Brooke Is Taking A Trip To Paris While There Is a Travel Advisory


There is a France travel advisory at a level two warning telling people to exercise increased caution while traveling there. Brooke is flying out to Paris tomorrow for a wedding and is going to be out there for about a week. The advisory states to "exercise increased caution in France due to terrorism and civil unrest." Of course this makes Tim and Ben concerned for her safety and are asking their listeners if they think it's a good idea to go? Brooke isn't worried as it's only at a level two and she has already bought her ticket.

The advisory states for anyone who does decide to travel to France they should...

Be aware of your surroundings when traveling to tourist locations and large crowded public venues.

Avoid demonstrations.

Review travel plans if you will be in France on weekends.

Follow the instructions of local authorities including movement restrictions related to any ongoing police action.

Find a safe location, and shelter in place if in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.

Monitor local media for breaking events and adjust your plans based on new information.

Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.

Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.

Review the Crime and Safety Report for France.

U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.


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