Saver Travel Insurance

Our Saver Policy is designed to cover you for the bare essentials of your overseas travel including unlimited overseas medical and hospital expenses and limited cover for lost luggage and personal effects.

Included benefits

  • Children and dependents covered for free*
  • Overseas emergency medical assistance if you injure yourself or become sick during your journey
  • Unlimited overseas emergency medical and hospital expenses
  • Cover for lost, stolen or damaged luggage and personal items#
  • Personal liability.

 

Optional Extras

  • Our Winter sports cover can be included to cover you for skiing or snowboarding.

 

For the full policy details see our Combined Product Disclosure Statement and Financial Services Guide
 

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Smart Traveller

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo

    18 Jun 2018

    Do not travel to Virunga National Park in Nord-Kivu. Due to security concerns, the park will be closed to visitors until at least 2019. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Turkey

    15 Jun 2018

    On 24 June 2018, Presidential and Parliamentary elections will be held in Turkey. Campaign rallies and demonstrations are expected and political tensions will be heightened in the period surrounding the elections. Avoid large gatherings, protests and demonstrations as they can quickly turn violent. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Ankara and Istanbul because of the high threat of terrorist attack. Exercise a high degree of caution in Turkey overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of Turkey.

  • Papua New Guinea

    15 Jun 2018

    On 15 June 2018, PNG authorities declared a State of Emergency in Mendi, Southern Highlands Province, following civil unrest and violence. Authorities have deployed additional security resources to Mendi.  Anticipate disruptions to normal commercial services, including aviation, in Mendi. Monitor local reports on security, avoid protests and follow the instructions of local authorities.The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in PNG overall. Reconsider your need to travel into Tari in Hela Province and Porgera township in Enga Province in the northern highlands.

  • Niger

    15 Jun 2018

    We continue to receive information indicating terrorists are planning attacks targeting Westerners in Niger, including possibly in the capital, Niamey. Terrorist groups in the region have focused attack plans on hotels, cafes and restaurants visited by foreigners. The level of our advice has not changed. Do not travel to Niger overall. Different levels apply in some parts of the country, including the capital, Niamey.

  • India

    14 Jun 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in India overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Switzerland

    14 Jun 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Switzerland.

  • Vietnam

    12 Jun 2018

    This travel advice contains updated information on entry and exit. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Vietnam.

  • Mozambique

    09 Jun 2018

    We now advise you to reconsider your need to travel to Cabo Delgado Province. On 8 June 2018 the US Government warned its citizens of possible imminent attacks on government and commercial centres in the district headquarters of Palma, Cabo Delgado Province. Take particular care around government offices and retail locations, including markets, in Palma. Check local and social media for updates before you travel to the area, remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities. We continue to recommend you exercise a high degree of caution in Mozambique overall, including Maputo.

  • Indonesia

    08 Jun 2018

    Terrorists attacked several churches and police stations in Surabaya and Pekanbaru in May 2018. We continue to receive information that indicates that terrorists may be planning attacks in Indonesia. Pay close attention to your personal security at all times. Monitor media for the latest information about safety or security risks. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Indonesia, including Bali. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Federated States of Micronesia

    08 Jun 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM).

  • Cameroon

    07 Jun 2018

    The level of our advice has changed. Do not to travel to the Northwest and Southwest states, due to ongoing tensions, threat of localised violence and kidnapping. Exercise a high degree of caution in Cameroon overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Zimbabwe

    06 Jun 2018

    General elections will take place on 30 July 2018. Demonstrations may occur in different parts of the country, and instances of conflict cannot be ruled out in the lead up to, during and soon after the election. Be alert at all times, avoid political rallies and demonstrations, and monitor local media. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Zimbabwe.

  • Lebanon

    06 Jun 2018

    We now advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in Lebanon, due to the unpredictable security situation, the threat of terrorist attack and ongoing political and sectarian tensions. Higher levels apply in some parts of Lebanon.

  • Botswana

    06 Jun 2018

    If you’re entering Botswana from Ebola affected countries, you’ll be subject to Ebola screening and may be denied entry or quarantined on arrival (See Entry and exit). The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Botswana.                           

  • Malta

    06 Jun 2018

    This advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Malta.

