When You Lose A Passport

A lost passport is really not something you want to have to deal with. I can tell you, first hand, that it is a scary, complicated and unpleasant experience, especially in a country where you don’t speak the language or where you’ve never been before. Now that my ordeal is nearly over, I thought I’d share some thoughts; some advice, if you will; on being careful on an overseas trip.

PRECAUTIONS:

IF YOU DO LOSE A PASSPORT OR MONEY OR BOTH:

GETTING HOME:

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I wish this was an experience I didn’t have to learn from first hand. For me, the most important thing was understanding that there IS a solution. It is complicated, scary, exhausting and often times very expensive, but there is a way!

I hope this experience of mine will be helpful to someone out there. Write to me directly if you have any more specific questions and I’d be happy to help in any way I can.

Keep those valuables close!