Travel to the Gaza Strip: What You Need to Know

The Gaza Strip is a volatile area and has been subject to frequent conflict. Several governments advise travelers to reconsider all but essential travel or not to travel to the Gaza Strip.

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Warning - This destination is considered very high risk due to ongoing political instability and conflict.

Check your government's advice for travel to the Gaza Strip. Several foreign governments have clearly advised on their websites do not travel to the Gaza Strip or reconsider all unnecessary travel.

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 travelers, 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.

Tips to stay safe in the Gaza Strip

If for some reason you are traveling in the area, here are a few tips to keep yourself safe:

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