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List of the world’s safest countries for travel

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUAs winter comes closer, people think about visiting warmer countries. One of the most important criteria to consider when making travel arrangements is safety.

Nevertheless, there is no reason for concern if the person carefully researches the destination in advance. Compensa Vienna Insurance Group UADB has compiled a list of the safest countries for travel.

For extending enjoyment of summer weather, people should look at Portugal, which is on the fifth place among the safest destinations. Tourists use the opportunity to surf, dive, go on excursions and observe dolphins in the Atlantic Ocean. It is a great choice for those wishing to explore local tourism opportunities.

New Zealand with its subtropical climate and mild temperatures is also a good choice for people looking for safe travel. New Zealand is often called a memorable destination, which is largely thanks to its natural diversity, water excess in rivers, volcanic lakes, glaciers, mountains and forests. December, January and February are the warmest months in this country. The coldest ones there are June, July and August.

While it is not the sunniest or warmest destination, Iceland is, according to global assessment data, one of the safest destinations of 2016. Iceland is also home to the world’s largest geothermal pool – Blue Lagoon. Iceland is also particularly popular thanks to its marvellous Northern lights. This country should be especially popular to horse lovers.

Other noteworthy destinations include Denmark, Austria, Japan, Australia, Czech Republic, Canada, Slovenia and Finland. All of these countries have the lowest terrorism threat levels in the world. They also have stable political situations and residents who are not prone to rioting or robbing others.

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