Travel Check List

Travel Documents

  • Please check all your travel documentations carefully and contact your travel agencies immediately if you have any queries or problems
  • It’s a good iea to have separate copies of all your documents (including passports) to carry and leave a copy of your itinerary with a relative or friend at home

Airline Reconfirmation

  • Although most airlines do not require you to reconfirm, we strongly recommend checking your flight schedule at least 24 hours prior to departure. Airlines have the right to change flight times and dates without notice

Passports

  • Please check that your passport and visas are in order. Most countries require a minimum of 6 months’ validity on your passport. If you are travelling on a non-Australian passport then you must carry correct re-entry documentation.

Baggage Allowances and Regulations

  • We recommend that you check your baggage allowance carefully as you may incur an additional charge for excess baggage.
  • Please check your airline baggage safety notices that detail items that cannont be carrid or only carried in checked baggage. Strict regulations are in place regarding the carrying of liquids, aerosols and gels in hand luggage on all international flights into and out of Australia. Please check with your travel agent or airline for further information or refer to the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government website infrastructure.gov.au

Duty-Free Goods

  • These vary depending on your country of destination. We highly recommend you to visit customs.gov.au for the latest allowance information

Travel advice

Travel Insurance

  • Carry the following information with you when travel:
    • Provider:
    • Policy number:

Emergency contacts

  • Carry the following information with you when travel:
    • Personal
    • Travel agent

Booking informationReference numberStore name

  • Carry the following information with you when travel:
    • Store Id
    • Consultant Name
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Travel Checklist

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

Checklist

  • 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 w.smartraceller.gov.au 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
Website: passport.gov.au