Cuba travel advice

Hurricane Maria is forecast to bring hazardous sea and weather conditions to eastern Cuba from around 21 September 2017. You should follow the advice of the […]

Philippines travel advice

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to western and central Mindanao and the Sulu archipelago because of terrorist activity and clashes between […]

USA travel advice

Hurricane Maria is developing in the eastern Caribbean. It is expected to bring hazardous sea and weather conditions to Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands […]

Mexico travel advice

On Tuesday 19 September 2017 there was an earthquake of magnitude 7.1 near Puebla, Mexico – approx 140km south east of Mexico City. Damage has been […]

Germany travel advice

Terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Germany. The German government has announced that increased security has been put in place as […]

Thailand travel advice

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to the provinces of Pattani, Yala, Narathiwat and Songkhla on the Thai-Malaysia border. See Terrorism […]

Montserrat travel advice

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is currently is advising against all but essential travel to Montserrat because of the damage and risk to safety which […]

British Virgin Islands (British Overseas Territory) travel advice

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is currently advising against all travel to the British Virgin Islands. Tropical storm Maria is expected to develop into a […]

British Virgin Islands (British Overseas Territory) travel advice

As the BVI is a British Overseas Territory, there is no formal British diplomatic representation. Ordinarily, the local authorities deal with all requests for emergency assistance. […]

Botswana travel advice

Around 42,000 British nationals visit Botswana every year. Most visits are trouble free. Wildlife and livestock on roads are a hazard, particularly at night. See Road travel. […]

Bahrain travel advice

The Bahrain authorities have announced the suspension of diplomatic relations with Qatar. All air and sea points of entry between Bahrain and Qatar will be closed […]

France travel advice

The French overseas collectivity of St Martin was severely affected by the passage of Hurricane Irma on 6 September 2017. Hurricane Jose is also forecast to […]

China travel advice

Over 590,000 British nationals visit mainland China every year. Most visits are trouble free but you should always take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel. […]

Burma travel advice

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to Rakhine State except the southern townships (administrative areas similar to a borough or county) of […]

Italy travel advice

There are reports of wild fires across Italy. Some areas have been evacuated. For real time information on the status of forest fires, visit the website of […]

Hurricane Irma update

UK continues to urgently deliver vital aid to the victims of Hurricane Irma. Shelter kits provided by UK aid are being distributed in Anguilla to help those […]

Cuba travel advice

Hurricane Irma passed over Cuba on 7 to 10 September. Many areas, particularly the northern coast, are without electricity and are damaged and/or flooded. Many roads […]

Dominica travel advice

There’s no British High Commission in Dominica. If you need consular assistance, contact the British High Commission in Barbados. The hurricane season in Dominica normally runs from […]

RAC issues advice to drivers with arrival of Storm Aileen

Following the announcement by the Met Office on the arrival of Storm Aileen, the RAC has issued the following advice to drivers: RAC spokesman Rod Dennis said: […]

St Lucia travel advice

If you need consular assistance contact the British High Commission in St Lucia. The hurricane season in the Caribbean normally runs from June to November. See Natural disasters You […]

British Virgin Islands (British Overseas Territory) travel advice

As the BVI is a British Overseas Territory, there’s no formal British diplomatic representation. Ordinarily, the local authorities deal with all requests for emergency assistance. Following […]

USA travel advice

Hurricane Irma is travelling over Florida, and is expected to affect coastal areas of Georgia and South Carolina from the morning of Monday 11 September 2017 […]

Haiti travel advice

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to the Carrefour, Cite Soleil, Martissant and Bel Air neighbourhoods in Port-au-Prince due to […]

Tanzania travel advice

Several police officers were ambushed and killed in an attack in the Pwani coastal region, about 100km south of Dar es Salaam on 13 April 2017. […]

Cuba travel advice

Hurricane Irma is forecast to bring hazardous sea and weather conditions to Cuba from around Thursday 7 September 2017.The National Hurricane Centre has issued a Hurricane […]

St Kitts and Nevis travel advice

The hurricane season normally runs from June to November. Hurricane Jose is forecast to bring hazardous sea and weather conditions to north eastern parts of the […]

St Maarten travel advice

The British Vice Consul in Willemstad, Curacao is responsible for the delivery of consular assistance to British nationals in St. Maarten. The hurricane season in the […]

Lebanon travel advice

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to: Tripoli Palestinian refugee camps the Hermel Area, including Arsal, Baalbek the Bekaa Valley east of […]

Hong Kong (SAR of China) travel advice

Tropical Storm Pakhar is forecast to bring hazardous sea and weather conditions to Hong Kong from around 27 August 2017. You should monitor the progress of approaching […]

RAC comment on Scottish Government’s target to phase out petrol and diesel vehicles

Following the announcement today by the Scottish Government that it plans to phase out the need for new petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2032, RAC roads policy […]