Travel Checklist

Life is simpler with a checklist. This is what I use before my travels:


  • My passport is valid for more than 6 months from my return date
  • All names on my booking match passport names of all travellers
  • I have the correct visa and passport type for my destination
  • My travel insurance policy number is
  • My itinerary is correct
  • Seating and meal requests for flights advised to my consultant
  • Frequent flyer number has been advised to my travel consultant
  • I have advised my bank of international travel plans
  • I have overseas mobile SIM card for data, disable roaming
  • I have arranged my mail to be collected
  • I have organised for someone to water my plants and collect the garbage bins
  • Turned off unused electricity power plugged
  • I have visited to be informed and prepared for my travel

Important Information

The Department of Foreign Affairs and trade recommend you register your travel plans and contact online with Smart Traveller before you travel.

The Australian Government provides 24 hour consular assistance
Overseas: +61 2 62613305
From within Australia: 1300 555 135
Via SMS: +61 421 269 080

Australian passport information service
Overseas: +61 2 6261 3305
From within Australia: 131 232


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