Your safety and security is our utmost priority. We recommend that if the Foreign Office advises people not visit a particular country, then act on this. We are sure you appreciate from press and television coverage that the political, economic and social conditions in many of the countries we feature are not as stable as we are used to in Europe. Sadly crimes against people and their property are a fact of life the world over, and when in a foreign country it is very important to be extra vigilant and avoid drawing attention to yourself by wearing expensive jewellery, carrying expensive camera equipment etc.
Travellers have the same responsibility for their personal safety and that of their possessions, as they do at home. Luxtripper holidays operate to many parts of the world, some of which do not conform to British health and safety standards. We request that all hotels comply with the local regulations applicable in their country for health and safety but we cannot guarantee that these meet British standards and therefore urge that you undertake reasonable precautions to protect your family and yourself whilst on holiday.
Health and Vaccinations
You should take health advice about your specific needs as early as possible and ensure that vaccinations or preventative measures such as malaria tablets are taken early enough (which may be a month or more prior to departure) to be fully effective by the date of travel. Health facilities, hygiene and disease risk vary worldwide. Sources of information include the Department of Health free leaflet 'Health advice for travellers' (available on request Tel. 0800 555 777), your General Practitioner or a specialist clinic. The advice given in respect of vaccinations was correct at the time of going to press (Nov 2013). However, for more detailed information we would strongly recommend you contact your GP or one of the specialist vaccination centres immediately.