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International Outlets: Getting Power Abroad

Electronic devices have become such an integral part of daily life that having one run out of battery leaves most feeling panicked. Countless international travelers have suffered the same dead battery fate because they didn’t prepare for different configurations of international outlets and voltage outputs. This article explains the differences between international outlets and helps travelers purchase the proper tools before they travel. Continue reading International Outlets: Getting Power Abroad

International Travel Checklist: Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

International travel planning can be overwhelming. Between planning, booking, and packing it’s easy for things to slip through the cracks. While this is totally understandable, the consequences of these little things can be massive. Here is an international travel checklist to make sure nothing gets forgotten. From socks to travel visas, this list will make sure travelers are always prepared, even in emergencies.

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International Phone Plans: Staying Connected

Before traveling abroad, travelers always tell family and friends that they will be hard to reach because their phones will be spending the trip on airplane mode. While some do this to maximize their vacation experience, most do it to avoid exorbitant data roaming charges. For those looking for a peaceful, communication free, trip that is totally fine. But it is entirely unnecessary for those who are trying to save money. Every major US cell phone carrier has international phone plans that are either included in the basic phone plan, or can be added for an additional fee. Despite the additional fee, they are 100% worth it. Not only do they save money when communication is necessary, but they also make traveling internationally safer. Here are the international phone plans for T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint. Every traveler should consider contacting their cell provider to make sure their phones will work while abroad.

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