The guideline was drawn up to inform practitioners in the UK who are involved in counselling patients regarding travel-associated venous thromboembolism (VTE). It aims to provide information on the incidence of thrombosis, risk factors for thrombosis and strategies for the prevention of thrombosis.

Declaration of Interests

The BSH paid the expenses incurred during the writing of this guidance. None of the authors had conflicts of interest to declare. All authors have made a declaration of interests to the BSH and Task Force Chairs which may be viewed on request.