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As we plan international travel throughout the year, it’s important to revisit the travel advisories that have been issued by the US Department of State, especially as these advisories are constantly being updated. Throughout the month of February, several countries have accumulated travel advisories, some of which are major travel destinations. In just the past week, the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos have both received Level 2 travel advisories due to crime.

There as four categories of travel advisories: “Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions”; “Level Two: Exercise Increased Caution”; “Level 3: Reconsider Travel” and “Level 4: Do Not Travel.” The US Department of State recommends travelers do the following upon any decision to visit a country with a standing travel advisory:

In order to help you keep up, TPG has compiled a list of all the advisories that have been issued or updated as of Feb. 26, 2019, (you can also find the complete list of travel advisories on the State Department’s website) as well as ALL of the Level 4 advisories to date.

Level 1 Advisories (Exercise Normal Precautions):

Aruba
Bahrain
Barbados
Benin
Bermuda
Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba
Cambodia
Canada
Cayman Islands
Croatia
Curacao
French West Indies
Gabon
Georgia
Ghana
Grenada
Liberia
Luxembourg
Mongolia
Montserrat
Mozambique
Paraguay
Qatar
Rwanda
Saint Lucia
Saint Maarten
Saint Vincent and The Grenadines
Sao Tome and Principe
Solomon Island
Taiwan
Thailand
Togo
Tuvalu
Uruguay
Vietnam

Level 2 Advisories (Exercise Increased Caution):

Algeria
Antarctica
Belize
Brazil
China
Dominican Republic
Egypt
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Guinea
Indonesia
Nepal
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Tanzania
The Bahamas
Tunisia
Turks and Caicos Islands

Level 3 Advisories (Reconsider Travel):

Burkina Faso
Chad
Democratic Republic of the Congo
El Salvador
Nigeria
Pakistan
Turkey

All Current Level 4 Advisories (Do Not Travel):

Afghanistan
Central African Republic
Haiti
Iran
Iraq
Libya
Mali
North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea)
Somalia
South Sudan

Syria
Venezuela
Yemen

This article has been updated as of 02/26/19.

Featured image of the map of US travel advisories by the US Department of State.

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