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Travel Checklist

  • Stay Safe! Check the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) travel advice for the country you’re travelling to; are they advising against it?
  • Vaccinations Check what vaccinations you need at least 6 weeks before you go and consider whether you need to take extra health precautions
  • Passport & Visa Ensure you have a valid passport that is in good condition and the necessary visas
  • Make copies Make copies of your passport (including any visa pages), insurance policy plus 24-hour emergency number, and ticket details. Leave these copies, your itinerary and contact details with family and friends
  • Research Get a good guidebook and get to know your destination; find out about local laws and customs.
  • Qualifications Some jobs will require certain skills or qualifications. Teaching English abroad generally requires a Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) certificate before you go. Do all your research before you go!
  • Money Take enough foreign currency for your trip and some back-upfunds e.g. travellers cheques.


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