Current travel advisories for Guinea-Bissau

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

We advice caution when travelling to Guinea-Bissau.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 3 / 5

Guinea-Bissau is a country in Africa (Western Africa) with around 2 million citizens and a land mass of 36,120 km². We detected travel advisories from 4 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 2.5 / 5

Guinea-Bissau shares land borders with Guinea and Senegal. For these countries, the individual warning index is 2.7 (Guinea) and 2.2 (Senegal). See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

Canadian government

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/guinea-bissau

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/guinea-bissau

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Avoid non-essential travel to the northwest part of the country that borders the Casamance region in Senegal due to the presence of armed rebel groups.

Danger level: 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 Guinea-Bissau to avoid non-essential travel to certain areas, due to high crime rates and weak state infrastructure. The country suffers from political instability, and even though the security situation is currently under control, travellers must follow local developments and avoid sensitive areas (such as military installations).

Danger level: 3

Avoid all but essential travel to certain areas.

Irish government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Do not travel

Danger level: 5

Do not 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
36,120 km²
Electricity
220V - 50Hz
Currency
Franc (XOF)
ISO 2-Letter Code
GW
Phone prefix
+245
Top Level Domain
.gw
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900

Airports in Guinea-Bissau (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.