Safer Travel

Destination Specific Travel Safety Information | CRF Est: 2002

Safer Travel

Travel & Safety Information

Comprehensive travel safety information for over 350 popular tourist and backpacker destinations. Safer Travel provides; travel safety tips, useful contacts, areas to avoid and common crimes as well as suggesting must-see highlights and attractions.

Part of Caroline’s Rainbow Foundation. Supporting young travellers since 2002

Charity Founder Richard Stuttle has written…

Chasing Rainbows – the Stolen Future of Caroline Ann Stuttle

On the 10th April, the Stuttle family received the worst news possible. The headline in the newspaper read ‘English backpacker thrown to her death in Australia’.

The book is an insightful real-life story of ordinary people who found themselves in extraordinary circumstances. A turbulent journey and the devastating impact of the murder of Caroline Ann Stuttle. The story is told from her brother’s perspective, after a phone call at 4:30 a.m. in the French Alps changed his world forever…

Recently added Cities

We are adding new cities and updating information every week.

Choose a Country

Each country gives an overview travel safety related information, from there visit a city for specific safety tips and advice written by people who have actually been there.

Featured Travel Tips

Over the years we have collected many great travellers tips, this means many moments of ‘Oh, if I had only known!” can be avoided. Here are a featured selection of top travel tips collected from experienced travellers from around the world.

Travellers Questions

  • Are there any places I should avoid visiting?

    We would never say don’t go anywhere. It’s your choice. What we would say is make sure you are prepared and you know what you might expect during your visit. As long as you have done your research you can make yourself as safe as possible in the places you are visiting.

  • What should I take with me backpacking?

    Firstly remember, whatever you take you will have to carry with you for the whole travelling experience. Don’t take anything you can’t afford to lose or can’t replace. At a minimum make sure you have the follow, the rest you can buy.

    1. Passport
    2. Phone and adapters
    3. Notebook and pencil
    4. Lock for your bag
    5. Clothes and laundry bag
    6. Comfortable shoes and flip flops
    7. Water bottle
    8. Toiletries and painkillers
    9. First aid kit
  • What are the safest countries in the world to visit?

    The Institute for Economics and Peace released its Global Peace Index for last year, this is their ranking of the world’s safest countries.

    1. Iceland
    2. New Zealand
    3. Austria
    4. Portugal
    5. Denmark
    6. Canada
    7. Czech Republic
    8. Singapore
    9. Japan
    10. Ireland

Fundraising & Current Projects

SAFER TRAVEL Virtual Reality

We are currently developing a VR travel experience to help travellers better understand the risks in a safe virtual environment. Please click here to find out more information!

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