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.

19 Jun 2018

Madagascar
Latest update: Safety and security section (National parks) - factual update on armed attacks and robberies; most recent attacks on 13 and 17 June in Bekopa and Mahabo Morondava, involving tourists visiting the Tsingy of Bemahara; take extra care and use an official guide if travelling in this area

France
Latest update: Summary - addition of information on planned strikes at Air France and its subsidiaries from 23 to 26 June; check with your airline before travelling

India
Latest update: Natural disasters (Monsoons) - editorial amendments

Russia
Latest update: Entry requirements section (Travelling between Russia and Belarus) - updated information for the FIFA World Cup

Côte d'Ivoire
Latest update: Summary - addition of information on flooding in Abidjan causing closure of many routes in the city; you should check your route before travelling

Papua New Guinea
Latest update: Summary - the FCO now advise against all but essential travel to Hela and Southern Highlands provinces following significantly increased levels of tribal fighting and the declaration of states of emergency by the Papua New Guinea government; there has also been heavier than usual tribal fighting in Enga and Western Highlands provinces following the 7.5 magnitude earthquake in February 2018; if you're planning to travel to these provinces, you should take greater care than usual and consider enhanced security precautions

Costa Rica
Latest update: Summary and Safety and security section (Crime) - factual update on 2 incidents of robbery involving British nationals since January 2018; Entry requirements (Visas) - addition of information on fines for overstayers; editorial amendments throughout


18 Jun 2018

Egypt
Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) - addition of information on e-visas available through the Visa2Egypt website; although it's still possible to get a tourist visa on arrival, it's better to get one before you travel; Summary section - revisions to information on carrying large electronic devices in the cabin on Egypt-UK flights

Belgium
Latest update: Terrorism section - editorial amendments to factual information on terrorist attacks

China
Latest update: Safety and security section (Crime) - addition of information on personal attacks

Cyprus
Latest update: Summary - this advice has been reviewed and reissued without amendment

Poland
Latest update: Summary - addition of link to information page for fans travelling to Kaliningrad via Poland for the England v Belgium FIFA World Cup match on 28 June

Japan
Summary: An earthquake of approximately magnitude 5.9 on the Richter scale occurred in the morning on 18 June 2018 in Osaka Prefecture and was felt in the wider Kansai region. There is currently some disruption to the rail network in the Kansai area, and the Japan Meteorological Agency have said that there is a continued risk of aftershocks. British nationals in the affected areas should follow the advice of the local authorities, be aware of the risk of aftershocks and monitor local news for updates.


15 Jun 2018

Gibraltar
Latest update: Summary - this advice has been reviewed and reissued without amendment

Cuba
Latest update: Summary - removal of information on air crash at Jose Marti Airport on 18 May 2018

Lithuania
Latest update: Summary - addition of information for fans travelling to Kaliningrad via Lithuania for the England vs Belgium FIFA World Cup match on 28 June

Vietnam
Summary - Possible demonstrations on 16 June. You should avoid all protests.


14 Jun 2018

Mozambique
Latest update: Summary - addition of information to advice against all but essential travel; this advice does not apply to islands off the coast of Mozambique

Mexico
Latest update: Summary - addition of information; Hurricane Bud in the Pacific is currently moving north and may bring hazardous sea and weather conditions to the state of Baja California Sur and to the west coast of the country, including the states of Colima, Jalisco, Nayarit and Sinaloa; Safety and security section (road travel) - additional information on driving restrictions; Local laws and customs section - addition of information on LOCATEL

Kosovo
Latest update: Safety and security section (Road travel) - removal of information on closure of road between Kacanik and Hani i Elezit due to landslides