The tips and advice below represents the official guidance from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, please note that we do not cover travel to any country to which the Foreign and Commonwealth Office have advised against all (but essential) travel.

25 Jan 2020

Malaysia
Summary and Health section - updated information and advice following an outbreak of coronavirus in China and elsewhere in the region, including Malaysia.

Mauritius
Summary - the Mauritian authorities lifted the cyclone warning on the morning of 25 January. However there may be some ongoing disruption to flights so we recommend you check with your airline before travelling.

Australia
Latest update: Summary and Health section - updated information and advice following an outbreak of coronavirus in China and elsewhere in the region, including Australia.

Laos
Latest update: Summary and Health section - updated information and advice following an outbreak of coronavirus in China and elsewhere in the region.

Nigeria
Update to Summary, Safety and Security, and Terrorism sections of travel advice in relation to an emerging terrorist threat.


24 Jan 2020

Guatemala
Summary and Safety and security (Local travel) - removal of information on the State of Seige; full review with editorial amendments throughout

France
Summary - removal of information on Storm Gloria

North Korea
Summary - addition of information on travel restrictions put in place by the local authorities, and reports of a government suspension of tourism into North Korea

Pakistan
This advice has been reviewed in full, with changes to advice against travel

Samoa
Summary - As of 23 January 2020, the Samoan authorities have issued a new health advisory and restrictions in response to the novel coronavirus outbreak. Check with your airline or tour operator that you meet all the requirements.


23 Jan 2020

Guinea
Summary - updated information on further demonstrations and change to advise essential travel only to Middle Guinea including Labé, Pita and Dalaba.

China
Health and Summary - addition of information on travel restrictions in Wuhan and other nearby cities due to the coronavirus outbreak

Myanmar (Burma)
Health section and Summary - updated information and advice following an outbreak of coronavirus in China and elsewhere in the region

USA
Summary - removal of information on the state of emergency in Virginia in the vicinity of the State Capitol in Richmond from 17 to 21 January

Vietnam
Safety and security (Road travel) - addition of information on changes to drink driving legislation; Local laws and customs - update to information on detention and access to lawyers

Japan
Summary - removal of information about the Rugby World Cup

Taiwan
Health section and Summary - updated information and advice following an outbreak of coronavirus in China and elsewhere in the region


22 Jan 2020

Hong Kong
Health section and Summary - addition of information and advice following an outbreak of coronavirus in China and elsewhere in the region

Singapore
Health section and Summary - updated information and advice following an outbreak of coronavirus in China and elsewhere in the region

Indonesia
Health section and Summary - updated information and advice following an outbreak of coronavirus in China and elsewhere in the region