  • Ethiopia

    05 Jun 2018

    ​To prevent the spread of Ebola Virus into Ethiopia, authorities have introduced additional health screening for international travellers at all points of entry into Ethiopia. Travellers who register a high temperature may be quarantined (see Entry and exit). The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Ethiopia. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Israel, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank

    04 Jun 2018

    This travel advice contains updated information on rocket and mortar fire from the Gaza Strip into Israel. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution overall. Higher levels apply in some areas.

  • Guatemala

    04 Jun 2018

    On 3 June 2018, Volcan de Fuego erupted. Guatemala City's international airport (La Aurora) shut down due to falling ash. Monitor local news. Check with your airline or tour operator before travelling to the airport. The level of the advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Guatemala.

  • Bhutan

    04 Jun 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Bhutan.

  • Nicaragua

    31 May 2018

    Violent protests are ongoing in various parts of Nicaragua, including Managua and Leon, and have resulted in a number of deaths and injuries. The protests commenced on 18 April 2018 and may continue for some days in various areas, including near universities. Avoid all demonstrations as they may turn violent, and monitor the local media for further information and updates. The level of our advice has changed. We now advise Australians to reconsider your need to travel to Nicaragua.

  • Djibouti

    29 May 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Djibouti. Higher levels apply in some areas.

  • South Africa

    25 May 2018

    The South African Civil Aviation Authority grounded SA Express Airlines on 24 May 2018 due to safety concerns. Contact the airline or your travel agent directly for flight options. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in South Africa.

  • Iraq

    23 May 2018

    This advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Do not travel to Iraq, including the Kurdish region. If you choose to visit, in spite of our strong advice, ensure you take appropriate security precautions and obtain a valid Iraqi visa, even if you are only travelling to the Kurdish region of Iraq.

  • Senegal

    23 May 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Senegal overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Uganda

    23 May 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. We now advise you to reconsider your need to travel to the Karamoja region because of the risk of banditry and inter-tribal clashes. We have not changed the overall level for Uganda. Exercise a high degree of caution. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Sierra Leone

    22 May 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Sierra Leone.

  • Malawi

    22 May 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Malawi. Higher levels apply in in the Mulanje district.

  • Benin

    21 May 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Benin.

  • Bahrain

    21 May 2018

    This advice has been reviewed. We now advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in Bahrain due to the threat of terrorist attack and civil disturbance. 

  • Colombia

    18 May 2018

    ​A second round of presidential elections are scheduled for 17 June 2018. Avoid all demonstrations, protests and large public gatherings, including political rallies and election-related events, because of their potential to turn violent. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Colombia. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

    18 May 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

  • Angola

    17 May 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Angola. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Namibia

    16 May 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Namibia.

  • Timor-Leste

    16 May 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Timor-Leste

  • Armenia

    15 May 2018

    The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Armenia. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Swaziland

    15 May 2018

    This advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Swaziland.

  • Ukraine

    14 May 2018

    In April 2018, Ukraine introduced e-Visas for Australian tourist and business visitors. The overall level of the advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Ukraine. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • United Arab Emirates

    14 May 2018

    The Islamic holy month of Ramadan is expected to begin on 15 May 2018. It is illegal to eat, drink or smoke in public between sunrise and sunset during Ramadan in the UAE, including in private vehicles. Take care to respect religious and cultural sensitivities, rules and customs. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

  • The Gambia

    11 May 2018

    There is a heightened security presence in the capital, Banjul and in other parts of The Gambia. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in The Gambia overall. Reconsider your need to travel to and from The Gambia overland travel through the Casamance region in Senegal.

  • United Kingdom

    11 May 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in the United Kingdom.

  • Peru

    10 May 2018

    This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Peru overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Lesotho

    08 May 2018

    This advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Lesotho.

  • Canada

    08 May 2018

    ​This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Canada.

  • Bulgaria

    07 May 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Bulgaria.

  • Afghanistan

    04 May 2018

    On 2 May 2018 the US Government warned that extremist groups continue to consider attacks against hotels in Kabul, particularly locations where foreigners are known to reside such as the Kabul Serena Hotel. The US Government also warned that these groups may also target places where civilians are known to congregate, including banks, markets, and public gatherings. The level of our advice has not changed. Do not travel to Afghanistan.

  • Guam

    04 May 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Guam.

  • Czech Republic

    04 May 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in the Czech Republic.

  • Portugal

    02 May 2018

    Eurovision 2018 will be held in Lisbon from 8 to 12 May. Pay close attention to your personal belongings and follow the advice of local authorities. Exercise normal safety precautions in Portugal.

