Yemen Travel Alerts and Warnings

Several government travel advisories have placed Yemen under a "Do Not Travel" warning.

Saana cityscape, Yemen Photo © Getty Images/John M Lund Photography Inc

Warning: Yemen is considered very high risk and many governments advise their citizens not to travel to large parts of the country including the island of Socotra. Numerous terrorist attacks and kidnappings have occurred with many foreigners being targeted including journalists, aid workers and others.

Check your government's advice for travel to Yemen. Several foreign governments have clearly stipulated on their websites do not travel to Yemen.

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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