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Personal Protection Guide
Vehicle Security tips
If traveling by air, arrive at the airport early.
Check with the airport and airline for information on arrival times and security restrictions.
Move through the security checkpoint as soon as possible.
Keep your bags and all other items with you at all times.
Be aware of unattended bags and packages.
Be aware of suspicious persons and activity.
Report suspicious activity, persons, and bags to security.
Pay attention and follow all security and safety guidance provided by the airport and airlines.
When traveling to other countries:
Check with the U.S. State Department for security and travel advisories at their
or call 202-647-5225.
Learn a few key phrases in the local language, such as "I need help, call the police or a doctor" etc.
Try to be inconspicuous and avoid wearing things that identify you as an American.
Avoid high-risk areas such as demonstrations.
Emergency and Other Important Numbers
Suspicious Mail Precautions