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.
For the latest travel warnings and alerts around the world, read about lockdowns and border restrictions.
All international flights are suspended until at least 31 October. Read the latest updates on the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.
New tourist visa applications are suspended. Myanmar authorities may accept business visas for foreign nationals with a compelling case. To obtain permission, you or your employer must submit a compelling case to the nearest Myanmar Embassy. Arrangements are subject to change and at short notice.
It is compulsory to wear a face mask in public.
When crossing district borders, in some areas you may be required to self-isolate. Stay up to date with local news, as the situation is changing fast.
Myanmar is preparing for Tropical Storm Pabuk as it makes its way westward into the Gulf of Thailand. The system is due to make landfall on the 3rd January in southern Thailand before continuing onwards to Myanmar, where it's likely to impact the country on January 4th.
Many towns and neighboring archepelagos in southern Myanmar will be impacted, with a high risk of heavy rainfall and coastal flooding. The storm has already produced torrential rains and flooding in Vietnam and Cambodia. Meterologists are continually monitoring the storm system as there are concerns it could gather strength in the Gulf and evolve into a cyclone as it heads towards Thailand and Myanmar.
Local transport services will be impacted by the storm.
Please check with authorities for more information, follow any official warnings and listen to local news reports to monitor the situation. Failure to comply with directives from government authorities means you won't be covered by travel insurance.
Before you buy a travel insurance policy, check your government travel warnings and health advice – there may be no travel insurance cover for locations with a government travel ban or health advice against travel.
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