  • Brunei Darussalam

    02 May 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Brunei Darussalam.

  • Morocco

    02 May 2018

    The Australian Embassy in Rabat is now open and providing passport and consular services to Australians in Morocco. See the Embassy website for information about opening hours and services provided.  The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Morocco overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Ghana

    01 May 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Ghana.

  • Gabon

    01 May 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Gabon.

  • New Caledonia

    26 Apr 2018

    This advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in New Caledonia.

  • Central African Republic

    24 Apr 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Do not travel to the Central African Republic.

  • Brazil

    24 Apr 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of this advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Brazil.

  • Venezuela

    24 Apr 2018

    Protests in Caracas and other major cities are ongoing. There continue to be shortages of basic food items and medicines. Avoid political gatherings and demonstrations as they may become violent. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Venezuela. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Syria

    23 Apr 2018

    This advice has been reviewed. The security situation in Syria is extremely dangerous. It is illegal under Australian law for Australian citizens, including dual citizens, to provide any kind of support to any armed group in Syria. The level of our advice has not changed. Do not travel to Syria.

  • Germany

    21 Apr 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Germany and be aware of the increased threat of terrorism.

  • Nigeria

    21 Apr 2018

    This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Nigeria due to the high threat of terrorist attack and kidnapping. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. 

  • Tonga

    19 Apr 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Tonga.

  • Laos

    18 Apr 2018

    This advice has been reviewed. The level of the advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Laos overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Albania

    16 Apr 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Albania.

  • Cyprus

    16 Apr 2018

    This advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Cyprus. 

  • Tunisia

    13 Apr 2018

    This advice has been reviewed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Tunisia due to the high threat of terrorist attack. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Somalia

    13 Apr 2018

    This advice has been reviewed. The security situation in Somalia is highly volatile and there is an ongoing very high threat of terrorist attack. There have been a large number of significant attacks since 2016. Terrorist attacks are expected to continue. If you are in Somalia, we strongly urge you to leave if it is safe to do so. The level of our advice has not changed. Do not travel to Somalia.

  • Saudi Arabia

    12 Apr 2018

    There is an ongoing threat of cross-border missiles and rocket attacks from Yemen deep into Saudi territory. Ballistic missiles targeting Riyadh have been intercepted several times since November 2017, most recently on 11 April 2018. Exercise caution in public places and monitor the media for developments which may affect your security. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Saudi Arabia overall. Higher levels apply in some areas.

  • Cambodia

    12 Apr 2018

    There are increased risks related to security, crime and road safety during Khmer New Year celebrations (13-16 April). The Cambodian Prime Minister has announced that local authorities have disrupted a plan to bomb Wat Phnom in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. Be alert during religious or national festivals, avoid large public gatherings, and monitor the news and other sources for developments which may affect your security. The level of advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Cambodia.

  • Ireland

    12 Apr 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Ireland.

  • Denmark

    11 Apr 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Denmark.

  • Italy

    11 Apr 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Italy.

  • Singapore

    11 Apr 2018

    Reminder: your passport needs to be valid for at least six months to enter or exit Singapore, even if you're transiting. The level of advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Singapore.

  • Estonia

    11 Apr 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and has new information on where to get help. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Estonia.​

  • Fiji

    11 Apr 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Fiji.

  • Puerto Rico

    10 Apr 2018

    Recovery efforts are still underway following Hurricane Maria in September 2017. Access to electricity may be limited, particularly in rural areas. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Puerto Rico.​

  • Kosovo

    10 Apr 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Kosovo overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina

    10 Apr 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • Philippines

    06 Apr 2018

    Boracay will close for tourism from 26 April 2018 for up to six months. Hotels, flights and other tourist services will be disrupted. Contact your airline, hotel, travel agent or tour operator directly for up-to-date information. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in the Philippines overall. Reconsider your need to travel to eastern Mindanao, and do not travel to central and western Mindanao, due to very high levels of violent crime, high threat of terrorist attack and kidnapping.

  • Algeria

    06 Apr 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Algeria.

  • Bolivia

    06 Apr 2018

    This advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Bolivia.

  • Montenegro

    06 Apr 2018

    ​This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Montenegro. ​

  • Jamaica

    06 Apr 2018

    Due to ongoing violence in the parish of St James, including Montego Bay the Jamaican Government has extended a state of emergency. Avoid protests and large public gatherings as they have the potential to turn violent. Monitor local media and follow instructions issued by local authorities (see Safety and security). The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Jamaica.

