It’s better to be safe than sorry, so to ensure every eventuality is covered use this list to make a note of the emergency contacts you might need. Take them with you, and store them in your phone.
1. Consulate / Embassy
Note down the address, email, contact number and opening times. Some websites even details what to do in an emergency so it wouldn’t hurt to have a quick scan through sould the worst happen.
2. Inbound and Outbound Airports
Note down the contact details for general enquiries, lost property and any emergency lines. Often the airport handling agency will be in charge of lost items so be sure to familiarise yourself with who you’d need to contact. Remember to do this for any airport you’re changing at aswell.
3. Bank Cards
Note down the process and contact details for stolen cards and fraud.
Make sure you have the address and contact number for your accommodation while you’re away. This will also help when finding your way there should you need to ask directions.
5. Emergency Services
Familiarise yourself with the emergency line for the country you’re in.
6. Family Members for both of you
In the event of an accident or if you lose your phone, it helps to have the contacts available should you need to find an alternative phone to update your relatives back home.