Must-To-Carry Travel Documents for International Travellers

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No matter where in the world you wish to roam, you certainly need your travel documents to ensure comfort, safety, and a hassle-free wayfaring. In this post, I’m sharing a list of important travel documents so that you do not miss anything crucial before you leave for your next trip. Have a look!


One of the most important documents issued by the government as a proof of your identity. Having it will allow you to move freely outside your home country. Passports are of several types including tourist passports and official passports. One has to apply to the passport issuing authority of his home country to get a passport.


Travel visa another important travel document that you need to have in order to visit a foreign country. In some countries, a visa is required along with the passport for entry. There are generally two ways which are used for granting visas. One is the regular visa where a prior application is required at the country’s embassy before the traveller leaves his place. Another type is on-arrival visa, where the passenger is given visa at the arrival spot.

Travel Itinerary

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You should have a clear picture of the planning aspect of your trip, which is why having an itinerary always helps in visiting places in your destination country. You can prepare one by searching for places that sound good to your senses or get one from your travel agent.

Travel Insurance

A short-term insurance that travellers get to receive help during travel-related emergencies. Also, it covers medical insurance i.e. insurance of health related problems as well. However, the type of items covered under a particular insurance depends solely upon its source. 

Identity Proof

Though your passport is a proof of your identification, it is better to keep one or two more IDs just to be on the safe side. It can be your Driving License, Election photo identification card, Photo credit card, birth certificate, identity card issued by your employer, etc.

Credit/Debit Cards

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Since you are in a foreign land, it is advisable to keep international credit/debit cards besides some cash. It will make transactions easier for you in case there is a shortage of cash when you purchase something.

Accommodation Confirmation Receipt

Whether you’ve booked yourself a hotel room or a house rental, it is wise enough to get the confirmation slip printed and keep one copy along with other documents.

Health Certificate

Several nationalities require you to carry your vaccination certificates to prove that you are healthy and vaccinated.

Stay tuned with us for more travel-related tips and updates.

Happy Travelling!

Kanika Sharma

Kanika Sharma works as a Content Developer at Ajura. For the past 5 years, she has been writing for various renowned blogs. Being an engineering graduate, her background allows her to connect with cutting edge technologies and relate them with real world scenarios.
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