Travel Advice

The tips and advice below represents the official guidance from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, please note that we do not cover travel to any country to which the Foreign and Commonwealth Office have advised against all (but essential) travel.

19 Jun 2019


Latest update: Summary - Local elections will take place in Togo on 30 June; protests may take place in the run-up to the elections and on election day; you should exercise caution and avoid any political gatherings or demonstrations and follow advice from the media and local authorities


Latest update: Summary - removal of information on large scale protest in Asunción on 25 April; Safety and security section (Local travel) - groups of demonstrators may sometimes block streets in downtown Asunción near government buildings; you should avoid large gatherings, monitor local media and follow advice of local authorities


Latest update: Summary - There are currently severe storm warnings, with potential for heavy rain and flash flooding in the Midwest and Northeast of the country; you should check forecasts for any weather warnings on the US National Weather Service website


Latest update: Safety and security section (Political situation) - A major demonstration has been announced for the evening of Friday 21 June 2019; you should check local media for the latest information, remain vigilant and avoid any demonstrations

British Virgin Islands

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on Buju Banton concert during the weekend of 14 to 16 June


Latest update: Safety and security section (Outdoor activities and adventure tourism) - updated safety information


Latest update: Summary - update on events around Tbilisi Pride


Latest Update: Summary - On 18 June, there was a 6.8 magnitude earthquake in the Japan Sea. Tsunami cautions have been lifted, but local authorities warn of the possibility of aftershocks. There are reports of power cuts in affected areas. You should check the Japan Meteorological website for updates and follow the advice of local authorities.

18 Jun 2019


Latest Update: Summary - removal of information about nationwide power outage

United Arab Emirates

Latest Update - Safety and Security - Political Situation

Saudi Arabia

Latest Update - Summary and Safety and Security.

Hong Kong

Latest update: removal of information on large march on Sunday 16 June


Latest update: Summary - removal of information about nationwide power outage


Latest update: Summary and Safety and security (Local travel - Syrian border) - change to advice against travel; the FCO no longer advise against all but essential travel to Mardin; Summary - on 23 June there will be a re-run of the Mayoral election in Istanbul; Safety and security (Road travel) - additional information regarding import of vehicles


Latest update: Summary - removal of information on Severe Cyclonic Storm Vayu


Latest update: Safety and security section - addition of sub-section on outdoor activities and adventure tourism


Latest update: Health section – updated information reflecting a confirmed outbreak of Ebola in western Uganda; addition of link to guidance on travelling with mental health conditions

17 Jun 2019


Latest update: Terrorism section – addition of factual information about a terrorist attack in Konduga, Borno State on 17 June


Latest update: Summary – update on security situation; the security situation remains tense; all airlines, apart from Emirates, are running their normal schedules


Latest update: Summary - updated information on impact of tropical cyclones Idai and Kenneth; Summary and Terrorism section – updated information about attacks in north-eastern districts of Cabo Delgado Province