Staying safe and healthy abroad

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.   

The essential travel checklist

Parents and young children playing in sand at beach. © Steve Mason/Getty ImagesMake sure you read our travel checklist before you go away - it's got everything you need to know for staying safe and healthy abroad!

Staying safe and healthy abroad

Recent news and events

LOCATE: new service to help find citizens in an emergency
16/05/2008

The FCO today launches a new service called LOCATE which will help it to track down Britons in the event of a crisis abroad.

Comoros Travel Advice Update
08/05/2008

The Foreign Office has changed its travel advice for Comoros

Foreign Office launches web page on Champions League final in Moscow
30/04/2008

The FCO launched a new web page on 30 April giving advice and tips for football fans intending to head to Moscow for the Champions League Final.

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