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Holiday healthcare – how to apply for the new GHIC healthcare card

The good news is that you can continue using your valid European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) until it expires. British travellers have long...

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Six questions to ask yourself before booking your next holiday abroad

Can I actually reach my travel destination? Yes No So many countries are now a no-go zone for British holidaymakers. Just because the...

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Only one in ten ski chalets in Europe has a carbon monoxide alarm

Just 10% of the ski chalets and apartments advertised on peer-to-peer rental sites have a carbon monoxide alarm listed.   Safer Tourism says packing...

Supporting Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week

Kitemarked, approved and tested carbon monoxide alarms for holidaymakers

Safer Tourism Foundation has joined forces with specialist safety equipment retailer Safelincs to provide kitemarked, approved and tested carbon monoxide alarms to travellers,...

Personal stories

Mark’s story

Mark Dingley is the father of Francesca. Francesca lost her life as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning in Chengdu, China, in February...

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Safer Tourism supports Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week

Safer Tourism supports Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week to raise awareness of the risks and help you protect your family from the deadly gas...