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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.

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 May 19, 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):

Angola
Anguilla
Aruba
Bahrain
Barbados
Benin
Bermuda
Bolivia
Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba
British Virgin Islands
Cambodia
Canada
Cayman Islands
Comoros
Croatia
Curacao
Dominica
French Polynesia
French West Indies
Gabon
Georgia
Ghana
Grenada
Kazakhstan
Kuwait
Kyrgyz Republic
Liberia
Luxembourg
Malaysia
Mongolia
Montserrat
Mozambique
Nauru
New Caledonia
Oman
Panama
Paraguay
Qatar
Rwanda
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Maarten
Saint Vincent and The Grenadines
Senegal
Sao Tome and Principe
Solomon Island
Sweden
Taiwan
Thailand
Togo
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu
United Arab Emirates
Uruguay
Vanuatu
Vietnam

Level 2 Advisories (Exercise Increased Caution):

Algeria
Antarctica
The Bahamas
Bangladesh
Belize
Brazil
Burma (Myanmar)
Cameroon
China
Colombia
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt
Eritrea
Ethiopia
France
Guinea
India
Indonesia
Jamaica
Kenya
Maldives
Mexico
Morocco
Nepal
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Spain
Tanzania
Trinidad & Tobago
Tunisia
Turks and Caicos Islands
Uganda
Ukraine
United Kingdom
Zimbabwe

Level 3 Advisories (Reconsider Travel):

Burkina Faso
Chad
Comoros
Democratic Republic of the Congo
El Salvador
Guinea-Bissau
Lebanon
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Pakistan
Sri Lanka
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
Sudan
Syria
Venezuela
Yemen

(Screenshot via Travel.State.Gov)


This article has been updated as of 05/19/19.

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