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Read our essential advice for festival goers this year – how to stay safe so you can have a good time
- Book a locker now!
The safest place for your passport and valuables! Don’t wait until you get to the festival, they might be sold out. Book one now
- Take photocopies of your passport
Leave one at home, carry one with you – the police have confirmed that it’s ok to just carry a photocopy during the festival
- Get travel insurance
The only way to make sure you’re covered if something goes wrong. Leave a copy of your policy with family back home too
- Get a free European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)
For necessary public healthcare treatment abroad – more info and online application here
Get up to date info on enjoying a safe festival
- Watch this video
Festival goers give their tips to make sure you have a good, trouble free time
- Be aware at the beach!
Last year over half of passports stolen were stolen at the beach and 1 in 10 when the owner was sleeping
- In an emergency
Call 112 to speak to emergency services.