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FCO 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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12-Dec-2018 15:06
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about bushfires in Queensland

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12-Dec-2018 12:07
 

Latest update: Terrorism section and summary - updated information and advice on the threat from terrorism in Kazakhstan, reflecting a reduced threat; Safety and security section (Air travel) and summary - removal of information about all Kazakh airlines being removed from EU banned list in 2016

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12-Dec-2018 10:09
 

Latest update: Summary - following a shooting incident in the city of Strasbourg in north-eastern France on the evening of 11 December, the attacker remains unaccounted for; a large police and gendarmerie operation (with military reinforcements) remains underway in the city of Strasbourg and surrounding areas; you should exercise caution and follow the advice of the French authorities at all times

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12-Dec-2018 10:03
 

Latest update: Summary - change to advice against travel; the FCO now advise against all but essential travel to the DRC, including the capital city Kinshasa; areas of the country where the FCO already advise against all travel are unchanged; if you’re currently in the DRC and your continued presence is not essential, you should consider leaving the country by commercial means before 17 December

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11-Dec-2018 12:04
 

Latest update: this advice has been reviewed in full, with updates to the Safety and security (Crime, Swimming and Political situation) and Health sections

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11-Dec-2018 11:45
 

Latest update: Summary - Chelsea take on MOL Vidi FC in a UEFA Europa League group match in Budapest on Thursday 13 December; if you're travelling to Hungary for the match, check our dedicated information and advice page for travelling fans in addition to this travel advice

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11-Dec-2018 10:56
 

Latest update: Summary - changes to areas where the FCO advise against all travel and all but essential travel, including removal of advice against travel in some areas of northern and eastern Lebanon; addition of information on criminality in parts of the Bekka and information on travel in southern Lebanon

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10-Dec-2018 16:28
 

Latest update: Summary - revised information on protests

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10-Dec-2018 16:26
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about expected protests in Brussels on 8 December

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10-Dec-2018 14:06
 

Latest update: Safety and security section - updated information on protests in Basra earlier in 2018, and on internally displaced people in Dohuk, Kurdistan Region; Natural disasters section - addition of information on recent seismic activity

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10-Dec-2018 13:54
 

Latest update: Summary - minor amendment to information on December elections

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09-Dec-2018 18:01
 

This advice has been reissued with additional information in the Safety & Security and Road Travel sections and the addition of a Natural Disasters section, with information on earthquakes.

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07-Dec-2018 20:25
 

Latest update: Summary - protest march planned for the centre of Bamako on 8 December. Terrorism - update to list of recent terrorist attacks in Mali.

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07-Dec-2018 16:38
 

Latest update: Terrorism section - editorial amendment to information on vigilance around significant occasions and public holidays

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07-Dec-2018 16:31
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about period of severe weather; minor amendments to information on political unrest

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07-Dec-2018 15:41
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about political demonstrations on 6 December

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07-Dec-2018 15:35
 

Latest update: this advice has been reviewed in full with amendments throughout

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07-Dec-2018 14:18
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Local travel) and summary - change to advice against travel; FCO advice against all travel to within 25km of Eritrea's land borders now excludes the border crossings at Debay Sima – Burre, Serha – Zalambessa and Kesadika (Adi Kuala) – Rama, plus the main paved roads leading to those crossings; Entry requirements section (Visas) - addition of information on entry stamps, which are not being issued at the newly re-opened land-border crossings from Ethiopia; Safety and security section (Crime) - updated information on incidents of crime

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07-Dec-2018 14:07
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Local travel) and summary - change to advice against travel; the FCO now advise against all but essential travel (rather than all travel) to within 10km of the border with Eritrea; this advice does not apply to the main road through Axum and Adigrat, tourist sites close to the road (eg Debre Damo and Yeha), and 3 border crossings and their main access roads; you should take local advice and not walk away from roads or towns unaccompanied

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07-Dec-2018 13:38
 

Latest update: Summary - amendment to information on states of emergency to reflect extensions to January 2019

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07-Dec-2018 13:01
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information and advice regarding protests expected in Brussels on Saturday 8 December

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07-Dec-2018 11:23
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information on continued protests against fuel prices across France, with demonstrations planned in Paris on Saturday 8 December

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06-Dec-2018 16:17
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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06-Dec-2018 16:17
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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06-Dec-2018 16:14
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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06-Dec-2018 14:44
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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06-Dec-2018 14:43
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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06-Dec-2018 14:42
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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06-Dec-2018 14:42
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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06-Dec-2018 14:41
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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06-Dec-2018 14:40
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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06-Dec-2018 14:40
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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06-Dec-2018 14:35
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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06-Dec-2018 14:30
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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06-Dec-2018 13:50
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on 6 September earthquake in Hokkaido; removal of information on localized transport disruption in western Japan following Typhoon Jebi

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06-Dec-2018 12:17
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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06-Dec-2018 09:48
 

Latest update: Summary - A large public gathering is scheduled to take place in the Dataran Merdaka area of Kuala Lumpur on Saturday 8 December; checkpoints and other security measures may be in place; there is a separate public gathering in the Padang Timur area of Petaling Jaya (a Kuala Lumpur suburb) at the same time; you should exercise caution, monitor local information, and follow the advice of the local authorities

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05-Dec-2018 23:58
 

Summary: Removal of advice about earthquake and tsunami warning on 5 December

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05-Dec-2018 22:54
 

Summary: Removal of advice about earthquake and tsunami warning on 5 December

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05-Dec-2018 22:53
 

Summary: Removal of advice about earthquake and tsunami warning on 5 December

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05-Dec-2018 13:05
 

Latest update: Summary - Protests against fuel prices continue across France, leading to blocked roads and motorways in some areas; demonstrations are also planned in Paris on Saturday 8 December which could be widespread and could cause disruption; you should avoid demonstrations and follow the advice of the authorities

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05-Dec-2018 12:53
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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05-Dec-2018 10:48
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full with amendments throughout

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05-Dec-2018 10:09
 

Latest update: Summary and Safety and security section (Crime) - update to advice against travel; the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to within 80 km (50 miles) of the Colombian border and within 40 km (25 miles) of the Brazilian border

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05-Dec-2018 09:10
 

Latest update: Summary - Political demonstrations are planned in the Töölö district of Helsinki on Thursday 6 December; you should avoid any demonstrations, remain vigilant and follow advice from the local authorities

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05-Dec-2018 07:30
 

Summary- On December 5, 2018, a magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck off the east coast of New Caledonia. A tsunami warning is in effect for the region including the southern islands of Vanuatu (Taefa Province) with reports of waves up to 3 metres. The Ni-Vanuatun authorities are advising an immediate evacuation from coastal areas to higher grounds and you should remain there until the local authorities give the all clear. British Nationals are advised to monitor local media and to listen to all radio outlets for the latest information from the local authorities.

