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.


4 August 2021

On-going demonstrations may take place after the dismissal of the Prime Minister and suspension of Parliament. Avoid all protests and large gatherings as they may turn violent. To enter Tunisia, you'll need proof of a COVID-19 (PCR) test and must und …


4 August 2021

Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases, lockdown restrictions remain in effect in Malaysia. All non-essential government services, businesses and education institutions are closed. COVID-19 restrictions can change quickly. Be aware of restrictions at y …


4 August 2021

Thailand continues to experience local transmission of COVID-19. Wear a mask, practice social distancing and follow government restrictions. Foreigners can only enter Thailand under exceptional circumstances (see 'Travel'). Protests have occurred in …

Czech Republic

4 August 2021

You may be able to travel to the Czech Republic, depending on the country you're travelling from and provided you meet the latest requirements. EU citizens can enter the Czech Republic if they have an EU Digital COVID-19 Certificate. Health and trave …


3 August 2021

Entry requirements to Germany have changed. You can travel to Germany from within the EU and Schengen Area or from a country with a low rate of COVID-19. You must provide either a negative COVID-19 test, or proof of vaccination, or evidence of having …


3 August 2021

You'll need proof of vaccination, a negative COVID-19 test result or proof of recent recovery from COVID-19 to enter Montenegro. You may be exempt from this rule if you're travelling from certain countries. Entry to indoor venues is only possible wit …


3 August 2021

Tighter border measures apply if you?re a Singapore citizen, permanent resident or Long-Term Pass holder and have been to Australia in the 21 days before travel to Singapore. You?ll be required to present a valid negative COVID-19 PCR test taken with …


3 August 2021

There's shortages of medicines and fuel, with frequent power outages. Protests are taking place in Beirut, some of which have turned violent. Avoid protests and Beirut?s port area. Restrictions are in place, including a nightly curfew and closure of …


2 August 2021

Visit visas remain suspended. If you have a valid residency visa you can now enter Kuwait. Strict entry conditions apply (see 'Travel'). Restrictions on public gatherings and commercial activity are in place.

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