Aviation safety and maintenance standards vary throughout the world. This page can help you make informed decisions about which airline to travel with.
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Explore these pages for general advice to help have a safe and hassle-free journey while you are getting around.
If you're arrested or jailed overseas, you have the right to contact the Australian Government.
Learn what to do if you're worried about the welfare of an Australian overseas. See advice and information about missing persons.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
Most Australians have a great time overseas, however, sometimes things don't go as planned. See our page for general advice when things go wrong overseas.
If you're leaving Australia, travel insurance is just as essential as your passport. The CHOICE buying guide makes finding the right travel insurance easy.