From emergency numbers and hospitals to pickpockets and general safety issues
Emergency numbers for police, fire, and other safety issues in the U.K.
How to lose things—passports, credit cards, and other important items—while traveling and not have it ruin your vacation
Advice and resources for women, gays, minorities, and the disabled traveling in the U.K.
A traveler's guide to safety in the U.K.: Pickpockets, scams, terrorism, and more
Staying healthy on the road: British hospitals, chemists (pharmacies), and travel health insurance
Travel on the safe side with trip insurance: when to buy it, what it does and does not cover, and where to get it
The Queen doesn't need a passport. Since all British passports are issued "In the name of Her Majesty," the Queen can just vouch for herself—though her husband Philip, son Prince Charles, and everyone one else in the household do have passports.