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Friday, August 24, 2012

Using A Translation Company When You Travel Overseas

My husband and I are planning a big 3 week trip overseas and will be traveling all around Europe. When you travel overseas, it is very important to contact a Translation Company who can help translate the foreign (native) language for you.

When we visit Europe, we will be visiting 3 different companies, staying in 5 different hotels, taking various historical landmark tours, etc. A lot of our travel documents which arrived to our home last week are in a foreign language.

Before we leave for our trip we contacted a translation company to translate all of these documents, including all of that tiny fine print, into English, so that we will be well-informed travelers. We feel this is very important to do if you are traveling overseas.
Using A Translation Company When You Travel Overseas

Translation Companies can help you beyond just that! They can help translate:

* Medical Documents
* Legal Documents
* Travel Documents
* Technical Business Documents
* Financial Documents
* Foreign Adoption Documents
and so much more!

While home study translation courses are fine for basic, everyday things, they are NOT fine for official documents and legal matters. There are many variations within one language and having professionals do the translation for you is definitely the way to go.

A lot of people think that these types of services are expensive and the reality is, they are not! It is important to do a good search online to find a company to best handle your needs. In our opinion, it is always better to be "safe" than "sorry" when traveling overseas or when dealing with foreign documents.

If you have ever used a translation service company before, I would love to hear your thoughts on it. Please feel free to leave your comments below. Thanks!