I Say Do It
I’d say they’re old enough to travel and learn from that traveling.
As someone who has traveled to a few countries, I can definitely agree that it broadens one’s horizons.
And if you want to travel, it’s better to do it sooner than later if you think conditions may deteriorate over time. There are places in Africa I’ve enjoyed visiting in the past, where today I would be in danger of my life.
By the way, here’s a great article: Hotel Security by Rick Davis.