10 of the World’s Safest Travel Destinations

By Halal Trip | 09, Sep, 2016
10 of the World’s Safest Travel Destinations

Make some plans to visit some of the safest travel destinations in the world for your next trip and experience a hassle-free holiday. The safest holiday destinations are usually places that are peaceful with a low crime rate and good security. However, it is always better to do some research on the country you are travelling to. There are many unusual and beautiful safe places to travel where you can still have a great time and enjoy your holiday.

So what are the safest countries for tourists to visit?

1. Iceland

Iceland has a very low crime rate and a low conflict level too, so this country still holds the top ranking in safety and is one the safest cities in the world for tourists and locals. Iceland is famous for the Northern Lights phenomenon, with beautiful colors lighting up the northern hemisphere, its thermal springs and its natural scenic beauty with places like the Blue Lagoon. As one of the safest holiday destinations,personal safety is high in Iceland.

2. Denmark

Traveling is quite simple here as most people cycle or walk even though Copenhagen is a busy metropolitan city. Cities like Copenhagen and Aarhus are some of the safest cities for women to travel alone too, as there is a low crime rate and travelling around is quite convenient. There are interesting historical places to visit like Kronborg Castle, Tivoli Gardens, the National Museum of Denmark and much more. 

3. New Zealand

New Zealand is one of the safest holiday destinations to travel to, and Auckland is also one of the safest cities for women to travel alone as well. The scenic rural beauty of the country gives a peaceful impression, and all you need to take are just general safety measures and to be aware of the weather conditions.

4. Sweden

The city of Stokholm has been ranked in the top five for personal safety and is one of the safest holiday destinations. The third largest city Malmö is also one of the safe places to travel to when visiting Sweden, and Gothenbergis quite small with a low crime rate as well.

5. Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is a small country and its capital Prague is one of the safest cities in the world for tourists with a very low crime rate too. Travelling is convenient for everyone with plenty of entertainment and historical places to visit such as castles, museums and other attractions.

6. Finland

The capital city Helsinki is one of the safest cities for women to travel alone and is also one of the safest holiday destinations with a low crime rate. There are galleries, museums and many other beautiful, secure places to visit in Finland and the usual safety measures can be taken without much worry.

7. Australia

Melbourne and Sydney are some of safest cities for women to travel alone and some of the safest cities in the world for tourists as well. There are beautiful beaches and place to visit. In addition, travelling around main cities is relatively easy. However precautions against wild animals should be taken when travelling through rural areas.

8. Japan

Japan is considered as one of the safest holiday destinations as the crime rate is low and is a low access to weapons. Travelling around is easy in places like Tokyo and it is one the safest cities for women to travel alone. General safety measures need to be taken, but there are very low risks for tourists. Japan has both traditional and modern places to visit and there is something for everyone.

9. Canada

Canada is a large country with a high ranking of peace and safety for locals and tourists alike. The city of Toronto is one of the safest holiday destinations where public transport and travelling is easy. There is a very low risk of violent crime towards tourists.

10. Austria

With a low crime rate and convenient travel options, Austria is one of most peaceful andsafest holiday destinations. Even in the larger cities like Salzburg and Vienna, there is a very low risk of violent crime towards tourists, since tourism is very important to Austria.