The Brecon Beacons in Wales is a beautiful part of the Welsh countryside. It is a popular tourist hot spot for hikers and those who enjoy scenic views. However, there are certain things you need to do in order to avoid sustaining a travel injury whilst visiting the Brecon Beacons.
Watch where you are walking to avoid a travel injury
This area may be full of stunning views but as a large proportion of it is mountains and countryside it is also very uneven so you need to make sure you are watching where you walk. One wrong step and you could find yourself having a nasty travel accident especially whilst hiking up mountains. Don’t rush and you will find not only will you enjoy your surroundings more but you are less likely to trip and sustain a travel injury.
Take emergency supplies with you
It may not be quite in the middle of nowhere but if you found yourself lost whilst hiking around the mountains you need to have emergency supplies with you so that you do not have a travel accident. This could include matches to start a fire, an emergency mobile and a basic first aid kit amongst other items. This may seem like you are over prepared but it could save your life if you did get hurt and had nobody around you.
Keep your valuables on you
Whilst out walking either keep your important and valuable possessions on you or lock them away in the hotel safe. That way if anything happens, such as if you have a travel accident, you should still be able to get home.
Unfortunately, travel accidents can, and do occur no matter how careful we are but there are certain precautions we can take to help prevent an injury. However, if you have sustained a travel injury within the last three years that wasn’t your fault you may be able to make a claim. Accident Advice Helpline is a law firm that specialises in accident claims such as travel accident compensation.
We have years of experience and our team of lawyers will make the process as simple and stress-free as possible, for you. To find out if you could make a claim speak to one of our Accident Advice Helpline advisors, via our 24-hour Freephone helpline today, on 0800 689 0500.
Date Published: April 27, 2015
Author: Accident Advice