Current travel advisories for Gambia

Last Update: Thursday, 21. February 2019 at 07:25

We advice caution when travelling to Gambia.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 2.4 / 5

Gambia is a country in Africa (Western Africa) with around 2 million citizens and a land mass of 11,300 km². We detected travel advisories from 5 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 2.3 / 5

Gambia shares a land border with Senegal. For this country, the Danger Index is 2.3. See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

US American government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise normal precautions in The Gambia. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.       Exercise increased caution in: The Gambia’s southern border area with the Casamance region of Senegal due to landmines. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Danger level: 1

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New Zealand government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution in The Gambia due to the the potential for civil unrest.

Danger level: 2

Exercise increased caution / Some Risk.

Maltese government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Ministry has no particular adverse remarks regarding travel to The Gambia, given that the general situation in the country has been relatively calm since it experienced a peaceful handover of power to President Adama Barrow and his coalition government in January 2017.

Danger level: 2

Exercise vigilance.

Canadian government

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/gambia-the

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.

Irish government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Avoid non-essential travel

Danger level: 4

Avoid non-essential 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 2 million
Covering landmass
11,300 km²
Electricity
230V - 50Hz
Currency
Dalasi (GMD)
ISO 2-Letter Code
GM
Phone prefix
+220
Top Level Domain
.gm
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900

Airports in Gambia (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.