Pre-Departure Checklist - Tips & Guidelines
You have been enrolled at a university, your visa is ready, and your air-tickets have been booked. All that is left now is to pack all your essentials to start a new journey to the US. Packing might be a stressful task. You may forget some important items and we do not want that to happen. This section gives you a pre-departure checklist of the essential items you need to carry. Take into account whatever information is applicable for you and ignore the rest.
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Medical issues might take a toll on your wallet when you go to the US. This is important, especially if you have been diagnosed with any prior medical conditions. Visit your dentist, eye doctor and your physician and perform a complete body check-up if possible. Remember to carry all your recent medical examination certificates and signed medical prescriptions when you fly. A file with all your medical documents should definitely be a part of your pre-departure checklist. Check online if your medications are allowed in the US, as they can be strict about the medicines approved in the country.
Often, we end up buying a lot more than is required. Overspending on shopping is unnecessary as we might not use all the items when we are in America. Shop smart and save money and space for your essential items.
There are three things you should keep in mind while looking for your travel bags: