Travel Advisories

Travel Advisories, Travel Warnings and Travel Notifications

  • Burkina Faso
    on 08/17/2018 at 23:27

    ​In May 2018, terrorist organisations released a statement warning of terrorist attacks targeting westerners and western companies operating in the Sahel.  Mining companies operating in Burkina Faso are advised to review their security practices and ensure adequate procedures […]

  • Kenya
    on 08/17/2018 at 07:06

    This travel advice has been reviewed and includes new information on local laws. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Kenya overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Venezuela
    on 08/17/2018 at 03:43

    Protests in Caracas and other major cities occur regularly. There continue to be shortages of basic food items and medicines. Avoid political gatherings and demonstrations as they may become violent. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Venezuela. […]

  • India
    on 08/16/2018 at 05:51

    Heavy monsoon rains have caused flooding and landslides across the state of Kerala. Services, including transport, have been disrupted. Follow the advice of local authorities. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in India overall. Higher levels apply […]

  • Laos
    on 08/16/2018 at 02:18

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

  • United Arab Emirates
    on 08/16/2018 at 01:46

    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). […]

  • Indonesia
    on 08/15/2018 at 06:00

    Indonesian Independence Day is on 17 August. And the 2018 Asian Games will take place in Jakarta and Palembang from 18 August to 2 September. Expect large crowds and traffic disruptions at the Games’ sites and surrounding areas. Be vigilant and pay close attention to your personal […]

  • Philippines
    on 08/15/2018 at 05:19

    Authorities in Palawan are reporting a credible kidnapping threat in the Province. On 31 July 2018, a bombing in Basilan, Mindanao killed 11 people. There have been recent attacks by communist insurgents in Luzon and Visayas (See Safety and security). Exercise a high degree of caution in […]

  • Jordan
    on 08/15/2018 at 05:16

     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. […]

  • Papua New Guinea
    on 08/14/2018 at 06:26

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported Vaccine-Derived Polio Virus (Type 1) cases in Morobe Province. The National Department of Health (NDOH) and WHO are undertaking contact tracing, testing and polio vaccination in Morobe, Madang and Eastern Highlands provinces. Ensure […]

  • Israel, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank
    on 08/14/2018 at 05:22

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

  • Lithuania
    on 08/14/2018 at 03:57

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

  • France
    on 08/13/2018 at 06:54

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

  • Romania
    on 08/12/2018 at 07:47

    In August 2018, anti-government protests turned violent in Bucharest. A large number of injuries were reported in clashes with the security forces. Further clashes could occur. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Romania. […]

  • Uruguay
    on 08/10/2018 at 05:44

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

  • Rwanda
    on 08/10/2018 at 04:52

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

  • Bangladesh
    on 08/10/2018 at 01:08

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Bangladesh. […]

  • Vietnam
    on 08/08/2018 at 06:22

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

  • Belize
    on 08/08/2018 at 04:30

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Belize. […]

  • Dominican Republic
    on 08/08/2018 at 01:51

    This travel advice has been reviewed and includes information about the new Australian Consulate in Dominican Republic. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in the Dominican Republic. […]

  • Thailand
    on 08/07/2018 at 03:45

    The wet season in Thailand runs from May to October in the north, and November to March in the south. Severe storms and flash floods can occur without warning. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Thailand overall. Higher levels apply in some parts […]

  • Turkmenistan
    on 08/07/2018 at 01:33

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

  • Samoa
    on 08/06/2018 at 07:49

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

  • Maldives
    on 08/06/2018 at 06:12

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution on Malé Island. Exercise normal safety precautions elsewhere in the Maldives. […]

  • Sri Lanka
    on 08/06/2018 at 02:56

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

  • Cambodia
    on 08/06/2018 at 01:15

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

  • Afghanistan
    on 08/03/2018 at 07:18

    On 2 August, armed men abducted and later killed three foreign nationals in Kabul. We continue to see reports terrorists and criminal groups are planning to kidnap Westerners in Afghanistan, including in Kabul and surrounding districts. Journalists and those working for NGOs and foreign […]

  • Vanuatu
    on 08/03/2018 at 07:08

    Do not travel to the island of Ambae due to volcanic activity. Exercise normal safety precautions elsewhere in Vanuatu. […]

  • Turkey
    on 08/03/2018 at 04:44

    In mid-2018, Turkey lifted the state of emergency that had been in place since 2016. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Ankara and Istanbul because of the high threat of terrorist attack. Exercise a high degree of caution in Turkey […]

  • Zimbabwe
    on 08/03/2018 at 04:21

    Violent protests have occurred in Zimbabwe following recent elections. Police and military have increased their presence in the Harare central business district (CBD). Some businesses have closed temporarily. More protests may occur, particularly in the CBD. Be alert at all times, […]

  • Tajikistan
    on 07/31/2018 at 10:28

    This travel advice has been reviewed and includes new information on security. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Tajikistan overall. Reconsider your need to travel to the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast and some border regions of […]

  • South Korea (Republic of Korea)
    on 07/30/2018 at 06:17

    The level of this advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in South Korea. […]

  • Japan
    on 07/30/2018 at 05:56

    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. […]

  • Malaysia
    on 07/30/2018 at 05:46

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal security precautions in Malaysia overall.​ Reconsider your need to travel to the coastal region of eastern Sabah. […]

  • Pakistan
    on 07/30/2018 at 03:53

    The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Pakistan overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. […]

  • Guatemala
    on 07/30/2018 at 02:52

    The level of the advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Guatemala. […]

  • Germany
    on 07/27/2018 at 04:42

    This travel advice has been reviewed and provides new information on Oktoberfest. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Germany and be aware of the increased threat of terrorism. […]

  • Mali
    on 07/26/2018 at 06:03

    Presidential elections will be held on 29 July 2018. Be alert in the lead up to and following the elections. The security situation throughout Mali will deteriorate with little warning. Avoid political rallies, protests and large gatherings. Monitor local media and other sources for […]

  • Russia
    on 07/25/2018 at 05:21

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

  • Cuba
    on 07/25/2018 at 00:03

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