Travel Advisories

Travel Advisories, Travel Warnings and Travel Notifications

  • Lebanon
    on 10/21/2019 at 07:43

    Protests continue across Lebanon. Roads, including to Beirut International Airport were blocked and could become blocked again quickly and without notice. Avoid demonstrations, monitor local media and follow advice of local authorities. Exercise a high degree of caution in Lebanon overall […]

  • Samoa
    on 10/21/2019 at 05:41

    There is an outbreak of measles in Samoa. Make sure your vaccinations are up-to-date before you go (see Health). We haven't changed the level of our advice – 'exercise normal safety precautions' in Samoa.

  • Chile
    on 10/21/2019 at 03:57

    A state of emergency is in place for the capital region and areas of Valparaiso, Concepción, La Serena, Coquimbo and Rancagua. This follows ongoing unrest and violent protests. Overnight curfews can occur across these localities. Avoid protests, follow advice from local authorities […]

  • Colombia
    on 10/21/2019 at 03:17

    ​Colombia will hold regional elections on 27 October 2019. Avoid demonstrations, as they could turn violent (see Safety and security). We haven't changed the level of advice - exercise a high degree of caution overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Hong Kong
    on 10/18/2019 at 10:18

    Protests continue and there have been violent clashes between protestors, opposing groups and police. Authorities have invoked emergency laws. These ban face coverings in public assemblies and give police additional powers to physically verify the identity of individuals. Further measures […]

  • Spain
    on 10/18/2019 at 01:09

    Demonstrations are ongoing in Barcelona and the Catalan region. Violent clashes have occurred between demonstrators and police resulting in injuries. Transport disruptions are likely in the coming days. Avoid demonstrations, monitor media and follow the advice of local authorities. […]

  • Guinea
    on 10/16/2019 at 23:01

    There have been violent protests in Conakry and other towns since 14 October. Avoid demonstrations. Monitor local media for more information (see safety and security). We haven’t changed the level - exercise a high degree of caution in Guinea overall. Higher levels apply in […]

  • Guatemala
    on 10/16/2019 at 00:29

    There is a state of emergency in the departments of Alta Verapaz, El Progreso, Izabal, Peten and Zacapa. Follow instructions issued by local authorities, carry your personal identification with you and approach checkpoints cautiously. We haven't changed the level - exercise a high degree […]

  • Egypt
    on 10/15/2019 at 00:16

    We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Egypt. We haven’t changed our level – reconsider your need to travel to Egypt overall. The highest level applies in some parts of the country.

  • Ecuador
    on 10/12/2019 at 23:46

    We have raised our level of travel advice for Ecuador to reconsider your need to travel, excluding the Galapagos Islands, due to violent civil unrest and a state of emergency (see Safety and security). The highest level applies in some parts of the country. 

  • Bolivia
    on 10/09/2019 at 05:52

    Presidential elections will be held on 20 October 2019. Civil unrest may increase before, during and after the election. Contact your travel agent or tour operator to find out if there are any disruptions (See safety and security). We haven't changed the level - exercise a high degree of […]

  • Germany
    on 10/09/2019 at 05:44

    We’ve updated our travel advice for Germany. We haven't changed the level – exercise normal safety precautions in Germany and be aware of the increased threat of terrorism.

  • Saudi Arabia
    on 10/05/2019 at 01:57

    We've reviewed our travel advice for Saudi Arabia, including new information on entry and exit conditions and laws. We haven’t changed the level of our advice - reconsider your need to travel. Higher levels apply in some areas.

  • Haiti
    on 10/04/2019 at 06:53

    There have been violent protests and road blocks in Port-au-Prince and other cities in Haiti since February 2019. These protests are continuing. There are reports of fuel and food shortages. Remain vigilant, avoid crowds and protests as they may quickly turn violent, monitor local media […]

  • Switzerland
    on 10/04/2019 at 04:20

    We've reviewed our travel advice for Switzerland and added new information under Health. The level hasn't changed – exercise normal safety precautions.

  • Tanzania
    on 10/03/2019 at 01:50

    We've reviewed our travel advice for Tanzania and included new information under health. We haven't changed our level - exercise a high degree of caution.

  • New Zealand
    on 10/03/2019 at 00:52

    There's an outbreak of measles in New Zealand. Make sure your vaccinations are up to date before you go. We haven't changed the level - exercise normal safety precautions in New Zealand.

