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    Survivor guide: Night spots of Gold Coast, Australia


    The Gold Coast is a city in Southeastern Queensland. It is a big tourist area popular for its beaches and surfing spots. However, like most popular tourist hotspots travel accidents can occur.

    How to avoid sustaining a travel injury on the Gold Coast

    Whilst travelling anywhere abroad there are certain precautions you have to take in order to avoid a travel accident. Always be aware of the people around you and your surroundings, that way you can avoid a travel accident by pre-empting any potential hazards.

    Also, make sure you keep your valuable possessions on you at all times, or keep them locked away in a hotel safe. This means that even if you do have a travel accident at least your important documents such as passport and money are safe.

    What other types of travel accidents could occur on the Gold Coast

    The main reasons tourists’ visit this area is for the sea, sun and sand. Therefore, you need to make sure you stay safe in the sun to avoid such travel injuries as sun burn. When going into the sea make sure you watch where you are walking so you avoid sea creatures such as jellyfish or crabs as these can be painful and cause a nasty travel accident.

    Other precautions that need to be taken in order to avoid a travel injury on the beach is to closely follow any signs and swim in the areas highlighted as safe only and avoid using inflatable toys in the sea.

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    Accident Advice Helpline

    Unfortunately accidents abroad can and do happen whilst on holiday. 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 injury compensation. With years of experience our skilled team of lawyers will make the claims process as simple and stress free as possible. In fact, many clients are able to settle their travel accident claims without stepping foot in a court room.

    To find out more about making a travel accident compensation claim speak to an Accident Advice Helpline advisor on Freephone number 0800 689 0500. Alternatively, take the simple 30-second compensation calculator test online to find out how much your potential travel accident claim could be worth.

    Date Published: April 27, 2015

    Author: Accident Advice

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