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05-Dec-2018 07:23
 

Summary - A 7.6 magnitude earthquake has struck off the Loyalty Islands in New Caledonia triggering a Tsunami warning. Further large aftershocks have been reported. Anyone on low lying coastal areas should be prepared to move to higher ground. Please follow the advice of the local authorities and monitor media channels.

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05-Dec-2018 06:50
 

Summary - A 7.6 magnitude earthquake has struck off New Caledonia triggering a Tsunami warning. There is a risk the Tsunami could reach Fiji. Anyone on low lying coastal areas should be prepared to move to higher ground. Please follow the advice of the local authorities and monitor media channels.

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04-Dec-2018 17:54
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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04-Dec-2018 17:53
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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04-Dec-2018 17:52
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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04-Dec-2018 17:51
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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04-Dec-2018 17:51
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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04-Dec-2018 17:50
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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04-Dec-2018 17:24
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Summary - voting in the Bangladesh national election is scheduled to take place on 30 December 2018, with formal campaigning due to begin on 10 December; rallies with the potential for disorder may take place throughout this period; you're advised to avoid large gatherings and political rallies

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04-Dec-2018 16:47
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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04-Dec-2018 15:39
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information on Israeli Defence Force operations; if travelling near military operational areas, you should adhere to all official instructions

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04-Dec-2018 15:36
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information on Israeli Defence Force operations; if travelling near military operational areas, you should adhere to all official instructions

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04-Dec-2018 14:54
 

Latest update: Summary - a national civic strike will be held on 10 December and access to the airports in La Paz and Santa Cruz may be restricted; check local advice before travelling; you should not cross blockades

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04-Dec-2018 14:44
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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04-Dec-2018 14:38
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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04-Dec-2018 12:16
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on visa on arrival suspension during APEC Leaders' week; Entry requirements section (Visas) - revised information on visas; entry requirements can change so check the latest information with the Papua New Guinea Immigration & Citizenship Authority before travelling

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04-Dec-2018 11:41
 

Latest update: Summary - Tottenham take on FC Barcelona in a UEFA Champions League match in Barcelona on Tuesday 11 December; addition of link to our dedicated information and advice page for travelling fans

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04-Dec-2018 08:56
 

Latest update: Summary - Kidnappings in North West Cameroon

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04-Dec-2018 08:40
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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03-Dec-2018 17:59
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of link to information and advice page for the England men's cricket matches in Sri Lanka in October and November 2018

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03-Dec-2018 17:57
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of link to information and advice page for the Vorskla Poltava v Arsenal match on 29 November

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03-Dec-2018 17:53
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information on the 7.0 magnitude earthquake outside Anchorage, Alaska on 30 November

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03-Dec-2018 17:30
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Political situation) and summary - removal of information about the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Buenos Aires on 30 November and 1 December 2018

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03-Dec-2018 17:11
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about presidential elections in November 2018

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03-Dec-2018 16:10
 

Latest update: Safety and security section and summary - revised information on heavy clashes between militia groups in late August and September 2018; Terrorism section - addition of information about an attack on the central Libyan town of Tazerbo on 24 November 2018, responsibility for which was claimed by Daesh

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03-Dec-2018 14:28
 

Latest update: Summary - there may be increased security in place over the Christmas and New Year period, including at Christmas markets and other major events that might attract large crowds; you should remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities

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03-Dec-2018 14:27
 

Latest update: Summary - there may be increased security in place over the Christmas and New Year period, including at Christmas markets and other major events that might attract large crowds; you should remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities

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03-Dec-2018 14:27
 

Latest update: Summary - there may be increased security in place over the Christmas and New Year period, including at Christmas markets and other major events that might attract large crowds; you should remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities

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03-Dec-2018 14:25
 

Latest update: Summary - there may be increased security in place over the Christmas and New Year period, including at Christmas markets and other major events that might attract large crowds; you should remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities

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03-Dec-2018 14:24
 

Latest update: Summary - there may be increased security in place over the Christmas and New Year period, including at Christmas markets and other major events that might attract large crowds; you should remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities

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03-Dec-2018 14:24
 

Latest update: Summary - there may be increased security in place over the Christmas and New Year period, including at Christmas markets and other major events that might attract large crowds; you should remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities

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03-Dec-2018 14:23
 

Latest update: Summary - there may be increased security in place over the Christmas and New Year period, including at Christmas markets and other major events that might attract large crowds; you should remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities

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26-Nov-2018 12:34
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Local travel) - removal of information on APEC Leaders' Week; Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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26-Nov-2018 11:50
 

Latest update: Summary - revised information on fuel protests

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26-Nov-2018 11:13
 

Latest update: Local laws and customs section (Restricted areas) - updated weblink reflecting recent changes to Russian legislation

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26-Nov-2018 09:44
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Summary and Safety and security section (Political situation) - the campaigning period for the 23 December elections runs from 22 November to 22 December; in line with previous elections, the British Embassy Kinshasa will temporarily withdraw non-essential staff and dependents from 17 December

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23-Nov-2018 16:35
 

Latest update: Summary - revised information on protests currently taking place in Réunion

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23-Nov-2018 14:53
 

Latest update: Summary – addition of information and advice on likely disruption in Buenos Aires from 29 November to 2 December due to the G20 Leaders’ Summit

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23-Nov-2018 14:40
 

Latest update: Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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23-Nov-2018 14:10
 

