Current travel advisories for France

Last Update: Friday, 15. February 2019 at 18:14

We advice caution when travelling to France.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 2.6 / 5

France is a country in Europe (Western Europe) with around 65 million citizens and a land mass of 547,030 km². We detected travel advisories from 5 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 1.3 / 5

France shares land borders with 8 neighbouring states. For this country, the Danger Index is 1.3 (average value for all countries). All countries habe been reported as somehow dangerous: Belgium (2.2), Germany (1.5), Spain (1.5), Italy (1.5), Andorra (1.0), Switzerland (1.0), Luxembourg with (1.0) and Monaco 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/france-travel-advisory.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution in France due to terrorism. Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in France. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, local government facilities, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, parks, major sporting and cultural events, educational institutions, airports, and other public areas. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Danger level: 2

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New Zealand government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution in France due to the ongoing threat of terrorism.

Danger level: 2

Exercise increased caution / Some Risk.

Canadian government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Canadian goverment suggests: Exercise a high degree of caution.

Danger level: 3

Exercise a 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:
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises Maltese citizens to exercise a high degree vigilance in view of the demonstrations and protests linked to the Yellow Vests (gilets jaunes) movement, that have been taking place in Paris and other parts of the country since November 17, 2018. These large gatherings, which can turn violent, can lead to extensive disruptions and calls to block major transport routes (roads, train stations and airports). Thus, it is important that Maltese nationals ensure to avoid the affected areas, monitor news updates, and follow the advice of the local authorities at all times.

Danger level: 3

Exercise high degree of caution.

Irish government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
High degree of caution

Danger level: 3

High degree of caution.

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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Basic facts

Citizens
around 65 million
Covering landmass
547,030 km²
Electricity
230V - 50Hz
Currency
Euro (EUR)
ISO 2-Letter Code
FR
Phone prefix
+33
Top Level Domain
.fr
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900/1800/3G

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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.