Traveling hazards and restrictions:
A. Danger during travel: [Talmud]
All travel involves some level of danger. Accordingly, it is customary to receive a blessing from the leaders of the city prior to travel, as explained in F.
B. Causes weakness and loss of energy: [Talmud/Achronim]
Travel weakens a person’s energy.
C. When to travel: [Talmud/Tzavah Rebbe Yehuda Hachassid/Shulchan Aruch Harav/Achronim]
Auspicious and non-auspicious days of the month to travel: The following days of the month are auspicious for traveling: 2, 4, 9, 11, 15, 16, 19, 21, 27, 29. The following days of the month are not auspicious for traveling: 1, 3, 25. [Practically, however, the custom is to no longer be particular in this matter, and Shomer Pesaim Hashem.]
The weekday: One should only travel on Tuesdays and arrive home on Tuesday, which is a day that G-d referred to as “Ki Tov.”
Daytime versus Nighttime: One should only travel by the time of Ki Tov [which is daytime]. This means that one should only begin traveling in the morning after sunrise and finish his traveling for the day by sunset. However, one should avoid traveling during nighttime. However, if he is already near his city of residence then he may continue traveling even at night if he is not alone. [Practically, in today’s times the custom is to permit traveling at night.]
Traveling Erev Shabbos and Erev Yom Tov: Some warn against traveling on Erev Shabbos and Erev Yom Tov due to fear of demons and evil spirits.
Traveling after Yom Tov: Some warn against traveling immediately after a holiday due to fear of demons and evil spirits.
Traveling on Saturday night: Some warn against traveling on Saturday night.
 Yerushalmi Brachos 4:4; Sefer Shemiras Haguf Vihanefesh [Lerner] 92:1-2
 Gittin 70a; Kaf Hachaim Y.D. 116:90
 Sefer Shemiras Haguf Vihanefesh [Lerner] 92:4
 Azharos Nosafos Tzavah Rebbe Yehuda Hachassid 15; Shevet Mussar 31; Nefesh Chaim Mareches Yud 24; Sefer Zechira; Shemiras Hnefesh 42; Shulchan Chaiy 38:1; Sefer Shemiras Haguf Vihanefesh [Lerner] 93; see there footnote 2 for various opinions in this matter and different days that are recorded
 See Avnei Tzedek Y.D. 44
 Chesed Lealafim 110; Kemach Soles 110:2; Kaf Hachaim O.C. 110:30
 See Admur 110:9 “When one enters a city to lodge in it for the night, he should arrive in the city by Ki Tov, and leave the city by Ki Tov”; Pesachim 2a; Taanis 10b; Bava Kama 72; Kaf Hachaim 110:28
 Admur 110:9; M”A 110:10; Pesachim 2a; Taanis 10b; Bava Kama 72
 Admur ibid; P”M 110 A”A 10; M”B 110:28
The reason: As one may fall into an empty pit in the dark. [Admur ibid; M”A ibid; Tosafus Pesachim 2a]
 Admur ibid; M”A 110:10; M”B 110:28
The reason: As one is aware of all the pits in the outskirts of his city and knows to beware from them. [Admur ibid; M”A ibid; Tosafus Pesachim 2a] If, however, he is alone then he may not travel at night due to the danger of damaging forces. [Admur ibid]
 Shearim Hametzuyanim Behalacha 68:4
 Kol Bo 118; Sefer Shemiras Haguf Vihanefesh [Lerner] 92:5
 Kol Bo 118; Midrash Pinchas 28 of Rav Pinchas of Koretz; Shemira Meialya 30; Sefer Shemiras Haguf Vihanefesh [Lerner] 92:5
 Midrash Pinchas 28 of Rav Pinchas of Koretz; Shemira Meialya 30; Sefer Shemiras Haguf Vihanefesh [Lerner] 92:5
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