Travel Alerts

  • Portugal Wildfires - 8 August 2018

    Firefighters continue to battle spreading wildfires in the Algarve region of southern Portugal. Villages and hotels in the path of the fires have been evacuated, and it is feared that the fire may spread to the popular tourist resort Portimao. If you are currently impacted by this event, monitor m...

  • Lombok, Indonesia - Earthquake - 5 August 2018

    On 5th August, the island of Lombok experienced an earthquake of magnitude 6.9, which has sadly resulted in casualties on Lombok and Gili Islands, along with some damage to buildings in Bali. If you’re in the area, you should be mindful of the risk of aftershocks in the coming days. Exercise cautio...

  • Vanuatu Volcano - 27 July 2018

    Following an increase in the ongoing volcanic activity on Ambae, Vanuatu, a state of emergency has been re-instated and compulsory evacuation of the island has been ordered. You should keep track of the latest travel advice from your government's travel advisory service to understand any travel res...

  • Greece Wild Fires - 24 July 2018

    The recent wildfires in southern Greece, including close to Athens, have sadly resulted in loss of lives and significant local disruption. Most visits to Greece, including Athens, however are unaffected. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has advised that 'You should keep up to date with local me...

  • Bali Volcanic Activity - 29 June 2018

    If you are impacted by the volcanic activity at Mount Agung, Bali, Indonesia please contact Bupa Global travel: Tel.: +45 70 20 70 48 (Denmark business hours) E-mail: worldnomads@ihi.com If you have a medical emergency, call the emergency assistance team: Tel: +45 70 23 24 61 (24 hrs, 7 days, Denm...

  • U.S. and UK Aviation Security: Restrictions to carry-on electronic equ...

    Both the UK and US governments have introduced restrictions on the size of electronic equipment which can be taken as carry-on luggage on selected flights into the UK and US. These restrictions mean that electronic devices larger than a smart phone now need to be secured in checked-in luggage. Whil...