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Here are six safety items you must have in your suitcase when travelling. Image: canva

Six safety items to have in your suitcase when travelling

If you’re travelling soon and wondering what safety items you should include in your suitcase, here are six that you should consider…

safety travelling

Here are six safety items you must have in your suitcase when travelling. Image: canva

When packing for a trip, it’s essential to include items that can contribute to your safety and well-being. Here are six safety items you should consider including in your suitcase when travelling…

A first aid kit

Be sure to include bandages, antiseptic wipes, adhesive tape, pain relievers, any necessary prescription medications, and other basic medical supplies.

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Travel insurance information

Carry a copy of your travel insurance policy, including emergency contact numbers. This can be crucial in case of unexpected medical issues, trip cancellations, or other emergencies.

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An emergency contact list

Create a list of important contacts, including family members, friends, and local emergency services before travelling. Include both phone numbers and email addresses.

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A flashlight

A small, portable flashlight can be handy in case of power outages or emergencies during your travels. Make sure to pack extra batteries as well.

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Personal safety devices

Depending on your destination when travelling, and especially if you’re a solo traveller, consider bringing personal safety devices such as a whistle, personal alarm, or a compact self-defense tool. But also be aware of local laws and regulations regarding such items.

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A portable charger

Keep your electronic devices charged with a portable charger when travelling. This ensures you can communicate and access important information even if there are power outages or limited access to electrical outlets.