02

Nov
2018

Smart Travel Update, Nov 2

Posted By : Pratik/ 416 0

Pakistan
Reconsider your need to travel
01 November 2018
Political organisations are staging demonstrations across Pakistan following the verdict in a high-profile blasphemy case. Some are blocking roads between major cities. Avoid protests, which can turn violent with little warning. Monitor the media and other sources for news of planned or possible unrest (see 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.
Region: Balochistan, Federally-Administered Tribal Areas
Do not travel
Region: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (excluding Chitral district)
Do not travel
Region: Border areas with Afghanistan and India (excluding Lahore, Wagah, Kasur, Narowal and Sialkot)
Do not travel

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Ukraine
High degree of caution
01 November 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.
Region: Crimea
Do not travel
Region: Regions of Donetsk and Luhansk
Do not travel

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Nigeria
Reconsider your need to travel
01 November 2018
Protests in Abuja and other Nigerian cities are becoming increasingly frequent in the lead up to Presidential elections in February 2019. Curfews can be imposed at short notice. Avoid protests, demonstrations and large crowds as they could turn violent. Be alert to possible security threats. 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.
Region: Edo, Ekiti, Kwara, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Oyo states
High degree of caution
Region: Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Kano, Kaduna and Yobe states
Do not travel
Region: Riverine areas (coastal) of Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross Rivers, Delta and Rivers states
Do not travel

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Singapore
Exercise normal safety precautions
01 November 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.

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United Arab Emirates

Exercise normal safety precautions
31 October 2018
This travel advice has been reviewed and includes information on safety and security requirements. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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Vietnam

Exercise normal safety precautions
31 October 2018
This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Vietnam.

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