Lost Your Passport Abroad..? Don’t Lose Your Head!


ConsularAssist comes to your aid

You know the drill when travelling abroad: Pack your bags, make transport arrangements, organise and safely store your travel documents, check that you have your passport, check again, and again…

The care we take to secure the safety of our travel documents, especially our passports, is certainly justified. After all, a ..Read more

Why Do You Need Travel Insurance?


Why do you need travel insurance?

The idea behind travelling is to enjoy a vacation or otherwise relax and have a fun time. But there’s that nagging thought in the back of your mind wondering what will happen to you if something unexpected and potentially catastrophic occurs? Will you be able to afford it? That’s where ..Read more

Does Social Media affect the way you prepare for travel?


Using social media to travel safely

When it comes to travel, it doesn’t matter whether you’re off on a deal-breaking business trip, a romantic city break, a gap year adventure, or a family holiday with your 2.4 children; in today’s volatile world, it is crucial to prepare. Gone are the days that a quick list of ..Read more

Start Your Adventure: Studying Abroad


Thinking about setting off and taking on a new part of the world? Are you a bored student; tired of the same grey skies above your home in the UK? If this sounds familiar to you, maybe it’s time to study abroad!

There are lots of things that should be considered ..Read more

Dealing with a crisis abroad- Consularcare’s top tips


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

Sometimes you need more than FCO Advice


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?


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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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

Sousse attack -what can we learn from this tragedy?


Remembering the victims of the Sousse attack


Just over a year ago, many Britons tragically lost their lives, and many more were seriously wounded, in the Sousse attack in Tunisia. On the anniversary, the Consularcare team shared a minute of silence and reflection as we thought of all the victims of the mass shooting and their families.

After ..Read more

How much will the UK Government do for me in a foreign crisis?


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You’re off on your travels; be it a package holiday, a year’s backpacking or yet another business trip; you’ve taken out travel insurance, so you’ll be okay if you lose your laptop; and if something catastrophic occurs, you’ll just contact the British Embassy or High Commission and you’ll get government help to sort it ..Read more