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The Lithuanian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that over 13,000 users had downloaded its mobile application for travelers, named Travel Safely, in two months.
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Since the launch of the app, more than 400 people have opted to register their trips, a function that allows directly contacting registered travelers in a crisis situation.

Travel Safely gives users access to continuously updated security recommendations and visa information for all countries, as well as real-time warnings about crises in the world.

The app also offers an interactive checklist to help prepare for a trip, as well as consular information for travelers and those living abroad.

In the event of a crisis, the ministry can use the app to send push notifications to its users.

Travel Safely cost around 30,000 euros to create and