If you are considering a trip to Tunisia, please read the travel advice in full. Talk to your travel insurance provider to guarantee that you will be covered on your trip. If you are unable to find appropriate coverage, strongly consider whether this is a trip worth taking.

From the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Latest update: Summary and terrorism sections – the state of emergency has been extended by an additional 3 months

A state of emergency is in effect in Tunisia, imposed after a suicide attack on a police bus on 24 November 2015. It has been extended a number of times, most recently on 16 February 2017 by three months.

The threat from terrorism in Tunisia is high. Further attacks remain highly likely, including against foreigners. Security forces remain on a high state of alert in Tunis and other locations. You should be vigilant, avoid crowded places and follow the advice of the Tunisian security authorities and your travel company, if you have one. See Terrorism

Since the terrorist attack in Sousse in June 2015, we have been working closely with the Tunisian authorities to investigate the attack and the wider threat from terrorist groups in Tunisia. Although we have had good co-operation from the Tunisian government, including putting in place additional security measures, the intelligence and threat picture has developed considerably, reinforcing our view that a further terrorist attack is highly likely. On balance, we do not believe the mitigation measures in place provide adequate protection for British tourists in Tunisia at the present time.

from Travel Advice Summary, which can be found at: http://ift.tt/ZvKSO1

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