Useful Travel Links

Travel Links

Below you will find useful links where you can get extra information before you travel abroad. There are links from UK Government agencies and also from Tourist Boards from around the world.

Know Before You GoThe Foreign and Commonwealth office run a campaign aimed at all UK Residents looking to travel outside of the United Kingdom. It is known as the Know Before You Go campaign and has been set up to help British travellers stay safe overseas. Before you go overseas, check out the FCO website at www.gov.uk/knowbeforeyougo. It is packed with essential travel advice and tips, and up-to-date country information. Click the logo to find out more!

UK Passport Service - It is everybodys nightmare to realise a week before going away that your passport has expired. So as soon as you begin thinking about travelling abroad you should check your passport, if you already have one, don't let it run out on you. If you don't already have a passport make sure you apply in good time either directly by getting an application form from your Post Office or using the 'Check and Send' service also available at your local Post Office. The UK Passport Service can provide all the information you need regarding your passport or passport application.

Health Advice from the Department of Health - The Department of Health website offers essential information and advice on how to avoid the need for health care when abroad. It also gives details on how to plan for healthy travelling and what to do to obtain emergency medical treatment in countries throughout the world. It explains how to get and use the Form EHIC (European Health Insurance Card), which will provide you with free or reduced-cost emergency medical treatment in countries within the European Economic Area.

Once you have decided on where you are going to travel to then you may like to look at the Countrys' own Tourist board Website. Below we list as many as we have found , if you find we have ommitted one that you have found most informative let us know.

Foreign Tourist Office Websites

Just click on a link below to go direct to the tourist board of your choice.