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FCDO Updates

Due to travel soon but concerned about the destination? The Government offers foreign travel advice via their office website, please use the below to find the latest updates (you can click a country to filter results).

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17-Jul-2024 15:24
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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17-Jul-2024 10:51
 

From 15 August British Nationals will require a visa to enter Honduras (‘Entry requirements’ page).

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16-Jul-2024 15:11
 

Information about irregular armed clashes between ethnic groups in Afar Region and Somali Regional State, in particular along the main Addis Ababa to Djibouti road (A1) and the surrounding areas (‘Regional risks’ page).

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16-Jul-2024 11:59
 

Addition of warning and advice following a shooting incident in the vicinity of a mosque in the Wadi Kabir area of Muscat on 15 July, which the Omani authorities are responding to (‘Warnings and insurance’ page).



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16-Jul-2024 10:53
 

Information about the new Anti-Prostitution and Homosexuality Law, including jail sentences and fines for anyone seen to promote same-sex identities or prostitution (‘Safety and security’ page).

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15-Jul-2024 15:43
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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15-Jul-2024 11:41
 

Removal of information about floods in Cape Town and surrounding areas (‘Warnings and insurance’ page).

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13-Jul-2024 06:03
 

Removal of information about highway between Mexico City and Puebla blocked by protesters on 12 July ('Warnings and insurance' page)

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12-Jul-2024 21:38
 

As of 12 July 2024, British nationals require a visa to enter Honduras (‘Entry requirements’ page).

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12-Jul-2024 15:29
 

Information on avoiding protests ('Safety and security' page).

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12-Jul-2024 14:47
 

New information about floods in Cape Town and surrounding areas (‘Warnings and insurance’ page).

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12-Jul-2024 12:02
 

New information on criminal kidnap, flight cancellations and vehicle crime (‘Safety and security’ page).

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11-Jul-2024 16:02
 

Information on presidential and parliamentary elections in Rwanda between 15 - 16 July ('Safety and security' page).

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11-Jul-2024 15:08
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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11-Jul-2024 15:03
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy. Advice about race-related incidents added (see 'Safety and security' page).

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11-Jul-2024 13:58
 

Removal of information on the temporary suspension of in person consular services ('Warnings and insurance' page)

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10-Jul-2024 14:55
 

New information about floods in Cape Town, Drakenstein and Stellenbosch on Thursday 11 July (‘Warnings and insurance’ page).

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10-Jul-2024 12:06
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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09-Jul-2024 20:53
 

Updated assessment that terrorists are likely to try to carry out attacks in Azerbaijan. (see 'Safety and security' page).

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09-Jul-2024 16:01
 

Updated assessment that although there is no recent history of terrorism in The Gambia, attacks cannot be ruled out ('Safety and security' page).

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09-Jul-2024 13:46
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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09-Jul-2024 11:08
 

Removal of information on Hurricane Beryl ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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09-Jul-2024 10:57
 

Removal of information about elections on 7 July (‘Safety and security’ page)

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09-Jul-2024 10:48
 

Information on the risks from diseases spread by contaminated food and water ('Health' page).

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09-Jul-2024 10:46
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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08-Jul-2024 17:49
 

Updated information about Hurricane Beryl ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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08-Jul-2024 15:38
 

New information about using dating apps in Trinidad and Tobago ('Safety and security' page)

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08-Jul-2024 13:34
 

Updated information about travelling to or from Catania (‘Warnings and insurance’ page)

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07-Jul-2024 08:14
 

Updated information about Hurricane Beryl ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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06-Jul-2024 01:02
 

Updated information on Hurricane Beryl ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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06-Jul-2024 00:58
 

Updated information on Hurricane Beryl ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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05-Jul-2024 16:41
 

Catania airport is now open for departures but flight arrivals are still limited ('Warnings and insurance' page)

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05-Jul-2024 15:00
 

Update on passing of Hurricane Beryl through the Caribbean ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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05-Jul-2024 15:00
 

Update on passing of Hurricane Beryl through the Caribbean. ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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05-Jul-2024 14:59
 

Update on passing of Hurricane Beryl through the Caribbean. ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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05-Jul-2024 14:59
 

Update on passing of Hurricane Beryl through the Caribbean. ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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05-Jul-2024 14:59
 

Update on passing of Hurricane Beryl through the Caribbean. ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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05-Jul-2024 11:37
 

Information about the immigration pre-check form being no longer required to enter or leave Honduras (‘Entry requirements’ page).

