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.

18 Aug 2019

Zimbabwe
Latest Update: Summary - Series of planned demonstrations in the urban areas across Zimbabwe.

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Latest Update: Summary - New Ebola cases continue to be reported across the affected areas of eastern DRC including the provinces of Ituri, North Kivu and South Kivu. Cases have been confirmed in Goma since 14 July 2019.


17 Aug 2019

Myanmar (Burma)
Summary - change to advice against travel; the FCO now advise against all but essential travel to all areas of Northern Shan State, within 10km of the town of Pyin-Oo-Lwin (Mandalay State) and along the Pyin-Oo-Lwin to Kyaukme road; updated information on 15 August attacks and the potential for further clashes


16 Aug 2019

Hong Kong
Summary - addition of information regarding a planned protest on 17 August. You should remain vigilant, follow the advice of local authorities and move away quickly to a safe place if there are signs of disorder. Removal of factual information on previous protests

Cameroon
Summary - updated information on planned general strikes in the Northwest and Southwest regions of Cameroon from Monday 2 to Friday 6 September and Monday 9 to Friday 13 September. You should monitor local media to check for the latest information about the shutdown

Rwanda
Summary and Health section - revised information on outbreak of Ebola


15 Aug 2019

China
Summary - removal of information on typhoon Lekima

Turkey
Summary - removal of link to information page for the UEFA Super Cup match on 14 August


14 Aug 2019

Kenya
Terrorism section and summary - this section has been reviewed with minor amendments to information on locations where British nationals should be particularly vigilant

Papua New Guinea
Natural disasters section (Volcanoes) - Mount Bagana in Bougainville erupted on 13 August. Air Niugini has suspended flights to the Buka and Hoskins airports following the Ulawun volcano on 3 August. Visitors should check with their airline / travel operator if visiting Bougainville and New Britain

Japan
Summary - Severe tropical storm Krosa is expected to make landfall in western Japan by 15 August. You should follow local media and the Japan Metrological Agency for updates on weather, follow the advice of the local authorities and emergency services, including any evacuation orders. Updated figures on visits by British nationals in 2018


13 Aug 2019

Greece
Summary - updated information on a wildfire in Illea region, Manolada. The National road between Payras and Pyrgos has been closed. You should follow the advice of Greek authorities and monitor the website of the General Secretariat for Civil Protection for updates

Portugal
Summary - Portuguese fuel tanker drivers went on strike action on 12 August for an unspecified period; if you’re travelling to Portugal over the coming weeks, be aware that the strike may cause disruption to travel and other non-essential services

India
Summary - Addition of information on Indian Independence day on 15 August, which is a national holiday; large public celebrations are expected with increased security checks and traffic restrictions; editorial changes to information on travel during monsoon season


12 Aug 2019

Norway
Terrorism section and summary - addition of factual information about a shooting incident at the Al-Noor Mosque in Baerum, west of Oslo, on 10 August

Peru
Safety and security (crime) - Addition of information on thieves targeting cars travelling from Lima city to the airport

Romania
Summary - removal of information regarding a political demonstration on Saturday 10 August


09 Aug 2019

Chile
Summary - On 10 and 11 August 2019, anti and pro-immigrant marches are scheduled to take place in downtown Santiago, including Plaza Italia; if you have to travel to the area you should remain vigilant at all times and follow the advice of the local authorities

Pakistan
Summary - change to advice against travel; the FCO now advise against all travel to the immediate vicinity of the Line of Control

Kyrgyzstan
Summary - update on recent events in the Koy Tash area and Bishkek following the arrest of former President Atambayev