Staying safe on your gap year is a priority and taking safety precautions is an essential part of your travel preparation. Travelling is fun but you need to be aware that sometimes your safety may come under threat while you are abroad.
In order to stay safe while travelling it is important to follow basic safety precautions and do your destination research. Some places are safer than others, and it's wise to read all of our country key facts and check travel safety advice on the FCO website before you go away. Familiarise yourself with all the top safety tips for each of your travel destinations and you'll feel better prepared. Take care of your safety and focus on having an unforgettable gap year - make it memorable for all the right reasons!
The majority of crime is opportunistic theft like pick-pocketing and bag snatching. Some destinations are more dangerous than others but it is possible to be a victim of crime anywhere in the world, especially if you let your guard down. Here are some tried and tested tips for staying safe while travelling:
If you want to be fully prepared and understand how to stay safe abroad, why not sign up for our Safety Training Course in London before you travel? Learn top safety tips from travel safety experts and be fully prepared to look after yourself abroad!
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