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  • February 7, 2018 GenXTravel Twitter Chat

Questions for February 2018 Twitter Chat


  1. Is the safety of a place a great consideration for you when choosing a destination or is it more of an afterthought?
  2. Do you research the safety of a place either formally or informally? What resources do you use in your research?
  3. Most governments issue travel advisories. Do you review these before visiting a destination?
  4. Government advisories can warn of everything from counterfeit currency to cartel violence. How severe would the warning need to be to deter you from visiting a destination?
  5. If you review travel advisories, is this in the very early stages of planning or later when you’ve narrowed down your search or even booked?
  6. How heavily do government advisories weigh in your decision to travel to a place?
  7. In the US we have the S.T.E.P. program which allows you to notify the local embassy of your travels in case of emergency. Do you use this kind of program?
  8. What do you tell friends or family when they express concerns about the places you travel?
  9. Have you ever avoided a destination because your loved ones feared for your safety?
  10. Do you consider safety and security the same thing? If not, what’s the difference to you?
  11. What, if any, precautions do you take to insure your safety and security when traveling?

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