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.

26 Mar 2017

Russia
Latest update: Summary - Sunday March 26th. There are several large demonstrations in cities across Russia including Moscow and St. Petersburg, with reports of arrests and clashes between police and protesters. You should avoid all demonstrations and public gatherings, as even peaceful protests can escalate quickly.

Bangladesh
Latest update: Summary - there is an ongoing security incident in the Shibbari area of Sylhet in north-eastern Bangladesh in which there have been casualties. You should avoid the Shibbari area and follow the advice of local authorities.

Tunisia
Latest update: Summary – there’s a heightened risk of terrorism against aviation; the UK government has implemented additional security measures in several countries, including Tunisia, but direct flights continue to depart to the UK from Tunisia.; you should co-operate fully with security officials; information and advice about how this may affect your flight, including if you’re transiting through Tunisia on the way to the UK

Turkey
Latest update: Summary – there’s a heightened risk of terrorism against aviation; the UK government has implemented additional security measures in several countries, including Turkey, but direct flights continue to depart to the UK from Turkey; you should co-operate fully with security officials; information and advice about how this may affect your flight, including if you’re transiting through Turkey on the way to the UK

Saudi Arabia
Latest update: Summary – there’s a heightened risk of terrorism against aviation; the UK government has implemented additional security measures in several countries, including Saudi Arabia, but direct flights continue to depart to the UK from Saudi Arabia; you should co-operate fully with security officials; information and advice about how this may affect your flight, including if you’re transiting through Saudi Arabia on the way to the UK

Lebanon
Latest update: Summary – there’s a heightened risk of terrorism against aviation; the UK government has implemented additional security measures in several countries, including Lebanon, but direct flights continue to depart to the UK from Lebanon; you should co-operate fully with security officials; information and advice about how this may affect your flight, including if you’re transiting through Lebanon on the way to the UK

Jordan
Latest update: Summary – there’s a heightened risk of terrorism against aviation; the UK government has implemented additional security measures in several countries, including Jordan, but direct flights continue to depart to the UK from Jordan; you should co-operate fully with security officials; information and advice about how this may affect your flight, including if you’re transiting through Jordan on the way to the UK

Egypt
Latest update: Summary – there’s a heightened risk of terrorism against aviation; the UK government has implemented additional security measures in several countries, including Egypt; direct flights continue to depart to the UK from Egypt (except from Sharm el Sheikh); you should co-operate fully with security officials; information and advice about how this may affect your flight, including if you’re transiting through Egypt on the way to the UK


25 Mar 2017

USA
Latest update: Summary - the US government has implemented additional security measures for flights departing to the US from Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates; you can find further details on the US Department for Homeland Security website; if you need more information


24 Mar 2017

Brazil
Latest update: Summary - large-scale protests planned for Sunday 26 March 2017, in major cities across Brazil; roads and public transport are likely to be disrupted; you should avoid large gatherings and monitor local media; Safety and security section (Crime) – a number of tourists in Rio de Janeiro have reported robberies on the walking trail to the Christ the Redeemer statue; be particularly vigilant and never resist attackers

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

Japan
Latest update: Summary - updated number of British nationals visiting Japan


23 Mar 2017

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

Ecuador
Latest update: editorial amendments

Dominica
Latest update: minor editorial amendment

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

Costa Rica
Latest update: Summary – updated number of British nationals visiting Costa Rica

Nicaragua
Latest update: Summary - removal of information and advice in the aftermath of Hurricane Otto

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

Libya
Latest update: Safety & security section (Political situation) – there has been increased fighting in Tripoli, as well as the ‘oil crescent’ around Ras Lanuf and Sidra and in the eastern city of Benghazi; hostilities can escalate quickly into heavy fighting and the situation is likely to remain unpredictable