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.


17 September 2021

You'll have to undergo a PCR test on arrival at your own expense, regardless of vaccination status or country of origin. If you're departing from Entebbe, you'll have to show a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate, issued within 72 hours of travel. …

New Zealand

16 September 2021

All of New Zealand except the Auckland region is at COVID-19 Alert Level 2. The Auckland region remains at Alert level 4. You must wear a face covering when out in public and keep a record of where you've been (see 'Travel'). Quarantin …


16 September 2021

You must present evidence of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test, a health self-declaration form and passenger locator form on arrival in Mauritius. You must quarantine in a COVID-19 safe hotel for seven days if you're vaccinated and 14 days if not v …


16 September 2021

You can travel between regions within Namibia and no permits are required. Namibia has restrictions in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. A curfew is in place. To enter Namibia, you'll need proof of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test taken w …

New Caledonia

14 September 2021

A lock down and curfew are currently in place across New Caledonia. Movements are only permitted for exceptional reasons. Wearing a face mask is mandatory. Fines apply for non-compliance. Travel may be limited at this time (see ?Travel?). Follow the …


13 September 2021

Denmark?s entry restrictions depend on whether you're travelling from a green, yellow, orange or red listed country and change frequently. You may be exempt from some entry requirements if you carry proof of a negative COVID-19 test result, previous …


10 September 2021

Bulgarian authorities have implemented a new system of classification for travellers arriving based on green, orange and red zones. Entry restrictions and other requirements apply. See 'Travel'.

We continue to advise:


10 September 2021

COVID-19 restrictions are in place and are subject to change. A curfew is in place. Gatherings are limited. Face masks remain mandatory in public. To enter or exit Zimbabwe, you must have a negative PCR test. This must be from an approved laboratory …


9 September 2021

There are some COVID-19 prevention measures still in place in the Netherlands. Entry and departure from the Netherlands remains restricted depending on the country you're travelling from or going to. The Netherlands will accept EU Digital COVID-19 Ce …

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