Healthcare and Country Information

Health Dept

The department of health's advice for travellers. Includes a list of countries where you can receive free or reduced cost healthcare. Here you can apply for an EHIC and find advice on some of the major diseases you risk contracting while abroad.

Foreign and Commenwealth Office

The FCO has travel advice notices for over 200 countries based on the most accurate and up-to-date information available. They have designed the Know Before You Go campaign to help British travellers to make informed decisions about travelling abroad. Before you book your next trip be sure to check your destination on this site to make sure it is safe to travel to.

Country Guides


The Backpacking Site has comprehensive guides to over 90 countries and popular travel destinations. From climate and transportation to entry requirements and must-see attractions the Backpacking Site offers information that can help you plan your next trip.

Getting Around

World Airport Codes This project covers various aspects of the world's travel industry, mainly from the perspective of an airport. Airports are a common point of entry to any country, and the site covers airport details, destination lists, major service providers within the airport such as taxis, car hire / parking and hotels, as well as airport reviews, customer photos and maps.

UK Airport Guides


A network of independent airport guides covers various aspects of going through an airport: from transport links, taxi services to check-in times, arrivals and departures information, from duty free and baggage allowances to children's and disabled facilities. The largest airport guides cover Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Manchester Airport and Birmingham Airport.