As summer vacation is nearing, many Qatari citizens and residents will be flying abroad some to their home countries while other to some other destinations. Here are some tips for safe and secure travel. Ensure that you have all necessary documents to travel including ticket, passport and visa for the final destination. As well ensure its validity. If you are travelling by air start well in advance, in anticipation of traffic congestion to avoid any delays or potential missing of the flight. To avoid standing in the corridors waiting at the check-in points, you can check-in online so that you can take advantage of express baggage counters. Ensure your baggage weight before starting from home to avoid delays and save money of excess baggage. You can reduce the waiting time in front of passport control points while leaving or on return, by activating e-gate on your smart ID or Residence card. Don’t accept any baggage and other items from unknown persons as it may contain illegal items.