Check your countries government travel website. They provide a wealth of information regarding who to contact in an emergence in addition to travel, documentation requirements, security alerts and other travel information for counties worldwide.
TIP: Write down your government's and family's contact details and carry them with your passport in case you lose your phone or power goes down and you are unable to reach them digitally.
The New Zealand Government provides
24 hour consular assistance.
+64 4 439 8000 from overseas
Follow @FCOtravel on Facebook and Twitter
+44 20 7008 1500 from overseas ask for the Global Response Centre
Follow @travelgov on Twitter
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