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05-Jul-2024 11:36
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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05-Jul-2024 10:18
 

Increase in alert levels for Etna and Stromboli volcanoes in the south of Italy, and suspension of flights into Catania airport

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05-Jul-2024 05:06
 

Updated information on hurricane and tropical storm warnings for Hurricane Beryl ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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04-Jul-2024 20:56
 

Latest update: Update to Hurricane Beryl now that she has passed ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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04-Jul-2024 16:56
 

Updated information about Hurricane Beryl ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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04-Jul-2024 13:52
 

Updated information on hurricane and tropical storm warnings for Hurricane Beryl ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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04-Jul-2024 13:20
 

New information on the security situation in the North Caucasus (‘Safety and security’ page).

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04-Jul-2024 10:45
 

Updated assessment that terrorist attacks in Bangladesh can’t be ruled out (‘Safety and security’ page).

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04-Jul-2024 10:41
 

Updated information about industrial action and demonstrations (‘Safety and security’ page).

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03-Jul-2024 23:18
 

A hurricane is passing Jamaica on 3 July. ('Warnings and Insurance')

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03-Jul-2024 22:45
 

Updated information on hurricane Beryl currently passing through the Caribbean (‘Warnings and insurance’ page)’.

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03-Jul-2024 21:20
 

Latest update: Travel Advice updated as previous amendment made in error.

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03-Jul-2024 20:47
 

Latest Update: Updated information on hurricane Beryl currently passing through the Caribbean (‘Warnings and insurance’ page).

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03-Jul-2024 20:43
 

Updated information on hurricane Beryl currently passing through the Caribbean (‘Warnings and insurance’ page)

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03-Jul-2024 20:37
 

Updated information hurricane Beryl currently passing through the Caribbean (‘Warnings and insurance’ page)

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03-Jul-2024 20:27
 

Updated information on hurricane Beryl currently passing through the Caribbean (‘Warnings and insurance’ page)

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03-Jul-2024 17:04
 

State of Emergency extended a further 60 days (Warnings and insurance page)

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03-Jul-2024 16:57
 

New information on access at the Rafah border crossing (‘Warnings and insurance’ page)

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03-Jul-2024 16:50
 

New information on access at the Rafah border crossing (‘Warnings and insurance’ page).

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03-Jul-2024 16:44
 

Advice about protests (Safety and Security page)

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03-Jul-2024 16:31
 

A hurricane is tracking south of Haiti and is continuing to neighbouring Caribbean islands this week. ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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03-Jul-2024 16:27
 

Updated information about hurricane Beryl ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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03-Jul-2024 16:19
 

Updated information about the presidential election period in Venezuela (‘Warning and insurance’ and ‘Safety and security’ pages).

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03-Jul-2024 12:21
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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02-Jul-2024 22:15
 

A hurricane is expected to hit Jamaica and neighbouring Caribbean islands this week. ('Warnings and Insurance')

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02-Jul-2024 18:52
 

A hurricane watch is in effect for the Cayman Islands ('Warnings and insurance' page)

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02-Jul-2024 16:26
 

A hurricane is projected to track south of Haiti and neighbouring Caribbean islands this week. ('Warnings and Insurance' page)

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02-Jul-2024 15:41
 

A hurricane is projected to track south of the Dominican Republic and neighbouring Caribbean islands this week. ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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02-Jul-2024 14:06
 

Information on stray dog attacks in Bermuda ('Safety and security' page).

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02-Jul-2024 12:54
 

Updated information about: risks within Lebanon (‘Warnings and insurance’ and ‘Regional risks’ pages); help and support available (‘Warnings and insurance’ and ‘Getting help’ pages); costs related to visas and residence permits (‘Entry requirements’ page); the impact of the economic crisis, the risks related to photography, and dealing with extreme weather and natural disasters (‘Safety and security’ page); and healthcare (‘Health’ page). The FCDO continues to advise against all travel to Lebanon and encourage those in country to leave.

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02-Jul-2024 09:58
 

Removal of information on Tropical Storm Chris ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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02-Jul-2024 09:46
 

Updated assessment that terrorists are likely to try and carry out attacks in Thailand (‘Safety and security’ page).

