Travel Alerts & Warnings

Singapore Travel Advisory On June 14, 2018 Latest update: removal of information on US/North Korea Summit on 12 June

Australia Travel Advisory On June 6, 2018 Latest update: Terrorism section and summary – updated information and advice about the threat from terrorism, reflecting a reduced threat

Costa Rica – Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions Advisory Issued March 28, 2018 Exercise normal precautions in Costa Rica. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do not travel to: ...

Belgium Travel Advisory On June 18, 2018 Latest update: Terrorism section – editorial amendments to factual information on terrorist attacks


Your homeland government maintains a listing of travel and safety alerts with information and advice on developing situations that may affect the safety and well-being of travelers and vacationers. We use RSS feeds to attempt to maintain regularly updated information on the security, entry and exit requirements, health conditions, local laws and culture, natural disasters and climate, and how to find help when you are in a specific nation.

No matter where in the world you intend to travel, make sure you check your destination country’s travel advice and advisories page twice: once when you are planning your trip, and again shortly before you leave. If the region or the country you will be visiting becomes subject to a travel advisory, your travel health insurance or your trip cancellation insurance may be affected. You are solely responsible for your travel decisions.

▣ The following travel alerts and warnings have been issued to alert travelers of potential risks in certain countries and regions.

  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 16:29:42 +0000: Iran - Travel Advice Summary

    Latest update: Summary - addition of information on protests in and around the Grand Bazaar in Tehran on 24 and 25 June; you should exercise caution, avoid any protests or rallies and follow the instructions of local authorities

  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 14:39:05 +0000: San Marino - Travel Advice Summary

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

  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 12:14:33 +0000: Guyana - Travel Advice Summary

    Latest update: Safety and security section - editorial amendments throughout; Entry requirements section (Departure tax) - updated information; departure tax is no longer required; all taxes are now included in the ticket

  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 11:59:37 +0000: Mongolia - Travel Advice Summary

    Latest update: Safety and security section (Crime) - revised security advice; tourists' mobile phones are targeted by thieves in the streets and should be carried securely; Entry requirements section (Border crossings) - revised information on 9 border points open to British passport holders

  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 11:41:56 +0000: South Korea - Travel Advice Summary

    Latest update: Summary and Safety and security section (Political situation) - factual update reflecting recent political developments following contact between North Korea, South Korea and the United States

Airport Safety

▣ The following travel alerts and warnings have been issued to alert travelers of potential risks in certain countries and regions.

  • Tue, 19 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0000: Germany - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution - travel.state.gov: Travel Advisories

    Exercise increased caution in Germany due to terrorism.

    Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Germany. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, local government facilities, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, parks, major sporting and cultural events, educational institutions, airports, and other public areas.

    Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

    If you decide to travel to Germany:

    • Be aware of your surroundings when traveling to tourist locations and crowded public venues.
    • Follow the instructions of local authorities.
    • Monitor local media for breaking events and adjust your plans based on new information.
    • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
    • Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
    • Review the Crime and Safety Reports for Germany.
    • U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.
  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0000: Albania - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions - travel.state.gov: Travel Advisories

    Exercise normal precautions in Albania. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.

    Exercise increased caution in:

    • The southern town of Lazarat due to crime.

    Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

    If you decide to travel to Albania:

    Lazarat

    The security situation in Lazarat remains volatile due to crime and violence associated with marijuana cultivation. Local police have limited ability to protect and assist travelers.

    The U.S. government is unable to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in Lazarat as U.S government employees are prohibited from traveling there.

  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0000: Belarus - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions - travel.state.gov: Travel Advisories

    Exercise normal precautions in Belarus. 

    Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

    If you decide to travel to Belarus:

  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0000: Portugal - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions - travel.state.gov: Travel Advisories

    Exercise normal precautions in Portugal. 

    Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

    If you decide to travel to Portugal:

  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0000: Cyprus - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions - travel.state.gov: Travel Advisories

    Exercise normal precautions when traveling in Cyprus. 

    • Do not attempt to enter the United Nations buffer zone at any place other than a designated crossing point. Police and UN forces strictly enforce this restriction. 

    Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

    If you decide to travel to Cyprus:


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