Qatar Airspace Ban Begins As Gulf Crisis Grows

Qatar's Foreign Minister, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, told broadcaster Al Jazeera the country would "still have access to the world through international sea lanes and international airspace".
  • Published in Qatar News

Travel Advice Qatar

4 June 2017 Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar. There are reports of some border closures affecting road, air and sea routes between these countries and Qatar. This is likely…
  • Published in Qatar News

Iran: Iranian Embassy London Commences Visa Service For British Nationals

British nationals need a visa to travel to Iran. The Iranian embassy in London has confirmed that it has commenced its visa service; you should apply by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. More information is available from the…
  • Published in Iran News

Turkey: Explosions Rock Istiklal Street Istanbul

There has been an explosion on the morning of 19 March on Istiklal Street in central Istanbul resulting in a number of deaths and injuries. You should avoid the area and follow instructions given by…

Bahrain: Protests 4 - 6 Feb 2016

Demonstrations and protests are planned from 4 to 6 February. There have been calls for unauthorised protests throughout the weekend. Take out comprehensive international private medical and travel insurance before you travel to Bahrain.
  • Published in Bahrain News

Bahrain: Regional Tensions Rise

Tensions in the region have risen in recent days and there is a high threat of terrorism. Be extra vigilant and avoid large crowds and any demonstrations. Take out comprehensive international private medical and travel …

Tunisia: Curfew Lifted 4th Feb 2016

The curfew was lifted on 4 February 2016. If you choose to travel to, or remain in Tunisia you need to double check that your medical and travel insurance policy provides adequate coverage. Failure to…
  • Published in Tunisia News

Turkey: Current Travel Advice

Over 2,500,000 British nationals visit Turkey every year. Take out comprehensive international private medical insurance and travel insurance before you travel to Turkey.
  • Published in Turkey News

Tunisia: Exchanging Tunisian Dinars

It is strictly prohibited to take Tunisian dinars out of the country. To exchange any Tunisian dinars left over at the end of your stay into Sterling or other hard currency you will need to…

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