FCO travel advice, know before you go

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO/Foreign Office) is the government department responsible for promoting British interests overseas and supporting our citizens and businesses around the globe.

The FCO and its worldwide network of embassies and consulates is a unique national asset.

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IAGTO (International Association of Golf Tour Operators) is the global trade organisation for the gold tourism industry. Established 1997, IAGTO’s membership comprises 1,453 accredited golf tour operators, golf resorts, hotels, golf courses, receptive operators, airlines, tourist boards, approved media and business partners in 80 countries including 348 specialist golf tour operators in 51 countries. It is estimated that IAGTO’s operators control over 80% of golf holiday packages sold worldwide outside of Asia and turnover more than

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The CTC was set up 21 years ago to promote travel and tourism by coach. Today it has nearly 300 members half of whom are coach tour operators with the balance of membership coming from companies and organisations who want to work with coach operators and also promote travel by coach.

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Towergate Chapman Stevens are the preferred Insurance Supplier to Advantage, Specialist in Travel, a network of travel agents and with around 700 retail outlets is the largest consortium of independent travel agents in the UK. With a turnover of over £2 billion, they negotiate the best and most suitable deals for their customers.

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ABTA is the UK’s largest travel association, representing travel agents and tour operators that sell £31.5 billion of holidays and other travel arrangements each year. We currently have around 1,200 Members and represent around 5,000 shops and offices.

We have been a trusted travel brand for more than 60 years offering advice and guidance to you, the travelling public, as well as leading the travel industry in supporting high service standards, working with our Members on health and safety, and promoting responsible tourism at home and abroad.

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Towergate Chapman Stevens are long standing members of the ATII, who specialise in travel insurance within the UK, whether they be working with businesses or selling direct to the public. The ATII is not a consumer body, but it does expect its members to work to the standards expected of professional insurance intermediaries, and adhere to the rules of the Financial Services Authority (FSA).