BEFORE YOU GO:
FCO Know Before You Go
In association with the ‘Know Before You Go’ Campaign, we are working
with the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) to do all that we can to help
travellers stay safe overseas. Before you go overseas, check out the FCO website
It is packed with essential travel advice and tips, and up-to-date country
malaria hotspots around
Please remember you must consult your doctor
about all medical requirements for travelling.
WHO is the United Nations specialised agency for
health and travel issues across the globe
Advice on Travel: An excellent site with useful advice on arranging a year abroad:
Lonely Planet - for books and guides on
all countries around the world
Flight Info: Track all
flight departures and arrivals (plus lots more useful info about flying):
site is very handy for parents/friends
to check on your inward and outward flights for your project)
recommend Travellers Worldwide as a trusted volunteer organisation. If
you’re considering taking a gap year or embarking on a Travellers
project, it can be worth checking for good
deals to your desired destination.
Airport Parking UK:
Need to park at an airport in the UK? Here's the place to find out all about
airport parking (UK) - Another site, also gives you discounts.
Airport Parking USA:
Another similar website that also provides information on ferries, hotels
and parking in the USA.
Exchange Rates for most currencies
Some good resources
for TEFL lesson plans and games can be found on the internet, or
simply type ‘TEFL lesson plans/games’ into a search engine.
HELP A DISADVANTAGED
CHILD OR THREATENED ANIMAL:
- if you would like to do a weekend TEFL course, and maybe follow it up
with the full 80-hour online course, this is a good place to go -
Travellers' own TEFL courses!
A good book for TEFL game ideas is
Games for Language Learning
Handbooks for Language Teachers)
Bridge The Gap Foundation is Travellers' Charity arm to help and
educate very desperate and needy projects. We try to help impoverished
children and abused animals, communities and rehabilitation center, and much
Adopt an Orang-Utan through the
Orang-Utan Appeal, a charity dedicated to the rehabilitation and
preservation of these wonderful animals.
Enjoy your browsing - and thank you for visiting us!