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.

20 Apr 2018

Venezuela
Latest update: Summary - addition of information on trade and travel links between Venezuela and Panama; addition of information on travel between Venezuela and the islands of Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao; Money - addition of information on a new currency due to be introduced in June 2018

Germany
Latest update: Summary - removal of information on World War 2 bomb defusion on 20 April

Austria
Latest update: Summary - removal of information about a rail collision in Salzburg on 20 April

Nigeria
Latest update: Summary and Safety and security section (Local travel) - addition of information on protests in Abuja and other Nigerian cities; addition of information on kidnappings

St Lucia
Latest update: Safety and security section (Air travel) - removal of information on Mustique Airways

St Vincent and the Grenadines
Latest update: Safety and security section (Air travel) - removal of information about Mustique Airways

Grenada
Latest update: Safety and security section (Air travel) - removal of information on Mustique Airways

Barbados
Latest update: Safety and security section (Air travel) - removal of information on Mustique Airways

Netherlands
Latest update: Local laws and customs section - minor amendment to information on Dutch law on buying or smoking soft drugs in public places


19 Apr 2018

Nicaragua
Summary: Reports of violent street protests in Managua, Leon and other urban centres which began on 18 April 2018 which may continue for some days. Avoid large gatherings, remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities

Pakistan
Latest update: Safety and security section (Air travel) - the Pakistan authorities have confirmed that the opening of the new airport in Islamabad has been postponed from 20 April to 3 May 2018; if you plan to travel around this period, you should check details with your airline and be prepared for delays or disruption

Haiti
Latest update: Safety and security section (Local travel) - additional information on taxis, and travel to and from Toussaint Louverture International Airport; Money - additional information on commercial transactions

Senegal
Latest update: Summary - there will be reinforced security in Dakar in anticipation of protests around an important parliamentary vote that is taking place on 19 April; you should avoid any demonstrations or large gatherings of people

Burma
Latest update: Summary - additional information on risk of Zika virus


18 Apr 2018

Oman
Latest update: Safety and security section (Road travel) - updated advice on use of seatbelts; Local laws and customs section - addition of advice on Ramadan and the use of drones

Australia
Latest update: Summary - removal of link to information and advice page for the 2018 Commonwealth Games

Cameroon
Latest update: Summary - additional information on kidnapping; Safety and Security section (Crime, Local travel and Rail travel) - addition of information on scams; the Ndian division in the South West; and the Douala-Yaounde-Ngaoundere railway

Mexico
Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) - updated information; the cost of a replacement immigration form has risen to $500 Mexican Pesos

Mali
Latest update: Terrorism section - updated information on the threat from terrorism, including terrorist kidnap, in Mali, the wider Sahel region and Lake Chad Basin; Local laws and customs section - updated dates for Ramadan in 2018; Health section - update to contact details for private hospitals in Bamako

Central African Republic
Latest update: Safety and security section (Local travel) - additional information on clashes and protests in the PK5 area of Bangui