  • Egypt

    06 Apr 2018

    Terrorist groups have conducted a number of attacks against Christians and their places of worship over the last year. Take particular care during significant religious periods, and at holiday festivals, religious observances and religious sites. In planning your activities, consider the places known to be terrorist targets and the level of security provided. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Egypt overall. Higher levels apply in some areas.

  • Taiwan

    05 Apr 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Taiwan. 

  • Vanuatu

    05 Apr 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Vanuatu.

  • Pakistan

    05 Apr 2018

    General elections will be held in mid-2018. Previously there has been a spike in violence and terrorist attacks in the months leading up to and immediately after elections. Avoid demonstrations, political events, rallies, processions and large-scale public gatherings as they may turn violent. Follow local advice, and monitor the media for developments that may affect your safety and security. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Pakistan overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Nepal

    03 Apr 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Nepal.

  • New Zealand

    03 Apr 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and contains new information on local laws. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in New Zealand.

  • Kuwait

    03 Apr 2018

     This advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Kuwait.

  • Eritrea

    03 Apr 2018

    This advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Eritrea. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.  

  • Oman

    03 Apr 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Oman overall. Reconsider your need to travel to border areas with Yemen.

  • Bangladesh

    02 Apr 2018

    This advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Bangladesh.

  • Russia

    01 Apr 2018

    Due to heightened political tensions, you should be aware of the possibility of anti-Western sentiment or harassment. While the Australian Government is not aware of any increased difficulties for Australians travelling in Russia at this time, you should follow the security and political situation closely and keep up to date with this travel advice. Remain vigilant, avoid any protests or demonstrations and avoid commenting publicly on political developments. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Russia. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Greece

    28 Mar 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Greece. 

  • France

    28 Mar 2018

    Rolling rail strikes are being organised through until June 2018. Monitor local media and contact your travel provider for the latest information. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in France, due to the high threat of terrorist attack.

  • Mongolia

    27 Mar 2018

    This travel advice contains new information about entry and exit conditions. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Mongolia.  

  • Thailand

    27 Mar 2018

    Jet ski and scooter scams occur regularly in Thailand. Only use reputable hirers and check the equipment before you hire. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Thailand overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Belarus

    27 Mar 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and includes new information on entry and exit conditions. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Belarus.                             

  • Cuba

    27 Mar 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and contains new information on entry and exit requirements. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Cuba.

  • Kazakhstan

    27 Mar 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Kazakhstan.

  • United States of America

    26 Mar 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in the United States of America, including Alaska and the Hawaiian Islands. Reconsider your need to travel to the US Virgin Islands and the US territory of Puerto Rico. 

  • Kenya

    23 Mar 2018

    The terrorist group Al-Shabaab continues to threaten attacks against Kenya. Possible terrorist targets include shopping centres, entertainment venues, western embassies and other places frequented by foreigners. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Kenya overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Maldives

    23 Mar 2018

    Avoid protests and large public gatherings as they have the potential to turn violent. Monitor local media and follow instructions issued by local authorities (see Safety and security). The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution on Malé Island. Exercise normal safety precautions elsewhere in the Maldives.

  • Malaysia

    23 Mar 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal security precautions in Malaysia overall.​ Reconsider your need to travel to the coastal region of eastern Sabah.

  • Croatia

    23 Mar 2018

    Flooding can occur in Croatia, triggering landslides, damaging buildings and infrastructure, and disrupting road travel. The level of this advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Croatia.                    

  • Trinidad and Tobago

    21 Mar 2018

    Terrorist attacks are possible in Trinidad and Tobago. Religious holidays and large crowds could be targeted. In February 2018, the Trinidad and Tobago authorities arrested a number of individuals who planned to carry out attacks against Carnival. Pay close attention to your personal security at all times. Monitor the media and other sources about possible security threats. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Trinidad and Tobago.

  • Uzbekistan

    21 Mar 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Uzbekistan. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Sri Lanka

    20 Mar 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Sri Lanka.

  • Iceland

    19 Mar 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Iceland.

  • South Korea (Republic of Korea)

    19 Mar 2018

    ​This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of this advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in South Korea.

