Before leaving on your Team trip:
- It is very important that you take measures to guard yourself against the potential health risks that come with traveling in some countries. Immunizations are recommended, and in many cases required, for particular destinations. Click here for immunization information.
- The AGWM leadership encourages all short-term missions teams and individuals to take every precaution necessary to improve their safety. Traveling to foreign nations on a missions trip can be an exciting and life-changing experience. AGWM Security Orientation is designed to reduce risk related to unexpected hazards and dangers that sometimes accompany foreign travel.
- Pack! To avoid COSTLY FINES and POSSIBLE IMPRISONMENT, please read the U.S. Department of Homeland Security/Transportation Security Administration list of PROHIBITED ITEMS for airline travel. Also, check with your airline for any restrictions they may have.
- For Visa and Safety information specific to your country, please visit the U.S. State Department Bureau of Consular Affairs website. This website will give you information on entry/exit requirements, safety and security, crime, medical facilities and health information, traffic safety, and embassy locations. This information is very important to know when you are travelling internationally.