Basic Travel Insurance

Woolworths Basic Travel Insurance provides unlimited cover for overseas medical and hospital expenses and overseas 24 hour emergency assistance. Cancellations and amendment fees, luggage and personal belongings are all covered.

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 cancellation fees and lost deposits if your travel plans are cancelled or cut short for reasons beyond your control, e.g. a relative is hospitalised
  • Cover for lost, stolen or damaged luggage and personal items
  • Personal liability

 

Optional Extras

  • Our Wintersports 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

  • Maldives

    26 Sep 2018

    This advice has been reviewed. 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.

  • New Caledonia

    25 Sep 2018

    New Caledonia will vote in an independence referendum on 4 November 2018. Use common sense and avoid any demonstrations that may occur ahead of, during or after the vote. Follow the instructions of local authorities. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in New Caledonia.

  • Kyrgyz Republic

    25 Sep 2018

    This advice has been reviewed. Exercise a high degree of caution in the Kyrgyz Republic. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.                           

  • Indonesia

    24 Sep 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and includes information on the risk of rabies. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Indonesia, including Bali and southern Lombok. Reconsider your need to travel to northern Lombok, the Gili Islands and Central Sulawesi and Papua provinces.

  • Chile

    24 Sep 2018

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

  • Dominican Republic

    22 Sep 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and includes new information on where to get help. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in the Dominican Republic.

  • Niger

    21 Sep 2018

    We continue to receive information indicating terrorists are planning attacks targeting Westerners in Niger, including possibly in the capital, Niamey. On 17 September 2018, a foreign national was kidnapped southwest of Niamey. The level of our advice has changed for southwest Niger. Do not travel to Niger overall. Reconsider your need to travel to the capital, Niamey.

  • Nigeria

    21 Sep 2018

    Protests in Abuja and other Nigerian cities are becoming increasingly frequent in the lead up to Presidential elections in February 2019. Avoid protests, demonstrations and large crowds as they could turn violent without notice. Monitor local media for news of unrest (see Safety and security). 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. 

  • Brazil

    21 Sep 2018

    Large-scale protests are expected across Brazil during the campaign period up to the general elections in October 2018 (see Safety and Security). The level of this advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Brazil.

  • Ethiopia

    20 Sep 2018

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

  • China

    19 Sep 2018

    This advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in China. Higher levels apply in Tibet and Xinjiang.

  • The Gambia

    19 Sep 2018

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

  • Macau

    19 Sep 2018

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

  • Hong Kong

    19 Sep 2018

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

  • Egypt

    18 Sep 2018

    Public comments criticising Egyptian government, security forces or religion, can be considered illegal (See Laws). The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Egypt overall. Higher levels apply in some areas.

  • Saudi Arabia

    18 Sep 2018

    The Saudi government has issued new laws on social media messaging (see Laws). The level of our advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to Saudi Arabia overall. Higher levels apply in some areas.

  • India

    18 Sep 2018

    On 6 September 2018, India’s Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality, which was previously a crime under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. 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.

  • Zambia

    18 Sep 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. 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.

  • Iran

    17 Sep 2018

    The unauthorised use of drones is illegal in Iran and permission is required to bring in a range of electronic equipment including, satellite phones, GPS trackers and walkie talkies (See Laws). 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.

  • United States of America

    17 Sep 2018

    Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina on 14 September. North and South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and Georgia have declared states of emergency. Evacuation orders, flash flood warnings and tornado watches remain in effect in some areas. Widespread flooding may cause disruption to essential services. Monitor media and follow instructions issued by local authorities, including evacuation orders. Anticipate disruption to transport networks, contact your transport provider for updates (see Natural disasters). 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. 

  • Philippines

    16 Sep 2018

    Super Typhoon Mangkhut (local name Ompong) passed across northern Luzon on 15 September as a destructive category 5 typhoon. It brought heavy rain, violent winds and storm surges in low lying areas. Anticipate disruption to essential services such as transport, electricity, water and food supply. Contact your tour operator or airline for information on possible disruptions to your travel plans. Exercise caution, monitor local media and follow the advice of local authorities in affected areas. The level of 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.

