Coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel: The situation around the world is changing dramatically. Various governments have changed their travel warnings to restrict travel during this time. To understand how this may impact cover under your policy, please go to our FAQs and select your country of residence.
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All international flights are suspended in Chad until 31 May, 2020.
It is mandatory to wear a face mask in public. A curfew is in place from 8pm until 5am in the capital N'Djamena, Logone Occidental, Logone Oriental, Mayo-Kebbi Ouest, Mayo-Kebbi Est, Mandalia and Logone Gana in Chari-Baguirmi region, and N'Djamena-Fara in Hadjer-Lamis until 27 May.
Entry and exit from all the regional capital cities was banned until 22 May.
Warning: this destination is considered very high risk and many governments advise their citizens not to travel to large parts of the country.
Check your government's advice for travel to Iraq. Several foreign governments have clearly advised on their websites do not travel to Chad or reconsider all unnecessary travel including the capital, N'Djamena. There is a high risk of terrorism by Boko Haram (which has links to Daesh) and risk of landmines in the border regions of Central African Republic, Libya and Sudan. Additionally, there is a high risk of violence in these places including public protests particularly around Lake Chad.
Travel to this destination against government advice has implications for your travel insurance and you should read and understand your policy documents thoroughly if you are considering travel to this destination. If you are a World Nomads policy holder and unsure as to how it will affect you, please contact our 24/7 Worldwide Emergency Assistance. as for some travellers, even the warning of "reconsider your need to travel" is enough for it to impact your travel insurance.
If you go anyway and get into trouble, it may be impossible for your insurer to provide emergency assistance, and consular officials from your own country may be severely limited in the assistance they can give. We care about your personal safety and wellbeing, please heed all government issued travel warnings.
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