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From Zika to Terrorism, How to Protect Yourself While Traveling Abroad

U.S. News & World Report - Travel Logo By Liz Weiss of U.S. News & World Report - Travel | Slide 1 of 13: When you're preoccupied with packing, navigating airport security and collecting local currency for an upcoming trip to a far-flung locale, it's easy to overlook standard health and safety measures. But with a variety of travel risks out there – from theft and cybercrime to <a href="http://travel.usnews.com/features/what-you-need-to-know-before-visiting-a-zika-affected-destination/">Zika</a> and terrorism – it's vital to stay informed and exercise vigilance to steer clear of harm's way. Use these expert-approved tricks while jet-setting abroad to avoid stressful and dangerous situations.

Take these precautions to maximize safety and eliminate stress during your trip.

When you're preoccupied with packing, navigating airport security and collecting local currency for an upcoming trip to a far-flung locale, it's easy to overlook standard health and safety measures. But with a variety of travel risks out there – from theft and cybercrime to Zika and terrorism – it's vital to stay informed and exercise vigilance to steer clear of harm's way. Use these expert-approved tricks while jet-setting abroad to avoid stressful and dangerous situations.
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