Advent Transportation Blog

Secrets to Safe Travel

Posted on: March 28th, 2017

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Travel can be one of life’s most enriching experiences. Venturing into a new city is exhilarating, but no matter where you are traveling, safety is paramount. Here are five safety tips to keep in mind for the next time you travel.

 

  1. Use Trustworthy Transportation

A car service should ensure your safety in two ways. First, the professionals behind the wheel should be skilled chauffeurs. Second, a car service should keep its fleet of vehicles up to date and in good repair. Start your trip off right by arranging for trustworthy transportation in advance. We offer airport transportation in Nashville and the surrounding area. If you want to make the most of your trip, consider hiring a chauffeur from our car service in Nashville. Our company offers reliable service and luxury transportation with our fleet of safe, comfortable limousines.

  1. Secure Your Business Information

If you are traveling for business and your laptop is stolen or lost, you are not only risking your own information, but your company’s as well. Make sure this data is as secure as possible by updating all security software. Before you leave, back up any unfinished projects as well as any other important work files. During your trip, if your laptop is damaged, you will still want to have access to the information you need. Of course, make sure that you follow your company’s protocols for data management.

 

  1. Pay Attention to Safety Information

Most seasoned fliers ignore the pre-flight safety demonstration, but this is a grave error. Statistics show that passengers who pay attention to their flight crew’s message are much more likely to survive an accident. In addition to tuning out potentially life-saving information on the airplane, travelers tend to ignore posted safety information in their accommodations as well. A hotel fire can be a deadly event. Check the back of your door or your hotel directory for information on emergency evacuation routes. This simple step can save you valuable time in a situation where every section counts.

 

  1. Copy Important Documents

When you travel, always make copies of your important documents. If your passport is lost or stolen, you will need a copy to receive a new travel document. Consider leaving a set of copies with a trusted friend or relative back home. That way, if your passports and the copies are both lost, you have another option.

 

  1. Make A Communication Plan

When you travel, it is important to stay connected. Make a plan for how you will reach your emergency contact in a situation where you lose your cell phone. Print a list of important phone numbers in case your phone is lost or damaged. If you are traveling alone, you should leave an itinerary with a friend or family member. Include hotel information on this document in case they need to get in touch with you and they cannot reach your cell phone.

Although you can’t always avoid all travel inconveniences, a little preparedness goes a long way towards ensuring a successful trip.

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