Ecotourism and green travel advice before you fly

By Jonathan Clarke

Before you travelTo travel green and adhere to the principles that define ecotourism, it's imperative to plan ahead and save energy in the home.

By carefully choosing where you go and how you get there, you can ensure that your overseas holiday has a minimal environmental impact. What's more, if you're clever with where you go, you may even have a positive effect and prove to be a true advocate of sustainable tourism.


"If you're clever with where you go, you may even have a positive effect and prove to be a true advocate of sustainable tourism."

This section of our guide is designed to help you before you set out on holiday. We provide suggestions on where to go and which airlines to book with, how to pack and how to offset your carbon emissions. And, if you feel that you've got any extra tips or additional wisdom, we'd love to hear from you. Just leave us a message on this page or on our readers' tips page.

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Top tip
Please try to remove packaging from items that you are taking away with you. Many countries are unable to cope with high levels of waste, and do not have recycling services as we do in the UK.
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