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01-Jul-2024 22:46
 

Updated information on hurricane Beryl currently passing through the Caribbean. ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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01-Jul-2024 22:39
 

Updated information on hurricane Beryl currently passing through the Caribbean ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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Update Date:
01-Jul-2024 22:35
 

Updated information on Hurricane Beryl currently passing through the Caribbean (‘Warnings and insurance’ page)’.

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Update Date:
01-Jul-2024 22:32
 

A hurricane is likely to hit Jamaica and neighbouring Caribbean islands this week. ('Warnings and Insurance')

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Update Date:
01-Jul-2024 22:22
 

Updated information on hurricane Beryl currently passing through the Caribbean ('Warnings and insurance' page)

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Update Date:
01-Jul-2024 22:15
 

Updated information on hurricane Beryl currently passing through the Caribbean (‘Warnings and insurance’ page)’.

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01-Jul-2024 14:40
 

Information on criminal kidnap ('Safety and security' page).

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01-Jul-2024 11:48
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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01-Jul-2024 11:48
 

Information on the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting between 20 and 26 October and expected disruption ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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01-Jul-2024 10:58
 

Information on Tropical Storm Chris ('Warnings and insurance’ page).

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30-Jun-2024 16:00
 

Updated information on a hurricane likely to hit the region in the following week (‘Warnings and insurance’ page)’

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30-Jun-2024 12:13
 

A hurricane likely to hit the region in the following week

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30-Jun-2024 12:12
 

Updated information. A hurricane likely to hit the region in the following week (‘Warnings and insurance’ page)’.

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30-Jun-2024 12:10
 

Updated information on a hurricane likely to hit the region in the following week (‘Warnings and insurance’ page)’.

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30-Jun-2024 12:09
 

A hurricane likely to hit the region in the following week

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30-Jun-2024 00:52
 

Information on an attack in Savski Venac (Safety and Security)

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29-Jun-2024 17:04
 

Updated information on the hurricane season in the Caribbean (‘Warnings and insurance’ page)’.

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29-Jun-2024 17:01
 

Updated information on the hurricane season in the Caribbean (‘Warnings and insurance’ page)’

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29-Jun-2024 16:42
 

Updated information on the hurricane season in the Caribbean (‘Warnings and insurance’ page)’.

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28-Jun-2024 16:44
 

Updated information about industrial action and demonstrations (‘Safety and security’ page).

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28-Jun-2024 16:29
 

Updated information on protests across Kenya ('Safety and security' page).

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28-Jun-2024 15:59
 

Information that from 1 July to 31 December visas on arrival and eVisas will be valid for 60 days and that multiple entry 60-day visas will only be available from the Lao embassy before you depart for Laos (see ‘Temporary tourist visa changes’ on the ‘Entry requirements’ page).

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28-Jun-2024 13:51
 

New information on extreme temperatures and removal of warning on salmonella (See ‘Extreme weather and natural disasters’ on the Safety and Security page, and ‘Vaccinations and health risks’ on the Health page).

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27-Jun-2024 16:19
 

Information about hiking in the Trentino region of Italy ( See 'Outdoor activities and adventure tourism' on the 'Safety and security' page).

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27-Jun-2024 15:24
 

Information that everyone travelling into New Zealand needs to complete a New Zealand Traveller Declaration (‘Entry requirements’ page).

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27-Jun-2024 14:46
 

Updated information about using a UK driving license in the Falkland Islands ('Safety and security' page)

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27-Jun-2024 12:31
 

Information about military activity in La Paz (‘Warning and insurance’).

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27-Jun-2024 11:07
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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27-Jun-2024 11:02
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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27-Jun-2024 10:48
 

New information on border checks between Slovenia and Croatia (‘Entry requirements’ page).

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26-Jun-2024 16:04
 

Information that access to any area of Myanmar can be restricted by the authorities at any time, and information that permits and licenses needed to drive in Myanmar may change at short notice (‘Safety and security’ page).

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26-Jun-2024 13:26
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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26-Jun-2024 12:56
 

New information on visiting France for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games ('Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games' page).

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26-Jun-2024 11:51
 

FCDO no longer advises against all but essential travel to the southern sector of Kibale Forest National Park and Kibale Forest Corridor Game Reserve starting from the A109 entering the Park at Lake Nyabikere and exiting at Nkingo and extending to Lake George following the forest boundary but continues to advise against all but essential travel to some areas of Uganda (‘Warnings and insurance page’).

