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!

Smartraveller.gov.au

Additionally, whether you are travelling overseas for leisure or business the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade recommends that you register your travel plans with Smartraveller.gov.au before you leave Australia. This helps the Government contact you or your family in the event of an emergency.

Latest Travel Alerts

Pakistan

14 December 2018

We?ve reviewed our travel advice for Pakistan. We haven?t changed our level of advice ? ?Reconsider your need to travel? to Pakistan overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

India

14 December 2018

This travel advice has been reviewed and includes new information on entry and exit. We haven?t changed our level of our advice - ?Exercise a high degree of caution? in India overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

Israel, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank

14 December 2018

This travel advice has been reviewed and includes new information on safety and security. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution overall. Higher levels apply in some areas.

Indonesia

14 December 2018

Demonstrations have been held in recent weeks around the Australian Embassy in Jakarta and the Australian Consulate-General in Surabaya. Protests may continue at the Embassy in Jakarta or at any of Australia?s Consulates-General in Surabaya, Bali and …

The Bahamas

13 December 2018

We've reviewed our travel advice for the Bahamas. We haven't changed the level - exercise a high degree of caution in the Bahamas.

France

13 December 2018

??France has raised its national terrorism threat level to the highest level (3 of 3). A range of increased security measures have been put in place. We haven't changed the level - exercise a high degree of caution in France, due to the high threat o …

El Salvador

13 December 2018

We've reviewed our travel advice for El Salvador. We haven't changed the level - exercise a high degree of caution in El Salvador.

Panama

13 December 2018

We've reviewed our travel advice for Panama. We haven't changed the level - exercise a high degree of caution in Panama overall. Do not travel to the Darien Gap beyond Yaviza.

Marshall Islands

12 December 2018

?We?ve reviewed our travel advice for Marshall Islands. We haven?t changed our level of advice ? ?Exercise normal safety precautions? in Marshall Islands. 

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