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Top Travel Tips for Independent Travellers

top-tips-2Really useful travel tips for travellers; independent travellers or otherwise. Official, free sources of help.

In a hurry? Check you our quick link section for all the important (and official) freely available information you’ll need for your holiday. From tips on Visas, Passports and the best place to get the latest currency rates through to some things you may not have even thought about yet. DON’T be tricked into paying for travel information that may be free!

Taking a DIY approach to organising your holiday or trip across country, overseas or just visiting friends? Whatever your reason we’ve listed some useful information, (those operators getting top votes from both the public and leading travel experts) to help you choose your best travel option Don’t listen to us, see what the travel experts have to say…..

  • THE FOREIGN OFFICE (Official UK Government Travel Information)
    Official government agency from the Foreign Office with the latest travel information and travel advice for countries throughout the world. Excellent easy to use website providing the very latest travel news and travel advice by country. Includes information on everything on what to do if things go wrong, links to Embassies, information on passports through to how to be a responsible
    Official Government Passport information covering everything you need to know about passports. From getting your first passport to renewing your current passport and getting your passport , no need to fill in those written forms now. Also provides information on current fees and what to do if your passport is lost or stolen.
    Not sure what travel vaccination you need for which country? Official up to date NHS information giving travel health information for people travelling abroad from the UK. (They also advise that you should always discuss your particular needs with your own Doctor)
    Want to know how much currency your UK pound will buy? Up to date information from Reuters on current exchange rates from around the world.

Got some useful travel tips? If you have a good tip, especially free sources of information that you’d like to pass on, let us know and we’ll share it here.

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