Travel Advisories

Travel Advisories, Travel Warnings and Travel Notifications

  • Russia
    on 11/21/2018 at 06:02

    We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Russia. We haven’t changed the level – exercise a high degree of caution. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Montenegro
    on 11/21/2018 at 05:56

    We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Montenegro. We haven’t changed the level – exercise normal safety precautions in Montenegro. […]

  • Papua New Guinea
    on 11/21/2018 at 01:00

    We've reviewed our travel advice for Papua New Guinea (PNG). We haven’t changed the level of advice - 'Exercise a high degree of caution' in PNG overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Dominican Republic
    on 11/20/2018 at 02:05

    We've reviewed out travel advice for Domincan Republic with new information in Where to get help. We haven't changed the level - exercise a high degree of caution in the Dominican Republic. […]

  • Benin
    on 11/20/2018 at 01:05

    We've reviewed this travel advice. We now recommend you do not travel to W National Park or the Mékrou and Djona hunting zones due to the threat of terrorism, kidnapping and banditry. Exercise a high degree of caution in the rest of Benin. […]

  • Argentina
    on 11/16/2018 at 04:12

    ​This travel advice has been reviewed and includes new information on safety and security. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Argentina. […]

  • Turkey
    on 11/15/2018 at 02:02

    We now advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in Ankara and Istanbul, and in Turkey overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Israel, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank
    on 11/14/2018 at 02:25

    This travel advice has been reviewed and includes new information on safety and security. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution overall. Higher levels apply in some areas. […]

  • Cuba
    on 11/14/2018 at 01:08

    This travel advice has been reviewed with new information in Entry and exit. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Cuba. […]

  • New Caledonia
    on 11/12/2018 at 02:52

    ​This travel advice has been reviewed and includes information on health. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in New Caledonia. […]

  • Indonesia
    on 11/09/2018 at 04:38

    Japanese encephalitis is an ongoing risk in Indonesia, including Bali. But the risk of infection remains low. Avoid mosquito bites. Talk to your doctor about vaccinations before you go. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Indonesia overall, […]

  • Japan
    on 11/07/2018 at 06:38

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Japan overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • South Sudan
    on 11/07/2018 at 04:42

    Armed conflict, including attacks on civilians could break out with little warning (see Safety and security). The level of our advice has not changed. Do not to travel to South Sudan. […]

  • Madagascar
    on 11/06/2018 at 05:28

    Presidential elections will be held on 7 November 2018. Political instability may impact security in the capital and the regions. Follow the instructions of local authorities and avoid any demonstrations, rallies and public gatherings in the lead up to, and during, the election period. […]

  • Europe entry requirements: Schengen area
    on 11/06/2018 at 01:08

    This bulletin has new information on bilateral visa waiver agreements with European countries. Smartraveller doesn't issue visas for other countries and cannot provide definitive information on entry and exit requirements. Only the countries you plan to visit can provide up-to-date and […]

  • Burundi
    on 11/05/2018 at 04:00

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Do not travel to Burundi. […]

  • Timor-Leste
    on 11/05/2018 at 03:58

    Bring sufficient cash in USD with you as many places don't accept credit cards. Check with your bank whether your Australian credit or debit card will work in Timor-Leste (see Entry and exit). Exercise a high degree of caution in Timor-Lest […]

  • Vanuatu
    on 11/05/2018 at 03:19

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions elsewhere in Vanuatu. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Tunisia
    on 11/05/2018 at 02:23

    This advice has been reviewed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Tunisia due to the high threat of terrorist attack. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Ghana
    on 11/02/2018 at 00:56

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Ghana. […]

  • Brazil
    on 11/02/2018 at 00:13

    There’s an outbreak of yellow fever in Brazil. Get vaccinated before you travel. Carry your yellow fever vaccination certificate with you. Outbreaks of other mosquito-borne illnesses are common. Protect yourself against mosquito bites. The level of this advice has not changed. […]

  • United Arab Emirates
    on 11/01/2018 at 23:01

    This travel advice has been reviewed and includes information on safety and security. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). […]

  • Pakistan
    on 11/01/2018 at 05:14

    Political organisations are staging demonstrations across Pakistan following the verdict in a high-profile blasphemy case. Some are blocking roads between major cities. Avoid protests, which can turn violent with little warning. Monitor the media and other sources for news of planned […]

  • Ukraine
    on 11/01/2018 at 04:47

    In April 2018, Ukraine introduced e-Visas for Australian tourist and business visitors. The overall level of the advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Ukraine. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Nigeria
    on 11/01/2018 at 04:29

    Protests in Abuja and other Nigerian cities are becoming increasingly frequent in the lead up to Presidential elections in February 2019. Curfews can be imposed at short notice. Avoid protests, demonstrations and large crowds as they could turn violent. Be alert to possible security […]

  • Singapore
    on 11/01/2018 at 03:02

    ​ Reminder: your passport needs to be valid for at least six months to enter or exit Singapore, even if you're transiting. The level of advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Singapore. […]

  • Vietnam
    on 10/31/2018 at 02:56

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Vietnam. […]

  • Sri Lanka
    on 10/30/2018 at 00:09

    There is an increased likelihood of large protests and demonstrations in Sri Lanka due to political instability. Avoid all demonstrations and large public gatherings, as they may turn violent. Monitor local media for updates. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety […]

  • Philippines
    on 10/29/2018 at 07:02

    Typhoon Yutu ('Rosita') will make landfall on 30 October 2018 on northern and central Luzon. Heavy rains, flash flooding, landslides and strong winds are expected which could result in disruptions to essential services including transportation, power distribution, telecommunications, food […]

  • Fiji
    on 10/29/2018 at 03:48

    General elections will be held on 14 November 2018. Follow the instructions of local authorities and avoid any demonstrations, rallies and public gatherings in the lead up to, and during the election period. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions […]

  • Ireland
    on 10/29/2018 at 02:43

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Ireland. […]

  • Jordan
    on 10/29/2018 at 01:32

    This advice has been reviewed and updated with new information on safety and security. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Jordan. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Iran
    on 10/28/2018 at 23:59

    This travel advice has been reviewed and includes information on the risk of arbitrary detention or arrest in Iran (see Safety and security). The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Iran overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Czech Republic
    on 10/26/2018 at 05:25

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in the Czech Republic. […]

  • Myanmar
    on 10/23/2018 at 05:55

    Defaming, disturbing or threatening any person using a telecommunications network is illegal in Myanmar. Do not post negative comments on social media. The level of our travel advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Myanmar overall. Higher and lower levels apply in […]

  • Kosovo
    on 10/23/2018 at 01:04

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Kosovo overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Bulgaria
    on 10/23/2018 at 00:45

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Bulgaria. […]

  • France
    on 10/23/2018 at 00:29

    The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in France, due to the high threat of terrorist attack. […]

  • Serbia
    on 10/22/2018 at 06:27

    This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Serbia. […]

  • Italy
    on 10/22/2018 at 06:03

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Italy. […]