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Making informed travel decisions: helpful resources

Image: Lachlan Gardiner
Image: Lachlan Gardiner

Gaining information from credible and reliable sources is important when making a decision on your travel plans. Here are some helpful resources and links.

Helpful resources

 • World Expeditions develop robust risk strategies based on multiple sources, primarily the World Health Organisation and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs. We encourage you to visit both websites.

 • Find regular updates to the Travel Advisory section of the World Expeditions website.

 • Johns Hopkins University in the US has a map with helpful facts on the coronavirus cases.

Links to advisory pages

 • Australia - Smarttraveller Travel Advisories
 • Canada - Government of Canada Travel Advice & Advisories
 • New Zealand - Safetravel
 • United Kingdom - Foreign Office Travel Advice
 • United States - Department of State Travel Advisories

World Expeditions has been operating adventures across the globe for 45 years and, during that time, we have experienced and overcome many natural and man-made adversities. We have well developed and tested risk strategies for these very occurrences, utilising information from reliable sources and local knowledge on the ground.

At the end of the day, each individual trip is different and each person has their own view of what an acceptable level of safety means for them. Read more about the different travel advisory levels in Australia and what they mean.

Pro-tip: only trust information from credible sources and be wary of the information circulated and even intensified across social media channels.

We encourage you to get in touch if you want to learn more about how safe it is to travel to a destination you are considering.

Updated 11 March 2020.

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