For UK citizens about to travel or live abroad, we have practical tips on staying safe, secure and healthy, and avoiding problem situations.
Sometimes, it’s to do with commonsense precautions – like arranging the right vaccinations and travel insurance. Sometimes, we have more specialist advice – like how to keep yourself informed about the risks of terrorism in the country you’re going to.
A useful checklist for before you go and while you are away to ensure your trip abroad is hassle-free
Sign up for our consular registration service so that we can find you in the event of an emergency
Stay healthy when you’re abroad with advice on what to do before and during your trip
Travel insurance advice about the cover you need: health and medical, cancellations, personal liability, accident, possessions and more.
Don’t drive abroad unprepared - read our advice on insurance, break down cover, accidents and car hire.
Keep your money safe from loss or theft when you’re abroad
Advice on eating and drinking safely to avoid illness whilst abroad. There is also information on personal food imports
Advice on how to stay safe in a tropical cyclone or hurricane season
Travel advice on the terrorist threat in each country. And learn how to minimise the risk of being a victim of terrorism abroad
Advice on general boat and ship safety for passengers and advice on protecting yourself against piracy for those travelling with their own vessels