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26-Jun-2024 11:10
 

Addition of link to the Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Tourism website with information on entry requirements (‘Entry requirements’ page).

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26-Jun-2024 11:08
 

Removal of information about memorial events between 15 and 17 June ('Safety and security' page).

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25-Jun-2024 20:06
 

Updated information on anticipated protests across Kenya (Safety and Security page).

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25-Jun-2024 15:27
 

Updated information about road safety (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
25-Jun-2024 15:17
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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25-Jun-2024 10:49
 

Information on what you can do to prepare for and respond to extreme weather and natural hazards (‘Safety and security’ page).”

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25-Jun-2024 09:41
 

Information on protests expected to continue across multiple cities in Kenya including Nairobi, from 25 June (‘Safety and security’ page).

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24-Jun-2024 16:32
 

Information on sexual assault (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
24-Jun-2024 15:01
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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24-Jun-2024 11:01
 

Addition of information on criminal kidnapping ('Safety and security' page).

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24-Jun-2024 10:03
 

Removal of information on Tropical Storm Alberto (‘Warnings and Insurance’ page).

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21-Jun-2024 16:30
 

Updated assessment that terrorists are likely to try and carry out attacks in Tanzania ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
21-Jun-2024 13:49
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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21-Jun-2024 11:12
 

Updated information on political situation ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
21-Jun-2024 10:13
 

Information that tropical storm warnings have been lifted following Tropical Storm Alberto, but risks remain of heavy rains, landslides, mudslides and flooding ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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21-Jun-2024 09:19
 

Information about the risks of travelling to Afghanistan while on a guided tour (‘Safety and security’ page).

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20-Jun-2024 13:50
 

Addition of a link to Moldovan customs about goods you can take into and out of Moldova ('Entry requirements' page).

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20-Jun-2024 12:32
 

Updated information about Poland’s border with Belarus ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
20-Jun-2024 09:19
 

Information on Tropical Storm Warning for Tropical Storm Alberto, due to make landfall on the morning of Thursday 20 June ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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Update Date:
19-Jun-2024 12:28
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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19-Jun-2024 10:29
 

Updated information on criminal kidnap ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
18-Jun-2024 17:09
 

The international airport at Nouméa-La Tontouta has reopened ('Warnings and insurance' page) and the overnight curfew has been shortened (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
18-Jun-2024 16:43
 

Information on Tropical Storm Warning for Potential Tropical Cyclone One ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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Update Date:
18-Jun-2024 15:03
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
18-Jun-2024 11:41
 

Information about shortages of some medicines (‘Health’ page).

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Update Date:
18-Jun-2024 11:38
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
17-Jun-2024 17:59
 

Announcement of State of Emergency due to heavy rainfall ('Warnings and insurance' page)

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Update Date:
17-Jun-2024 13:25
 

Information that Russia has banned surrogacy for all foreigners except those married to Russian citizens (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
14-Jun-2024 14:09
 

Information on registering SIM-compatible devices in Azerbaijan (‘Entry requirements’ page).

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Update Date:
14-Jun-2024 12:51
 

Updated information on political situation ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
13-Jun-2024 16:24
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
13-Jun-2024 14:59
 

Information that the Chilean National Service for Disaster Prevention and Response (SENAPRED) has issued a warning for heavy rain across several regions of Chile on 13 and 14 June (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
13-Jun-2024 11:34
 

Updated information on illegal entry to Pakistan, returning to the UK and crime in Karachi (‘Entry Requirements’ and ‘Regional risks’ pages).

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Update Date:
13-Jun-2024 11:01
 

Information on power cuts in St Maarten (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
12-Jun-2024 15:29
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
12-Jun-2024 14:28
 

Information about criminal kidnaps ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
12-Jun-2024 14:18
 

Updated information on passport validity requirements ('Entry requirements' page).

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Update Date:
12-Jun-2024 14:17
 

Information on risks to LGBT travellers in Iraq (see ‘LGBT travellers’ on the ‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
12-Jun-2024 14:00
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
12-Jun-2024 13:12
 

Removal of information about flooding ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
12-Jun-2024 10:24
 

Information about passport validity when visiting Mexico as a tourist ('Entry requirements' page).

