Current travel advisories for Malawi

Last Update: Thursday, 14. November 2019 at 07:23

We advice caution when travelling to Malawi.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 2.5 / 5

Malawi is a country in Africa (Eastern Africa) with around 14 million citizens and a land mass of 118,480 km². We detected travel advisories from 4 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 2.2 / 5

Malawi shares land borders with 3 neighbouring states. For this country, the Danger Index is 2.2 (average value for all countries). All countries habe been reported as somehow dangerous: Tanzania (2.5), Mozambique with (2.2) and Zambia with (2.0 of 5). See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

US American government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution in Malawi due to civil unrest. Scheduled political demonstrations have recently occurred in several cities and towns in Malawi. On occasion, acts of vandalism and looting have accompanied these demonstrations, and police have responded by deploying tear gas. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Danger level: 2

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Finnish government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Iaktta normal försiktighet - Det pågår inga oroligheter i Malawi för tillfället och det politiska läget har stabiliserats. Man ska ändå vara på sin vakt.

Danger level: 2

Travel is usually safe. .

Canadian government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Canadian goverment suggests: Exercise a high degree of caution.

Danger level: 3

Exercise a high degree of caution.

Irish government

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

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 14 million
Covering landmass
118,480 km²
Electricity
230V - 50Hz
Currency
Kwacha (MWK)
ISO 2-Letter Code
MW
Phone prefix
+265
Top Level Domain
.mw
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900

Airports in Malawi (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.