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New Caledonia Travel Advisory On June 18, 2024

The international airport at Nouméa-La Tontouta has reopened ('Warnings and insurance' page) and the overnight curfew has been shortened (‘Safety ...

Mexico Travel Advisory On June 18, 2024

Information on Tropical Storm Warning for Potential Tropical Cyclone One ('Warnings and insurance' page). Travel Advisory Published: June 18, 2024 ...

Bolivia Travel Advisory On June 18, 2024

Information about shortages of some medicines (‘Health’ page). Travel Advisory Published: June 18, 2024 10:41 Cited Source: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/bolivia New Caledonia ...

Japan Travel Advisory On June 18, 2024

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy. Travel Advisory Published: June 18, 2024 10:38 Cited Source: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/japan New ...

▣ The following travel alerts and warnings have been issued to alert travelers of potential risks in certain countries and regions.

  • Tue, 18 Jun 2024 16:09:06 +0000: New Caledonia - Travel Advice Summary

    The international airport at Nouméa-La Tontouta has reopened ('Warnings and insurance' page) and the overnight curfew has been shortened (‘Safety and security’ page).

  • Tue, 18 Jun 2024 15:43:28 +0000: Mexico - Travel Advice Summary

    Information on Tropical Storm Warning for Potential Tropical Cyclone One ('Warnings and insurance' page).

  • Tue, 18 Jun 2024 10:41:40 +0000: Bolivia - Travel Advice Summary

    Information about shortages of some medicines (‘Health’ page).

  • Tue, 18 Jun 2024 10:38:48 +0000: Japan - Travel Advice Summary

    This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

  • Mon, 17 Jun 2024 16:59:14 +0000: El Salvador - Travel Advice Summary

    Announcement of State of Emergency due to heavy rainfall ('Warnings and insurance' page)

Airport Safety

▣ The following travel alerts and warnings have been issued to alert travelers of potential risks in certain countries and regions.

  • Tue, 18 Jun 2024 00:00:00 +0000: Dominican Republic - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution - travel.state.gov: Travel Advisories

    Reissued after periodic review without changes.

    Exercise increased caution in the Dominican Republic due to crime.

    Country Summary: Violent crime, including armed robbery, homicide, and sexual assault, is a concern throughout the Dominican Republic. The development of a professional tourist police corps, institution of a 911 system in many parts of the country, and a concentration of resources in resort areas means these tend to be better policed than urban areas like Santo Domingo. The wide availability of weapons, the use and trade of illicit drugs, and a weak criminal justice system contribute to the high level of criminality on the broader scale.

    Read the country information page for additional information on travel to the Dominican Republic.

    If you decide to travel to the Dominican Republic:

    • Be aware of your surroundings.
    • Do not physically resist any robbery attempt.
    • Do not display signs of wealth, such as wearing expensive watches or jewelry.
    • Follow the advice of resort and tour operators regarding local safety and security concerns.
    • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
    • Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
    • Review the Country Security Report for the Dominican Republic.
    • Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations.  Review the Traveler’s Checklist.
    • Visit the CDC page for the latest Travel Health Information related to your travel.
  • Thu, 06 Jun 2024 00:00:00 +0000: Burma (Myanmar) - Level 4: Do Not Travel - travel.state.gov: Travel Advisories

    Updated Country Summary, to include information about implementation of a conscription law, and changes to the “If you decide to travel to Burma” section.

    Do not travel to Burma due to civil unrest, armed conflict, and arbitrary enforcement of local laws. Reconsider travel to Burma due to limited and/or inadequate healthcare and emergency medical resources, and areas with land mines and unexploded ordnances. Exercise increased caution due to wrongful detentions.

    COUNTRY SUMMARY: The Burma military regime detained and deposed elected government officials in a February 2021 coup d'état. Protests and demonstrations against military rule continue, often on significant dates. The military has responded to those protests by arbitrarily detaining individuals and with the indiscriminate use of deadly force against protesters and bystanders.

    The Department of State has determined that the risk of wrongful detention of U.S. nationals by the military regime exists.

    The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in Burma due to security concerns amidst the ongoing armed conflict. This may be of particular concern to crime victims outside of Rangoon.

    To mitigate safety and security risks, U.S. government employees’ dependents, under the age of 21, cannot reside in Burma with their U.S. government parent assigned to work in Burma.

    Civil unrest and armed conflict occur throughout Burma. The level of civil unrest and armed conflict varies significantly between and within states and regions and may change at any time.

    Civil unrest and armed violence due to fighting between the military regime and various ethnic groups and militias occur particularly in parts of Chin, Kachin, Kayin, Rakhine, and Shan States, as well as in Sagaing and Magway regions.

    Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) are used in the ongoing armed conflicts, including within the greater Rangoon area. From January to December 2023, the U.S. Embassy in Rangoon calculated an average of fifteen IEDs per month detonated against regime targets, while an average of eight unexploded IEDs were discovered and safely disposed of per month by security authorities. Outside of Rangoon, there have been IED attacks against checkpoints and other critical infrastructure.

    While land mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) exist throughout Burma, NGOs working on this issue state the greatest concerns are in Shan, Chin, and Kachin State. The locations of landmines and UXO are often not marked or otherwise unidentifiable.

    The military regime arbitrarily enforces local laws, including often detaining individuals without respect for their fair trial guarantees or other applicable rights. Foreigners, including U.S. citizens, are not excluded from this practice. U.S. citizens traveling or residing in Burma may be detained and regime authorities could deny access to U.S. consular services or information about the alleged crime.

    Local law enforcement officials may detain and/or deport U.S. citizens for speaking out or protesting against the military regime, including on their personal social media accounts, and for sending private electronic messages critical of the military regime. Facebook and X (Twitter) are banned in Burma. Police have sought bribes from individuals using a virtual private network (VPN) to access social media sites even though VPN use is legal.

    Burma has limited and/or inadequate healthcare and emergency medical resources due to critical staffing shortages in the public sector health workforce. Importation of medical supplies, including medicine, into Burma is not consistent and medical prescriptions and over-the-counter medicine may not be available.

    Burma’s military conscription law was first introduced in 2010 but historically was not widely implemented. The military regime officially implemented the law in April 2024. In general, Burmese males aged 18 to 35 and Burmese females aged 18 to 27 will need to register for military service and report for duty if ordered by regime authorities. Burmese males aged 18 to 45 and Burmese females aged 18 to 35 in specific expert/professional occupations must serve if called upon by the regime. For more information, please refer to the Myanmar People’s Military Service Law (State Peace and Development Council Law No. 27/2010), also known as the Public Military Service Law. The military regime may refuse to acknowledge U.S.-Burmese dual nationals’ U.S. citizenship, prevent their departure from Burma, and/or conscript them into the military. U.S.-Burmese nationals should consider this issue before traveling to Burma.

    Read the Country Information page for additional information on travel to Burma.

    If you decide to travel to Burma:

    • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
    • Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
    • Follow the Embassy on Facebook and Twitter.
    • Follow the Embassy’s Consular Section on Facebook.
    • Review the Country Security Report for Burma.
    • Visit the CDC page for the latest Travel Health Information related to your travel. 
    • Purchase travel medical insurance that covers Burma and includes medical evacuation. 
    • Do not touch unknown metal objects and avoid traveling off well-used roads, tracks, and paths due to risk of unexploded ordnance. 
    • Keep travel documents up to date and easily accessible. 
    • Make contingency plans to leave the country. 
    • Review local laws and conditions before traveling.  
    • Review our website on Dual-Nationality
    • Visit our website for High-Risk Area Travelers.   
    • Share important documents, login information, and points of contact with loved ones so that they can manage your affairs if you are unable to return as planned to the United States. 
    • Review Ready.gov’s Financial Preparedness webpage.
    • Develop a communication plan with family and/or your employer or host organization.
    • Erase any sensitive photos, comments, or other materials that could be considered controversial or provocative by local groups from your social media pages, cameras, laptops, and other electronic devices prior to travel.
  • Thu, 06 Jun 2024 00:00:00 +0000: Bolivia - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution - travel.state.gov: Travel Advisories

    Reissued after annual review.

    Exercise increased caution in Bolivia due to civil unrest. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.

    Do not travel to:

    • Chapare region due to crime.

    Country Summary: Demonstrations, strikes, and roadblocks can occur at any time in Bolivia. Demonstrations can result in violence. Roadblocks and strikes may cut off traffic and restrict the flow of goods and services around the country. Domestic and international flights may be delayed or unexpectedly cancelled.

    Read the country information page for additional information on travel to Bolivia.

    If you decide to travel to Bolivia:

    Chapare Region: Do Not Travel

    Due to a high level of violent crime, the U.S. government is limited in its ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in the Chapare region. U.S. government employees must obtain special authorization to travel there.

    Visit our website for Travel to High-Risk Areas.

  • Tue, 04 Jun 2024 00:00:00 +0000: New Caledonia - Level 3: Reconsider Travel - travel.state.gov: Travel Advisories

    Updated to reflect change to Travel Advisory Level 3.

    Reconsider travel to New Caledonia due to civil unrest and crime.

    U.S. citizens should reconsider travel to New Caledonia or consider departing by commercial or other privately available transportation options, in light of the current security situation and infrastructure challenges following riots related to electoral reform in May 2024. The French Government has taken and/or could take additional measures, including declaring a state of emergency, curfews, restrictions on freedom of movement, ID verification, and increased security inspections. Follow any state of emergency measures imposed in your province.

