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 Aug 2018

Burma
Latest update: Summary - addition of information; you're advised to be vigilant around the first anniversary (25 August 2017) of the attacks in Rakhine; Health section - addition of information on schistosomiasis

Germany
Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full and reissued with editorial amendments

India
Latest update: Summary - revised information on flooding in Kerala and Kodagu in Karnataka; if you're travelling to, or are already in the area, you’re advised to closely monitor travel advice, media reports and follow the advice from local authorities; if your current location lies within the worst affected area and you're in need of urgent help, you're advised to contact the helpline number of the region; the Met department predicts little to no rain for the next 5 days; the government of Kerala has withdrawn the red alert

Thailand
Latest update: Summary - revised information; the Thai Meteorological Department continues to issue weather warnings for heavy rain, high seas (Upper Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea), and hazardous conditions across Thailand, especially the north, northeast, and south; the Mekong River Commission has also issued flood warnings for 20 to 24 August for Nongkhai (the border crossing to Vientiane, Laos) and Nakhon Phanom, and high waters along the Mekong; you should follow the advice of local authorities and monitor weather forecasts

Croatia
Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; editorial amendments to Money Section

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


19 Aug 2018

Uganda
Latest update: Summary - Safety and security section (Political section) - the arrest of a number of opposition Members of Parliament following violence around the Arua by-election on the 15 August 2018 has led to heightened political tension. There is an increased likelihood of protests, which may turn violent, across Uganda.

Laos
Summary - Red flood warnings have been issued for the period 20 August to 24 August, covering Vientiane, Nongkhai (opposite bank to Vientiane), Nakon Phanom, Khong Chiam and the Pakse area. With water levels continuing to rise rapidly, please monitor and follow the advice of local authorities and local weather forecasts.


18 Aug 2018

Ethiopia
Latest update: Summary - change to advice; the FCO now advises against all but essential travel to all other areas of the Ethiopian Somali Regional State, with the exception of the main road to Djibouti, and passengers on the Addis Ababa-Djibouti Railway


17 Aug 2018

Sweden
Latest update: Summary - removal of information on forest fires

Mali
Latest update: Summary - addition of information; a protest march is expected to take place in central Bamako on Saturday 18 August; you should stay away from all demonstrations and any blockades set up by the security forces

Portugal
Latest update: Summary - revised information on risk of forest fires

Sierra Leone
Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full and re-issued with editorial amendments

Italy
Latest update: Summary - addition of information and advice on local travel disruption in Genoa following the Morandi bridge collapse on 14 August

Russia
Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) - revised information; 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia FAN ID holders can travel to Russia using their FAN ID as a visa until 31 December 2018

Japan
Latest update: Summary - removal of information on typhoon Shanshan and extremely high temperatures; revised information on flooding

Philippines
Latest update: Summary - Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Manila is experiencing flight disruption due to an incident late on 16 August; you should check with your airline if you're due to travel; NAIA flight information is available on their Hotline +63 (0) 2877 1111


16 Aug 2018

British Antarctic Territory
Latest Update: This advice has been reviewed and re-issued with minor editorial amendments

Bahrain
Latest update: Summary and Safety and security section (Demonstrations) - removal of information on protests on 14 August

Greece
Latest update: Summary - removal of information on AEK Athens v Celtic FC Champions League match in Athens on 14 August