Live Webchat: Spring Break Travel Safety

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
March 5, 2012

It’s Spring Break, and whether you’re planning to hit the slopes in Canada or head south for a Caribbean cruise, the U.S. Department of State wants you to stay safe. This video highlights ways to stay connected and avoid dangerous situations while traveling abroad. To learn more, join State experts via live webchat on Tuesday, March 6, at 1:00 p.m. (

Do you know where to find the latest safety and security information for your overseas destination? Will you need a passport for your upcoming cruise? Will you know what to do if you’re injured during your trip? Submit your questions in advance, or join the conversation during the live Facebook chat:

Visit for travel information geared toward students. Be safe, travel smart, and stay connected this Spring Break.

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