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Planning a trip abroad? Follow our basic travel advice and be prepared:
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See why we strongly recommend that you purchase comprehensive travel insurance
Our advice about passports and visa matters.
A guide to our security ratings.
Your personal safety, health and security should always be your top priority.
Always respect the local laws and customs of the country you are visiting.
How to prepare for the local environment.
Our advice for citizens travelling abroad for medical, dental and cosmetic procedures or treatments.
Detailed information and advice for people setting out on backpacking or volunteering adventures.
Advice for LGBTQI+ travellers. Guidance in dealing with and preparing for differing customs and laws overseas
Practical information and guidance on accessing resources.
Our top ten tips for a successful school trip.
When you’re travelling with children, it’s useful to be aware of the particular issues and complications that can arise.
How you can make contact with your local Irish Embassy.