England health and safety

Tower bridge, London

Medical Services

England health care is of a high standard.  American citizens are advised to check what their medical insurance and travel insurance will cover, before leaving the US  All nationalities receive free emergency treatment at accident and emergency departments of NHS hospitals.

England vaccinations

No vaccinations are required to visit England.

Safety and security

England is generally quite safe but you’ll need to be more careful in London and the other large cities, especially at night.  Choose a train, tube or tram carriage that has plenty of people in it and avoid deserted suburban tube stations at night.  There are many night buses you can catch but try not to do this alone.  A licensed cab is often the best option.

Try and leave valuables in your hotel room, as pick pockets do operate in some areas, be careful of bags especially when in busy areas.

England travel insurance

Don’t leave home without it!  Accidents happen – and they can happen in the strangest places at the strangest times, like on the beach in Brighton or in an alley in London at 3 am.  Travel insurance can cover you for all sorts of mishaps during your travel, and even before you leave.  Did you know up to 25% of all insurance claims are due to cancellation of travel?

Check out the STA Travel insurance policies and get the one that is right for you.

*The Small Print
We’ve tried to make this destination guide as accurate as possible but please double check the essentials like visas, health and safety, airport information etc with the relevant authorities before you travel.  STA Travel takes no responsibility for loss, injury or inconvenience caused as a result of this guide.  All prices listed are in the currency of the destination, unless otherwise stated.

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