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Vienna Travel warnings

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Small Time Crime in Austria

Austria – the home of Mozart, the von Trapps and one of the lowest crime rates in Europe. In fact, most warnings from fellow travellers are about avoiding the Sound of Music tour in Salzburg rather than crime hot spo

Alpine Sports in Austria - Some Warnings

One of the draw cards of visiting this beautiful country is the majestic snow-capped Alps. They're Europe’s major mountain range and span from the south of France, through Switzerland, Northern Italy, Austria, Sloven

Austrian Autobahns - Driving Tips

Driving in Europe can strike fear in the hearts of any adventurous traveler. The autobahns (motorways) resemble a grand prix with locals almost airborne driving at ridiculously high speeds. he roads signs are not often

Recommended vaccinations for Vienna

  • Diphtheria

    Diphtheria is a serious throat infection, which infects from person-to-person through the air. The vaccination should be less than 10 years old otherwise a booster is needed.


    Tetanus is a complication to wounds contaminated by soil. If there has been a vaccination within the past 10 years it is not necessary to give a booster in case of wounds and accidents. Tetanus vaccinations are usually given in combination with diphtheria vaccine. If you are previously vaccinated, the vaccine can be given right up to departure.

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