Dealing with a crisis abroad- Consularcare’s top tips

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Dealing with a crisis abroad- Consularcare’s top tips

We all deal with crises differently, but even if you are prone to panic, the following tips will help you to feel more confident about your ability to cope. The list is far from exhaustive, but will hopefully encourage you to be proactive about your safety and instil self-assurance. ..Read more

Why you should hold all your business meetings in Reykjavik- Consularcare looks at the world’s most dangerous business travel destinations

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The world is a busy and thriving marketplace, and during these politically uncertain times more businesses are broadening their horizons and setting their sights on global opportunities and contracts. In order to achieve this, and to forge and maintain international corporate relationships, it is inevitably necessary to travel to far-flung ..Read more

Using Social Media in a Travel Crisis

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According to statista¹ 1.71 billion people use Facebook, 1 billion use WhatsApp, 500 million use Instagram, and 313 million use Twitter, so it is natural that, in the event of an incident or crisis abroad, the public takes up its smartphones and shares the news on social media.

Following the Paris ..Read more

Sometimes you need more than FCO Advice

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Along with many other government departments, The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has received a financial battering since austerity measures were brought in, and the department has had to make operational changes to make its budget go further. One of those changes has been the number of foreign embassies and ..Read more

If you need help when you are abroad, who are you going to call?

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Business travel can take you or your staff to the furthest corners of the planet; giving exposure to different cultures, underdeveloped countries, and to hostile environments. There are lots of solutions on the market to protect travellers, but is there a one size fits all service?

The answer to that would ..Read more

The grave facts about gap years

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dangers of gap year travelling

Every year, many people travel around the world, donning a backpack in search of adventure, and most of them return home without incident. However, the world can be a dangerous place, and there is always a risk that travellers won’t return home in the same or better condition than they ..Read more

How safe is your child when they’re gap year travelling?

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gap year safety

The headlines are full of horrific incidents affecting travellers abroad, but if your child is planning a Gap Year it is important to remember that thousands of students travel safely every year, and with adequate precautions, there is no reason why your precious offspring shouldn’t be one of them. We’ve ..Read more

Budgeting for your Gap Year

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Gap Year Budget

Despite the increased costs of a university education, it remains very popular amongst UK students to take a gap year to see the world. Some choose to wait until they graduate, and some travel between A levels and Uni, using the time to experience different cultures, make plans for the ..Read more

We welcome Stuart Birch to the Consularcare team

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We are delighted to announce that Stuart Birch has joined the Consularcare team as our Business Development Director. Since graduating from the University of West England with a BEng (Hons) degree in Digital Systems Engineering, Stuart’s career has developed organically, with his underlying passion and skills in business management and ..Read more

Ten Things You Need to Know Before You Travel

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ten things you need to know before you travel

Business travel can be stressful, particularly if you are venturing into unknown territory; not just geographically, but also culturally. You are not just responsible for yourself, your wellbeing, your possessions and your business agenda, you are also responsible for your organisation’s reputation. No pressure then! Here are Consularcare’s top ten ..Read more