your right preparation is the key , there's some really good info here for locations too.
build these items if possible before you spawn in and you wont have much of an issue
small 2x2 base stone will do
bed and storage boxes to place in it
transmitter ! if unlocked
couple of ab allowed dinos in cryopods ( mana or spino are good if you have them )
hold the items on you when you transfer, when you arrive pop out your protection dino and explore , find your self a decent base start point this may change as you learn the map and its advantages. drop the base set up the transmitter and jump back and forth as you need.