HOME | British foreign travel advice


Latest UK foreign office news & advice

Select a country below:


  • Sudan
    Latest Update: Demonstration close to the Khartoum Constitutional Court from 1300 on Sunday 29th November. You should avoid the area during this time.
  • United Arab Emirates
    Terrorism section - Additional security advice
  • Peru
    Latest update: Summary and Safety & Security sections - Strike in Madre de Dios causing disruption
  • Mexico
    Latest update: Summary – Hurricane Sandra is developing in the Pacific and heavy rainfall is expected to affect the States of Baja California Sur, Nayarit, Colima, Sinaloa, Sonora, Chihuahua, Jalisco, Zacatecas, Michoacán and Durango; you should follow the advice of the local authorities, including any evacuation orders
  • Bangladesh
    Latest update: Summary - an attack on a Shia mosque near Bogra on 26 November killed one and wounded three; there is a high threat from terrorism in Bangladesh and you should be particularly vigilant
  • Mauritius
    Latest update: Safety and Security section (road travel) - on 21 November a British tourist was assaulted following a minor car accident: if you’re involved in a road accident you must report it to the police
  • Belgium
    Latest update: Summary - the Christmas market in Brussels will open from 27 November but with reduced hours and additional security measures in place; other public events across Belgium are also likely to see additional security; you should remain alert and vigilant, especially in places where there’s a high concentration of people
  • Barbados
    Latest update: Safety and security section (road travel) – removal of reference to theft from cars in the areas of Pine east west blvd and Pine north south blvd in Bridgetown
  • Azerbaijan
    Latest update: Summary – removal of information and advice for Spurs fans travelling to the FK Qarabag match on 26 November
  • Italy
    Latest update: Summary removal of information and advice for Manchester City fans travelling to Turin for the match against Juventus on 25 November
  • Australia
    Latest update: Summary and terrorism sections – the Australian government has changed its national terrorism threat advisory system and the current threat level is ‘probable’; Natural disasters section - the New South Wales rural fire service has a useful ‘fires near me’ app
  • France
    Latest update: Summary - the 21st session of the conference of the parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate change (COP21) will be held in Paris from 30 November to 11 December; major roads, including those going to Paris airports will be closed on Sunday 29 November from 4pm to 10pm and on Monday 30 November from 6am to 9pm
  • Vanuatu
    Latest Update: Summary - to be aware of ongoing political instabilities
  • Solomon Islands
    Latest Update: Summary Section - to be aware of ongoing political instabilities
  • Saudi Arabia
    Latest update: Summary - the Saudi authorities have declared ‘out of bounds’ a zone of 20km from the entire northern border of the country, and from the border in the Hafr Al-Batin and Khafji areas in the Eastern Province; warning signs are being placed in areas where vehicles are likely to cross
  • The Occupied Palestinian Territories
    Latest update: Summary - be vigilant when using route 443 and route 60 and avoid stopping between the Maccabim check point and Jerusalem on route 443 if possible
  • Israel
    Latest update: Summary - be vigilant when using route 443 and route 60 and avoid stopping between the Maccabim check point and Jerusalem on route 443 if possible
  • Uzbekistan
    Latest update: Summary – always carry a doctor’s prescription with you if you’re travelling with prescription medicines
  • Tunisia
    Latest update: Summary - on 25 November the Tunisian government announced its border with Libya would be closed until 10 December
  • Bahrain
    Latest update: Safety and security section - calls for unauthorised protests in Sanabis and Sitra on 26 November

telephone dialing codes

Find your nearest
British Embassy worldwide

Source: UK Foreign Office | Google News | Flickr | World weather online | Website development company
Sponsors: Online backup | Hospitality jobs in | Desktop support Berkshire.
Contains FCO/Directgov data © Crown copyright and database right.

British foreign travel advice and information

Money transfers and currency exchanges