Once again in the media we’re seeing an Australian traveller caught in an overseas drug arrest. Adelaide woman Cassie Sainsbury was found with 5.8kg of cocaine hidden inside 18 pairs of headphones in her luggage.
Innocent or not (we’re not going to be judge and jury on this one), it’s not only places like South America where Australian travellers can find their lives turned upside down.
According to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Travel (DFAT), over a third of Aussies in prison overseas in 2014/15 were there because of drug offences.
So, here are a few Drug-Safe tips to ensure your next trip overseas is a happy one…