Online resources

To help you prepare for your time overseas, we have put together some useful resources for you. These will help you get the most out of your DMU Global experience. You are encouraged to explore these resources before you depart for your experience.

Brexit Guidance

This page gives information about the likely impacts of Brexit on travel and may be helpful if you are participating in a DMU Global trip around post-Brexit period.

General travel information

The Green Book a useful resource on environmental sustainability developed by CISaustralia to help students understand the positive impact they can have on the world and how to lighten their environmental footprint when travelling abroad.

Foreign And Commonwealth Office Travel Advice – up-to-date information on every country regarding safety and security, travel advice, health advice, entry requirements, local laws etc.

Lonely Planet – provides survival guides and specific advice for every country, covering money and costs, travel options, weather, health, safety and security, disability advice and information for LGBT travellers.

Wiki Voyage – everything about your destination. This resource will help you think of activities to do and places to visit, as well as give an insight into history and culture of your destination.

Travel bookings

SkyscannerKAYAKmomondo – these search engines draw information about flights from other websites, so you can see different options on one website. However, they may not show all the deals available, so make sure you also check the airlines websites.

Useful Travel Apps

  • Hopper  allows you to access flights deals, tracks the price of your selected flight and notifies when it is the best time to book the flight.
  • App in the Air  provides information on flight delays and cancellations even if there is no internet coverage.
  • Citymapper – provides information on the transport options available in your chosen city.
  • Google Trips allows you to create travel itineraries and keep all of your travel information in one place.
  • Google Translate particularly useful at destinations where not many locals can speak English.
  • Memrise and Duolingo will help you learn a new language before you go on your opportunity or during your trip. Make sure you utilise these skills trying to talk to locals in their language whilst overseas.