Current travel advisories for Bangladesh

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

We advice caution when travelling to Bangladesh.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 2.7 / 5

Bangladesh is a country in Asia (Southern Asia) with around 154 million citizens and a land mass of 144,000 km². We detected travel advisories from 6 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 2.5 / 5

Bangladesh shares land borders with India and Myanmar. For these countries, the individual warning index is 2.7 (India) and 2.2 (Myanmar). See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

US American government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:

Danger level: 2

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Canadian government

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

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/bangladesh

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution elsewhere in Bangladesh due to the threat of terrorism and uncertain security situation.

Danger level: 2

Exercise increased caution / Some Risk.

New Zealand government

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

Regional warning: This advisory covers a specific region.

Brief summary:
Avoid non-essential travel  to Dhaka and the Chittagong Hill Tracts region due to the threat of terrorism and uncertain security situation.

Reisewarnstufe: 4

Avoid non-essential travel / High Risk.

Maltese government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises Maltese nationals travelling to Bangladesh to exercise a high degree of caution, in view of the long history of political violence in the country. In cases of political unrest, incidents of arson, violence and vandalism can suddenly break out across the country, mainly in towns and cities. Hence, it is essential that travellers evade large gatherings and mass meetings, follow the advice of local authorities at all times and keep up-to-date with ongoing developments by monitoring the media.

Danger level: 3

Exercise high degree of caution.

Irish government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
High degree of caution

Danger level: 3

High degree of caution.

Australian government

http://smartraveller.gov.au/Countries/asia/south/Pages/bangladesh.aspx

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Bangladesh. We haven’t changed our level of advice - ‘reconsider your need to travel’ to Bangladesh.

Danger level: 4

Reconsider your need to travel.

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 154 million
Covering landmass
144,000 km²
Electricity
220V - 50Hz
Currency
Taka (BDT)
ISO 2-Letter Code
BD
Phone prefix
+880
Top Level Domain
.bd
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900

Airports in Bangladesh (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.