Latest update: Summary - protests are currently taking place in Réunion; there are reports of road blocks and barricades affecting some routes, including access to the airport; you should allow extra time for your journey; if you’re in an affected area, avoid protests, remain vigilant, keep in contact with your tour operator and follow the instructions issued by local authorities

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23-Nov-2018 12:30
 

Latest update: Summary - The British Embassy in Hanoi is aware that the Quest Festival, due to take place in Ba Vi outside Hanoi from 23 to 25 November has been unable to start on time and that festival goers are not currently being allowed entry to the site and their accommodation; if you're attending the event, you're advised to check the Quest Festival Facebook site and confirm that you will be allowed access to the site before travelling to the event

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23-Nov-2018 12:03
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information and advice following the suspension of operations by Cobalt Air; Safety and security section (Local travel) - addition of information on new crossing points between the Republic of Cyprus and the north of Cyprus

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23-Nov-2018 10:58
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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23-Nov-2018 10:17
 

Latest update: Summary - there are confirmed reports of an attack on the Chinese Consulate in the Clifton area of Karachi, on the morning of 23 November 2018; law enforcement agencies have now secured the area; you should remain vigilant and follow the advice of the local security authorities

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22-Nov-2018 18:53
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of link to Living in Country guide; Health section - revised information on sources of health information before travel

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22-Nov-2018 18:29
 

Latest update: Summary – addition of link to Living In country guide; Health section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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22-Nov-2018 18:29
 

Latest update: Summary – addition of link to Living In country guide; Entry requirements section (Visas) - information on draft withdrawal agreement in principle between the UK and EU; Health section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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22-Nov-2018 18:29
 

Latest update: Summary – addition of link to Living In country guide; Entry requirements section (Visas) - information on draft withdrawal agreement in principle between the UK and EU; Health section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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22-Nov-2018 18:28
 

Latest update: Summary – addition of link to Living In country guide; Entry requirements section (Visas) - information on draft withdrawal agreement in principle between the UK and EU; Health section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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22-Nov-2018 18:28
 

Latest update: Summary – addition of link to Living In country guide; Entry requirements section (Visas) - information on draft withdrawal agreement in principle between the UK and EU; Health section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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22-Nov-2018 18:27
 

Latest update: Summary – addition of link to Living In country guide; Entry requirements section (Visas) - information on draft withdrawal agreement in principle between the UK and EU; Health section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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22-Nov-2018 18:26
 

Latest update: Summary – addition of link to Living In country guide; Entry requirements section (Visas) - information on draft withdrawal agreement in principle between the UK and EU; Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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22-Nov-2018 18:25
 

Latest update: Summary – addition of link to Living In country guide; removal of information about 11 November commemorations and 12 November public holiday; Entry requirements section (Visas) - information on draft withdrawal agreement in principle between the UK and EU; Health section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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22-Nov-2018 18:24
 

Latest update: Summary – addition of link to Living In country guide; Health section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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22-Nov-2018 18:23
 

Latest update: Summary – addition of link to Living In country guide; Entry requirements section (Visas) - information on draft withdrawal agreement in principle between the UK and EU; Health section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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22-Nov-2018 18:23
 

Latest update: Summary – addition of link to Living In country guide; Entry requirements section (Visas) - information on draft withdrawal agreement in principle between the UK and EU; Health section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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22-Nov-2018 18:22
 

Latest update: Summary – addition of link to Living In country guide; Entry requirements section (Visas) - information on draft withdrawal agreement in principle between the UK and EU; Health section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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22-Nov-2018 09:26
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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22-Nov-2018 09:23
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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22-Nov-2018 09:22
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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21-Nov-2018 17:39
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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21-Nov-2018 17:38
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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21-Nov-2018 17:36
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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21-Nov-2018 17:34
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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21-Nov-2018 15:07
 

Summary - Liverpool take on Paris Saint-Germain in a UEFA Champions League match in Paris on Wednesday 28 November; addition of link to our dedicated information and advice page for travelling fans

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21-Nov-2018 14:27
 

Latest update: Summary - revised information following October elections; Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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21-Nov-2018 12:12
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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21-Nov-2018 11:59
 

Latest update: Summary - Parliamentary elections will take place on 24 November and 1 December; there is likely to be a high security presence throughout the country in advance of, and over, this period; you should follow the advice of local authorities; Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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21-Nov-2018 11:11
 

Latest update: Terrorism section - factual update to the list of attacks; Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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21-Nov-2018 10:48
 

Latest update: Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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21-Nov-2018 09:32
 

Latest update: Summary - Elections take place across Taiwan on 24 November with the results released in the evening; while elections in Taiwan usually pass without incident you should be mindful around large gatherings of people at this time, such as political rallies or protests

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20-Nov-2018 18:08
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Passport validity) - updated information; your passport should be valid for the proposed duration of your stay; you don’t need any additional period of validity on your passport beyond this

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20-Nov-2018 17:45
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information and advice following major protests in Port au Prince and elsewhere in Haiti from 17 to 19 November; disruption may continue throughout this week

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20-Nov-2018 16:55
 

Latest update: Summary and Safety and security section (Political situation) - factual update on general elections held in November 2018

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20-Nov-2018 16:35
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information; nationwide political rallies and demonstrations have been announced from Wednesday 21 November to Saturday 24 November 2018

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20-Nov-2018 14:48
 

Latest update: Summary - revised information on presidential elections; Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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20-Nov-2018 09:15
 

Latest update: Summary - revised information; there are large and destructive wildfires in Butte County in North California and near Simi Valley, Ventura County in South California, with the fire perimeter extending south to Malibu in Los Angeles County; evacuation orders are in effect; removal of information on "red tide" algae and volcanic activity on Hawaii's Big Island

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20-Nov-2018 08:57
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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20-Nov-2018 06:43
 

Summary: APEC security forces in Port Moresby have attacked the Parliament building and set up road barricades reportedly in protest over non-payment of allowances. There is increased risk of opportunistic crime across the city. You should exercise vigilance and avoid all demonstrations or large gatherings. Monitor this travel advice for further updates.

