Resources for Traveling Abroad
In addition to taking the necessary steps to ensure your personal safety while traveling abroad, you should review and follow Harvard University’s guidelines on data security, and other useful tips on protecting your computer and your data. More information can be found at the Data Security for International Travel page.
Be sure to check out the HLS Health and Safety Abroad page for important health information when traveling abroad.
International laws vary including those for cell phones, laptops, and other electronic devices. You can find the information for the country you are traveling to at the State Department’s Travel site.
When planning your trip, check out the US Customs and Border Patrol website Know Before You Go, and the FBI’s Safety and Security for the Business Professional Traveling Abroad.