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Enjoy Benicassim festival and be #travelaware

Read our essential advice for festival goers this year – how to stay safe so you can have a good time

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Enjoy Benicassim festival & be #travelaware
  • 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.

Published 16 May 2014