Travel Advisories

Travel Advisories, Travel Warnings and Travel Notifications

  • France
    on 12/07/2018 at 12:09

    ​​Demonstrations linked to the Yellow Vest movement continue across France. French authorities have warned that widespread violent protests are likely in Paris and other major centres on Saturday 8 December. Disruption to public transport services in Paris can be expected. You […]

  • Sweden
    on 12/07/2018 at 04:13

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

  • Haiti
    on 12/06/2018 at 06:12

    Recent violent protests in Port-au-Prince and other cities in Haiti have resulted in deaths and injuries. Avoid crowds and protests as they may quickly turn violent. Limit your movements as much as possible and stock up on essential supplies if safe to do so. We haven't changed the level […]

  • New Caledonia
    on 12/06/2018 at 04:31

    We’ve reviewed our travel advice for New Caledonia. We haven’t changed the level - exercise normal safety precautions in New Caledonia.​ […]

  • Belgium
    on 12/06/2018 at 04:25

    We've reviewed our advice for Belgium. We haven't changed the level - exercise a high degree of caution in Belgium. […]

  • French Polynesia
    on 12/05/2018 at 06:40

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

  • Hungary
    on 12/05/2018 at 01:19

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

  • Croatia
    on 12/04/2018 at 22:36

    We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Croatia with new information under Health. We haven’t changed the level - exercise normal safety precautions in Croatia. […]

  • Ukraine
    on 11/30/2018 at 22:55

    Martial law will remain in place until 26 December 2018 in a number of Ukraine's border and coastal regions following an incident in the Sea of Azov in which several Ukrainian military vessels were seized. During the period of martial law Ukrainian authorities will not allow foreign […]

  • South Africa
    on 11/30/2018 at 06:04

    We’ve reviewed our travel advice for South Africa. We haven’t changed our level of our advice - ‘Exercise a high degree of caution’ in South Africa. […]

  • Austria
    on 11/29/2018 at 05:34

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

  • Poland
    on 11/29/2018 at 05:25

    Poland has temporarily reinstated land border checkpoints until 16 December 2018. Be prepared to show travel documents and allow additional time for your vehicle to be checked at or near border crossings. Additional security checks will be carried out at seaports and airports. The level […]

  • Brunei Darussalam
    on 11/28/2018 at 03:10

    We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Brunei Darussalam. We haven’t changed our level of advice - ‘Exercise normal safety precautions’ in Brunei Darussalam. […]

  • Cyprus
    on 11/28/2018 at 01:16

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

  • Fiji
    on 11/27/2018 at 03:40

    We've reviewed our travel advice for Fiji. We haven't changed the level - exercise normal safety precautions in Fiji.                         &nbs […]

  • Iran
    on 11/26/2018 at 03:51

    ​ We now recommend you reconsider your need to travel to Iran due to the risk of arbitrary detention or arrest (see Safety and security). Higher levels apply in some parts of the […]

  • United Kingdom
    on 11/26/2018 at 00:42

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

  • Bangladesh
    on 11/25/2018 at 23:46

    In the lead up to national elections in late 2018, the Government of Bangladesh is increasing its security presence throughout the country. Avoid demonstrations and other political gatherings, as they may turn violent. Monitor the news and other information sources for developments that […]

  • Singapore
    on 11/22/2018 at 06:09

    ​​This travel advice includes revised information on entry and exit requirements. We haven’t changed the level of advice - ‘Exercise normal safety precautions’ in Singapore. […]

  • Nepal
    on 11/22/2018 at 01:33

    Political protests may occur throughout Nepal between now and 24 November 2018. Be alert if you’re in Kathmandu. Avoid demonstrations, protests and public gatherings, as they may turn violent with little warning. Follow the instructions of local authorities (see Safety and […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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. […]