Consular Officers Share Holiday Travel Tips

Posted by Paula Williams
December 15, 2012
Travelers Queue at Duesseldorf International Airport in Germany

Are you traveling abroad this holiday season? Make sure you're prepared for your holiday travel by checking out before you go. is the State Department's primary location for information about travel to other countries. There is information about every country in the world on such practical topics as entry requirements, road conditions, and safety and security among others. It is also the official source of information for U.S. citizens during emergency situations abroad.

Pick up some quick tips to make your travel easier and safer, and be sure sign up with the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive the most current information about the country where you will be traveling or living and take the next STEP towards your winter adventures.

Have a safe and happy holiday season!

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William H.
California, USA
December 17, 2012

William H. in California writes:

We heard about Ms. Clinton's accident. Hope she feels better soon.

Florida, USA
December 26, 2012

Brandon in Florida writes:

Thanks for the information. We are actually about to go to Alaska! I know there were a lot of planes on the ground over the weekend.


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