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Access the full range of travel information on this website to help you prepare for overseas travel.We have useful advice on local laws, entry and exit requirements and health issues, and an indicative rating of the security situation in particular places.Each year more than 1,000 Australians die overseas.It can cost over AUD20,000 to bring the remains of loved ones home – so make sure your travel insurance covers this before you go.A replacement passport may also have limited validity.If your passport is lost or stolen, you must notify the Australian Government as soon as possible.Our aim is to help you determine the level of risk you may face, so that you can make informed decisions about where and when to travel overseas. Subscribe to Smartraveller to receive free email notifications when the information for your destinations changes.You can: You can access more travel information through guide books or travel websites.
Remember to check the visa requirements of the destinations you might be transiting.
Talk with family or friends who are familiar with the destinations you'll be visiting.
Make sure you register your travel and contact details online before you travel to make it easier to contact you in an emergency, whether it's a natural disaster, civil disturbance or family issue.
You should make sure your travel insurance covers where you plan to go and what you plan to do.
It should cover medical expenses for injury or illness, as well as theft of valuables, damage to baggage and cancellations or interruptions to flight plans.