Safety

  • Keeping Safe on Your Travels

    Are you planning a gap year before heading to university? Whether you intend to travel alone, visit popular resorts or explore far flung places, general safety advice applies to everyone, wherever you may be.

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  • Top Ten Travel Tips

    Choose the safer rooms. Rooms in hostels and hotels should be chosen with care. Avoid rooms with burglar bars which eliminate a potential escape route.

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  • Travelling Tips

    We have put our heads together and come up with these important points to remember while you’re enjoying your gap year experience.

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  • What To Do If You Have Been Spiked

    Everyone is aware of their personal tolerance to alcohol so if you feel odd, nauseous, tipsy or wasted and you know that you cannot be drunk, it is possible that your drink has been spiked with either drugs or alcohol.

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  • If Things Go Wrong

    The first thing to remember is DON’T PANIC. If you discover that your bag is lost or stolen you should: Report your credit cards as being lost or stolen to your bank.

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  • Girls Travel Tips

    Girls’ Travel Club was started by Becci Coombes, following two long trips backpacking around the world. She wrote a journal full of tips, recipes, anecdotes and bad jokes while she was travelling and kept notes of all the remedies she found useful.

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  • Gap Year Insurance Tips

    Emergency Medical Expenses covers Emergency treatment and gets you home if necessary. Make sure you have this cover, if nothing else. If you have a medical condition(s), do tell the Insurance Company.

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  • Female Travel Advice

    Although some of us live in an equal society, many people in the world do not and in some places, women are treated quite differently from men.

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  • Did you know?

    Often, many travellers are not necessarily aware of the different cultures and habits of the country they are visiting.

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  • Safer Travel Tips

    Always do your research before you go. Find out about the different cultures and laws where you plan to visit. Even America, Australia and other English-speaking countries have different ways from the UK.

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