعیتی دارای این توانایی شده است که با کامپیوتر، لپ تاب، رایانه و موبایل بتواند با اتصال به دهکده جهانی، اطلاعات راه ها را پیدا کرده و با در اختیار داشتن جی پی آر اس و جی پی اس با خاطری جمع جهان را درنوردد و به قول پژوهش گوگل، غول را بر شانه خود بنشاند. 

Contents

Planning Your Trip
1
Visas
8
Vehicle and Drivers Permits
12
Student Identification
13
Credit Cards and Financial Documentation
14
Exchanging Currency Before You Travel
21
Travelers Checks
23
Personal Checks
26
Advance Shipment by Courier
130
What to Wear on the Plane
132
Securing Your Money and Valuables
134
Safe Travel Preflight and InFlight Tips
136
Presenting Your Ticket
137
In Flight
138
Emergency Crash Landing and Evacuation Procedures
140
What to Do During a Terrorist Hijacking
144

your Medical Records
27
Guides to Medicines or Shots You May Need
28
Medical Assistance Abroad
31
Health Insurance and Emergency Referral Plans
32
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus and AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
39
Brothels Prostitution Safe Sex and Security
40
Travelers Diarrhea TD
43
Fatigue
47
Jet Lag
48
Medicines to Carry with You
53
Inoculations Immunization and Other Medical Precautions
55
Reservations Travel Information and Personal Security
59
Alternative Sources of Travel Lodging Doing Business and Security Information
64
Official Sources
65
Private Subscription Sources
68
Basic Travel Questions to Ask as You Plan Your Trip
72
Basic Security Considerations in Choosing a Hotel
75
Air Travel Pointers and Choosing a Secure Flight
79
Rail Travel Pointers
83
Names and Numbers to Know in Emergencies
86
Illegal Drugs and Off Limits Photographs
87
Preparing Your Family and Office to Act in an Emergency
88
Itinerary and Emergency Communications Plans
89
What to Include in Your Home Folder
91
Developing Code Words for Emergency Communications
92
Publicity and Security
93
Recommended Reading
94
Kidnap and Ransoms Terrorist Risk Insurance Insurance Brokers and Security Services
98
Insurance Brokers
99
Insurers and Security Firms
102
Security Firms Unaffiliated with Insurance Companies
104
What to Take on Your Trip A Shopping List of Essentials
107
Travel Guides
109
AppliancesElectrical Items
110
Toiletries and Convenience Items
112
Medical Items
113
Security and Crime Prevention Items
115
Items to Carry for Business
121
Other Optional Items
123
Necessary Items If You Are Traveling with Children
124
Luggage and Apparel
126
Clothing
128
Terrorist Hijackings and Hostage Taking An Airline Example
145
Disembarking
148
Clearing Customs
149
Reporting Lost Luggage
150
Arrival on Foreign Soil
152
Exchanging Currency upon Arrival
153
Confirming Your Return Flight
154
Getting from the Airport to Your Hotel on Your Own
155
First Steps
156
Room Security
157
Telephone Communications Transportation and Settling In
158
International Communication
160
Local Transportation
162
Registering at the US Embassy
163
Daily Security Planning for Business or Pleasure
164
Thwarting Theft and Assault
165
Special Problems for Women and Men Traveling Alone
171
A Note on Hostile Surveillance
172
Dos and Donts for Automobile Security
173
How to Avoid Becoming a Victim
177
Dos and Donts for Averting a Terrorist Threat
178
Host Government Problems
183
Anticipating Random Dangers and What to Do
185
Shooting in the Street
187
What the Embassy Will Not Do for You
191
Other Embassy Services of Use to Travelers
192
Assessing the Embassy Role When You Need Help
193
Everyday Problems You May Encounter
194
Accidents Mishaps and Delays
200
Heading for Home A Checklist to Ensure a Safe Trip
202
Getting Ready to Go
203
Pros and Cons of Using Cash or Credit Cards
204
Packing
205
Preparing for the Trip to the Airport
206
Get Off the Airport Main Concourse
207
Arrival in the United States
208
A Quick Guide to US Customs Regulations
209
Prohibitions
210
A Final Checklist
212
Information Update
214
Index
216
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Savage is Security Director for Passport Health

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