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We are a Member of ABTA which means you have the benefit of ABTA's assistance and Code of Conduct. All the package and Flight-Plus holidays we sell are covered by a scheme protecting your money if the supplier fails. Other services such as hotels or flights on their own may not be protected and you should ask us what protection is available.
Health Advice
Visit website for useful health advice for travellers including immunisations.
Department of Health
Visit website for information on health requirements/vaccinations and information on EHIC/apply for EHIC on line.
European Health Insurance Card
Everyone should have one if travelling to Europe.
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Visas, travel authorisation and passports
From Jan 12th 2009 anyone travelling to the USA under the visa waiver scheme e.g. UK passport holders now need to apply in advance for an Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA).
Log onto the ESTA Web site at and complete the on-line application.
Please call us if you need assistance.

Australian ETA- Holmes Travel can issue these. Please ask your consultant.

For advice and help acquiring visas try:
Passport Agency
Visit website for information on UK passports.
Pet Travel Scheme
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The Pet Travel Scheme (PETS) is the system that allows pet animals from certain countries to enter the UK without quarantine as long as they meet certain conditions. It also means that people in the UK can take their pets to these countries and bring them back without the need for quarantine.
Family Safe Holidays
Visit website for family safety - provides an online account to store vital information that can be called upon in times of emergency such as photos, medical conditions and emergency contacts or use this website to have access from anywhere in the world.
Foreign Office Travel Advice
Visit website for Foreign Office Travel Advice.
DEFRA - Don’t Bring me Back
Visit website for information about what food you can and can’t bring back from abroad.
EU Banned Air Carriers
Visit website for a list of air carriers banned from undertaking operations within EU.
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