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19-Nov-2018 15:15
 

Latest update: Summary - revised information; protests against fuel prices continue across France, leading to blocked roads and motorways in some areas; you should follow the advice of the authorities and allow extra time for your journey

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19-Nov-2018 09:24
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information; grenade attack close to Amritsar, situation is currently normal

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16-Nov-2018 22:59
 

Summary - revised information; there are large wildfires in Butte County in North California and near Malibu, Los Angeles County in South California; evacuation orders are in effect; there are other smaller wildfires currently active throughout California. The air quality in Northern California, including the San Francisco Bay area is being severely affected by the ongoing wild fires.

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16-Nov-2018 17:26
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on a national strike; Safety and security section (Crime) - editorial amendments

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16-Nov-2018 17:08
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full with amendments throughout

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16-Nov-2018 16:06
 

Latest update: Summary and Terrorism section - updated information and advice on the threat from terrorism in Argentina, reflecting a reduced threat

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16-Nov-2018 15:09
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full and reissued without amendment

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16-Nov-2018 15:09
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full and reissued without amendment

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16-Nov-2018 15:07
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full and reissued without amendment

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Update Date:
16-Nov-2018 15:06
 

Latest update: this advice has been reviewed in full and reissued without amendment

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Update Date:
16-Nov-2018 15:05
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full and reissued without amendment

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Update Date:
16-Nov-2018 15:04
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full and reissued without amendment

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Update Date:
16-Nov-2018 14:43
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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16-Nov-2018 14:37
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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16-Nov-2018 13:21
 

Latest update: Summary and Safety and security section (Shan State) - you’re advised to be vigilant in Taunggyi (Shan State) following the discovery on 16 November 2018 of an explosive device

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16-Nov-2018 13:06
 

Latest update: this advice has been reviewed in full and reissued without amendment

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Update Date:
16-Nov-2018 08:54
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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Update Date:
15-Nov-2018 18:00
 

Latest update: Summary - amendments to earlier information and advice on planned protests

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15-Nov-2018 16:51
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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Update Date:
15-Nov-2018 16:34
 

Summary - Arsenal take on Vorskla Poltava in a UEFA Europa League match in Poltava on Thursday 29 November; addition of link to our dedicated information and advice page for travelling fans

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Update Date:
15-Nov-2018 14:39
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full

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Update Date:
14-Nov-2018 15:53
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Political situation) - revised information on protests; you should check the local media for the latest information, remain vigilant and avoid any demonstrations

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Update Date:
14-Nov-2018 12:05
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information; the strike called by unions on 5 November has been suspended

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Update Date:
14-Nov-2018 11:47
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full

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Update Date:
14-Nov-2018 10:18
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about flash floods on Mallorca in October 2018; other minor editorial amendments

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Update Date:
14-Nov-2018 08:33
 

Latest update: Summary - Protests against fuel prices are planned across France on 17 November and may lead to blocked roads and motorways; you should follow the advice of the authorities and allow extra time for your journey

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Update Date:
13-Nov-2018 17:00
 

Latest update: Terrorism section and summary - updated information and advice on the threat from terrorism in Sweden, reflecting an increased threat

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Update Date:
13-Nov-2018 15:01
 

Latest update: Summary and Terrorism section – updated information and advice on the threat from terrorism in Belarus, reflecting a reduced threat

Update Date:
13-Nov-2018 12:39
 

Latest update: Summary - on 12 November 2018, over 370 projectiles were fired from Gaza into southern Israel; Israel responded by returning projectile fire into Gaza; if travelling in southern Israel, familiarise yourself with the safety actions that you should take in the event of a warning siren, follow advice from local authorities and stay informed of the security situation through the media and this travel advice

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Update Date:
13-Nov-2018 12:38
 

Latest update: Summary - on 12 November 2018, over 370 projectiles were fired from Gaza into southern Israel; Israel responded by returning projectile fire into Gaza; if travelling in southern Israel, familiarise yourself with the safety actions that you should take in the event of a warning siren, follow advice from local authorities and stay informed of the security situation through the media and this travel advice

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Update Date:
13-Nov-2018 12:16
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on Typhoon Yutu and All Saint's Day; Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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Update Date:
13-Nov-2018 10:08
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Summary - revised information on water consumption in the Western Cape; Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

Update Date:
12-Nov-2018 17:21
 

Latest update: Health section (Medication) and summary - updated information and advice on UAE Ministry of Health requirements when travelling with medication

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Update Date:
12-Nov-2018 16:18
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of link to information and advice page for the Juventus v Man Utd match on 7 November; removal of information about severe weather conditions at the end of October

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Update Date:
09-Nov-2018 18:41
 

Latest update: this travel advice has been reviewed in full; Summary section - removal of information about protests in Monrovia in September; updated advice on protests and demonstrations; Terrorism section and summary - updated information and advice on the threat from terrorism in Liberia

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Update Date:
09-Nov-2018 16:41
 

Latest update: Summary - revised information; there are large wildfires in Butte County in North California and near Malibu, Los Angeles County in South California; evacuation orders are in effect; there are other smaller wildfires currently active throughout California

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Update Date:
09-Nov-2018 16:29
 

Latest update: Health section - addition of information on rabies outbreak in Ngamiland, in the Delta area of north west Botswana; revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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Update Date:
09-Nov-2018 13:54
 

Latest update: Summary - Victoria Police have confirmed that they are treating an attack in Bourke Street, Melbourne, on 9 November as a terrorist incident; they are not aware of any ongoing threat, but you should stay vigilant and follow advice from Victoria Police

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Update Date:
09-Nov-2018 10:56
 

Latest update: This travel advice has been reviewed in full, with editorial amendments to all sections

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Update Date:
08-Nov-2018 17:11
 

Latest update: Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel; Health section and summary - other minor editorial amendments

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Update Date:
18-Oct-2018 10:08
 

Latest update: Summary - Cobalt Aero has suspended operations; all flights, including those between the UK and Cyprus, have been cancelled; addition of information and advice for affected passengers

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Update Date:
18-Oct-2018 09:46
 

Latest update: Summary - There has been torrential rain on the islands of Sicily and Sardinia and a weather warning is in place; all schools and public offices in Sardinia are closed; you should follow the advice of local authorities

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Update Date:
17-Oct-2018 17:11
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on rail accident between Salé and Kenitra

