Latest information on the crisis in Venezuela - Do Not Travel - February 2019
For hundreds of years Venezuela has travelled a rocky political road. Bloody coups, civil wars, violent demonstrations and paralyzing strikes all feature in its history - even up to the present day.
Due to Venezuela's current political situation, the country is experiencing very high levels of violent and petty crime.
Venezuela is considered "do not travel" by several government advisories due to the current political crisis and high prevalence of disease.
Venezuela has a harsh legal system and its prisons are amongst the worst in the world.
Whether you're getting around Venezuela on planes, trains or cars, here are our travel safety expert's top tips on transport.