Travel Alerts

Australian's take around 10 million trips overseas each year. To help Australia's avoid difficulties whilst travelling the Australian Government provides travel advice on more than 170 destinations. The aim is to help Aussies make informed travel decisions. The travel alerts highlight the threats that you could face at your destination, whether related to security, safety, health, local laws, or natural disasters. They also highlight areas that are clearly not safe for travel.

You should use this destination intelligence when planning your holiday to stay informed and travel safely!

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Latest Travel Alerts

Keep up to date with the latest travel warnings and alerts across the world before you depart on your trip.


18 August 2022

Several bomb threats have recently been made against the international airport, shopping centres and other official buildings in the capital, Chisinau. Disruptions and delays are likely to occur as authorities respond to any threats. Monitor the medi …

Federated States of Micronesia

18 August 2022

COVID-19 is present in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). There are restrictions in place, and medical facilities are limited. To enter FSM, you must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, including booster doses if eligible. If you're en …


18 August 2022

The US Government has issued an alert warning that a terrorist attack may be planned targeting Malian government offices, the airport and/or locations frequented by Westerners including embassies, hotels and restaurants (see ?Safety?). We continue to …

Burkina Faso

18 August 2022

We advise you do not travel to Burkina Faso due to civil unrest, the high risk of terrorist attack and kidnapping. The Australian High Commission in Accra has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in West Africa. The situation could de …


17 August 2022

We've reviewed our advice for Myanmar. We continue to advise you 'do not travel' to Myanmar due to ongoing civil unrest and armed conflict. If it's safe to do so, leave Myanmar via commercial airline. Remain aware of the security environment at all t …


17 August 2022

We?ve lowered the travel advice level for Switzerland. We now advise you exercise normal safety precautions. There are no COVID-19 related restrictions for entry into Switzerland.

We now advise:

Exercise normal safety precautions …


16 August 2022

Malaysia has reopened to international tourism. New entry requirements are in place. Check entry requirements on the 'My Safe Travel' website. These requirements may change at short notice. Monitor the websites of the Malaysian Department …


16 August 2022

Macau has strict entry requirements in place, including hotel quarantine, multiple COVID-19 (PCR) tests and proof of COVID-19 vaccination. If you're travelling to Macau, continue to monitor entry requirements on the Macau Immigration Service we …

Brunei Darussalam

16 August 2022

We've reviewed our advice for Brunei. We haven't changed the level of our advice, exercise normal safety precautions. You'll still need to follow COVID-19 measures. This includes completing a E-health Arrival Declaration form and have …

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