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Update Date:
17-Oct-2018 16:58
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) - revised information of visas and pre-approval

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Update Date:
17-Oct-2018 16:37
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on Independence Day on 9 October

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Update Date:
17-Oct-2018 15:13
 

Latest update: Local laws and customs section - addition of information about laws on recreational cannabis; Summary - removal of information and advice about Primera Air administration; Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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Update Date:
17-Oct-2018 10:22
 

Latest update: Summary - there has been civil unrest, including gunfire and reports of explosions, on the island of Anjouan, Comoros; a curfew is in place on the island of Anjouan from 8pm to 6am; it's unclear whether Anjouan Airport is operating; you should check with your airline before travelling; you should limit your movements around Anjouan, avoid crowds and demonstrations, and review your own security arrangements

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Update Date:
16-Oct-2018 17:24
 

Latest update: Summary and Entry requirements section (Visas) - the Papua New Guinea Immigration and Citizenship Authority (ICA) has announced that the Visa on Arrival (VoA) service will be suspended from 30 October until 30 November 2018 (inclusive) as part of enhanced border security measures related to APEC Leaders’ Week; during this period, all travellers can still apply and obtain a visa through Papua New Guinea embassies and missions abroad prior to travel; Safety and security (Local travel) - during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Week transport and hotel accommodation will be scarce, and road closures and restricted access will be in place in some parts of town

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Update Date:
16-Oct-2018 17:03
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information and advice on impact of Hurricanes Florence and Michael in affected states; removal of information about west coast wildfires and the Primera Air administration

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Update Date:
16-Oct-2018 11:43
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information around the opening of the new airport in Istanbul

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Update Date:
16-Oct-2018 09:34
 

Latest update: Summary - Presidential elections took place on 7 October; the results of the election is likely to be announced between 15 and 22 October; there may be demonstrations during this period; you should be vigilant, avoid large gatherings and monitor local media

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Update Date:
15-Oct-2018 18:57
 

Summary and Safety and Security section - continued demonstrations and outbreaks of violence following local elections held in February 2018

Update Date:
15-Oct-2018 17:52
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about the Israel-Scotland UEFA Nations League match held in Haifa on 11 October

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Update Date:
15-Oct-2018 17:52
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about the Israel-Scotland UEFA Nations League match held in Haifa on 11 October

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Update Date:
15-Oct-2018 17:28
 

Latest update: Summary - There has been flash flooding in the South of France (Aude); you should follow the advice of the local authorities; flood warnings remain in place for the following areas: Aude, Aveyron, Herault, Pyrenees Orientales, Tarn

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Update Date:
15-Oct-2018 17:05
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) - if you're planning to travel to Saudi Arabia via the causeway from Bahrain you should check the terms of your Saudi visa before travelling; if you're planning to apply for a visa, you should seek advice (eg from your visa agent, the Saudi Embassy or your employer) about the visa options available to you; Saudi visas may only allow for entry into the country by air and may prevent you from entering across a land border including via the causeway from Bahrain

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Update Date:
15-Oct-2018 17:01
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas); if you're planning to travel to Saudi Arabia via the causeway from Bahrain you should check the terms of your Saudi visa before travelling; if you're planning to apply for a visa, you should seek advice (eg from your visa agent, the Saudi Embassy or your employer) about the visa options available to you; Saudi visas may only allow for entry into the country by air and may prevent you from entering across a land border including via the causeway from Bahrain

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Update Date:
15-Oct-2018 16:47
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of link to the National Service for Risk and Emergency Management; Entry requirements (Visas) and Health sections - removal of information on health insurance for the Galapagos Islands; Safety and security section (Transport safety) - revised information on thefts on bus routes

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Update Date:
15-Oct-2018 15:38
 

Latest update: Summary - preparations for next February’s Presidential election have now begun in Dakar and across the country; political meetings and gatherings are likely to increase in frequency as the campaigning season draws to a close; Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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Update Date:
15-Oct-2018 13:54
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on the 17th Francophonie Summit; Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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Update Date:
05-Sep-2018 08:31
 

Wide areas of Western Japan are experiencing transport disruption in the wake of Typhoon Jebi. Kansai International Airport (KIX) was closed and all flights cancelled on 4th September. As of 5th September, no plans to resume service have been announced. If you are planning to travel through the affected areas, or use the airport, you should follow the advice of local authorities, transportation services and check with your airlines. The Osaka Prefectural government is publishing up-to-date information and guidance on their website.

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Update Date:
04-Sep-2018 18:58
 

Summary - updated information and advice on Tropical Storm Gordon, which is forecast to bring hazardous sea and weather conditions to US coastal regions on the Gulf of Mexico from afternoon (local time) on Tuesday 4 September and throughout Wednesday 5 September 2018

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Update Date:
04-Sep-2018 17:40
 

Latest update: this advice has been reviewed and reissued with minor editorial amendments throughout

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Update Date:
04-Sep-2018 17:34
 

Latest update: this advice has been reviewed in full and reissued without amendment

Update Date:
04-Sep-2018 17:33
 

Latest update: this advice has been reviewed in full and reissued without amendment

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Update Date:
04-Sep-2018 17:28
 

Latest update: this advice has been reviewed in full and reissued without amendment

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Update Date:
04-Sep-2018 16:09
 

Latest update: Summary - local authorities are responding to a bomb threat in Kolonnade shopping centre, Pretoria; the shopping centre has been evacuated; please follow guidance from local authorities on local and social media, and stay away from the area until local authorities say it is safe to return

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Update Date:
04-Sep-2018 14:26
 

Latest update: Summary - we are aware of an incident that occurred near the US embassy in Garden City, Cairo on 4 September; you should remain vigilant and follow the advice of authorities

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Update Date:
04-Sep-2018 12:52
 

Latest update: Terrorism section - update to existing information and advice, referencing a knife attack at Amsterdam Central Station on 28 August 2018 in which two foreign tourists were seriously injured

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Update Date:
04-Sep-2018 12:23
 

Latest update: this advice has been reviewed in full, with amendments to the Summary, Safety and security, Local laws and customs, Health, Natural disasters and Money sections

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Update Date:
03-Sep-2018 17:23
 

