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.

24 Feb 2017

Gabon
Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) – you’ll need a visa to visit Gabon; full information on the visa application process can be found on the website of the Gabonese Embassy in the UK

St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Latest update: Entry requirements section – check whether you need a yellow fever vaccination certificate by visiting the website of the National Travel Health Network and Centre

Haiti
Latest update: Entry requirements section – check whether you need a yellow fever vaccination certificate by visiting the website of the National Travel Health Network and Centre

Cuba
Latest update: Entry requirements section – check whether you need a yellow fever vaccination certificate by visiting the website of the National Travel Health Network and Centre

Colombia
Latest update: Entry requirements section – check whether you need a yellow fever vaccination certificate by visiting the website of the National Travel Health Network and Centre

Pakistan
Latest update: Safety and security section (Local travel - Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore) – updated list of places that British High Commission and Deputy High Commission staff have been advised to avoid; Health section – there has been an outbreak of Chikungunya virus; you should follow the advice of the National Travel Health Network and Centre

South Africa
Latest update: Summary – there is a very high level of crime including rape and murder in South Africa; the most violent crimes tend to occur in townships, remote and isolated areas, away from the normal tourist destinations; you should take sensible precautions to protect your safety; crime increases in areas where large crowds gather, so be particularly vigilant if you’re attending sporting or other events that attract large numbers

Serbia
Latest update: Summary – removal of advice and information on the Red Star v's Galatasary basketball game in Belgrade


23 Feb 2017

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

Bahrain
Latest update: Safety and security section - information on protests from 23 to 24 February 2017


22 Feb 2017

Jordan
Latest update: Summary and Safety & security section (Border areas) – the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) now advise against all but essential travel to within 6km of the Syrian border between routes 15 and 35 due to the risk of small arms fire, stray mortars, or other attacks in the area; Safety and security section (Road travel) – there’s a risk of flash floods in wadis (valleys) in Jordan; check local weather before you travel and don’t travel to a wadi when heavy rain is expected

Philippines
Latest update: editorial amendments to the Summary, Terrorism and Safety & security sections

Chile
Latest update: Summary - removal of information and advice about fires in central and southern Chile and flooding and bad weather conditions in the Atacama region

USA
Latest update: Summary - removal of information and advice about severe weather affecting California

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


21 Feb 2017

Peru
Latest update: Summary – updated number of British nationals visiting Peru

Guyana
Latest update: Safety and security section (Air travel) - UK government staff have been advised to avoid travelling on INSEL Air due to safety concerns

Nepal
Latest update: Summary - a month of protests and general strikes has been announced in the Terai region starting on 21 February 2017; you should monitor local media and avoid places where mass meetings are being held

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

Guinea
Latest update: Safety and security section - although the political situation in Guinea has stabilised following the closely contested presidential elections in 2015, there are ongoing political tensions; these have led to sporadic violent demonstrations in the capital with demonstrators blocking roads near the airport; monitor local media reports and keep away from large demonstrations