International Travel Alerts

  • RSS US Govt. International Travel Alerts

    • China - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution January 23, 2020
      Level 4: Do not travel to Hubei province, China due to novel coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, China: There is an ongoing outbreak of pneumonia first identified in Wuhan, China, caused by a novel (new) coronavirus.  In an effort to contain the novel coronavirus, the Chinese authorities have suspended air and rail travel in the area […]
    • Burundi - Level 3: Reconsider Travel January 21, 2020
      Reconsider travel to Burundi due to crime, health, and political violence. Country Summary: Violent crimes, such as grenade attacks and armed robbery, occur frequently. Though Westerners are unlikely to be targeted, the risk of being in the wrong place at the wrong time is high. Local police lack the resources and training to respond effectively […]
    • Australia - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions January 21, 2020
      Exercise normal precautions in Australia. Areas affected by bushfires have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution in areas affected by bushfires and air quality issues Visitors should exercise increased caution when considering travel to areas affected by bushfires until the risks posed by bushfires, and resulting poor air quality, […]
    • Serbia - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution January 16, 2020
      Exercise increased caution in Serbia due to crime. Violence associated with organized crime and high-profile sporting events in Serbia is common. Organized criminal activities such as car bombings and assassinations by shooting can occur in all areas at any time. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page. If you decide to travel […]
    • Montenegro - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions January 15, 2020
      Exercise normal precautions in Montenegro.  Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page. If you decide to travel to Montenegro: 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 […]
    • Timor-Leste - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution January 15, 2020
      Exercise increased caution in Timor-Leste due to crime and civil unrest.   Country Summary: Timor-Leste has seen isolated instances of police responding to protests with force and the use of tear gas. Stone throwing attacks on vehicles can occur during gang conflicts and periods of unrest. Gender-based violence is high in Timor-Leste, and sexual harassment […]
    • Slovenia - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions January 15, 2020
      Exercise normal precautions in Slovenia.  Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page. If you decide to travel to Slovenia: 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 Crime and Safety Report for Slovenia. Prepare a […]
    • Italy - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution January 15, 2020
      Exercise increased caution in Italy due to terrorism.  Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Italy. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, local government facilities, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, parks, major sporting and cultural events, educational institutions, airports, and other public areas.  Read the […]
    • Brazil - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution January 14, 2020
      Exercise increased caution in Brazil due to crime.  Some areas have increased risk.  Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do not travel to: Any areas within 150 km/100 miles of Brazil’s land borders with Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, and Paraguay due to crime. (Note:  This does not apply to the Foz do Iguacu National […]
    • Canada - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions January 14, 2020
      Exercise normal precautions in Canada. Read the Safety and Security section on the Country Information page. If you decide to travel to Canada: 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 […]
    • Poland - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions January 14, 2020
      Exercise normal precautions in Poland.  Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page. If you decide to travel to Poland: 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 Crime and Safety Report for Poland. Prepare a […]
    • Croatia - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions January 14, 2020
      Exercise normal precautions in Croatia.  Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page. If you decide to travel to Croatia: 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 Crime and Safety Report for Croatia. Prepare a […]
    • Kyrgyzstan - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions January 13, 2020
      Exercise normal precautions in Kyrgyzstan. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.  If you decide to travel to the Kyrgyz Republic: 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 on Facebook and Twitter. Review the Crime and Safety Report for the Kyrgyz […]
    • Iraq - Level 4: Do Not Travel January 11, 2020
      The Department of State renewed its Travel Advisory for Iraq on January 11, 2020.  The Department continues to advise travelers not to travel to Iraq.  This replaces the previous Travel Advisory issued on January 3, 2020. Do not travel to Iraq due to terrorism, kidnapping, and armed conflict. U.S. citizens in Iraq are at high risk for violence […]
    • Samoa - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions January 8, 2020
      Exercise normal precautions in Samoa.  Read the Safety and Security section on the Country Information page. If you decide to travel to Samoa: Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter. U.S. […]
    • Costa Rica - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution January 7, 2020
      Exercise increased caution in Costa Rica due to crime. Country Summary: While petty crime is the predominant threat for tourists in Costa Rica, violent crime, including armed robbery, homicide and sexual assault, occurs in Costa Rica. The Costa Rican government provides additional security resources in areas frequented by tourists. Read the Safety and Security section on […]
    • Bolivia - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution January 6, 2020
      Exercise increased caution in Bolivia due to civil unrest. Country Summary: Demonstrations, strikes, and roadblocks can occur at any time in Bolivia. Demonstrations can result in violence. Roadblocks and strikes have cut off traffic and restricted the flow of goods and services around the country. Domestic and international flights may be delayed or unexpectedly cancelled. Read […]
    • Nepal - Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution January 2, 2020
      Exercise increased caution in Nepal due to the potential for isolated political violence.  Political demonstrations intended to be peaceful can sometimes escalate into violence and may be met with force by Nepali authorities.  Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.  If you decide to travel to Nepal: Avoid demonstrations and crowds. Do not […]
    • Democratic Republic of the Congo - Level 3: Reconsider Travel January 2, 2020
      Reconsider travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) due to crime, civil unrest, and Ebola. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do Not Travel To: North Kivu, South Kivu, and Ituri provinces due to Ebola North Kivu and Ituri provinces due to terrorism. The eastern DRC region and the three […]
    • Armenia - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions December 30, 2019
      Exercise normal precautions in Armenia. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do not travel to: The Nagorno-Karabakh region due to armed conflict. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page. If you decide to travel to Armenia: Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier […]
  • RSS Canada Govt. International Travel Alerts

    • Updated travel report for Macao January 27, 2020
      Travel Report updated in the last 24hrs for MacaoRecent Updates: Safety and security - outbreak of a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China.Advisory Text: Exercise normal security precautionsWeb address :
    • Updated travel report for China January 27, 2020
      Travel Report updated in the last 24hrs for ChinaRecent Updates: The travel health notices were updated - travel health information (Public Health Agency of Canada)Advisory Text: Exercise a high degree of caution (with regional advisories)Web address :
    • Updated travel report for Taiwan January 26, 2020
      Travel Report updated in the last 24hrs for TaiwanRecent Updates: Safety and security - outbreak of a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China.Advisory Text: Exercise normal security precautionsWeb address :
    • Updated travel report for Hong Kong January 26, 2020
      Travel Report updated in the last 24hrs for Hong KongRecent Updates: Safety and security - outbreak of a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China.Advisory Text: Exercise a high degree of cautionWeb address :