Latest update: Summary - update to existing information on political unrest and street violence; the FCO continue to advise against all but essential travel to Nicaragua

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Update Date:
03-Sep-2018 15:36
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about travel disruption during the national pedestrian day on 2 September

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Update Date:
03-Sep-2018 12:18
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information and advice on recovery efforts in the Attapeu region following the breach of Saddle Dam D in July 2018

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Update Date:
03-Sep-2018 11:30
 

Latest update: Terrorism section - review and factual update, referencing two shooting incidents involving security forces in July and August 2018

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Update Date:
03-Sep-2018 11:18
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of link to information page for the FC Ufa vs Rangers match on 30 August

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Update Date:
03-Sep-2018 11:15
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about Tropical Storm Florence, which passed south of Cape Verde over the weekend of 1 and 2 September

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Update Date:
03-Sep-2018 11:05
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about planned protests in Chisinau on and around Independence Day in late August

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Update Date:
03-Sep-2018 10:53
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Crime) - update to information and advice on travel by taxi

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Update Date:
03-Sep-2018 10:46
 

Latest update: this advice has been reviewed and reissued; Summary - updated visitor numbers for 2017

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Update Date:
02-Sep-2018 11:42
 

Summary – Safety and security: heavy clashes between militia continue in southern Tripoli districts. On Friday 31 August, Mitiga airport was closed and incoming flights diverted to Misrata.

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Update Date:
19-Aug-2018 21:50
 

Latest update: Summary - Safety and security section (Political section) - the arrest of a number of opposition Members of Parliament following violence around the Arua by-election on the 15 August 2018 has led to heightened political tension. There is an increased likelihood of protests, which may turn violent, across Uganda.

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Update Date:
19-Aug-2018 14:31
 

Summary - Red flood warnings have been issued for the period 20 August to 24 August, covering Vientiane, Nongkhai (opposite bank to Vientiane), Nakon Phanom, Khong Chiam and the Pakse area. With water levels continuing to rise rapidly, please monitor and follow the advice of local authorities and local weather forecasts.

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Update Date:
18-Aug-2018 09:14
 

Latest update: Summary - change to advice; the FCO now advises against all but essential travel to all other areas of the Ethiopian Somali Regional State, with the exception of the main road to Djibouti, and passengers on the Addis Ababa-Djibouti Railway

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Update Date:
17-Aug-2018 15:44
 

Latest update: Summary - revised information on flooding in Kerala and affected areas of Tamil Nadu; if you’re travelling to, or are already in the area, you’re advised to closely monitor travel advice, media reports and follow the advice from local authorities; if your current location lies within the worst affected area and you're in need of urgent help, you're advised to contact the helpline number of the region

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Update Date:
17-Aug-2018 15:01
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on forest fires

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Update Date:
17-Aug-2018 14:45
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information; a protest march is expected to take place in central Bamako on Saturday 18 August; you should stay away from all demonstrations and any blockades set up by the security forces

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Update Date:
17-Aug-2018 13:27
 

Latest update: Summary - revised information on risk of forest fires

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Update Date:
17-Aug-2018 13:07
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full and re-issued with editorial amendments

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Update Date:
17-Aug-2018 12:55
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information and advice on local travel disruption in Genoa following the Morandi bridge collapse on 14 August

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Update Date:
17-Aug-2018 11:20
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) - revised information; 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia FAN ID holders can travel to Russia using their FAN ID as a visa until 31 December 2018

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Update Date:
17-Aug-2018 10:37
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on typhoon Shanshan and extremely high temperatures; revised information on flooding

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Update Date:
17-Aug-2018 07:32
 

Latest update: Summary - Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Manila is experiencing flight disruption due to an incident late on 16 August; you should check with your airline if you're due to travel; NAIA flight information is available on their Hotline +63 (0) 2877 1111

Update Date:
16-Aug-2018 15:01
 

Latest Update: This advice has been reviewed and re-issued with minor editorial amendments

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Update Date:
16-Aug-2018 14:40
 

Latest update: Summary and Safety and security section (Demonstrations) - removal of information on protests on 14 August

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Update Date:
16-Aug-2018 12:14
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on AEK Athens v Celtic FC Champions League match in Athens on 14 August

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Update Date:
16-Aug-2018 11:36
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information; political protests are planned in the city of Turku on Saturday 18 August; you should follow local media and avoid demonstrations or other large gatherings

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Update Date:
16-Aug-2018 11:21
 

Latest update: Summary - revised information on recovery process following Hurricane Irma; Safety and security section (Road travel) - revised information on local driving licences from car rental companies; cost is US$25 which is valid for 3 months

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Update Date:
15-Aug-2018 13:57
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section - addition of information; we recommend you have a valid travel insurance policy as you may be asked to provide evidence of this by your airline at check-in or by the immigration authorities upon arrival in Georgia; you may face difficulties if you cannot provide evidence of valid travel insurance

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Update Date:
15-Aug-2018 10:15
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Air travel and Political situation) - removal of information on closure of Roberts International Airport for rehabilitation work; and removal of information on presidential and general elections; Entry requirements section - revised information on registration if you intend to live in Liberia

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Update Date:
15-Aug-2018 09:25
 

Latest update: Summary - this advice has been reviewed and reissued without amendment

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Update Date:
05-Aug-2018 23:57
 

A major forest fire in the area of Monchique, in the Algarve has been burning for 3 days. The fire has now reached the town of Monchique, and Portuguese authorities are evacuating affected areas of the town and surrounding areas. If you are in this area, follow the instructions of the Portuguese police and Civil Protection authorities. Civil Protection Portugal can be reached on 800 246 246 or www.prociv.pt. For your own safety, travel to the Monchique area is not advised under any circumstances until cleared by the Portuguese authorities.

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Update Date:
05-Aug-2018 16:05
 

Latest Update: Summary and Natural Disasters - 7.0 magnitude earthquake on north-east side of Lombok Island.

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Update Date:
04-Aug-2018 17:52
 

Latest Update: Summary - there have been reports of severe civil unrest, protests and violence in a number of areas in the Ethiopian Somali Regional State, including the cities of Jijiga and Dhegahbur. The situation is still developing but anyone intending to travel either to the Ethiopian Somali Regional State or to the nearby cities of Dire Dawa or Harar should reconsider and take local advice.

