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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Additionally, whether you are travelling overseas for leisure or business the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade recommends that you subscribe to receive the latest travel advice updates for your destination. Subscribe at  Smartraveller.gov.au before you leave Australia.

Latest Travel Alerts

Keep up to date with the latest travel warnings and alerts across the world before you depart on your trip.

Poland

24 October 2020

Poland has been declared a ?Red Zone? for COVID-19 and tighter restrictions have been imposed. You must wear a face mask everywhere in public except in forests and parks. You'll be fined for not wearing a mask. There is a ban on gatherings of more th …

Czech Republic

24 October 2020

New restrictions have come into force. Avoid non-essential contact and movement. Where it is essential to go out, you can only be in the company of one other person. It is mandatory to wear masks. Schools, restaurants and shops are closed, except ess …

Saudi Arabia

23 October 2020

Saudi Arabia has commenced a phased re-opening of land, air and sea ports. To enter or depart Saudi Arabia, you'll need either an exit and re-entry visa, a work permit, iqama or visit visa. A full opening of land, air and sea ports will not occur unt …

Bosnia and Herzegovina

23 October 2020

Restrictions are in place for entry into Bosnia and Herzegovina. These may change at short notice. If you can enter, you'll need to present a medical certificate confirming a COVID-19 negative result taken within 48 hours before you arrive. COVID-19 …

Thailand

23 October 2020

Protests have occurred in Bangkok and other areas of Thailand. The security environment can be unpredictable and turn violent. Monitor local news and avoid public gatherings. Take official warnings seriously and follow the advice of local authorities …

Netherlands

23 October 2020

The Netherlands has announced a ?partial lockdown?, with new measures in place for four weeks. This includes the closure of all hospitality venues and a ban on events. You can't consume or carry alcohol or soft drugs in public spaces between 8pm and …

Zambia

23 October 2020

International airports are open. If you fly to Zambia despite our advice, you?ll need proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken in the 14 days before you arrive. Quarantine arrangements may depend on your travel arrangements and may change at short not …

Slovakia

23 October 2020

Slovakia has declared a state of emergency. You must wear a mask in public, including outdoors. Public health measures are in place due to COVID-19. Follow the advice of the local authorities.

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French Polynesia

23 October 2020

There's a curfew on the islands of Tahiti and Moorea between 9pm to 6am. Social distancing measures and limits on the size of group gatherings are in place. There are strict pre-departure health checks and registration processes. You must wear a face …

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