FCO Travel Advice

STAY SAFE OVERSEAS

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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

The FCO website offers straightforward travel advice, top tips and up to date country information to help you plan your holiday.

Tips Include:

  • • Make sure you have adequate travel insurance
  • • Check the FCO's country travel advice
  • • Research your destination – know the local laws and customs
  • • Visit your GP as soon as possible before travelling
  • • Check your passport is in good condition and valid and you have all necessary visas
  • • Make copies of important travel documents and/or store them online using a secure data storage site
  • • Tell someone where you are going and leave emergency contact details with them
  • • Take enough money and have access to emergency funds

Traveller's checklist:

  • • Check the travel advice pages for the country you are visiting. Sign up for email alerts and you'll get the latest updates for that country
  • • Don't travel without insurance, make sure it covers you for any activities you are likely to undertake such as extreme or water sports

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