All travellers face risks overseas. Risks can be higher for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in some destinations.
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If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
Whether you're in a car, riding a motorbike or buzzing around town on a scooter, know the risks and take steps to stay safe on the roads.
Aviation safety and maintenance standards vary throughout the world. This page can help you make informed decisions about which airline to travel with.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Explore these pages for general advice to help have a safe and hassle-free journey while you are getting around.
This page will help you understand the risks and take appropriate precautions before you head out on the water.
Whether you're getting around town by bus, ferry or train, it's important to be prepared. Know the risks so you can take steps to reduce them and stay safe.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.