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Destinations

There’s a whole world to discover, so where’s next for you? And what do you need to know upfront about the local culture, climate, transport connections, healthcare provision and risks to watch out for. This set of guides covers travel to popular destinations and what to keep in mind.

Ait Ben Haddou, Morocco

Perched on the northern tip of Africa, Morocco’s long been a popular ...

Old French townhouses

It may be a short hop away, but a trip to France is not without its travel ...

Canadian kayaks in water surrounded by Canadian mountains and trees

Canada is a vast country of diverse delights – everything from bustling cities ...

Taj Mahal in distance with people in the foreground

For many UK holidaymakers, India is an intriguing and diverse culture with ...

Lagoon with boats surrounded by rocky green hillside in Thailand

Thailand’s idyllic beaches, azure-blue sea, buzzing cities and exciting ...

Schengen village, Luxembourg

The status of Schengen visas for international students resident in the UK is ...

Charles V palace in Alhambra, Spain

Every year, millions of holidaymakers from the UK head to Spain for its ...

Grand Canyon at sunset

The famous cliché of America is that it's big. And it is. Across its six time ...

Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour, at night

Heading down under for a trip to or around Australia? Make sure you’ve got the ...

Classic red car parked in Havana street, Cuba

Today, Cuba is more accessible than it has been for many decades, and those who ...

Interior of Dublin library in Ireland

Do UK residents need travel insurance for Ireland? And what healthcare is ...

Dubai skyline at night

Planning on living the high life with a trip to the UAE’s iconic mega-city, ...

Plane wing in flight

Booking a last-minute holiday can get the blood pumping with the sudden thrill ...

Kukulkan Temple in Mexico

Find out about medical care available to Brits in Mexico, as well as travel ...

Venice at sunset

Find out about the safety of travelling to Italy as well as the medical care ...

Egyptian pyramids

Make sure you’re travelling safely in Egypt with the latest advice and risks, ...

Japanese temple in forest

If you’re jetting off to Japan soon make sure you have good travel insurance to ...

Table mountain and Cape Town marina

How safe is South Africa to visit and why is having travel insurance important ...

New Zealand road with snow-capped mountains either side and ahead

Find out what medical care Brits can access in New Zealand and travel risks to ...

Woman wearing hat and backpack at airport looking a departure board at the airport

Travel’s a great way to unwind, see the world, open the mind and expand ...

Elevated view of small coastal town in Canary Islands surrounded by blue waters

People flock to the Canary Islands from all over Europe. No wonder, with such ...

Woman in red dress and hat looking up at Greek ruins

Greece and the Greek islands have long been a popular travel destination for us ...

scenic view in Vietnam with trees, mountains and a boat in the sea

Hoi An in Vietnam is still the best-value long haul destination for UK ...

Two persons in a seaside village enjoying the sunshine

From European hotspots to far-flung destinations, UK travellers are making ...

Young family of four walking along a sandy beach with waves to their left

The nation needs a holiday. And, with the summer season already underway, new ...

Woman wearing backpack holding a camera taking a photo in a street

Thinking of heading off to Europe for a quick city break, but don’t want to ...

A view of houses near the coast, against a blues sky

Post Office Travel Money unveils the first Islands in the Sun Holiday Barometer ...

Cappadocia with hot air balloons flying around the sky

A trip to Turkey offers toasty beaches and tourist treats aplenty. No wonder ...

Palma Cathedral, Majorca, Spain

It’s one of the most popular holiday hotspots for UK holidaymakers. But what ...

Woman with their head outside a train window, posing for a picture with a scenic mountain range in the background

Exploring the globe can be scary, but there’s so much to find at the edge of ...

Three young women, left and right both wearing sunglasses, all laughing in the sunshine

Holidays for teenagers can take some imagination to make sure they’ve got the ...

Beach with sea waves lapping on to beach and a beautiful sunset in the distance

If you're the type of sunchaser who looks forward to that sizzling summer ...

The big wheel on the the left and a Christmas tree on the right at night

Kickstarting your festive prep with a short getaway this year? The Post Office ...

Hot air balloons over Vilnius, Lithuania

Eastern Europe leads the way for the best value city breaks this year. And ...

Woman taking picture of landscape featuring a mountain range and lake.

Travelling solo means freedom and independence, making new connections and ...

A white cruiser sits in the sunset-lit waters of Cape Town harbour, with the famous Table Mountain in the background

Long-haul destinations offer the best value for UK holidaymakers this year, ...

a couple relaxing by the sea with a picnic

Dark mornings, cold hands, heating bills and chapped lips are among the most ...

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