Current travel advisories for Zimbabwe

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

We advice caution when travelling to Zimbabwe.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 2.6 / 5

Zimbabwe is a country in Africa (Eastern Africa) with around 13 million citizens and a land mass of 390,580 km². We detected travel advisories from 5 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 2.0 / 5

Zimbabwe shares land borders with 4 neighbouring states. For this country, the Danger Index is 2.0 (average value for all countries). All countries habe been reported as somehow dangerous: South Africa (2.6), Mozambique (2.2), Zambia with (2.2) and Botswana with (1.0 of 5). See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

US American government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution in Zimbabwe due to crime and civil unrest.             Violent crime, such as assault, carjacking, and home invasion, is common. Smashing the windows of cars with the intent to steal, which can harm the driver or passengers, is also common. Local police lack the resources to respond effectively to serious criminal incidents. Zimbabwe will hold general elections across the country on July 30, 2018. Due to heightened political tensions around the elections, acts of violence may occur at political rallies. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Danger level: 2

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New Zealand government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution in Zimbabwe due to underlying political tension and high levels of crime.

Danger level: 2

Exercise increased caution / Some Risk.

Canadian government

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

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.

Maltese government

https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Demonstrations, civil unrest and general strikes have been taking place in parts of the country since January 13, 2019, due to the increase in the cost of fuel. The security situation is unpredictable and could deteriorate suddenly, in Harare and Bulawayo in particular. There is a risk of further disruption, including violent protests and activity by the security services. There remains a heightened security presence in urban areas. In light of this, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises Maltese citizens travelling to Zimbabwe to exercise a high degree of caution at all times and to keep track of the local situation by monitoring news and media updates.

Danger level: 3

Exercise high degree of caution.

Irish government

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

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 13 million
Covering landmass
390,580 km²
Electricity
220V - 50Hz
Currency
Dollar (ZWD)
ISO 2-Letter Code
ZW
Phone prefix
+263
Top Level Domain
.zw
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900

Airports in Zimbabwe (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.