- do not go, stay at home. Alternatively, take your family with you.
Re bank account - leave an authorization with a family member
. Then consult things, if necessary via email
, phone or sat (offshore - if you are allowed to use one). If you need continuous and good access to online banking (then you should probably not be racing
, but) Inmarsat broadband
Take more than one type of ATM/payment card, some odd places do not accept the electronic ones, others do not accept the printed ones, etc., etc.. Variety is the key. Take some cash - some odd places do not accept cards.
Take a device that connects via wifi as well as via mobile (3G etc).
Avoid using Internet
cafes for anything where you are using passwords or any other sensitive data.
Avoid using open wifi hotspots.