Travel Safety Resources

Listed below are resources that you can use to find out more about your travel destination.  Some of the links have information about the kinds of threats that exist in that country, some have health information, some have resources you can use such as travel insurance.  And some miscellaneous resources contain a range useful information that you can use to have a safe trip.

Country Specific Information

State Department Learn About Your Destination

CIA World Fact Book

Library of Congress Country Studies

Citizens Traveling Abroad

Other Countries Information

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs

Canada Traveling Abroad

United Kingdom Foreign Travel Advice

New Zealand Safe Travel

Additional Country Information 

The Failed States Index

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

Corruption Perception Index

International Religious Freedom Report

Crime and Safety Information 

Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC)

Medical and Health Information 

CDC Traveler’s Health

CDC Yellow Book

CDC Apps

World Health Country Information

International Society of Travel Medicine

International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers

Allergy Food Translator

Travel Insurance Information 

State Department List of Insurance Providers for Overseas Coverage

Squaremouth

InsureMyTrip.com

TravelInsurance.com

QuoteWright

TripInsuranceStore.com

Travel Insurance Center

InsureandGoUSA.com

Travelers with Disabilities 

State Department Traveling with Disabilities

CDC Advising Travelers with Specific Needs

CDC Traveling with a Disability

Disabled Travelers Guide

Society for Accessible Travel and Hospitality

Mobility International USA – Americans Going Abroad

Mobility International USA – Resource Library

Global Access News – Disabled Travel Network

LGBT Travelers

State Department LGBT Travel Information

International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association

LGBT rights by country or territory

79 countries where homosexuality is illegal

Women Travelers

State Department Information for Women Travelers

Canada Her own way – a woman’s safe-travel guide

Safer Business Travel for Women

Keeping Women Safe Through Social Networking

Student Travelers

Students Abroad

Students Abroad for LGBT Travelers

Students Abroad for Women Travelers

SAFETI (Safety Abroad First – Educational Travel Information)

Depart Smart

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