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Travel worst case scenario: preparing for an international flight and realising that you misplaced your passport.

Travel worse worst case scenario: preparing for an international flight and realising that you lost your passport.

This crisis can be averted! Before departing, make a hardcopy of your passport with clearly legible information and tuck it away in a different pocket or compartment from where you keep your actual passport. Another option is to give these copies to a trusted family member or friend.

For extra precaution, save a digital version as a note on your phone or on a digital drive, such as Google Drive or Dropbox.

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Of course, this travel hack can be applied to any important documentation, from lists of medication to travel visas to credit cards.

Not only does this easy tip assuage worry and save you in the case that you lost or forgot your passport, but it can make the process of replacing a passport much easier.

Travel easy, travel smart, travel safe!