  • Iraq
    on 10/03/2019 at 00:37

    We've reviewed the travel advice for Iraq. Large violent protests have taken place since 1 October. Security forces have used tear gas, water cannons and live ammunition against protesters. Roads in Baghdad, including the main route to the airport, may be closed (seeSafety and security). […]

  • Papua New Guinea
    on 10/02/2019 at 06:05

    We've included new information about security in the Sugu Valley, Southern Highlands province (see Safety and security) and restrictions on removing remnants of war (see Laws) in our travel advice for Papua New Guinea (PNG). We haven't changed the level - exercise a high degree […]

  • Mozambique
    on 10/01/2019 at 05:32

    General elections will be held on 15 October 2019. Violent civil unrest is possible leading up to and after the elections. Avoid political rallies, demonstrations and large public gatherings, as they could turn violent with little warning (see safety and security). We haven't changed the […]

  • Poland
    on 10/01/2019 at 04:49

    We've reviewed our travel advice for Poland and added new information under safety and security. The level of our advice has not changed - exercise normal safety precautions.

  • Kenya
    on 10/01/2019 at 02:02

    We've reviewed our travel advice for Kenya. We haven't changed our level of advice. Exercise a high degree of caution in Kenya due to the high threat of terrorist attack and high level of crime. Reconsider your need to travel to Mombasa, coastal parts of Kilifi and Tana River counties, […]

  • Myanmar
    on 09/27/2019 at 08:14

    There have been reports that Myanmar security forces were investigating possible attacks by armed groups in Nay Pyi Taw, Yangon and Mandalay in September and October. Be alert to possible threats, monitor the media and other news sources for possible security risks, and follow the […]

  • Azerbaijan
    on 09/26/2019 at 05:11

    We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Azerbaijan and added new information under health. We haven’t changed the level – exercise normal safety precautions. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Vanuatu
    on 09/26/2019 at 04:58

    We’ve lowered our advice level for Ambae Island due to reduced volcanic risk. Exercise normal safety precautions in Vanuatu.

  • Malta
    on 09/26/2019 at 04:57

    We've reviewed our travel advice for Malta and added new  information under health. We haven't changed the level of advice - 'exercise normal safety precautions' in Malta.

  • Belgium
    on 09/26/2019 at 04:50

    We've reviewed our advice for Belgium and added new information under health. We haven't changed the level - exercise a high degree of caution in Belgium.

  • Lithuania
    on 09/26/2019 at 04:38

    We've reviewed our advice for Lithuania and added new information under health. The level hasn't changed - exercise normal safety precautions.

  • Ukraine
    on 09/24/2019 at 05:44

    We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Ukraine and added new information on health risks. We haven't changed the level - exercise a high degree of caution in Ukraine. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Turkey
    on 09/24/2019 at 05:38

    We have reviewed our travel advice for Turkey and added new information on health risks - we haven't changed the level - it remains exercise a high degree of caution in Ankara and Istanbul, and in Turkey overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Philippines
    on 09/24/2019 at 05:35

    The Philippines Department of Health has reported a polio outbreak. Make sure you're vaccinated against polio (see Health). We haven't changed the level of our advice ‘exercise a high degree of caution’ in the Philippines. Higher levels apply in the southern parts of the […]

  • Russia
    on 09/24/2019 at 05:22

    We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Russia and added new information on health risks. We haven’t changed the level – exercise a high degree of caution. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Israel, Gaza and the West Bank
    on 09/24/2019 at 04:54

    On 1 September, Hezbollah and Israel exchanged fire on the border between Lebanon and Israel. Tensions remain high and further confrontation is possible, including missiles fired towards Israeli territory. An outbreak of heightened conflict between Israel and Hezbollah would significantly […]

  • Georgia
    on 09/24/2019 at 04:44

    We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Georgia and added new information on health risks. We haven’t changed the level – exercise normal safety precautions in Georgia. Higher levels apply in other areas of the country.

  • France
    on 09/24/2019 at 03:48

    We have reviewed our advice for France and added new information on health risks. We haven't changed the level - 'exercise a high degree of caution' in France, due to the high threat of terrorist attack.

  • Czech Republic
    on 09/24/2019 at 03:33

    We have reviewed our travel advice for Czech Republic and added new information on health risks. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in the Czech Republic.

  • The Slovak Republic
    on 09/24/2019 at 03:20

    We have reviewed our travel advice for the Slovak Republic and added new information on health risks.  The level of our advice has not changed – exercise normal safety precautions in Slovakia.​

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    on 09/24/2019 at 02:56

    We have reviewed our travel advice for Bosnia and Herzegovina and added new information on health risks. The level of our advice has not changed - exercise normal safety precautions in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • Algeria
    on 09/23/2019 at 07:23

    Presidential elections will take place on 12 December 2019. The security situation in the lead up to, during and soon after the election may be unpredictable.  Avoid large public gatherings and follow the advice of local authorities. We haven’t changed our level of advice […]

  • Indonesia
    on 09/20/2019 at 00:41

    We've updated our travel advice to include new information about possible future changes to Indonesia's Criminal Code. Any changes will only enter into force two years after new legislation is passed (see laws).  We haven't changed the level of our advice – 'exercise a […]