This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
How Britons can travel and live abroad safely with the right advice and support.
Published: 1 November 2012
Updated: 8 May 2015
- Policy document from the 2010 to 2015 government preserved in a different format for reference
- Updated text on Contact Centres.
- added advice for women travellers detail page
- Added Consular Excellence, the new [Consular strategy for 2013 to 16](https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/consular-strategy), builds on the successes of the two previous consular three-year strategies.
- added link to new consular strategy just published.
- First published.