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Travel Advice Hub

With over 16,000 employees across every continent, we know a thing or two about  travelling the world. To share the tips and tricks we've learnt along the way, we've built a library of travel articles from destination guides to packing checklists. So wherever your next adventure takes you, we can keep you safe with our travel insurance and help you plan the trip of a lifetime.
Welcome to the Allianz Assistance newsletter archive. If you’re looking for travel tips, destination guides, infographics and tips on how to stay safe whilst travelling abroad, look no further than our quarterly newsletters.
Deciding where to go on your next holiday? Our Destination Hub has all the information you'll need to make the decision. With destination guides, insurance details and insights into many countries across the world for you to browse from.
Backpack your way across the world on a solo trip, group adventure or honeymoon of dreams. However, before you go, make sure you’ve got these safety tips noted down.
Extreme temperatures are affecting many areas of Greece and there are a number of active forest fires on the islands of Rhodes, Corfu and in Evia. Read our latest advice.
To qualify to purchase travel insurance from Allianz Assistance, you must be a UK resident and registered with a doctor in the United Kingdom
Inspired to take a road trip this year? We take a look at the longest driving adventures possible across the globe. For those not blessed with months to spare we've inluded a few shorter trips too.
Whether it's your first road trip in Europe or you're an experienced continental driver, our guide to driving in Europe is designed to help you get road-trip ready.
Whether you're a Star Wars superfan or have never seen any of the movies, there's plenty of fantastic filming locations that are well worth a visit. Take a look at our top 10.
From masquerade balls, elaborate costumes, historical re-enactments and much more. Find out how to make the most of Venice during carnival time. 
Planning can be exhausting, especially if you have limited time on your hands, so lets us help you with that. Learn all about the activities and places in the Dominican Republic here.
We've done the research for you so here is all the essential information you'll need for travelling on holiday whilst pregnant.
Heading to Marrakech? We've taken a look at the top 5 places we think you should visit whilst you're in Marrakech. Read more about the places you can't miss visiting.
Take a look at the changes to travel post-Brexit. We've detailed what to expect when travelling to the EU after 2021. From things to do when you're planning your trip, to arriving at your destination, there is lots of helpful advice to read.
If strike action is not common knowledge at the time of you booking your trip or taking out your policy you could be covered. Find out more on how strikes affect your travel cover.
Take a look at the top expat destinations for UK employees. From the snowy Candaian Rockies to the sandy beaches of Australia, find out more in our blog.
Looking for something a little more immersive this summer? Read our blog on Local Immersion Travel. It's a whole new type of sustainable travel that focuses on the people, the places and the culture.
The Japanese cherry blossom – known as Sakura - is one of the biggest drivers of tourists to the country. Visible from early February right through to May, our guide will help you make the most of this spectacular sight.
We're celebrating the pioneering women that have changed the way we travel, from world-record breaking challenges to travel writing and photography.
Take a look at the best reads from some of the world's best travel writers that will get you booking your next trip in no time.
See beyond Paris, Rome and Barcelona for your next city break. We've compiled 12 alternatives that are equally beautiful for some inspiration. 
Find out where the top spots in Europe are to go aurora hunting and the best tips for seeing the natural wonder that is the Northern Lights.
EHIC and GHIC cards are essential pieces of travel documentation when heading to the EU, but they're not a substitute for travel insurance. Our guide explains all.
Travelling abroad? We've put together a guide on how to stay safe abroad including things to remember before you travel, what to be aware of while you are away and the steps to take if you are a victim of crime. Find out more here.
Looking to go skiing in a new place? We got some great ideas for destinations. Read our blog on finding all the best Ski Holiday Destinations.