Major strikes are expected across France in January and February. Monitor the local media for updates as the situation evolves. Large demonstrations may also occur during and around these periods. These demonstrations may turn violent. Avoid large demonstrations and follow the directions of local authorities.
If you're going overseas, travel insurance is as important as a passport. If you can't afford travel insurance, you can't afford to travel. Read our advice, and download the CHOICE travel insurance guide before you go.
No matter why or where you're travelling overseas, there remains a threat of terrorism. You may not want to think about it, but the better prepared you are, the safer and more enjoyable your travel will be. Learn more about how to reduce your risks while travelling.
Due to the ongoing unrest, the Machu Picchu tourist site and the Inca Trail hiking route are closed, and rail services have been suspended. We advise you reconsider your need to travel to Cusco, Puno, Arequipa, Ayacucho, Apurimac and the city of…