Explore these pages for general advice to help have a safe and hassle-free journey while you are getting around.
Search SmartravellerBrowse destinations
Before you go overseas, be aware of some of the common scams that happen to travellers. Take steps to minimise your risk.
Assault and violence can happen to anyone, anywhere. Read this page for advice on what to do immediately after an assault while travelling.
This page provides general advice about what to do if you find out an Australian friend or family member has been kidnapped overseas.
Read what to do if you're overseas and have been scammed. Know what to do and where to get help.
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.
Whether you're getting around town by bus, ferry or train, it's important to be prepared. Know the risks so you can take steps to reduce them and stay safe.