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.


19 January 2022

Fully vaccinated travellers entering Kuwait need to quarantine at home or in a hotel for 7 days. This can be shorter if you have evidence of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test taken after you arrive in the country. There are strict entry conditions, incl …


19 January 2022

We have reviewed our travel advice for Kenya and lowered the level for Nairobi and coastal areas in the south east to ?Exercise a high degree of caution?. We now advise you ?Reconsider your need to travel? to Laikipia county. Laikipia County has been …


19 January 2022

Bulgaria classifies arriving travellers using a traffic light system of green, orange and red countries. Entry restrictions and other requirements apply depending on the country you arrive from. See 'Travel'.

We advise:

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United Arab Emirates

19 January 2022

You don't need to quarantine in Abu Dhabi if you're vaccinated for COVID-19. You must verify your vaccination certificate before travelling (see 'Travel'). You'll still need to present a printed negative COVID-19 (PCR) test within 48 hours of depar …


18 January 2022

Entry restrictions depend on which country you?re travelling from and whether you've been vaccinated against COVID-19 within the last 9 months, previously infected within the last 6 months or neither. You must show proof of a negative COVID-19 test b …


17 January 2022

Face masks must be worn outside your residence, in both indoor and outdoor areas. Masks are not required outdoors for those who are fully vaccinated for groups of 2 or fewer. Children under 3 years and persons with severe medical conditions are exemp …


17 January 2022

If you're travelling from Australia, you'll require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result taken within 72 hours prior to departure. All arrivals must undertake a mandatory PCR test at the airport at your own expense. …


17 January 2022

All international arrivals must quarantine at home for 7 days due to rising COVID-19 cases. Some states and union territories have introduced additional restrictions, including night curfews, school closures and limits to retail and public transport …


17 January 2022

There have been armed clashes involving the exchange of live fire and multiple casualties. Protests are taking place, some of which have turned violent. Avoid protests, and if you're caught in civil unrest, stay inside. There are shortages of me …

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