To keep you up-to-date with what’s happening in the world and help you to plan your trip, we have sourced the following subscriptions to world travel news. You can choose to receive the alerts by email and some also allow you to set up RSS feeds to receive news directly to your web browser. Details on how to do this can be found below.
World Travel Guide - http://www.worldtravelguide.net/news/
Transport for London -http://alerts.tfl.gov.uk/ (register for travel alerts)
It is possible to set up a Ticker Tape which will display on your desk top, or you can choose to receive hourly pop up alerts. Alternatively, you can set up an RSS feed (you will need a news reader to view these on your own website) or register below for daily emails containing the news relevant to your selected areas of interest:
Regular travel advice alerts from around the world are available as an RSS feed to your browser:
Or you can choose to receive regular travel advice alerts by email:
ABTN (Air and Business Travel News) – http://www.abtn.co.uk (register for weekly email alerts or set up an RSS feed)
Business Travel World - http://www.businesstravelworld.com (register for daily email alerts or set up an RSS feed)
To set up and RSS Feed using Microsoft Outlook 2007, you simply need to:
If you don’t use Microsoft Outlook 2007 you can download Google reader for free at
If you use Windows Vista you may install a Sidebar Widget for RSS feeds.
The UK Government advises its citizens on the risks involved in visiting certain countries and/or areas. It is advisable to check the foreign office website before setting off on your trip as you may be visiting an area they do not consider to be safe.
The Belgium Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation website has a section on travelling abroad where you can select Belgian embassies in your destination country and view information on safety and security, transport, local customs etc.
HMRC and DEFRA have launched a campaign entitled ‘Don’t bring me back’ to raise awareness of the rules and restrictions surrounding bringing food products into the EU. Their website provides important information on what you can and can’t bring into the EU and the associated penalties.
The Lonely Planet offers a comprehensive reference source for practical destination information such as climate, culture and currency.
To locate embassies worldwide, please visit www.embassyworld.com
If you are a British National residing in the UK and require a new passport, please visit www.ukpa.gov.uk for more details.
Please note all passengers travelling to the USA must now complete an Electronic Travel Authorisation (ESTA) form online at least 72 hours prior to travel. If a passenger has not completed their ESTA before they arrive at the airport, they could be denied boarding.
For more information or to complete your ESTA online, please visit:
Many of the destinations that our clients travel to carry risk of disease.
For accurate and up-to-date information on health risks, and advice on recommended vaccinations for the destination you are visiting, we would advise you to contact your GP.
If you wish to obtain general guidance on health risks, you can visit the following website:
National Centre for Infectious Diseases www.cdc.gov/travel