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Update Date:
11-Jun-2024 15:49
 

New information on passport validity and visa requirements before entering the country, and travel permits for the Khatlon Region (‘Entry requirements’ page).

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Update Date:
11-Jun-2024 09:43
 

Information on Hajj 2024 ('Pilgrimage' page).

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Update Date:
10-Jun-2024 17:04
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
10-Jun-2024 17:00
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
10-Jun-2024 16:46
 

New information that as of 10 June, no further strike action has been called in Nigeria (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
10-Jun-2024 16:40
 

New information on using drones for photos and filming ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
10-Jun-2024 11:32
 

Updated information on kidnapping ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
10-Jun-2024 11:01
 

Information that the Philippine authorities raised the alert level of Kanlaon Volcano in Negros Island following an eruption (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
10-Jun-2024 10:54
 

Information about the presidential election on 29 June (see 'Political situation' on the 'Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
07-Jun-2024 15:24
 

Updated information on potential travel disruption due to industrial action ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
07-Jun-2024 14:44
 

Updated assessment that terrorists are likely to try to carry out attacks in Burundi (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
07-Jun-2024 13:37
 

Updated assessment that terrorists are likely to try to carry out attacks in Indonesia (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
06-Jun-2024 15:32
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
05-Jun-2024 15:25
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
05-Jun-2024 14:00
 

Updated information on express kidnappings and electronic smoking devices ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
05-Jun-2024 13:53
 

New information on the nationwide strikes in Nigeria which commenced on 4 June (see ‘Nationwide Strikes’ on the ‘Safety and Security’ Page).

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Update Date:
05-Jun-2024 12:18
 

Removal of information on the general elections in India (‘Safety and security page’).

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Update Date:
04-Jun-2024 16:29
 

Removal of information about the risk of disruption during Mexico’s national elections on 2 June (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
04-Jun-2024 15:45
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
04-Jun-2024 10:48
 

Information that if your passport is lost or stolen, you cannot use a police report to leave Italy (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
04-Jun-2024 09:30
 

Updated information on scams ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
04-Jun-2024 09:22
 

Removal of information on the threat of disruption ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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Update Date:
04-Jun-2024 09:18
 

Updated information on visa requirements ('Entry requirements' page).

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Update Date:
03-Jun-2024 20:29
 

The international airport at Nouméa-La Tontouta is closed until further notice ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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Update Date:
03-Jun-2024 18:25
 

Addition of information and advice on nationwide strikes affecting public services including at all international airports (Warnings and Insurance page).

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Update Date:
03-Jun-2024 16:32
 

Information that there will be traffic delays and a higher police presence in Vientiane and Laos throughout the year due to Laos hosting the ASEAN chair (See ‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
03-Jun-2024 15:01
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
03-Jun-2024 12:25
 

Information on floods in some parts of Germany (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
31-May-2024 23:29
 

Information on Salvadoran government warning of an increased threat of disruption during the weekend of 1-2 June

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Update Date:
31-May-2024 18:08
 

Updated information: The state of emergency has been lifted (‘Safety and security’ page). The international airport at Nouméa-La Tontouta is closed until at least 2 June ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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31-May-2024 15:16
 

Updated information on kidnap ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
31-May-2024 14:45
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
31-May-2024 13:26
 

Update to the terrorism section ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
31-May-2024 13:22
 

Updated information on Croatia-Slovenia border crossings ('Entry requirements' page).

Update Date:
31-May-2024 12:28
 

Updated information on criminal kidnap ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
31-May-2024 12:10
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
31-May-2024 11:14
 

New information about criminal kidnaps ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
30-May-2024 15:59
 

Updated information on visa requirements ('Entry requirements' page).

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Update Date:
30-May-2024 15:22
 

Removal of information about earthquake on 3 April ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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Update Date:
30-May-2024 12:33
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
30-May-2024 10:17
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
29-May-2024 17:04
 

Information on currency and states affected by Naxalism ('Entry requirements' and 'Safety and security' pages).

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Update Date:
29-May-2024 16:25
 

Updated information on the latest volcanic activity ('Safety and Security' page).

