A little local know-how goes a long way in Scotland. Here you can find all the essential advice and information you will need during your stay.

Personal Security

Pickpockets work crowded tourist areas and busy streets such as Edinburgh’s Royal Mile and Princes Street and Glasgow's Buchanan Street. Use your common sense and be alert to your surroundings. If you have anything stolen, report the crime as soon as possible at the nearest police station. Get a copy of the crime report in order to make a claim on your insurance. Contact your embassy or consulate immediately if your passport is stolen or in the event of a serious crime or accident.


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