Current travel advisories for Haiti

Last Update: Monday, 17. May 2021 at 08:23

Please reconsider your need to travel to Haiti.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 4.5 / 5

Haiti is a country in North America (Caribbean) with around 9 million citizens and a land mass of 27,750 km². We detected travel advisories from 6 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 4.0 / 5

Haiti shares a land border with Dominican Republic. For this country, the Danger Index is 4. See danger map of the region.

Current informationen on Covid-19

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control currently reports 13,227 cases of COVID-19 (infection with SARS-CoV-2 or Coronavirus).

There are 266 reported deaths associated with the disease in Haiti.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu


Single advisories / travel warnings

New Zealand government

Quelle: https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/haiti

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
We currently advise that all New Zealanders do not travel overseas at this time due to the outbreak of COVID-19, associated health risks and widespread travel restrictions. The global situation remains complex and rapidly changing. International travel can be complicated with fewer international flights available and disruptions to transit routes and hubs. Any destination could experience a sudden increase in cases of COVID-19 and a heightened risk to travellers of contracting the virus. Strict health measures and movement restrictions could be imposed suddenly. Should you decide to travel despite our advice, be prepared to remain overseas longer than you intended. You should also be aware that your travel insurance may not cover travel disruption or medical expenses. Managed Isolation and Quarantine in New Zealand All travellers to New Zealand must undertake 14 days of government-provided managed isolation and quarantine (MIQ). Detailed information about MIQ requirements in New Zealand can be found at www.miq.govt.nz. Pre-departure testing requirements for travellers to New Zealand All travellers to New Zealand (excluding those from Antarctica, Australia and most Pacific Islands) must show evidence of a negative COVID-19 test result before departure. Detailed information about pre-departure testing requirements can be found on the Unite Against Covid-19 website here. We recognise that some New Zealanders do continue to live and travel overseas. We continue to provide destination-specific advice about other safety and security risks below.

Danger level: 0

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Canadian government

Quelle: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/haiti

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Canadian goverment suggests: Avoid non-essential travel.

Danger level: 4

Avoid non-essential travel.

Finnish government

Quelle: https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/HT

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Undvik icke nödvändiga resor - Överväg noga resor till landet. Det kan förekomma oroligheter. Orkansäsong i juni–november.

Danger level: 4

Reduce Travel to the necessary minimum..

Australian government

Quelle: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/americas/haiti

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
You'll need to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 (PCR or Antigen) test taken no more than 72 hours prior to boarding a flight to Haiti. Travel restrictions may change at short notice. Monitor the media and follow the advice from local authorities. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Haiti due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

Danger level: 5

Do not travel.

US American government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Do not travel to Haiti due to kidnapping, crime, and civil unrest.  Reconsider travel to Haiti due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Haiti due to COVID-19 and limited public health infrastructure including access to high-quality emergency care and treatment in the event of COVID-19 infection. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Haiti. Country Summary: Kidnapping is widespread and victims regularly include U.S. citizens. Kidnappers may use sophisticated planning or take advantage of unplanned opportunities, and even convoys have been attacked. Kidnapping cases often involve ransom negotiations and U.S. citizen victims have been physically harmed during kidnappings. Victim’s families have paid thousands of dollars to rescue their family members.    Violent crime, such as armed robbery and carjacking, is common. Travelers are sometimes followed and violently attacked and robbed shortly after leaving the Port-au-Prince international airport. Robbers and carjackers also attack private vehicles stuck in heavy traffic congestion and often target lone drivers, particularly women. As a result, the U.S. Embassy requires its personnel to use official transportation to and from the airport. Protests, demonstrations, tire burning, and roadblocks are frequent, unpredictable, and can turn violent. The U.S. government is extremely limited in its ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in Haiti – assistance on site is available only from local authorities (Haitian National Police and ambulance services). Local police generally lack the resources to respond effectively to serious criminal incidents. U.S. government personnel are discouraged from walking in Port-au-Prince and other neighborhoods. Only adult family members over the age of 18 are permitted to accompany U.S. government employees assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince. U.S. government personnel in Haiti are prohibited from: Visiting establishments after dark without secure, on-site parking; Using any kind of public transportation or taxis; Visiting banks and using ATMs; Driving at night; Traveling anywhere between 1:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. Visiting certain parts of the city at any time without prior approval and special security measures in place. Read the country information page.

Danger level: 5

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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. Additional Disclaimer: Since the evaluation is an automated process, it can only provide first steps for your own research. Please make sure to consult the sources.


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Country information

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Basic facts

Citizens
around 9 million
Covering landmass
27,750 km²
Electricity
110V - 60Hz
Currency
Gourde (HTG)
ISO 2-Letter Code
HT
Phone prefix
+509
Top Level Domain
.ht
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
none

Airports in Haiti (extern)

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Frequently asked questions

This section gives some brief answers to common questions regarding travel safety in Haiti.

Is Haiti safe to travel in 2020?

There are some travel advisories for Haiti. With a risk index of 4.5 out of 5 possible point, we suggest you consult your local authorities before booking a flight.

How many countries have issued advisories for Haiti?

We currently know of 6 countries having issued advisories for Haiti.

What countries does Haiti share land borders with?

Haiti shares a land border with Dominican Republic. For this country, the Danger Index is 4. See danger map of the region.


Note of the displayed travel advisories
These travel 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 is a first indicator. Additional remark: the websites address does not endorse the situation of a 'Reisewarnung' (with its name). Often, it's just formal notifications by other countries. These can be the reason a country reaches scores of aorund 2.0 and still be a generally safe country to visit. Lower risk grades are usually no sign of a immanent threat!