    Protests, demonstrations, tire burning, and roadblocks are frequent, unpredictable, and have turned violent. During civil unrest, commercial transportation may become unavailable without warning for U.S. citizens wishing to depart New Caledonia. The U.S. government is extremely limited in its ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in New Caledonia – assistance on site is available only from local authorities.

    Read the country information page for additional information on travel to New Caledonia.

    If you decide to travel to New Caledonia: 

    • Avoid demonstrations and crowds.
    • Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks.
    • Monitor local media for breaking events and be prepared to adjust your plans.
    • Be aware of your surroundings.
    • Formulate departure plans that do not rely on U.S. government assistance.
    • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.   
    • Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter/X.
    • Review the Country Security Report for New Caledonia.   
    •  Visit the CDC page for the latest Travel Health Information related to your travel. 
    • Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.    
  • Wed, 29 May 2024 00:00:00 +0000: Antarctica - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution - travel.state.gov: Travel Advisories

    Reissued with updates to information.

    • Exercise increased caution in Antarctica due to environmental hazards posed by extreme and unpredictable weather and limited emergency services.
    • There are no U.S. government consular services available to U.S. citizens in the Antarctic Region. The closest U.S Embassies/Consulates are in Argentina, Australia, Chile, New Zealand, and South Africa. U.S. government resources in the Antarctic Region are committed to the U.S. Antarctic Program, per longstanding U.S. policy.

    Read the country information page for additional information on travel to Antarctica.

    If you travel to Antarctica:

Alphabetical Travel Advisories For All Countries

Column 1 is UK travel advisories, middle column is guide books and travel resources aff.links and column 3 is Canadian government travel advisories.
Updated travel advice countries or territories sourced: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice and https://travel.gc.ca/travelling/advisories

A

UK Advisories Guide Books Canadian Advisories
Afghanistan Afghanistan Afghanistan
Albania Albania Albania
Algeria Algeria Algeria
American Samoa Angola American Samoa
Andorra Argentina Andorra
Angola Armenia Angola
Anguilla Australia Anguilla
Antigua and Barbuda Austria Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina Azerbaijan Argentina
Armenia Armenia
Aruba Aruba
Australia Australia
Austria Austria
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan

B

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Bahamas Bahrain Bahamas
Bahrain Bangladesh Bahrain
Bangladesh Belarus Bangladesh
Barbados Belgium Barbados
Belarus Benin Belarus
Belgium Bhutan Belgium
Belize Bolivia Belize
Benin Bosnia and Herzegovina Benin
Bermuda Botswana Bermuda
Bhutan Brazil Bhutan
Bolivia Bulgaria Bolivia
Bonaire/St Eustatius/Saba Burkina Faso Bonaire/St Eustatius/Saba
Bosnia and Herzegovina Burundi Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana Botswana
Brazil Brazil
British Antarctic Territory British Antarctic Territory
British Indian Ocean Territory British Indian Ocean Territory
British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands
Brunei Brunei
Bulgaria Bulgaria
Burkina Faso Burkina Faso
Burma Burma
Burundi Burundi

C

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Cambodia Cambodia Cambodia
Cameroon Cameroon Cameroon
Canada Canada Canada
Cape Verde Central African Republic Cape Verde
Cayman Islands Chad Cayman Islands
Central African Republic Chile Central African Republic
Chad China Chad
Chile Columbia Chile
China Costa Rica China
Colombia Cote d’Ivoire Colombia
Comoros Croatia Comoros
Congo Cuba Congo
Costa Rica Cyprus Costa Rica
Cфte d’Ivoire Czech Republic Cфte d’Ivoire
Croatia Croatia
Cuba Cuba
Curaзao Curaзao
Cyprus Cyprus
Czech Republic Czech Republic

D

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Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
Denmark Denmark Denmark
Djibouti Djibouti Djibouti
Dominica Dominican Republic Dominica
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic

E

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Ecuador Ecuador Ecuador
Egypt Egypt Egypt
El Salvador El Salvador El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea Eritrea Eritrea
Estonia Estonia Estonia
Eswatini Eswatini Eswatini
Ethiopia Ethiopia Ethiopia

F

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Falkland Islands Finland Falkland Islands
Fiji France Fiji
Finland Finland
France France
French Guiana French Guiana
French Polynesia French Polynesia

G

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Gabon Gabon Gabon
Gambia Gambia Gambia
Georgia Georgia Georgia
Germany Germany Germany
Ghana Ghana Ghana
Gibraltar Greece Gibraltar
Greece  Guatemala Greece
Grenada Guinea Grenada
Guadeloupe Guinea-Bissau Guadeloupe
Guatemala Guyana Guatemala
Guinea Guinea
Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau
Guyana Guyana

