Browse our general advice pages on a range of travel topics, to learn what you need to know before you go.
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This page provides mature travellers with information to prepare for a hassle-free journey. Properly preparing before you travel will help you have a safe trip.
All travellers face risks overseas. Risks can be higher for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in some destinations.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
The Australian Government can provide some notarial services. The services we provide depends if requested in Australia or overseas. We charge fees for our service.
Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
No matter who you are, where you're going and what you're doing, get travel insurance. Learn how to choose a policy that's right for you.