In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
Search SmartravellerBrowse destinations
Read general travel advice in Traditional Chinese (中文) before you go. Learn about laws, entry requirements, insurance, dual citizenship, travelling with children, getting help overseas and more.
Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
If you're pregnant and planning to travel overseas, research your destination before you go. Being informed about the risks will help you manage them.
Information and general advice on travelling with children, children travelling without both parents, child custody and international child abduction.
When you go overseas, you may be exposed to a range of infectious diseases. Before you go, learn about the health risks in your destination and see your doctor.