Tunisia: Revised Curfew Times Featured

IN THE PICTURE: The scenic view on the central beach promenade and the Grand Mosque on August 28 in Monastir Tunisia. IN THE PICTURE: The scenic view on the central beach promenade and the Grand Mosque on August 28 in Monastir Tunisia.

A curfew from 12pm to 5am (previously 10pm to 5am) is in force across the country. 

If you choose to travel to or remain in Tunisia then you should check that your medical and travel insurance policy provides adequate coverage.

There are no direct flights between UK and Monastir or Enfidah airports. There are daily Tunis Air flights from Tunis Carthage airport direct to London, and indirect daily departures with European carriers. 

If you need consular assistance (above and beyond travel information) you should contact the British Embassy in Tunis.

The Tunisian presidency announced on 22 December 2015 that the state of emergency imposed after a suicide attack on a police bus on 24 November would be extended for a further 2 months from 24 December until 21 February 2016.

UK FCO currently advise against all travel to:

  • the Chaambi Mountain National Park area
  • the Tunisia-Algeria border crossing points at Ghardimaou, Hazoua and Sakiet Sidi Youssef
  • the militarized zone south of, but not including, the towns of El Borma and Dhehiba
  • within 5km of the Libya border area from north of Dhehiba up to but not including the Ras Ajdir border crossing

The FCO advise against all but essential travel to the rest of Tunisia.

International Private Medical Insurance (iPMI) For Tunisia

Take out comprehensive travel and international private medical insurance before travelling to Tunisia, to cover the cost of any medical treatment abroad or emergency repatriation and evacuation. Be sure to read the small print of all iPMI policies before you purchase.

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