Information and general advice on travelling with children, children travelling without both parents, child custody and international child abduction.
Search SmartravellerBrowse destinations
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.
This page provides general tips on travelling as a backpacker. Explore this page for general advice about planning your trip.
Australians love sport and adventure, both locally and overseas. Make sure you’re informed and prepared before you go.
Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
Learn what to do if you're worried about the welfare of an Australian overseas. See advice and information about missing persons.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.