It's traumatic to be robbed or mugged. It can happen to anyone, anywhere, anytime. Even if you've taken steps to reduce your risks.
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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.
Explore this page for information about staying safe and secure during the Hajj pilgrimage in Makkah (Mecca).
Ramadan is the most important month on the Islamic calendar. Explore this page to learn local laws and customs during Ramadan and Eid-ul-Fitr, after Ramadan.
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.
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
Whether you're in a car, riding a motorbike or buzzing around town on a scooter, know the risks and take steps to stay safe on the roads.
Aviation safety and maintenance standards vary throughout the world. This page can help you make informed decisions about which airline to travel with.