Paper stands guard over your history. Exhibit A: The National Archives, which houses 10 billion pages of textual records. The papers you’ve amassed throughout your life are just as important to you as the Declaration of Independence.

For peace of mind when traveling for work or pleasure, we have one very important piece of advice. Make paper backups of all your travel documents. That’s right, PAPER backups. In this high-tech world, paper is the tried-and-true classic that will ensure you are ready for almost anything.