7 Travel Nightmares - Slideshow

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7 Travel Nightmares - Slideshow

If Your Flight is Cancelled...

If Your Flight is Cancelled...

This year's severe snowstorms left thousands of passengers stranded at airports up and down the East Coast. Believe it or not, in many instances, those who tweeted their travel woes got speedier responses from airline customer service.
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If the Airline Loses Your Bags...

If the Airline Loses Your Bags...

If you and your luggage aren't reunited at the baggage carousel, the best thing to do is to file a report right away and make sure to get appropriate follow-up information.
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If Your Flight is Cancelled...

This year's severe snowstorms left thousands of passengers stranded at airports up and down the East Coast. Believe it or not, in many instances, those who tweeted their travel woes got speedier responses from airline customer service.
Read More:
7 Travel Nightmares

If the Airline Loses Your Bags...

If you and your luggage aren't reunited at the baggage carousel, the best thing to do is to file a report right away and make sure to get appropriate follow-up information.
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7 Travel Nightmares

If Your Passport is Stolen...

Making copies of your passport and saving them to an online storage website like Google Docs will prove worthwhile if you're robbed while abroad.
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If You Get Arrested...

Americans are arrested abroad more frequently than you think, often as a result of cultural misunderstandings. Before your trip, read up on your destination's laws and customs to avoid time behind bars.
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If There's a Medical Emergency...

Before leaving the country, check to make sure your health insurance covers medical care abroad. If not, you might want to purchase a temporary plan that does, just in case.
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If There's a Natural Disaster...

Natural disasters are hard to predict. Be prepared by making an emergency plan in case you are separated from your fellow travelers, and make sure to keep the U.S. embassy or consulate updated on your whereabouts.
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If There's a State of Emergency...

Political unrest can lead to an unsafe environment for travelers. If you find yourself caught in a dicey situation, let the U.S. embassy know where you are and check the Department of State website for up-to-date information.
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