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Update Date:
29-May-2024 15:31
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

Location:
Update Date:
29-May-2024 14:58
 

Updated information on demonstrations ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
29-May-2024 12:12
 

Amended information on car child safety requirements ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
29-May-2024 11:23
 

Updated information on wildfires ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
29-May-2024 10:52
 

Information about the risk of disruption during Mexico’s national elections on 2 June (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
28-May-2024 15:52
 

Removal of information about cyclone Remal ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
28-May-2024 15:33
 

Updated information on criminal kidnap ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
28-May-2024 15:12
 

Updated information on criminal kidnaps ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
28-May-2024 14:26
 

Information on requirements for K-ETA and health screenings (‘Entry requirements’ page).

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Update Date:
27-May-2024 16:21
 

Possible demonstrations near the Courts of Justice in Republic Street in Valletta on 28 and 29 May ('Warnings and insurance' page)

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Update Date:
27-May-2024 13:28
 

Temporary suspension of in-person consular services, due to ongoing construction work outside the British Embassy Addis Ababa. If you are in need of urgent consular assistance, you should call +251 (0)11 617 0100. (Warnings and insurance)

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Update Date:
27-May-2024 12:34
 

Latest information on options for leaving New Caledonia; evacuation flights are likely to end soon (Warnings and insurance)

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Update Date:
26-May-2024 14:16
 

Information on severe regional flooding affecting road travel in Northern Armenia.

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Update Date:
25-May-2024 18:19
 

Latest information on options for leaving New Caledonia

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Update Date:
25-May-2024 10:52
 

Cyclone Remal is projected to hit Bangladesh on Sunday 26 May. This could cause very strong winds and heavy rain in southern coastal areas, particularly the Sundarbans and the areas south of Khulna and Barishal. You should follow advice from local authorities.

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Update Date:
24-May-2024 16:54
 

Information about quad-biking and insurance and about new rules for use of foreign driving licences (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
24-May-2024 12:51
 

New information on the risk of violence in public spaces in Bujumbura ('Regional Risks' page).

Update Date:
24-May-2024 12:23
 

Information about Kinshasa armed attacks on 19 May ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
24-May-2024 10:34
 

Latest update: Information on evacuation flights ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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Update Date:
24-May-2024 10:26
 

New State of Emergency decree for seven provinces and one district. Update on criminal kidnapping in Ecuador. Change to police record entry requirement ('Warnings and insurance', 'Entry requirements' and 'Safety and security' pages).

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Update Date:
23-May-2024 17:37
 

Addition of information about the State of Emergency and curfew (‘Warnings and Insurance’ page)

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Update Date:
23-May-2024 16:41
 

Information on D-Day commemoration events between 5 and 7 June ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
23-May-2024 13:57
 

FCDO now advises against all travel to all of Rakhine State (‘Warnings and insurance’ and 'Regional risks' pages).

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Update Date:
22-May-2024 15:34
 

Removal of information about Eurovision ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
22-May-2024 11:51
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
22-May-2024 10:02
 

France, Australia, and New Zealand are carrying out evacuation flights (‘Warnings and insurance’ page).

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Update Date:
21-May-2024 16:13
 

Information about active volcanoes in southern Italy ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
21-May-2024 12:35
 

New information on the situation in New Caledonia (‘Warnings and insurance’ page).

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Update Date:
20-May-2024 16:37
 

Information about river travel ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
20-May-2024 15:34
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Update Date:
20-May-2024 14:55
 

Information regarding gunfire in Kinshasa on 19 May and protests (see ‘Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
20-May-2024 11:28
 

FCDO now advises against all travel to within 7km of the crater of Mount Ibu in Northern Marapi (‘Warnings and insurance’ and 'Regional risks' page).

Update Date:
19-May-2024 12:59
 

Information regarding gunfire in Kinshasa (see ‘Warning and insurance’ page).

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Update Date:
18-May-2024 21:29
 

Information on reports of violence in Bishkek (‘Safety and security’ page)

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Update Date:
17-May-2024 19:08
 

On 17 May, foreign national tourists were reportedly shot dead and others wounded in a market in Bamiyan in Central Afghanistan (Safety and security)

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Update Date:
17-May-2024 18:18
 

Addition of request for British nationals in New Caledonia to register their presence (Warnings and insurance).

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Update Date:
17-May-2024 16:32
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
17-May-2024 13:38
 

Information on support in areas where FCDO advises against travel, visa requirements, customs rules, outdoor activities and adventure tourism, health (‘Warnings and insurance’, ‘Entry requirements’, ‘Safety and security’ and ‘Health’ pages).

