The tips and advice below represent the official guidance from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Please note this is provided for information only. We do not cover travel to any country to which the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade have advised against all (but essential) travel, you can view this list here


17 Oct 2019
Lebanon
Latest update: Summary - The security situation in parts of Lebanon can deteriorate quickly; roads can become blocked due to protests; this could potentially include the main airport road connecting the airport with central Beirut; follow local advice and avoid any protests or demonstrations

Turks and Caicos Islands
Safety and security section (Crime) - factual update on firearms incidents in Providenciales; Summary - removal of information on Tropical Storm Dorian

Turkey
Safety and security section (Local travel - Syrian border) and summary - updated factual information on military operation in north-eastern Syria; editorial amendments in other sections

Bolivia
Safety and security (Political situation) - addition of information and advice on presidential elections on 22 October 2019

Cyprus
Summary - removal of information on Thomas Cook ceasing to trade

Morocco
Summary - removal of information on Thomas Cook ceasing to trade

Mexico
Summary - removal of information on Thomas Cook ceasing to trade

Italy
Summary - removal of information on Thomas Cook ceasing to trade

Cuba
Summary - removal of information on Thomas Cook ceasing to trade

Portugal
Summary - removal of information on Thomas Cook ceasing to trade

Spain
Summary - removal of information on Thomas Cook ceasing to trade

Bulgaria
Summary - removal of information Thomas Cook ceasing to trade and on England’s match with Bulgaria on 14 October 2019 in Sofia

Slovakia
Summary - removal of information on Wales v Slovakia match 10 October 2019

São Tomé and Principe
Local laws and customs - updated information on homosexuality


16 Oct 2019
Libya
Safety and security (Air travel), Terrorism section and Summary - factual update on closure of Tripoli Mitiga Airport; factual update on a car bomb explosion in the city of Benghazi in August 2019

Senegal
Safety and security (Road travel) - factual update on traffic congestion

Hong Kong
Safety and Security (Political situation), (Crime) - factual update on the use of petrol bombs and Molotov cocktails in recent protests; factual update on a small explosion in the Mong Kok area of Kowloon on 14 October 2019

Vietnam
Health section and Summary - updated information and advice after authorities in Hanoi confirmed that hazardous chemicals have been identified in tap water in parts of the city and surrounding areas following a chemical spill

Comoros
Terrorism - updated information on the threat from terrorism

Madagascar
Terrorism - updated information on the threat from terrorism