section offers a range of practical tips and check lists for traveling
and holidaying both in the UK and overseas.
traveling to less common destinations it is important to check
with the Foreign & Commonwealth Office to ensure that your proposed
destination is not in the throws of a military coupe or tottering
on the edge of civil war. The office can be found on the web at
or alternatively you can telephone 020 7238 4503 or 020 7238 4504.
sure you have adequate travel
insurance to cover illness or injury. Remember not all holiday
activities such as para gliding are covered with conventional
a note of your passport number and make photocopies of any visas.
Leave these copies at home or with friends.
you intend to travel extensively ensure your family or friends
know your journey plans alternatively arrange to contact someone
on a regular basis while you are away.
with your local GP to see if any vaccinations or treatments are
Some treatments need to commence 2 weeks prior to departure and
may have to be administered at a specialist medical