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Update Date:
17-May-2024 13:28
 

Information on restricted entry by land or sea borders, entering Azerbaijan with a vehicle and importation of drones (‘Entry requirements’ and ‘Safety and security’ pages).

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Update Date:
17-May-2024 11:25
 

FCDO now advises against all but essential travel to New Caledonia ('Warnings and insurance' and ‘Safety and security’ pages).

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Update Date:
17-May-2024 10:45
 

Information about Dengue fever (‘Health’ page).

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Update Date:
17-May-2024 10:35
 

Information that if your passport is lost or stolen, you cannot use a police report to leave Spain (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
17-May-2024 10:31
 

Information on protests that sometimes take place in central Yerevan and other major cities ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
16-May-2024 16:49
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

Update Date:
16-May-2024 15:32
 

FCDO continues to advise against all travel to the whole of the Central African Republic, this includes the areas of Bimbo, Begoua and Coline, except to the capital, Bangui. FCDO now advises against all but essential travel to Bangui, including Bangui M’Poko international airport ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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Update Date:
16-May-2024 15:06
 

FCDO now advises against all but essential travel to two remote areas of Peru - the Valley of the Apurímac, Ene, and Mantaro Rivers (VRAEM) and the Putumayo river border area (‘Warnings and Insurance’ and ‘Regional risks’ pages).

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Update Date:
16-May-2024 14:24
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
16-May-2024 11:13
 

Information on the political situation across Georgia ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
15-May-2024 20:17
 

Information on the State of Emergency declared for New Caledonia ('Warnings and insurance' and ‘Safety and security’ pages).

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Update Date:
15-May-2024 16:36
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
15-May-2024 16:08
 

New information on international driving permits (IDPs) ('Safety and security' page.)

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Update Date:
15-May-2024 15:42
 

Information that tickets for EURO 2024 will be digital ('Euro 2024' page).

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Update Date:
15-May-2024 15:09
 

Information about celebratory gunfire in Chad ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
15-May-2024 13:32
 

Removal of information on the semi-final between Olympiacos and Aston Villa (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
15-May-2024 10:51
 

Information on the airport closure at Nouméa-La Tontouta ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
14-May-2024 15:55
 

Information on the visa extension penalty if not renewed within 90 days and that the use of E-cigarettes is illegal ('Entry requirements' and 'Safety and security' pages).

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Update Date:
14-May-2024 10:56
 

Information on a previous attack in Macomia, Cabo Delgado (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
14-May-2024 10:33
 

Information regarding the ongoing protests in New Caledonia (‘Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
14-May-2024 09:41
 

Information for LGBT+ travellers in Rwanda (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
13-May-2024 16:49
 

Information about the risks of violence in public spaces in Burundi ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
13-May-2024 15:43
 

Update on advice for LGBT+ travellers and new information on driving conditions (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
13-May-2024 12:30
 

Removal of information about Eurovision Song Contest ('Warnings and insurance' and 'Safety and security' pages).

Location:
Update Date:
13-May-2024 11:58
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
10-May-2024 16:17
 

Information about protests in Chad ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
10-May-2024 14:32
 

Information on large-scale IS-Mozambique attacks early this morning, 10 May, in Macomia, Cabo Delgado ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
10-May-2024 11:34
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
10-May-2024 10:10
 

Information about protecting yourself from crime ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
09-May-2024 13:45
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
09-May-2024 11:23
 

Information on vehicle hijacking ('Safety and security’ and 'Regional risks’ pages). Additional information on limited medical services (‘Health’ page).

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Update Date:
09-May-2024 10:07
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
08-May-2024 16:07
 

New information on the Belarus-Latvia border (‘Safety and Security’ page).

Location:
Update Date:
08-May-2024 15:58
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

Location:
Update Date:
08-May-2024 15:27
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Location:
Update Date:
08-May-2024 15:22
 

Removal of the state of emergency (‘Warnings and Insurance’ page).

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Update Date:
08-May-2024 15:15
 

Information on the most reliable way of getting a visa is through the High Commission in the UK ('Entry requirements' page).

