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 September 2020

If you're in Italy, you can now move freely between all its regions. You'll need to complete a self-declaration form before you travel to Italy. In all public spaces, you must follow social distancing protocols and use face coverings or pro …

Cook Islands

28 September 2020

The Cook Islands has declared itself COVID-19 free, but its borders remain closed to incoming passengers unless they are Cook Islands nationals. You must have been in New Zealand for 14 days before you arrive, and will also need to self-quarantine fo …


28 September 2020

If you're not an EU citizen or resident, you can only enter Belgium if your coming from the EU, Schengen Area or the UK, or for an essential purpose. Conditions apply. All travellers must complete a ?Passenger Locator Form? and you will need to …


26 September 2020

Malaysia's Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) will be in place until 31 December 2020. While the RMCO is in effect, ?social visit pass? (tourist visa) holders, whose pass expired after 1 January 2020, will be permitted to leave Malaysia without …


25 September 2020

Foreign nationals arriving in Russia, including transit passengers, are required to provide a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result dated less than 72 hours prior to travel. If you're travelling for work purposes you may be required to self-isolate for …


25 September 2020

All visitors to Tunisia, regardless of where you arrive from, will need to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test in the 72 hours before your departure, and not more than 120 hours before you arrive in Tunisia. Other entry requirements vary …


25 September 2020

France has introduced a new alert system to impose greater restrictions in areas with the highest number of COVID-19 cases, higher circulation of the virus and higher vulnerability. You must still wear a mask in enclosed public spaces and outdoors in …


25 September 2020

Large demonstrations are occurring following the Presidential election. Protesters have clashed with security forces. There has been casualties and protesters have been detained. Further demonstrations could occur without notice and turn violent. Avo …


25 September 2020

International flights have restarted in Colombia and foreign citizens are allowed to enter the country. Before you enter or leave Colombia, you must complete an online form and download the CoronApp for health monitoring (see Travel). If you're flyin …

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