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.


28 November 2020

International flight operations have resumed in Colombia and foreign citizens are allowed to enter. However, all land, sea and river borders remain closed. Before entering or exiting Colombia, you must complete an online form (Check-mig) on the borde …


27 November 2020

Finland now permits entry for residents from some countries assessed to be low COVID-19 risk. If you're an Australian citizen or resident already overseas and are travelling from a country with a high COVID-19 risk, you may be denied entry to Finland …


27 November 2020

Germany has entered partial lockdown (see 'Travel'). Borders remain open and travel from a small number of third countries with low rates of COVID-19 is permitted. If you're arriving from a high risk country, you must register online prior to entry. …


27 November 2020

Norway's borders are closed to foreign travellers who don't have Norwegian residency or a work permit, though some exemptions may apply. Only residents of EU/EEA and Schengen countries may enter without a permit. Airports are operational and you can …


27 November 2020

There?s an Emergency Epidemic situation in Bulgaria until at least the end of January 2021. If you?re travelling from a country with a higher COVID-19 risk, you may be denied entry to Bulgaria. Depending on your country of departure, you may be subje …


27 November 2020

COVID-19 remains a risk in Vanuatu. You can expect additional health screening measures and mandatory quarantine. You'll also need evidence of a negative COVID-19 test taken no earlier than 72 hours before your flight. The State of Emergency is in pl …


27 November 2020

A state of emergency is still in place. Preventative measures and restrictions apply. A curfew is in place in Conakry, Coyah and Dubréka from midnight (12am) to 4am. Some commercial flights have resumed. You must present a negative COVID-19 (PCR) tes …


27 November 2020

Presidential elections will be held on 7 December 2020. Political demonstrations can turn violent. Avoid large gatherings in the lead up to, during and immediately following election day. Due to COVID-19, entry protocols and nationwide restrictions a …


27 November 2020

A nationwide curfew and lockdown measures are in place. Follow the advice of local authorities and monitor media for the latest updates.

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