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Update Date:
08-May-2024 13:09
 

Removal of information on Tropical storm Hadiya, which has now passed (‘Safety and security’ page). Update to information on fines for traffic violations (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
07-May-2024 16:09
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
07-May-2024 15:50
 

New information on confirmed demonstrations on 9 May in Malmö ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
07-May-2024 15:33
 

Information on the Europa Conference League semi-final between Olympiacos and Aston Villa (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
05-May-2024 18:47
 

Updated information on rainfall and flooding (Safety and security, Regional risks)

Update Date:
05-May-2024 00:43
 

Removal of information about temporary closure of Buccoo Reef Marine Park (Warnings and insurance).

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Update Date:
03-May-2024 15:39
 

Updated information on drones, road travel and regional risks ('Safety and security' and 'Regional risks' pages).

Location:
Update Date:
03-May-2024 15:19
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
03-May-2024 13:43
 

Information on travelling to Eurovision in Malmö via Copenhagen (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
03-May-2024 13:24
 

New information on travel to Ukraine from Poland (See ‘Ukraine-Poland Border’ on the ‘Warnings and insurance’ page, and ‘Ukraine border’ on the ‘Safety and security’ page).

Update Date:
03-May-2024 13:12
 

Advice on what to do in the event of excessive rain and flooding ('Safety and Security' page).

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Update Date:
03-May-2024 11:08
 

Information on Tropical storm Hadiya forecasted to make landfall between 3 and 6 May (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
03-May-2024 10:03
 

A separate state of emergency (SOE) was declared on 30 April due to armed violence. This covers five provinces: El Oro, Guayas, Los Ríos, Manabí and Santa Elena ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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Update Date:
03-May-2024 09:10
 

Information on extreme weather ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
03-May-2024 07:04
 

The FCDO now advises against all but essential travel to the western regions (oblasts) of Lviv, Volyn, Rivne, and Zhytomyr and against all travel to within 50km of the borders of Volyn, Rivne and Zhytomyr with Belarus. The FCDO continues to advise against all but essential travel to Zakarpattia, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ternopil and Chernivtsi and against all travel to the rest of Ukraine. ('Warnings and insurance' and 'Regional risks' page).

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Update Date:
02-May-2024 16:47
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
02-May-2024 14:56
 

FCDO now advises against all travel to within 7km of the crater of Mount Ruang in Northern Sulawesi (‘Warnings and insurance’ page).

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Update Date:
02-May-2024 13:42
 

Information if you are planning to attend Eurovision on 4 to 11 May 2024, or if you will be in Sweden during the event (‘Warnings and insurance’ and ‘Safety and security’ pages).

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Update Date:
02-May-2024 11:18
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
01-May-2024 17:11
 

Information on visa application fees, entry and exit points, the sustainable development fee and taking money into or out of Bhutan (‘Entry requirements’ page).

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Update Date:
01-May-2024 16:56
 

Information on health, wildfires, crime, outdoor activities and adventure tourism ('Health, Safety and security' and 'Regional risks' pages).

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Update Date:
01-May-2024 15:41
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

Location:
Update Date:
01-May-2024 12:17
 

Information on extreme weather ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
01-May-2024 10:12
 

Removal of information on disruption to flights across France on 25 April ('Warnings and insurance' page).

Update Date:
30-Apr-2024 16:45
 

Information on customs rules in the Turks and Caicos Islands (‘Entry requirements’ page).

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Update Date:
30-Apr-2024 16:09
 

Updated information on political situation ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
30-Apr-2024 10:04
 

Updated information on land borders ('Warnings and insurance' page).

Update Date:
29-Apr-2024 15:04
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
29-Apr-2024 14:21
 

Removing reference to HLE President Geingob’s passing and an update on drivers licences ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
29-Apr-2024 14:13
 

Information on a previous terrorist attack in Iran in April 2024 ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
28-Apr-2024 22:27
 

Updated information on land borders being closed during election day - 29 April

Update Date:
26-Apr-2024 21:13
 

Temporary closure of Buccoo Reef Marine Park (See 'Warnings and insurance'.

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Update Date:
26-Apr-2024 16:12
 

Information on avoiding political gatherings or demonstrations during Togo’s regional and legislative elections ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
26-Apr-2024 15:00
 

Information that a security exercise in Addis Ababa involving house searches is ongoing. Check credentials of officials and comply with any search request ('Regional risks' page).

Location:
Update Date:
26-Apr-2024 14:22
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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Update Date:
26-Apr-2024 12:41
 

Removal of some language on military activity in the region (‘Warnings and insurance’ page).