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Areas where FCDO advises against travel

Your travel insurance could be invalidated if you travel against FCDO advice.

Saudi Arabia-Yemen border

FCDO advises against:

  • all travel to within 10km of the border with Yemen
  • all but essential travel to areas between 10km and 80km from the border with Yemen

Abha International Airport

FCDO advises against all but essential travel to Abha International Airport in Asir province.

Iranian military activity against Israel

On 13 April 2024 Iran carried out military action against Israel.

Monitor this travel advice and other media as the situation is changing fast.

Arriving in Saudi Arabia from Sudan

If you’re arriving in Saudi Arabia from Sudan, contact the Saudi authorities for the latest entry clearance procedures. See the latest Sudan travel advice for information about how to leave Port Sudan.

Before you travel

No travel can be guaranteed safe. Read all the advice in this guide and see support for British nationals abroad for information about specific travel topics.

Travel insurance

If you choose to travel, research your destinations and get appropriate travel insurance. Insurance should cover your itinerary, planned activities and expenses in an emergency.

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