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Update Date:
03-Aug-2018 16:47
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Crime) - update on tourist police contact details; (Extreme Sports) - revised information; you should ensure your travel insurance includes helicopter rescue and medical evacuation

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Update Date:
03-Aug-2018 14:37
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section - removal of section on travel for FIFA World Cup; (Visas) - revised information on visa waiver if entering and exiting at Minsk International Airport; (Travelling between Russian and Belarus) - addition of information on exit stamps

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Update Date:
03-Aug-2018 14:14
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full and reissued without amendment

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Update Date:
03-Aug-2018 14:12
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Health Section - revised information on Dengue fever

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Update Date:
03-Aug-2018 13:41
 

Latest update: Summary - an increased police and military presence is likely following a violent protest on 1 August in the Harare Central Business District; during the post-election period, political gatherings and demonstrations may occur; these can be unpredictable, and may turn violent; you’re advised to exercise caution and avoid any political gatherings or demonstrations

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Update Date:
03-Aug-2018 13:18
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information; authorities across north-eastern states have increased security presence after the publication on 30 July of a revision of the National Register of Citizens in the state of Assam

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Update Date:
03-Aug-2018 11:14
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Travelling with children (under 18)) - addition of information on immigration rules relating to travel with children

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Update Date:
03-Aug-2018 09:36
 

Latest update: Summary - factual update; on 2 August 2018, 3 foreign nationals were abducted and murdered in Kabul; the exact motives for this are unclear

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Update Date:
02-Aug-2018 20:58
 

Summary and Health section: Visitors to the region should be aware that on 1 August, 4 cases of Ebola were confirmed in Béni territory in North Kivu province in DRC. The latest updates can be found on the WHO website.

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Update Date:
02-Aug-2018 16:24
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Health Section - addition of information on Chikungunya

Update Date:
02-Aug-2018 14:51
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Health Section - updated information on contacting emergency medical assistance

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Update Date:
02-Aug-2018 14:47
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Entry requirements section (Passport validity) - removal of information on acceptance of British passports extended by 12 months by British embassies and consulates under additional measures put in place in mid-2014

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Update Date:
02-Aug-2018 14:38
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Health Section - updated information on contacting emergency medical assistance

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Update Date:
02-Aug-2018 14:35
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; removal of information on Zika virus

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Update Date:
02-Aug-2018 14:27
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Health Section - updated information on contacting emergency medical assistance from a landline

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Update Date:
02-Aug-2018 14:22
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Health Section - updated information on contacting emergency medical assistance

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Update Date:
02-Aug-2018 13:38
 

Latest update: this advice has been reviewed in full; Health section - factual update on Chikungunya

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Update Date:
30-Jul-2018 18:24
 

Latest update: Summary - taxi drivers have called an indefinite strike in Barcelona, Madrid, Seville, Valencia, Alicante, Malaga and Bilbao; other destinations may be affected at short notice

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Update Date:
30-Jul-2018 15:47
 

Latest update: Editorial amendments throughout

Update Date:
30-Jul-2018 15:01
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information; the MLC political party has announced that their leader, Jean-Pierre Bemba, will return to Kinshasa arriving at N'Djili airport on 1 August; large crowds are possible and travel disruption is expected throughout Kinshasa

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Update Date:
30-Jul-2018 14:12
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on Odisha flood alert and Shillong curfew; Safety and security section (other northern states) - editiorial amendments

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Update Date:
30-Jul-2018 13:53
 

Latest update: Summary - factual update on a collision between a vehicle and 7 western tourists cycling near Danghara, southern Tajikistan, on 29 July; 4 of the 7 cyclists were killed in the collision and a subsequent knife attack; if you're travelling in the area you should exercise caution and vigilance

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Update Date:
30-Jul-2018 13:04
 

Latest update: Summary and Terrorism section - updated information on the threat from terrorism in Saudi Arabia, reflecting a reduced threat

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Update Date:
30-Jul-2018 12:27
 

Latest update: this advice has been reviewed and reissued without amendment

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Update Date:
30-Jul-2018 10:57
 

Latest update: Summary and Terrorism section - updated information on the threat from terrorism in Morocco, reflecting a reduced threat

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Update Date:
29-Jul-2018 08:06
 

Summary - On 29 July, the North East of the island of Lombok experienced a series of earthquakes. Search and rescue operations are on-going. If you are in the area, you should monitor local media, exercise caution and follow the advice of the local authorities.

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Update Date:
27-Jul-2018 16:22
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on strike action scheduled on Eurostar trains from London on 28 July

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Update Date:
27-Jul-2018 16:20
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on strike action scheduled on Eurostar trains from London on 28 July

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Update Date:
27-Jul-2018 16:07
 

Latest update: Summary - factual update on explosion outside the US Embassy compound in Beijing; reports suggest an individual set off a firecracker type device; no-one else was injured

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Update Date:
27-Jul-2018 15:18
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Local travel) - revised information; list of areas under state of emergency

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Update Date:
27-Jul-2018 14:39
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information; in the period since 24 July there have been reports of possible incidents of unrest and violence in rural areas of Mulanje, linked to rumours of bloodsuckers; you should exercise caution if travelling in these areas, especially after dark, avoid any demonstrations or large groups of people and follow local security advice

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Update Date:
27-Jul-2018 13:38
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on planned protests in April; updated information; the government has banned protests, but it is possible that opposition groups may schedule further protests

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Update Date:
27-Jul-2018 11:26
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information on heatwave; removal of information on volcanic activity in Kyushu; update of information on North Korea; Safety and security section (Road travel) - where to obtain an International Driving Permit; Local laws and customs section - addition of information about laws in Japan

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Update Date:
27-Jul-2018 10:53
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Rail travel) revised information; a passenger service operates between Djibouti and Addis Ababa; there have been no reported safety incidents; Money section - revised information; use of Mastercard credit cards is difficult in Djibouti; you should ensure you have sufficient hard currency

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Update Date:
27-Jul-2018 09:34
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information; forest fires are affecting the Valdgale parish in the municipality of Talsi; you are advised not to go near the fires or nearby forests; you should follow local advice when travelling in this region

