Here are the State Department's tips for traveling amid safety concerns

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State Department Tips You Need To Know for Traveling After New Warning

Just ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, airports and train stations are beefing up security.

The State Department has released a bulletin warning Americans to be wary of traveling anywhere in the world following information that "ISIL (aka Da'esh), al-Qa'ida, Boko Haram, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions."

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The alert, which is in effect until February 2016, doesn't tell Americans to avoid traveling but it does urge them to:

- Follow instructions of local officials

- Be aware of your immediate surroundings in public places or while on transportation

- Avoid large crowds

- "Exercise particular caution" at holiday festivals or events

- Keep up-to-date with media and local information when planning to travel

- Be prepared for additional security screening when traveling

- Stay in touch with family members and ensure they know how to reach you in an emergency

It comes as a Russian fighter jet was blown out of the sky by Turkey, where officials say the aircraft violated its air space.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin called it "a stab in the back" by terrorist accomplices.

See the security efforts below:

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Here are the State Department's tips for traveling amid safety concerns
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 25: Thanksgiving travelers pack Penn Station on November 25, 2015 in New York, United States. Security has been heightened in major U.S. cities going into the holidays despite no known threats. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 25: People go through security at JFK Airport the day before Thanksgiving on November 25, 2015 in the Queens borough of New York City. One of the biggest travel days of the year, area airports and other travel hubs are experiencing increased security following the terrorist attacks in Paris. Security in New York City has been heightened as experts try to determine the nature of threats from ISIS and other Jihadist groups. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 25: People wait to go through security at JFK Airport the day before Thanksgiving on November 25, 2015 in New York City. One of the biggest travel days of the year, area airports and other travel hubs are experiencing increased security following the terrorist attacks in Paris. Security in New York City has been heightened as experts try to determine the nature of threats from ISIS and other Jihadist groups. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Travelers wait to check-in to American Airlines Group Inc. kiosks at Ronald Reagan National airport (DCA) in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015. Airlines for America, the trade group for most large carriers, estimated 25.3 million people will fly on U.S. carriers from Nov. 20 through Dec. 1 during the Thanksgiving holiday, a 3 percent increase over 2014. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Amtrak police stand guard as they wait for Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson to arrive to speak about holiday travel safety, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, outside of a Metro subway station at Union Station in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
Valarie Settle, of Roanoke Va., waits in line at a Greyhound station to board a bus as she heads to California for the Thanksgiving holiday Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, in Atlanta. An estimated 46.9 million Americans are expected to take a car, plane, bus or train at least 50 miles from home over the long holiday weekend, according to the motoring organization AAA. That would be an increase of more than 300,000 people over last year, and the most travelers since 2007. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
A traveler holds a dog as she checks in at American Airlines at LaGuardia Airport in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
People walks past New York State Police officers at Grand Central Station on November 24, 2015 in New York. After a string of terror attacks in several countries, the US government issued a worldwide travel alert warning American citizens of 'increased terrorist threats'. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
An Amtrak Police officer watches passengersas they board a train at Penn Station on November 24, 2015 in New York. After a string of terror attacks in several countries, the US government issued a worldwide travel alert warning American citizens of 'increased terrorist threats'. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
DENVER, CO. - NOVEMBER 24: Travelers check in at the United Airlines ticket counter Tuesday morning at Denver International Airport. The main terminal was relatively busy even on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. Airport officials expect Sunday to be the busiest travel day of the holiday week. (Photo By Steve Nehf / The Denver Post)
People walks past members of the Army National Guard at Grand Central Station on November 24, 2015 in New York. After a string of terror attacks in several countries, the US government issued a worldwide travel alert warning American citizens of 'increased terrorist threats'. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
A traveler rests on the floor as American Airlines aircraft are lined up the the gates at Miami International Airport, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, in Miami. Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel holidays of the year, both in the air and on the roads. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Military personnel walk through a terminal at LaGuardia Airport in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
A person in a turkey costume gives Nasreen Qasimi, 1, a toy airplane at LaGuardia Airport in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Security personnel walk through a terminal at LaGuardia Airport in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. An estimated 46.9 million Americans are expected to take a car, plane, bus or train at least 50 miles from home over the long Thanksgiving weekend, according to the motoring organization AAA. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Travelers wait to go through security at LaGuardia Airport in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
A worker unloads bags off a bus from Washington as it arrives ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, in Atlanta. A stronger economy and lower gas prices mean Thanksgiving travelers can expect more congested highways this year. During the long holiday weekend, 46.9 million Americans are expected to go 50 miles or more from home, the highest number since 2007, according to travel agency and car lobbying group AAA. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Passengers are reflected in a bus window at a downtown station ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, in Atlanta. An estimated 46.9 million Americans are expected to take a car, plane, bus or train at least 50 miles from home over the long holiday weekend, according to the motoring organization AAA. That would be an increase of more than 300,000 people over last year, and the most travelers since 2007. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
US Department of Homeland Security police walk through Penn Station on November 24, 2015 in New York. After a string of terror attacks in several countries, the US government issued a worldwide travel alert warning American citizens of 'increased terrorist threats'. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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