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Support begins well before the start of any travel adventure. Safe and enjoyable travel always requires a measure of careful planning, but now it is particularly important to plan ahead and be prepared for any eventuality. LSDS will provide customized, detailed planning to help identify the best destinations; anticipate environmental factors; map out the safest routes and transportation methods; and design kits to keep you safe on your journey. Our goal is to make sure you know exactly what you need to know before you commit to a trip. LSDS provides:

Travel Planning Support

  • Identify & Validate Locations

    • Country / State / City / Neighborhood

    • Ranking Including Best Options & Places to Avoid

  • Analyze Crime Statistics & Trends

    • Overall Safety Ratings

    • Specific Crimes with Number of Incidents

      • ie. Homicides: 40 Incidents / Thefts: 10 Incidents

    • Issues Specific to Geographic Location

      • Gangs / Cartels / Encampments / Conspicuous Drug Use

    • Changes in Crime & Safety Over the Last Year

  • Outline Travel Recommendations

    • Safest Travel Routes / Transportation Methods

    • Identification Documentation / Visas / Testing Required

    • Arrival Airport / Lodging Location / Security Concerns / Best Practices

    • Language / Translator / Local Custom Considerations

  • Provide Risk Analysis with Mitigation Factors

    • Government / Civil / Social Unrest or Instability

    • Threats Specific to Geographic Location

    • Terrorism

  • Determine Medical Concerns & Support Available

    • Vaccinations / COVID-Specific Travel Requirements

    • Health / Disease / Supply Chain / Provider Issues Specific to Geographic Location

    • Medication / Individual Medical Kit Best Practices

    • Locations of Major Medical & Trauma Centers

    • Insurance Requirements

  • Confirm Support Networks

    • Government & Non-Governmental Organizations

    • Emergency Services / Police / Private Security

    • Local LSDS Contacts, When Available

  • Anticipate Environmental Factors

    • Natural Disaster & Weather Impacts

    • Factors Leading to Necessary Evacuation

Items & Services Provided Prior to Travel

  • Bespoke Emergency Kits & Egress Bags

    • First Aid / Pet / Vehicle Kits

    • 24 Hour / 72 Hour / Location-Specific Egress Bags

  • Traveler Handbook

  • One-on-One Consultations

  • Detailed Packing Checklists

  • Medical Training

    • Trauma / Expedient First Aid

  • Self-Defense Instruction

    • Situational Awareness

    • Small Victim / Large Attacker

  • CPR Certification

    • Adult / Child / Infant / AED

An informed traveler is a confident traveler. LSDS has proudly supported thousands of client trips to all corners of the globe. Contact us today to see how we can help you to secure your safety and peace of mind at home and abroad.

DISCLAIMER and Hold Harmless

Disclaimer: LSDS™ gathers information from multiple sources and offers insight and perspective to travelers. Sources cannot be validated for accuracy in every instance. Travelers assume all risk associated with their travel and are responsible for the decisions associated with travel and for their own safety. Users of this reference document agree, to hold harmless LSDS™ (LLC) its employees and clients associated with any risk or injury incurred during travel.


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