Latest news from SOS International


Since late December there have been an increasing number of cases of viral pneumonia caused by infection with the new coronavirus. The situation is constantly developing and the SOS International alarm centre has registered close to 200 cases related to COVID-19 at this point in time.

Brexit: Remember your travel insurance

Following a third postponement, the plan now is that the UK leaves the EU on 31 January 2020. Parliament has voted in favour of this agreement and, after the country has left the EU, travellers to the UK should consider the UK a third country on a par with all other destinations outside the EU.

This is how to respond to coronavirus

The number of infected with Wuhan coronavirus is increasing. If you are traveling or staying in Thailand or China, see what precautions you should take.

The skiing season is well underway

The high season for skiing – and skiing injuries – is well underway and SOS International is ready to help when accidents occur. Last year, more than 1,700 cases required assistance from the emergency call centre.

Suicide can be prevented

Openness and qualified, professional assistance can help prevent suicide, says chief psychologist at SOS International.

When you or your relatives travel alone

Travelling alone can be a great adventure. It is however important to take precautions in order to avoid unpleasant situations. Moreover, solo travelling can also cause fear and worries from relatives. Because what is something happens?

We have gathered some good advice for solo travelers and their relatives in order to support a safe travel adventure.

Insights: The winter high season for travels to Thailand is beckoning

Thailand is a popular travel destination for Nordic travellers and every year when the cold weather reaches the Nordic countries, a large number of Scandinavians travel to Thailand.

24/7 assistance for users of electric car charging stations

From its alarm center in Oslo, SOS International provides technical support to users of charging stations for electric vehicles.

Skiing holiday without injuries: Good advice for your skiing holiday

Going on a skiing holiday soon? Then remember that, when skiing, you expose your body to a greater physical strain than during a regular day at the office or at school. Below, the SOS International physiotherapists provide you with good advice on how to prepare for a skiing holiday without injuries.

Companies lack knowledge of their responsibilities

At SOS International, we believe that travel safety and security is the responsibility of the management. Unfortunately, far too often, we experience that companies and organisations are unprepared for the scope of their responsibility when employees travel abroad on business.

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