On Wednesday, strikes and demonstrations are expected across Bolivia. Disruption to transport is likely.

Travel advice

There are links to government travel advice below that contains further information.

  • You should avoid demonstrations, large crowds of people and public events.
  • Review your travel risk management plan, so you know what to do in an emergency.
  • Make sure you have the contact information of your travel insurance company and your local embassy stored in a secure offline location.
  • Monitor local media.
  • If possible, set aside some supplies of food and bottled water.
  • Keep your devices charged.
  • Check in with friends and family.
  • If something does happen, contact the local embassy as soon as it is safe to do so.
Government travel advice

Links to travel advice on visiting Maldives from the following governments –

Please note that the travel advice varies – it is worth reading them all and reaching your own conclusion.

From the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Strikes and marches across Bolivia organised by different groups for and against the government have been announced for 10 October 2018. Blockades on main transport routes and main streets within cities are expected. You should take necessary precautions, monitor local media before travelling, avoid demonstrations and follow the guidance of local authorities.

from Travel Advice Summary, which can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/bolivia

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