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.

United Arab Emirates

28 January 2021

Visas on arrival are now available in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. If you're travelling to Abu Dhabi, you'll need a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result within four days of travel. Anyone travelling to Abu Dhabi from countries on the 'green' list will be exem …


28 January 2021

Non-essential travel to and from Belgium is prohibited until at least 1 March 2021. You'll need to carry a ?sworn statement? and supporting documents proving the essential nature of your travel. You?ll also need to complete a Passenger Locator Form p …


27 January 2021

Samoa has closed its borders, except to returning citizens and residents, or where specific permission is granted. Samoan authorities have suspended commercial flights between Samoa and Australia until further notice. Australians wishing to leave Sam …

Sierra Leone

27 January 2021

Curfews and movement restrictions are in place. Commercial flights are now operating, but land borders are still closed. You must have approval to enter Sierra Leone. This can be obtained online. A negative COVID-19 (PCR) test must also be presented, …


27 January 2021

Romania has temporarily suspended entry into the country for all non-EU citizens. There's an ongoing State of Alert in Romania. It's mandatory to wear face masks in indoor and outdoor public spaces. A nationwide curfew is in place from 11p …


27 January 2021

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 are increasing and hospitals are under strain. Protests are taking place in Beirut, some of which have turned violent. Avoid protests and Beirut?s port area. Local authorities have announced restrictions including a 24-hou …


27 January 2021

COVID-19 remains a risk in Lithuania. There is a national lockdown and you must follow local restrictions. For a full list of COVID-19 regulations, see ?Travel?. Before entering Lithuania, you must register with the National Health Centre. Depending …


26 January 2021

COVID-19 is widespread in Indonesia with continuing transmission across the country. Indonesia has restricted entry to only those foreign nationals already holding a valid stay permit (KITAS/KITAP, not including new entry visas). All such travellers …

Israel and the Palestinian Territories

26 January 2021

Israel has announced a ban on inbound and outbound flights to prevent the entry of additional coronavirus mutations. Some exceptions apply. See the Health Ministry?s website for details. When flights are operating, you can't enter Israel unless you'r …

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