British Government Travel Warnings

Updated on Sunday, February 14th, 2016

Travel advice and warnings from the British Government on international travel destinations.

Latest Warnings

  1. Mozambique
  2. Uganda
  3. Ecuador
  4. Spain
  5. Bahrain
  6. North Korea
  7. Angola
  8. Kosovo
  9. Mauritius
  10. Djibouti
  11. Italy
  12. Russia
  13. Mali
  14. Greece
  15. France
  16. Chad
  17. Thailand
  18. Bhutan
  19. Taiwan
  20. Germany

1. Mozambique

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 9:28 am

Latest update: Summary - increasing tensions in Mozambique and opposition threats to set up checkpoints on main E1 and E6 roads

2. Uganda

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 9:16 am

Latest update: Summary & Safety and security section - presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled for 18 February 2016; further advice on precautions and updates and details of contacting the British High Commission

3. Ecuador

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 8:54 am

Latest update: Health section - if you travel to the Galapagos Islands by boat you may be asked to state your blood group; update on confirmed cases of the Zika virus

4. Spain

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 8:18 am

Latest update: Summary - disruption to ferries sailing between the UK and the north of Spain

5. Bahrain

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 7:54 am

Latest update: Safety and security section - information about protests from 11 to 14 February 2016

6. North Korea

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 7:50 am

Latest update: Summary - on 6 January 2016 DPRK state media announced that North Korea had conducted a nuclear test; this was followed on 7 February by a satellite launch using ballistic missile technology

7. Angola

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 7:42 am

Latest update: Summary – removal of precautionary security notice for US citizens advising them to avoid locations in Luanda; Entry requirements section – there is currently an outbreak of yellow fever in Luanda and other parts of Angola; a vaccination is required for travellers arriving from all countries

8. Kosovo

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 6:23 am

Summary – large protest is expected to take place on Wednesday 17 February in the centre of Pristina

9. Mauritius

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 5:57 am

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on torrential rain, flooding and closure of schools and offices

10. Djibouti

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 4:00 am

Latest update: Summary - on 6 February, there was an attack on a gendarmerie station at Lake Assal, central Djibouti; presidential elections will be held on 8 April; there are expected to be political gatherings and potentially heightened levels of tension, particularly in Djibouti city

11. Italy

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 3:56 am

Latest update: Summary – information and advice for Tottenham Hotspur’s fans travelling to Florence for the Europa League on 18 February

12. Russia

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 3:52 am

Latest update: Terrorism section - on 8 February 2016 the Russian authorities arrested 7 men in Ekaterinburg in connection with alleged plans to carry out terrorist attacks across Russia

13. Mali

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 3:03 am

Latest update: Terrorism section – recent attacks; methods have included complex attacks by militants, kidnappings, small arms fire, and improvised explosive devices (IEDS)

14. Greece

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 7:03 am

Latest update: Summary - farmers continue to block a number of major roads across Greece, causing significant traffic disruption; a major protest is scheduled to take place in central Athens on 12 and 13 February

15. France

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 6:38 am

Latest update: Summary – information and advice for Chelsea fans travelling to Paris for the Champions League on 16 February

16. Chad

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 5:00 am

Latest update: this advice has been revised and re-issued without amendment

17. Thailand

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 4:56 am

Latest update: Health section – cases of Zika virus have been reported in Thailand in 2016; you should follow the advice of the National Travel Health Network and Centre, particularly if you’re pregnant or planning to become pregnant, and seek advice from a health professional if you have any further questions or concerns

18. Bhutan

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 3:59 am

Latest update: Summary – there were no cases of British nationals requiring consular assistance in 2015

19. Taiwan

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 3:48 am

Latest update: Safety and security section (Consular assistance) - minor editorial amendment

20. Germany

Posted on 10 February 2016 | 10:15 am

Latest update: Summary - removal of information and advice about train accident on 9 February 2016 in Bad Aibling, near Rosenheim in Bavaria

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