  • Myanmar

    16 Mar 2018

    Some areas of Myanmar are more prone to civil unrest, politically-motivated violence and conflict between ethnic groups and military forces than other areas. Take this into account when planning your travel. The level of our travel advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Myanmar overall. Higher and lower levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Qatar

    16 Mar 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Qatar.                            

  • Jordan

    14 Mar 2018

    There's an increased possibility of protests in Jordan in response to domestic and regional developments, economic issues and on significant anniversaries. Avoid demonstrations and large gatherings as they may turn violent. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Jordan. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Mexico

    09 Mar 2018

    On 7 March 2018, the US Embassy in Mexico City issued a security alert advising it has received information about a security threat in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo (see Safety and security). Pay close attention to your personal security at all times. Travellers may become victims of violence directed against others. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Mexico overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Liberia

    08 Mar 2018

    Maintenance works at Liberia's main international airport, Roberts International Airport, are ongoing and causing regular airport closures. The works will continue until at least the end of March 2018, after which full operations will resume. Contact your airline or travel operator directly for up-to-date information on flight options. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Liberia overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Chile

    07 Mar 2018

    The level of this advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Chile.

  • Spain

    07 Mar 2018

    This advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Spain.

  • The Bahamas

    06 Mar 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in the Bahamas.

  • China

    06 Mar 2018

    ​This travel advice contains new information relating to visas when visiting Hong Kong or Macau from mainland China (see Entry and Exit). The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in China. Higher levels apply in Tibet and Xinjiang.

  • Mali

    05 Mar 2018

    There is a high threat of kidnapping against foreigners in Mali, including in the south. We continue to receive information indicating extremists may be planning kidnapping operations in Mali, including in Bamako. Foreigners, western mining interests, aid workers and long-term expatriates are possible targets. Seek professional security advice and review your personal security plans. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to parts of southern Mali and do not travel to any other areas, including Bamako.

  • Costa Rica

    03 Mar 2018

    This advice has been reviewed and includes new information on entry and exit requirements. The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Costa Rica.

  • Burkina Faso

    02 Mar 2018

    On 2 March 2018, a series of attacks occurred in central Ouagadougou, killing and injuring a number of people. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Burkina Faso overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.                            

  • Zambia

    01 Mar 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Zambia overall. Reconsider your need to travel to some border regions of the country.

  • Netherlands

    01 Mar 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in the Netherlands.

  • Serbia

    28 Feb 2018

    This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Serbia.

  • Seychelles

    28 Feb 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Seychelles.

  • Georgia

    26 Feb 2018

    We now advise you to reconsider your need to travel to the Pankisi Gorge. Exercise normal safety precautions in Georgia overall. Higher levels apply in other areas of the country.

  • Dominican Republic

    26 Feb 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in the Dominican Republic.

  • Kyrgyz Republic

    22 Feb 2018

    Australians can apply for an e-visa for travel up to 90 days for tourism or business. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in the Kyrgyz Republic. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.                           

  • Lithuania

    22 Feb 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Lithuania.

  • Macau

    16 Feb 2018

    This travel advice contains new information relating to visas (see Entry and exit). The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Macau.                            

  • Hong Kong

    16 Feb 2018

    This travel advice contains new information relating to visas (see Entry and exit). The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Hong Kong.

  • Belgium

    16 Feb 2018

    Terrorists may be planning further attacks in Belgium. An attack could occur at any time. Exercise particular caution around locations known to be possible terrorist targets. Monitor the news and other sources for changes to local conditions. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Belgium overall.

  • Guyana

    15 Feb 2018

    ​This travel advice has been updated and contains new information for LGBTI travellers. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Guyana.

  • Samoa

    10 Feb 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Samoa.

  • Mauritania

    09 Feb 2018

    There is an ongoing threat of kidnapping in Mauritania. Be alert to your personal security at all times (see safety and security). The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Mauritania. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Belize

    08 Feb 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Belize.

  • Chad

    07 Feb 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Do not travel to Chad overall. Reconsider your need to travel to the capital N'Djamena.

  • Guinea

    05 Feb 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Guinea overall. Reconsider your need to travel to all areas bordering Cote d'Ivoire, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

  • Poland

    01 Feb 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Poland.

  • Azerbaijan

    31 Jan 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and contains new information on entry and exit conditions. Electronic visas are now available online for single entry visits to Azerbaijan of less than 30 days (see Entry and Exit). The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Azerbaijan overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Palau

    31 Jan 2018

    This travel advice contains new information on entry and exit conditions. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Palau.

