According to the U.S. Department of State, each year more than 3,000 American citizens are arrested abroad. - Learn specifics relating to air, car rental, hotels/motels, cruises, tour packages and rail and bus travel in order to determine your various options. - Protect yourself by understanding various federal laws that regulate both the industry and the traveler. - Alleviate concerns by using checklists, tipping guides, currency exchange charts and other resources. - Avoid travel scams by understanding various types of insurance coverage.