Infographic: Travel Risks for 2016

Cape Town - International SOS, the world’s leading medical and travel security services company has reviewed the prevalent medical and security risks across the world - compiled from a number of reliable sources, the data assessed shows research of vaccination requirements tops the list when it comes to preparing for an overseas trip for most travellers, followed by insights into the culture and attitudes and practices of the local culture.  

Added to this nearly 1 in 3 trips abroad are taken to a country with a higher medical or security risk than that of their home town - which shows while risks abound when it comes to travelling the world - most are happy to prepare accordingly and take the necessary risks so to speak. 

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Take a look at this International SOS for the New Year ahead. 



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