  • Honduras

    30 Jan 2018

    Following elections in Honduras in November 2017, violent demonstrations occurred throughout the country, with some resulting in deaths. Avoid demonstrations and large public gatherings as they may turn violent, be alert and follow instructions issued by local authorities. Exercise a high degree of caution in Honduras. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.  

  • Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

    28 Jan 2018

    There is an increased risk of demonstrations and protests in Côte d'Ivoire. Protest action by current and former members of the Ivorian armed forces has been occurring across the country since the beginning of 2017. Avoid protests and large public gatherings as they have the potential to turn violent. In the event of further protests, monitor local media, and follow all instructions issued by local authorities. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Côte d'Ivoire overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Argentina

    24 Jan 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Argentina.

  • Paraguay

    24 Jan 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and includes new information for LGBTI travellers. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Paraguay.

  • Iran

    24 Jan 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Iran overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Cook Islands

    22 Jan 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precaution in the Cook Islands.

  • Madagascar

    19 Jan 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Madagascar. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Mauritius

    19 Jan 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Mauritius.

  • Uruguay

    17 Jan 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and contains new information on cruise travel to Uruguay. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Uruguay.

  • Sudan

    16 Jan 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Sudan overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Solomon Islands

    12 Jan 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Solomon Islands.

  • Norway

    11 Jan 2018

    There are risks for travellers to the arctic archipelago of Svalbard relating to avalanches, glacier accidents, boating incidents and polar bear encounters. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Norway.

  • Japan

    10 Jan 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Japan overall.

  • Latvia

    21 Dec 2017

    Public consumption of alcohol, unless in a designated place, is illegal in Latvia; fines may apply (see Laws). The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Latvia.

  • Ecuador

    21 Dec 2017

    Research local laws as penalties for drug offences are severe (see Laws). The overall level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Ecuador. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Moldova

    20 Dec 2017

    The travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Moldova. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • El Salvador

    20 Dec 2017

    Pay close attention to your personal security at all times and monitor the media about new safety or security risks. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in El Salvador.

  • Haiti

    18 Dec 2017

    Due to the hurricanes in recent months, be prepared that emergency and medical care, water and food supplies are still affected in some areas. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Haiti. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.  

  • Turkmenistan

    17 Dec 2017

    ​This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Turkmenistan. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Panama

    14 Dec 2017

    This travel advice has been updated with the contact details of the Australian Consulate in Panama. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Panama overall. Do not travel to the Darien Gap beyond Yaviza.                            

  • Marshall Islands

    13 Dec 2017

    This travel advice contains new information on entry and exit conditions, travelling with children, and driver’s licence requirements. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in the Marshall Islands. 

  • Sweden

    12 Dec 2017

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Sweden.

  • Rwanda

    07 Dec 2017

    This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Rwanda. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. 

  • French Polynesia

    06 Dec 2017

    This advice has been reviewed and remains current. Exercise normal safety precautions in French Polynesia.

  • Romania

    05 Dec 2017

    Romania isn't a part of the Schengen area, but is working towards becoming a member. Visa and other entry and exit conditions (such as customs and quarantine regulations) may change as they're realigned with those of the Schengen area. Contact an Embassy or Consulate of Romania for up-to-date information. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Romania.

  • Finland

    01 Dec 2017

    ​​This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Finland.

  • Tajikistan

    16 Nov 2017

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Tajikistan overall. Reconsider your need to travel to the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast and some border regions of the country.

  • Libya

    13 Nov 2017

    Tripoli International Airport reopened in July 2017 but only limited commercial options are available. The security situation in Libya remains volatile, with ongoing fighting. The level of our advice has not changed. Do not travel to Libya.

  • South Sudan

    10 Nov 2017

    The Australian Government's ability to provide consular assistance in South Sudan remains extremely limited. The level of our advice has not changed. Do not to travel to South Sudan.

  • Yemen

    10 Nov 2017

    This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Do not travel to Yemen, including the island of Socotra.

  • Burundi

    06 Nov 2017

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Do not travel to Burundi.

  • Austria

    27 Oct 2017

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Austria.

  • Hungary

    24 Oct 2017

    This advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Hungary.

  • Tanzania

    13 Oct 2017

    This travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Tanzania.

  • North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea)

    06 Sep 2017

    ​​North Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of Korea) continues to conduct nuclear tests and ballistic missile tests, further aggravating the already tense situation on the Korean Peninsula and in the region. Further provocations by North Korea or reactions by other countries cannot be ruled out. The level of this advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to North Korea.

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