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Update Date:
27-Jul-2018 09:12
 

Latest update: Summary; Safety and Security (Crime and Road travel); Local laws and customs; and Money sections - editorial amendments

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Update Date:
26-Jul-2018 18:41
 

Latest update: Summary - presidential elections are scheduled to take place on 29 July 2018

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Update Date:
06-Jul-2018 15:08
 

Latest update: Summary - this advice has been reviewed and reissued without amendment

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Update Date:
06-Jul-2018 13:53
 

Latest update: Safety and Security Section (Sea travel) - additional safety information; inter-island travel by boat or ferry can be dangerous as storms can appear quickly; make sure you're satisfied with safety standards before travelling; avoid travelling after dark unless you're satisfied the vessel is suitably equipped

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Update Date:
06-Jul-2018 12:19
 

Latest update: Summary and Safety and security (Crime, Local travel, Air travel and Political) Sections - editorial amendments

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Update Date:
06-Jul-2018 12:02
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on Independence Day events on 5 July

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Update Date:
06-Jul-2018 09:55
 

Latest update: Health and Natural disasters (Hurricanes and Earthquakes) sections - incorporation of travel advice for American Samoa

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Update Date:
06-Jul-2018 03:33
 

Latest Update: Summary - Due to torrential rain, there are risks of flooding and landslides in wide areas of central and western Japan. You should check transport information in case of disruption and follow the advice of local authorities including any evacuation orders.

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Update Date:
05-Jul-2018 16:44
 

Latest update: Health section - addition of information; 2 cases of extensively drug-resistant typhoid have been reported in travellers returning to the USA; you should follow the advice of the National Travel Health Network and Centre

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Update Date:
05-Jul-2018 16:13
 

Latest update: Summary - this advice has been reviewed and reissued without amendment

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Update Date:
05-Jul-2018 12:40
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on water shortage in Shimla; removal of information on the Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala

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Update Date:
05-Jul-2018 12:02
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (UK emergency travel documents) addition of information; UK emergency travel documents are not valid for entry or transit into the Republic of Angola

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Update Date:
05-Jul-2018 11:48
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information; a pre-election political rally is planned for Saturday 7 July at the Koh Pich (Diamond Island) area of Phnom Penh from 5:30am; traffic disruption and delays should be expected around the city and around the airport; other rallies will be held in the run up to the general election on 29 July

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Update Date:
05-Jul-2018 09:28
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Local travel) - addition of information; gunmen attacked and killed 7 police officers on 3 July in the Galadimawa area; the police have announced they will increase patrols and checkpoints within the city, especially at night; you should exericise caution.

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Update Date:
05-Jul-2018 09:19
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on FIFA World Cup advice for Kaliningrad

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Update Date:
04-Jul-2018 17:11
 

Latest update: Summary - revised information; FIFA World Cup; your FAN ID offers free train travel on selected trains during the tournament

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Update Date:
04-Jul-2018 15:03
 

Latest update: Summary - revised information on flooding; there is a risk of further, localised flooding during the rainy season; check the feasibility of your route following prolonged periods of heavy rain

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Update Date:
04-Jul-2018 14:23
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on presidential election on 1 July

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Update Date:
03-Jul-2018 11:34
 

Latest update: Summary - revised information; there are planned strikes at SNCF trains on 6 and 7 July; you should check with your train operator for updates before travelling; allow extra time for your journey

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Update Date:
03-Jul-2018 10:50
 

Latest update: Summary - editorial amendments to FIFA World Cup advice

Update Date:
03-Jul-2018 10:42
 

Latest update: Summary and Safety and security section (Crime) - removal of information on St John's murder in April 2016 and removal of information on assault in the Chaguaramas/Macqueripe area

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Update Date:
03-Jul-2018 10:26
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on presidential and parliamentary elections on 24 June

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Update Date:
11-Jun-2018 14:36
 

Latest update: Terrorism section - factual update on statistics for recent attacks

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Update Date:
11-Jun-2018 09:47
 

Latest update: Summary - additional information on protests in Tbilisi

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Update Date:
08-Jun-2018 17:19
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information on the US/North Korea Summit on 12 June 2018

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Update Date:
08-Jun-2018 13:59
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Crime) - additional information on the use of taxis; don’t use unlicensed taxis; if possible arrange a taxi through a reputable establishment and ask to see the driver’s ID.

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Update Date:
08-Jun-2018 09:56
 

Latest update: Terrorism section and summary - updated information on the threat from terrorism, reflecting an increased threat

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Update Date:
08-Jun-2018 09:50
 

Latest update: Local laws and customs section - updated information on disruption of the 2018 LGBT Pride march in Port Louis

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Update Date:
07-Jun-2018 13:34
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Political situation) - removal of information on protest on 26 May

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Update Date:
07-Jun-2018 13:23
 

Latest update: Safety and security, Entry requirements (Visas) and Local laws and customs Sections - editorial amendments

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Update Date:
07-Jun-2018 12:16
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about the closure of establishments in Amritsar on 6 June; Natural disasters section (Monsoons) - additional information on the monsoon season

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Update Date:
07-Jun-2018 10:31
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Political violence) - addition of information on major anti drugs and alcohol operations by Bangladesh police

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Update Date:
07-Jun-2018 09:36
 

Latest update: Summary, Security and Safety, and Terrorism Sections - editorial amendments throughout

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Update Date:
07-Jun-2018 09:34
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information on an increased risk of demonstrations in both Amman and other towns and cities; you should avoid political gatherings and demonstrations which can arise at short notice, often in downtown Amman and the centres of other towns and cities after Friday midday prayers

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Update Date:
06-Jun-2018 18:13
 

Latest update: Summary - additional information; link to Living in Thailand guidance; Local laws and customs section - the British Embassy in Bangkok has produced a short video on Facebook and Twitter about some important things to be aware of when living or travelling in Thailand.

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Update Date:
06-Jun-2018 17:34
 

Latest update: editorial amendment; information on Tropical Cyclone Gita moved from Summary to Natural disasters section

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Update Date:
06-Jun-2018 15:18
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about recent strikes affecting fuel deliveries, which have now concluded

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