Current travel advisories for Rwanda

Last Update: Wednesday, 11. December 2019 at 07:22

Travelling Rwanda is (relatively) safe.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 1.8 / 5

Rwanda is a country in Africa (Eastern Africa) with around 11 million citizens and a land mass of 26,338 km². We detected travel advisories from 5 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 3.4 / 5

Rwanda shares land borders with 4 neighbouring states. For this country, the Danger Index is 3.4 (average value for all countries). All countries habe been reported as somehow dangerous: Burundi (4.7), Democratic Republic of the Congo (3.6), Uganda with (2.7) and Tanzania 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/rwanda-travel-advisory.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise normal precautions in Rwanda. If you plan to enter the Democratic Republic of the Congo, read the Democratic Republic of the Congo Travel Advisory. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Danger level: 1

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Irish government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Normal precautions

Danger level: 1

Normal precautions.

New Zealand government

https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/rwanda

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Avoid non-essential travel to Rwanda's borders with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Burundi due to the unpredictable security situation, and the risk of banditry and cross-border incursions by armed groups.

Danger level: 4

Avoid non-essential travel / High Risk.

Finnish government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Iaktta normal försiktighet - Säkerhetsläget i Rwanda är relativt stabilt. Det finns risk för terrorattacker. Undvik folksamlingar. Undvik onödiga resor till gränstrakterna mot Burundi, Uganda och Demokratiska republiken Kongo. Striderna i Demokratiska republiken Kongo påverkar tidvis också Rwanda. Anlita en känd resebyrå om du tänker besöka en naturpark.

Danger level: 2

Travel is usually safe. .

Canadian government

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

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.

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 11 million
Covering landmass
26,338 km²
Electricity
230V - 50Hz
Currency
Franc (RWF)
ISO 2-Letter Code
RW
Phone prefix
+250
Top Level Domain
.rw
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900

Airports in Rwanda (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.