University of Nebraska Medical Center


Travel Reminders

Before traveling, please remember to:

  • Research your destination, including details about the location, weather, safety issues, immunization requirements and recommendations.
  • Call your banks and credit card companies to register your travel.
  • Ensure your passport and visa are valid for at least six months.
  • Keep a photocopy of your passport or visa with you at all times and save electronic version in case of emergencies.
  • Print your travel insurance card and save an electronic version.
  • Consider your health needs and bring necessary and fully labeled medication.
  • Get any required vaccinations for your destination country.
  • Pack appropriately.
  • Learn a few words in the local language.
  • Check to see if your cell phone will work internationally, consider buying a short-term international plan or SIM card for your trip.
  • Set an out-of-office response in your email account to let people know your responses will be delayed.

Travel Resources

Find essential information for your trip through these UNMC, University of Nebraska and government sources.