South Africa travel advice

Following reports of disruptions to flights between South Africa and Zimbabwe we advise those intending to travel to check with their airlines first. There is a […]

Taiwan travel advice

The World University Games (Universiade) will take place in Taiwan across 5 cities from 19 to 30 August 2017. See this information and advice page for travelling spectators […]

USA travel advice

In March 2017, the US government implemented additional security measures relating to carriage of electronic items on flights departing to the US from a number of countries in […]

Democratic Republic of the Congo travel advice

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to the provinces of Kasaï, Kasaï Central, Kasaï Oriental, Haut-Uele, Haut Lomami, Ituri, North Kivu, South […]

Belarus travel advice

You’ll need to have valid medical insurance before travelling to Belarus. You’ll be asked to provide proof of your insurance when you apply for your visa […]

Nicaragua travel advice

UK health authorities have classified Nicaragua as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For more information and advice, visit the website of the National Travel Health […]

Bahrain travel advice

The Bahrain authorities have announced the suspension of diplomatic relations with Qatar. All air and sea points of entry between Bahrain and Qatar will be closed […]

Saudi Arabia travel advice

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office advise against all travel to within 10km of the border with Yemen and against all but essential travel between 10km and […]

Spain travel advice

On 17/18 August 2017, there were 2 terrorist-related incidents where vehicles were driven directly at pedestrians, resulting in injuries and loss of life. These were in […]

Mali travel advice

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to: the provinces of Tombouctou, Kidal, Gao and Mopti parts of the provinces of Kayes, Koulikoro […]

Mozambique travel advice

Some tensions remain in Zambezia, Sofala, Manica and Tete provinces, mainly between the opposition party’s militia and state security forces. There were sporadic attacks in these […]

Philippines travel advice

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to western and central Mindanao and the Sulu archipelago because of terrorist activity and clashes between […]

Cape Verde travel advice

UK health authorities have classified Cape Verde as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. There have also been sporadic cases of malaria reported in the […]

Kenya travel advice

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to areas within 60km of the Kenya-Somali border Garissa County Lamu County (excluding Lamu […]

Nepal travel advice

The monsoon season normally runs from June to September. Recent monsoon rains have caused widespread flooding, leading to displacement of people, injuries and deaths. Search and […]

Greece travel advice

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.7 occurred off the coast of Kos on 21 July 2017. Following the earthquake, Kos Airport is now fully […]

Gabon travel advice

Political stability in Gabon remains uncertain following the result of the August 2016 presidential election, with violent clashes occurring between demonstrators and security forces at that […]

Bahrain travel advice

The Bahrain authorities have announced the suspension of diplomatic relations with Qatar. All air and sea points of entry between Bahrain and Qatar will be closed […]

South Africa travel advice

There is a very high level of crime including rape and murder in South Africa. The most violent crimes tend to occur in townships, remote and […]

India travel advice

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel in the immediate vicinity of the border with Pakistan, other than at Wagah. The FCO advise […]

Moldova travel advice

You should be alert to the possibility of political protests and demonstrations. While these are generally peaceful, the situation could quickly change. Be alert to the […]

Pakistan travel advice

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to: the Federally Administered Tribal Areas the districts of Charsadda, Kohat, Tank, Bannu, Lakki, Dera Ismail […]

China travel advice

Over 590,000 British nationals visit mainland China every year. Most visits are trouble free but you should always take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel. […]

Cyprus travel advice

Terrorist attacks in Cyprus can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism There have been reports of an increase in holidaymakers being encouraged to submit a claim for personal […]

Norway travel advice

Norway has extended the temporary border controls on its internal Schengen border until 11 November 2017. These border controls take place at ports with ferry traffic from Sweden, […]

Peru travel advice

A State of Emergency was declared on 19 July 2017 in the districts of Juliaca in Puno, the districts of Wanchaq and San Sebastián in Cusco, […]

Mexico travel advice

There were shooting incidents at a nightclub in Playa del Carmen on 16 January and at the state prosecutor’s office in downtown Cancun on 17 January […]

South Korea travel advice

The level of tension on the Korean peninsula remains high due to a series of nuclear and missile tests by the DPRK (North Korea), including two […]

New Caledonia travel advice

Some recent security incidents have led to roads being blocked or closed on safety grounds by local authorities. If this happens you should keep moving where […]

Australia travel advice

Over 670,000 British nationals visit Australia every year. Most visits are trouble-free. Australia is a vast country. You should plan journeys carefully, particularly if you’re travelling […]