Current travel advisories for Indonesia

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

We advice caution when travelling to Indonesia.


Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 2.6 / 5

Indonesia is a country in Asia (South-Eastern Asia) with around 238 million citizens and a land mass of 1,919,440 km². We detected travel advisories from 5 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 2.1 / 5

Indonesia shares land borders with 3 neighbouring states. For this country, the Danger Index is 2.1 (average value for all countries). All countries habe been reported as somehow dangerous: Papua New Guinea (2.6), East Timor with (2.0) and Malaysia with (1.8 of 5). See danger map of the region.

Single advisories / travel warnings

US American government

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution in Indonesia due to terrorism and natural disasters. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Reconsider travel to: Central Sulawesi and Papua due to civil unrest. Terrorists continue plotting possible attacks in Indonesia. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting police stations, places of worship, hotels, bars, nightclubs, shopping areas, and restaurants. Natural disasters such as earthquakes, tsunamis or volcano eruptions may result in disruptions to transportation, infrastructure, sanitation, and the availability of health services. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Danger level: 2


Canadian government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Avoid non-essential travel to Papua and West Papua provinces due to civil unrest and the risk of kidnapping. Avoid non-essential travel to Central Sulawesi, including the city of Palu, Donggala District, Sigi District and Parigi Moutong District due to damage from the recent earthquake, aftershocks and tsunami.

Danger level: 4

Avoid non-essential travel / High Risk.

Irish government

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
High degree of caution

Danger level: 3

High degree of caution.

Maltese government

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises Maltese citizens to exercise vigilance and avoid travel to certain areas when visiting Indonesia. The country is located in an active seismic zone, which is prone to a multitude of natural disasters such as earthquakes, tsunamis, flooding, volcanic eruptions and drought. Following a series of deadly earthquakes and tsunamis in 2018, on Tuesday 22 January, a powerful magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck off Indonesia’s central island of Sumbawa. The Ministry advises Maltese travellers against all travel to the affected areas. Moreover, all travellers present in or around the affected areas should be aware of the continued risks of aftershocks, tsunamis and landslides and should continuously monitor local media reports and rigorously follow the advice of local authorities.

Danger level: 4

Avoid all travel to certain areas.

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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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.