  • Zimbabwe

    14 Sep 2018

    On 6 September 2018, local authorities declared a cholera outbreak in Harare. A number of deaths have been reported. There are continuing reports of typhoid fever and cholera in other parts of the country. Consult your doctor or travel clinic on health risks and consider getting vaccinated before you travel (See Health). The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Zimbabwe.

  • Solomon Islands

    13 Sep 2018

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

  • Netherlands

    13 Sep 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and contains new information on safety and security (see Safety and security). The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in the Netherlands.

  • The Bahamas

    10 Sep 2018

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

  • Trinidad and Tobago

    10 Sep 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.

  • Jamaica

    10 Sep 2018

    A state of emergency remains in place until October 2018 due to ongoing violence in the Parish of St James, including Montego Bay, and in St Catherine North, including Spanish Town, Linstead and Bog Walk. Authorities have also extended Zones of Special Operations in areas of West Kingston. Anticipate road closures and travel delays. 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.

  • Belize

    07 Sep 2018

    On 4 September 2018, the Government of Belize declared a state of emergency for the George Street and Ghost Town areas of Southside Belize City, as a result of a significant increase in violent crime. Police have been deployed to the areas to stabilise the situation. Avoid the affected areas, remain vigilant at all times and follow the advice of local authorities. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Belize.

  • Papua New Guinea

    07 Sep 2018

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported Vaccine-Derived Polio Virus (Type 1) cases in parts of PNG. The National Department of Health (NDOH) and WHO are undertaking contact tracing, testing and polio vaccination of children across the country. Ensure you’re vaccinated against polio (See Health). Exercise a high degree of caution in PNG overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

  • Iceland

    07 Sep 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)

    07 Sep 2018

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

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

    07 Sep 2018

    ​​This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of this advice has not changed. Reconsider your need to travel to North Korea.

  • Bolivia

    06 Sep 2018

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

  • Greece

    05 Sep 2018

    ​​This advice provides new information on the risk of West Nile virus in Greece (See Health). The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Greece.

  • Mali

    04 Sep 2018

    ​​This travel advice has been reviewed. The security situation throughout Mali could deteriorate with little warning. Avoid political rallies, protests and large gatherings. Monitor local media and other sources for developments which may affect your security. 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.

  • Spain

    31 Aug 2018

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

  • Nepal

    31 Aug 2018

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

  • Tanzania

    30 Aug 2018

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

  • Seychelles

    30 Aug 2018

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

  • Senegal

    28 Aug 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.

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo

    27 Aug 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and includes new information on the Ebola virus disease. 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.

  • Pakistan

    23 Aug 2018

    This advice has been updated with recent attacks in Pakistan. 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.

  • Poland

    23 Aug 2018

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

  • Fiji

    21 Aug 2018

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

  • Haiti

    21 Aug 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. 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.

  • Burkina Faso

    17 Aug 2018

    ​In May 2018, terrorist organisations released a statement warning of terrorist attacks targeting westerners and western companies operating in the Sahel.  Mining companies operating in Burkina Faso are advised to review their security practices and ensure adequate procedures are in place to respond to possible terrorist incidents.  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.                            

  • Kenya

    17 Aug 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and includes new information on local laws. 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.

  • Venezuela

    17 Aug 2018

    Protests in Caracas and other major cities occur regularly. 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.

  • Laos

    16 Aug 2018

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

  • United Arab Emirates

    16 Aug 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and includes information on safety and security. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

  • Jordan

    15 Aug 2018

     This advice has been reviewed and updated with new information on safety and security. 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.

  • Israel, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank

    14 Aug 2018

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

  • Lithuania

    14 Aug 2018

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

  • France

    13 Aug 2018

    The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in France, due to the high threat of terrorist attack.

  • Romania

    12 Aug 2018

    In August 2018, anti-government protests turned violent in Bucharest. A large number of injuries were reported in clashes with the security forces. Further clashes could occur. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Romania.

