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.


12 May 2021

Foreigners are not permitted to enter Kuwait. Restrictions on public gatherings and commercial activity are in place.

We continue to advise:

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12 May 2021

Restrictions have been introduced to manage the spread of COVID-19. Entry to Finland by non-residents is prohibited, except for essential and compassionate reasons. If eligible to enter, you?ll need to provide a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result t …


12 May 2021

Nepal has imposed localised lockdowns and restrictions to control the spread of COVID-19, including in Kathmandu. International commercial flights are suspended until 31 May, except for a small number of flights between Kathmandu and New Delhi. Domes …


12 May 2021

The Nigerian Government has reintroduced a range of COVID-19 related restrictions, including closing event locations, bars and nightclubs, with restaurants to provide eat-in service at 50% capacity only. The 12am to 4am curfew is strictly enforced. N …


12 May 2021

Bulgarian authorities have extended the epidemic state of emergency until at least the end of May 2021. Travellers from countries with higher COVID-19 risk may be denied entry to Bulgaria. Travellers must have a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result ta …


12 May 2021

New entry approvals for Singapore have been reduced or halted until further notice for all long term pass holders with travel history to higher-risk countries/regions. This includes all countries/regions, except Australia, Brunei, Hong Kong, Macao, M …

Israel and the Palestinian Territories

12 May 2021

Increased tensions can occur around religious and commemoration events and following political developments, particularly in and around the Old City in Jerusalem. Recent tensions have resulted in demonstrations and violence in a number of cities. The …


11 May 2021

All visitors to Tunisia are required to undertake a mandatory seven day quarantine period in a government approved hotel, regardless of where you travel from. Proof of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test taken in the 72 hours before departure is required. …


11 May 2021

A temporary ban on flights to and from India is in place. All passengers travelling from India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, except for Malaysian citizens, are not permitted to enter or transit Malaysia. The exemption for holders of exp …

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