H

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Haiti Haiti Haiti
Honduras Honduras Honduras
Hong Kong Hungary Hong Kong
Hungary Hungary

I

Countries starting with I Guide Books & Resource Guides Countries starting with I
Iceland Iceland Iceland
India India India
Indonesia Indonesia Indonesia
Iran Iran Iran
Iraq Iraq Iraq
Ireland Ireland Ireland
Israel Israel Israel
Italy Italy Italy

J

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Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica
Japan Japan Japan
Jordan Jordan Jordan

K

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Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
Kenya Kenya Kenya
Kiribati Kosovo Kiribati
Kosovo Kuwait Kosovo
Kuwait Kyrgyz Republic Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan

L

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Laos Laos Laos
Latvia Latvia Latvia
Lebanon Lebanon Lebanon
Lesotho Lesotho Lesotho
Liberia Liberia Liberia
Libya Libya Libya
Liechtenstein Lithuania Liechtenstein
Lithuania Lithuania
Luxembourg Luxembourg

M

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Macao Madagascar Macao
Macedonia Malawi Macedonia
Madagascar Malaysia Madagascar
Malawi Mali Malawi
Malaysia Mauritania Malaysia
Maldives Mauritius Maldives
Mali Mexico Mali
Malta Moldova Malta
Marshall Islands Mongolia Marshall Islands
Martinique Montenegro Martinique
Mauritania Morocco Mauritania
Mauritius Mozambique Mauritius
Mayotte Myanmar Mayotte
Mexico Mexico
Micronesia Micronesia
Moldova Moldova
Monaco Monaco
Mongolia Mongolia
Montenegro Montenegro
Montserrat Montserrat
Morocco Morocco
Mozambique Mozambique

N

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Namibia Namibia Namibia
Nauru Netherlands Nauru
Nepal New Zealand Nepal
Netherlands Nepal Netherlands
New Caledonia Nicaragua New Caledonia
New Zealand Niger New Zealand
Nicaragua Nigeria Nicaragua
Niger North Korea Niger
Nigeria North Macedonia Nigeria
North Korea Norway North Korea
Norway Norway

O

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Oman Oman Oman

P

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Pakistan Pakistan Pakistan
Palau Palestine Palau
Panama Panama Panama
Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea
Paraguay Paraguay Paraguay
Peru Peru Peru
Philippines Philippines Philippines
Pitcairn Island Poland Pitcairn Island
Poland Portugal Poland
Portugal Portugal

Q

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Qatar Qatar Qatar

R

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Rйunion Republic of the Congo Rйunion
Romania Romania Romania
Russia Russia Russia
Rwanda Rwanda Rwanda

S

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Samoa Saudi Arabia Samoa
San Marino Senegal San Marino
Sгo Tomй and Principe Serbia Sгo Tomй and Principe
Saudi Arabia Sierra Leone Saudi Arabia
Senegal Singapore Senegal
Serbia Slovakia Serbia
Seychelles Slovenia Seychelles
Sierra Leone Somalia Sierra Leone
Singapore South Africa Singapore
Slovakia South Korea Slovakia
Slovenia South Sudan Slovenia
Solomon Islands Spain Solomon Islands
Somalia Sri Lanka Somalia
South Africa Sudan South Africa
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Sweden South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
South Korea Switzerland South Korea
South Sudan Syria South Sudan
Spain Spain
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
St Kitts and Nevis St Kitts and Nevis
St Lucia St Lucia
St Maarten St Maarten
St Pierre & Miquelon St Pierre & Miquelon
St Vincent and the Grenadines St Vincent and the Grenadines
Sudan Sudan
Suriname Suriname
Sweden Sweden
Switzerland Switzerland
Syria Syria

T

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Taiwan Taiwan Taiwan
Tajikistan Tajikistan Tajikistan
Tanzania Tanzania Tanzania
Thailand Thailand Thailand
The Occupied Palestinian Territories Timor-Leste The Occupied Palestinian Territories
Timor-Leste Togo Timor-Leste
Togo Trinidad & Tobago Togo
Tonga Tunisia Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago Turkey Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia Turkmenistan Tunisia
Turkey Turkey
Turkmenistan Turkmenistan
Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands
Tuvalu Tuvalu

U

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USA Uganda USA
Uganda Ukraine Uganda
Ukraine United Arab Emirates Ukraine
United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United Arab Emirates
Uruguay United States Uruguay
Uzbekistan  Uruguay Uzbekistan
 Uzbekistan

Y

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Vanuatu Venezuela Vanuatu
Venezuela Vietnam Venezuela
Vietnam Vietnam

W

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Wallis and Futuna Wallis and Futuna
Western Sahara Western Sahara

Y

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Yemen Yemen Yemen

Z

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Zambia Zambia Zambia
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

 

 

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