  • Uruguay

    10 Aug 2018

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

  • Rwanda

    10 Aug 2018

    This advice has been reviewed. 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. 

  • Bangladesh

    10 Aug 2018

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

  • Vietnam

    08 Aug 2018

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

  • Thailand

    07 Aug 2018

    The wet season in Thailand runs from May to October in the north, and November to March in the south. Severe storms and flash floods can occur without warning. 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.

  • Turkmenistan

    07 Aug 2018

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

  • Samoa

    06 Aug 2018

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

  • Sri Lanka

    06 Aug 2018

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

  • Cambodia

    06 Aug 2018

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

  • Afghanistan

    03 Aug 2018

    On 2 August, armed men abducted and later killed three foreign nationals in Kabul. We continue to see reports terrorists and criminal groups are planning to kidnap Westerners in Afghanistan, including in Kabul and surrounding districts. Journalists and those working for NGOs and foreign companies are kidnap targets. Foreign aid workers and journalists have been kidnapped and killed (See Safety and security). The level of our advice has not changed. Do not travel to Afghanistan.

  • Vanuatu

    03 Aug 2018

    Do not travel to the island of Ambae due to volcanic activity. Exercise normal safety precautions elsewhere in Vanuatu.

  • Turkey

    03 Aug 2018

    In mid-2018, Turkey lifted the state of emergency that had been in place since 2016. 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.

  • Tajikistan

    31 Jul 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and includes new information on security. 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.

  • Japan

    30 Jul 2018

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

  • Malaysia

    30 Jul 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.

  • Guatemala

    30 Jul 2018

    The level of the advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Guatemala.

  • Germany

    27 Jul 2018

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

  • Russia

    25 Jul 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. 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.

  • Cuba

    25 Jul 2018

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

  • Estonia

    13 Jul 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.​

  • Guinea

    13 Jul 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice 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.

  • Taiwan

    11 Jul 2018

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

  • Paraguay

    10 Jul 2018

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

  • Cook Islands

    10 Jul 2018

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

  • Oman

    10 Jul 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.

  • Mexico

    09 Jul 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. 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.

  • Argentina

    06 Jul 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed and includes new information on crime. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Argentina.

  • Colombia

    06 Jul 2018

    ​This travel advice has been reviewed. 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.

  • Portugal

    06 Jul 2018

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

  • Denmark

    06 Jul 2018

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

  • Finland

    04 Jul 2018

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

  • Malawi

    03 Jul 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.

  • Madagascar

    03 Jul 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. We now advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Madagascar.

  • Sweden

    28 Jun 2018

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

  • Belgium

    26 Jun 2018

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

  • Algeria

    25 Jun 2018

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

  • Chad

    25 Jun 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.

  • Djibouti

    25 Jun 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.

  • Brunei Darussalam

    25 Jun 2018

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

  • Syria

    25 Jun 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.

  • Uzbekistan

    22 Jun 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.

  • Morocco

    22 Jun 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.

  • Mauritania

    22 Jun 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.

  • Somalia

    22 Jun 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.

  • Iraq

    22 Jun 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.

  • Libya

    22 Jun 2018

    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.

  • Sierra Leone

    22 Jun 2018

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

  • Kazakhstan

    22 Jun 2018

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

  • Azerbaijan

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

  • Lebanon

    22 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.

  • Yemen

    22 Jun 2018

    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.

  • Qatar

    22 Jun 2018

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

  • Kuwait

    22 Jun 2018

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

  • Bahrain

    22 Jun 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. 

  • Austria

    21 Jun 2018

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

  • Hungary

    20 Jun 2018

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

  • Ecuador

    19 Jun 2018

    This travel advice has been reviewed. 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.

  • Mauritius

    19 Jun 2018

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Eswatini

    14 May 2018

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Tonga

    19 Apr 2018

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

  • 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.

  • Ireland

    12 Apr 2018

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Montenegro

    06 Apr 2018

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

  • 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.

  • 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.  

  • 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.  

  • 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.

  • 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.                    

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • French Polynesia

    06 Dec 2017

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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