Current travel advisories for Jordan

Last Update: Sunday, 26. May 2019 at 07:23

We advice caution when travelling to Jordan.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 2.4 / 5

Jordan is a country in Asia (Western Asia) with around 7 million citizens and a land mass of 92,300 km². We detected travel advisories from 5 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 3.7 / 5

Jordan shares land borders with 5 neighbouring states. For this country, the Danger Index is 3.7 (average value for all countries). All countries habe been reported as somehow dangerous: Syria (5.0), Iraq (4.6), Palestinian Territory (3.3), Israel with (3.0) and Saudi Arabia with (2.5 of 5). See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

US American government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution in Jordan due to terrorism. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do not travel to: The border with Syria and Iraq due to terrorism and armed conflict. Terrorist groups continue to plot possible attacks in Jordan. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, and local government facilities.   Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page. 

Danger level: 2

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Canadian government

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

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/jordan

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Avoid non-essential travel to the borders with Syria and Iraq due to military activity and the uncertain security situation. Jordanian authorities have increased security along the border with Syria and military activity has resulted in fatalities and injuries.

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:
Even though the political situation in Jordan is relatively stable, due to the spillover from the ongoing conflict in neighbouring countries and in the surrounding region, continued pressures of large refugee populations and economic reform programmes have created an atmosphere in which protests often occur. In light of this, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises all Maltese citizens to exercise caution when travelling to Jordan. Travellers must also avoid political gatherings, which can arise at short notice and can result in violent incidents, often in downtown Amman and the centres of other towns and cities after Friday midday prayers. From time to time, incidents have also occurred on several university campuses.

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/jordan/

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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Country information

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Basic facts

Citizens
around 7 million
Covering landmass
92,300 km²
Electricity
230V - 50Hz
Currency
Dinar (JOD)
ISO 2-Letter Code
JO
Phone prefix
+962
Top Level Domain
.jo
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900/1800

Airports in Jordan (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.