Current travel advisories for Madagascar

Last Update: Monday, 11. November 2019 at 07:22

We advice caution when travelling to Madagascar.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 2.5 / 5

Madagascar is a country in Africa (Eastern Africa) with around 21 million citizens and a land mass of 587,040 km². We detected travel advisories from 6 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 0 / 5

This country does not share any land based borders with another country.


Single advisories / travel warnings

US American government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution in Madagascar due to crime.  Violent crime, such as armed robbery and assault, may occur throughout Madagascar and particularly in: Antananarivo, Nosy Be, Toamasina (Tamatave), and Mahajunga Ankarana and Montagne d’Ambre National Parks adjacent to Diego Isalo General area surrounding Tolagnaro (Ft. Dauphin), south of National Route (RN) 7 and RN 27 (excluding the tourist area on the coastal roads between Ambovombe and Farafangana) Batterie Beach, north of Toliara (Tuléar) 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/madagascar

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/madagascar

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Do not travel to Batterie Beach, north of Tuléar, due to violent crime.

Danger level: 5

Do not travel / Extreme Risk.

Cypriot government

http://www.mfa.gov.cy/mfa/mfa2016.nsf/travel_en.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Caution

Danger level: 3

Caution.

Irish government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
High degree of caution

Danger level: 3

High degree of caution.

Finnish government

https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/MG

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Iaktta särskild försiktighet - Det politiska läget är fortfarande instabilt efter kuppen 2009. Resenärer uppmanas vara försiktiga särskilt i Antananarivo, i de stora städerna och i landets södra och sydvästra delar. Det förekommer böldpest- och lungpest.

Danger level: 3

Travel with higher 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 21 million
Covering landmass
587,040 km²
Electricity
220V - 50Hz
Currency
Ariary (MGA)
ISO 2-Letter Code
MG
Phone prefix
+261
Top Level Domain
.mg
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900

Airports in Madagascar (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.