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Traveling to Guatemala with CGH?

The Guatemala Trifinio Project Travel Policy​ sets forth guidelines for travel, and contains helpful information to assist you in planning your trip.




 

Traveling Internationally with the Center for Global Health

Guidelines for a safe and smooth trip abroad


 

 Guidelines for Faculty and Staff

 

 Pre-departure Checklist

Click here​​ to review and print a pre-departure checklist. The list highlights some of the most important steps to take before you leave on your trip.3

 Registering your travel with the State Department

​Providing your travel information to the US State Department allows the United States government to better assist its citizens if they find themselves in an emergency situation abroad. It also allows the traveler to receive routine updates from the nearest US embassy or consulate. Follow this link​ to register your travel.​1

 Subscribe to evacuation & international health insurance

​​You are NOT automatically enrolled in international health insurance or covered for medical evacuation. Use the links below to find out which company and which plan best suit your needs. Each of these companies offer emergency evacuation insurance and international medical insurance, be sure to research the policies before puchasing. ​
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ECI​ (a Denver-based insurance broker that can give you advice about plans)​
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 Emergency Contact Information

​Please save the following emergency contact information and keep it handy during your travels.
•International SOS- 800-523-6586; call collect 215-942-8226  
•University of Colorado Denver Campus Dispatch- direct calls: 303-724-4444; call collect 303-367-1785 
•Phone number for U.S. Embassy in host nation​
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 CDC Recommendations for Vaccines

The CDC website offers details about health and safety risks in your destination country. Take a look at the website​​ to learn more about what vaccinations and other preparations will be necessary before you travel.​​7

 Entry and exit requirements in host country

Make sure you know all the entry and exit requirements of your destination(s). Some countries require that your passport remains valid for at least six more months and want a certain number of blank visa pages left in your passport. Consult the destination country embassy for information or start with the following Department of State site. The Center for Global Health has successfully utilized Travel Document Systems​ to ensure visas are complete and timely.​
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 Cyber Security

This document​ highlights some tips and precautions about traveling with electronic equipment. Please review this document if you are traveling with laptops or carrying valuable data.​​5


 

 Guidelines for Students, Residents, and Fellows

 

 Pre-departure Checklist

Click here​​ to review and print a pre-departure checklist. The list highlights some of the most important steps for you to take prior to your trip.​1

 Registering your trip with Studio Abroad

If you are a student, resident, or fellow traveling abroad on behalf of the University, please go to the Global Education website​​​ for specific requirements pertaining to student international travel.​2

 Subscribe to evacuation & international health insurance

You are NOT automatically enrolled in international health insurance or covered for medical evacuation. Use the links below to find out which company and which plan best suit your needs. Each of these companies offer emergency evacuation insurance and international medical insurance, be sure to research the policies before puchasing. 
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 Entry and exit requirements in host country

Make sure you know all the entry and exit requirements of your destination(s). Some countries require that your passport remains valid for at least six more months and want a certain number of blank visa pages left in your passport. Consult the destination country embassy for information or start with the following Department of State site. The Center for Global Health has successfully utilized Travel Document Systems​ to ensure visas are complete and timely.​4

 CDC Recommendations for Vaccines

The CDC website offers details about health and safety risks in your destination country. Take a look at the website​​ to learn more about what vaccinations and other preparations will be necessary before you travel.​5

 Emergency Contact Information

Please save the following emergency contact information and ​keep it handy during your travels.
•International SOS- 800-523-6586; call collect 215-942-8226
•University of Colorado Denver Campus Dispatch- 303-724-4444; call collect 303-367-1785
•Phone number for U.S. embassy in your host nation
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 Cyber Security

This document ​highlights some tips and precautions about traveling with electronic equipment. Please review this document if you are traveling with laptops or carrying valuable data.​7


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