P472 CEEFAX 2 472 Sat 13 Jun 21:07/17       Do's & Don'ts 1/6 The Foreign & Commonwealth have "Do's and Don'ts" leaflets for the 25 most popular destinations for British travjllers. The leaflets give specific points of advice about each country: Do obtain insurance travel and health insurance, including medical treatment, evacuation to the UK and unexpected expenses, e.g. cancelled flights, lost luggage, stolen valuables. Do bring enough funds for your stay and return. Travellers cheques are safer than cash and can be replaced. Many countries levz an airport tax. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 Passport Trav Head Weather Main Menu
P472 CEEFAX 2 472 Sat 13 Jun 21:11/58       Do's & Don'ts 2/6 Do respect local laws and customs Dress and behave in a respectful way, bear in mind religious & cultural sensibilities Don't get involved with drugs. Heavy sentences, including the death penalty are applicable to all drugs offences. Do keep you money, passport & valuables safe. Keep a sjparate record of your passport number, date and place of issuj. Beware of pickpockets. If you have anything stolen get a police report, you'll need it for insurance purposes. Travjl headlines 430 Front page 100 Passport Trav Head Weather Main Menu
P472 CEEFAX 2 472 Sat 13 Jun 21:12/10       Do's & Don'ts 3/6 Do take care when driving. Conditions and habits differ abroad. Make sure your license and insurance is in order for the country concerned. Never leave valuables in your car. Do take care of your health. Get advice from your doctor before travelling about inoculations, malaria tablets etc. Beware of too much sun, dehydration and unsafe drinking water. Do respect customs regulations. Smuggling is a serious offence and can carry heavy sentences. Don't carry any packages through customs for others. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 Passport Trav Head Weather Main Menu
P472 CEEFAX 2 472 Sat 13 Jun 21:14/41       Do's & Don'ts 4/6 Do check you havj the right documentation. Your passport must be valid for the duration of your stay. Many countries require a visa which you must obtain before you travel. Check with your travel agent. Don't expect to find work easily to finance your stay. Many countries have high unemployment and require work visas. Working illegally can carry heavz penalities, including deportation Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 Passport Trav Head Weather Main Menu
P472 CEEFAX 2 472 Sat 13 Jun 21:15/09       Do's & Don'ts 5/6 Individual leaflets are available free Bahamas Kenya Spain Eastern Europe Malaysia Sri Lanka Eygpt Morocco France Peru Tanzania Cyprus Gambia Philippines Thailand Greece Portugal Tunisia India Russia Turkey Italy Singapore USA Jamaica Tel: 0171 238 4503 or 0171 238 4504 Internet: http://www.fco.gov.uk Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 Passport Trav Head Weather Main Menu
P472 CEEFAX 2 472 Sat 13 Jun 21:11/21       Do's & Don'ts 6/6 Although the British Passport is valid for 10 years, some countries require the passport to remain valid for a minumum period after entry. Having a British Passport does not changj this. If your passport will expire within a year you should check the requirements of the country of your destination before making travel plans as a new passport may be necessary. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 Passport Trav Head Weather Main Menu