Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
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Before you go on a cruise, make sure you take steps to be prepared, and reduce your risks of things going wrong.
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.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
This page will help you understand the risks and take appropriate precautions before you head out on the water.
Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
Death overseas is always a possibility. Even for people who are fit and healthy. Sometimes, things just go wrong.
When death happens overseas it can be difficult. During this time, consular staff will do what we can to assist you. However, there are limits to our help.