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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Additionally, whether you are travelling overseas for leisure or business the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade recommends that you subscribe to receive the latest travel advice updates for your destination. Subscribe at  Smartraveller.gov.au before you leave Australia.

Latest Travel Alerts

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

United States of America

5 December 2021

From 6 December 2021, all passengers, regardless of citizenship or vaccination status, will need to show a negative COVID-19 test result taken no more than one day before travel. The US has suspended entry and transit of certain travellers who have r …

France

4 December 2021

The French Government announced on 1 December changes to arrivals from seven southern African countries. This includes travellers from South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia and Eswatini due to 'the discovery of a new variant …

Malaysia

4 December 2021

You're not permitted to enter Malaysia as a tourist. To prevent and control the spread of the Omicron Variant of COVID-19, the Malaysian Government has temporarily barred tourists from Australia from taking part in the Langkawi Island international t …

Seychelles

3 December 2021

The new COVID-19 ?Omicron? variant is of global concern. If you're a new Gainful Occupation Permit Holder or a visitor travelling from South Africa, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia or Zimbabwe, you won?t be allowed entry. If you …

France

3 December 2021

The French Government announced on 26 November the immediate suspension of arrivals from seven southern African countries. This includes travellers from South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia and Eswatini due to 'the disc …

Papua New Guinea

3 December 2021

PNG's borders remain closed to most travellers. If you're not a PNG citizen, you'll only be allowed to enter if you're fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and have permission from local authorities. If you're allowed to enter PNG, …

Nigeria

3 December 2021

There are frequent changes to Nigeria?s entry requirements as new variants of COVID-19 are detected globally. For the latest information on entry requirements and COVID-19 restrictions, you should visit the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control website. …

Oman

3 December 2021

Oman has banned entry from certain countries in response to the Omicron COVID-19 variant. You can travel to Oman from all other countries if you're an Omani citizen, foreign national who is a resident or a visa holder. This includes those eligib …

France

2 December 2021

The French Government announced on 26 November the immediate suspension of arrivals from seven southern African countries. This includes travellers from South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia and Eswatini due to 'the disc …

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