Travel Alerts


U.S.A. State Department Travel Advisor

Travel Advisory Levels

Volatility in the world demands vigilance and awareness to the rapidly evolving circumstances.

Please review the U.S.A. State Department Travel information websites…

U.S.A. State Department Travel Advisory Warnings/Alerts

To see the U.S.A. interactive map on each country webpage…

U.S.A. State Department Interactive Travel Advisor Map 

The risk of being kidnapped or taken hostage is being added to the travel advisories issued by the State Department. 

The new “K” indicator for the potential to be kidnapped is being issued for 35 countries.


Make sure you are up to date on all recommended vaccinations before traveling abroad. 

International travel can be a fun and enriching experience, but it can also pose health risks. The type of risks you might face during travel depend on a number of things including:

  • Where you are traveling.

  • Your activities while traveling.

  • The state of your health.

  • Your vaccination history.

Many vaccine-preventable diseases that have become rare in the United States, such as measles and pertussis, are still common in other parts of the world. Certain activities, such as attending crowded events, can increase the spread of infectious disease. No matter where you plan to go, you should get recommended vaccines to lower your chances for getting and spreading disease.

21 Tips for Traveling With Diabetes

Traveling to new places gets you out of your routine—that’s a big part of the adventure. But delayed meals, unfamiliar food, being more active than usual, and different time zones can all disrupt diabetes management. Plan ahead so you can count on a more fruitful trip and less worry on the way and when you get to your destination. Read more . . .