Current travel advisories for Algeria

Last Update: Monday, 15. July 2019 at 07:22

We advice caution when travelling to Algeria.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 2.8 / 5

Algeria is a country in Africa (Northern Africa) with around 34 million citizens and a land mass of 2,381,740 km². We detected travel advisories from 9 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 3.3 / 5

Algeria shares land borders with 7 neighbouring states. For this country, the Danger Index is 3.3 (average value for all countries). All countries habe been reported as somehow dangerous: Libya (5.0), Mali (4.6), Mauritania (3.9), Niger (3.5), Tunisia (2.6), Morocco with (2.5) and Western Sahara with (1.0 of 5). See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

US American government

http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/algeria-travel-advisory.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution when traveling in Algeria due to terrorism. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do not travel to: Areas near the eastern and southern borders due to terrorism and kidnapping. Areas in the Sahara Desert due to terrorism and kidnapping. Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Algeria. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning and have recently targeted the Algerian security forces. Most attacks take place in rural areas, but attacks are possible in urban areas despite a heavy and active police presence. The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens outside Algiers province due to Algerian government restrictions on travel by U.S. government employees. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page. 

Danger level: 2

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Canadian government

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/algeria

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Canadian goverment suggests: Exercise a high degree of caution (with regional advisories)

Danger level: 2

Exercise a high degree of caution (with regional advisories).

New Zealand government

https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/algeria

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Do not travel within 50 kilometres of the border regions with Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Tunisia due to a heightened threat from terrorism and kidnapping.

Danger level: 5

Do not travel / Extreme Risk.

Australian government

http://smartraveller.gov.au/Countries/africa/north/Pages/algeria.aspx

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Presidential elections will take place on 4 July 2019. Demonstrations are continuing across the country. Avoid large public gatherings and follow the advice of local authorities. We haven’t changed our level of advice – ‘Reconsider your need to travel’ to Algeria overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

Danger level: 4

Reconsider your need to travel.

Australian government

http://smartraveller.gov.au/Countries/africa/north/Pages/algeria.aspx

Regional warning: This advisory covers a specific region.

Brief summary:
This regional advisory from the Australian government covers:Algiers.

Reisewarnstufe: 3

High degree of caution.

Australian government

http://smartraveller.gov.au/Countries/africa/north/Pages/algeria.aspx

Regional warning: This advisory covers a specific region.

Brief summary:
This regional advisory from the Australian government covers:Within 450 kilometres of borders with Mali and Niger.

Reisewarnstufe: 5

Do not travel.

Australian government

http://smartraveller.gov.au/Countries/africa/north/Pages/algeria.aspx

Regional warning: This advisory covers a specific region.

Brief summary:
This regional advisory from the Australian government covers:Within 100 kilometres of borders with Mauritania, Libya and Tunisia .

Reisewarnstufe: 5

Do not travel.

German government

https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/de/ReiseUndSicherheit/algeriensicherheit/219044

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Algerien: Reise- und Sicherheitshinweise: Teilreisewarnung. The German government advises againt travelling this country.

Danger level: 3

Regional Travel Warning.

Austrian government

https://www.bmeia.gv.at//reise-aufenthalt/reiseinformation/land/algerien/

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Austrian Government advises again travelling Algerien.

Danger level: 3

Regional Travel Warning.

Cypriot government

http://www.mfa.gov.cy/mfa/mfa2016.nsf/travel_en.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Caution

Danger level: 3

Caution.

Irish government

https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/algeria/

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
High degree of caution

Danger level: 3

High degree of caution.

Maltese government

https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
In view of the announced Presidential elections that will take place on 4 July 2019 and the persistent country-wide demonstrations and other forms of protests which broke out across Algeria since February, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises Maltese citizens travelling to Algeria against all travel to areas within:

Danger level: 4

Avoid all travel to certain areas.

If there is more than one advisory/message of a single government for a given country, it indicates regional differences in means of security for your personal health and well-being. Single messages can indicate specific regions to be safer or less safe as mentioned in the main advisory. In these cases it's advisable to consult your own governments information.


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Country information

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Basic facts

Citizens
around 34 million
Covering landmass
2,381,740 km²
Electricity
230V - 50Hz
Currency
Dinar (DZD)
ISO 2-Letter Code
DZ
Phone prefix
+213
Top Level Domain
.dz
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900/1800

Airports in Algeria (extern)

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Note of the displayed travel advisories
These trabel advisories are automatically gathered. We use the RSS Feeds of the corresponding authorities of the single countries. In some cases, we analyse the website itself. Since the information originates from different countries and different countries have different understanding of danger and danger levels. Thus, the information displayed is an automized and normalized representation with no right to completeness and correctness. If a country is not shown, it doesn't necessarily mean it's safe. The information shown if a first indicator.