Be a responsible tourist

White rhinos face to face on the savannah © Grant Faint/ Getty ImagesWe’d like everyone to have care-free holidays but it’s important to be aware of things for your own benefit and that of others.

Tourism can have a negative impact on the environment – so we’ve got a few tips on how you can reduce your impact, help to protect endangered species and preserve local cultures.

Drugs are a universal problem. It’s important to be aware of the dangers of dabbling with them whilst you’re abroad.

And child sex tourism is unfortunately a growing problem in some areas of the world. Learn how you can help stop this and how the UK law can enforced even if offences are committed abroad.

Wildlife and the environment

Practical advice on how you can minimise the negative impact travelling and holidays have on the environment, local cultures and wildlife

Drugs

Advice and warnings about taking illegal drugs whilst abroad.

Child sex tourism

Understand how UK law still applies to UK citizens who exploit children abroad and how to report such abuse

Travelling during Ramadan

Information for people travelling during Ramadan

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