Travel Advice for Montenegro - Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Monday, 4 September 2017, 23:08:45 +1000
2017 Australian Government, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
While every care has been taken in preparing this travel information for travellers, neither the Australian Government nor its agents or employees including any member of Australia's consular staff abroad, can accept liability for injury, loss or damage arising in respect of any statement contained therein.
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|Montenegro overall||Exercise normal safety precautions|
âUnder Montenegrin law, you must carry a valid form of ID with you at all times, such as a driver's licence or passport. If you are unable to provide ID to local authorities on request, you could be fined. The level of advice has not changed. Exercise normal safety precautions in Montenegro. â
Exercise normal safety precautionsin Montenegro. Use common sense. Look out for suspicious behaviour, as you would in Australia. Monitor the media and other sources for changes to local travel conditions.
There is an ongoing threat of terrorism in Europe. Terrorist attacks have occurred inÂ several European cities in recent years. Targets have included public transport and transport hubs, and public places frequented by foreigners. SeeTerrorist Bulletin.
Be cautious in the Kosovo border area as theÂ security situation is unpredictable. SeeSafety and security.
Medical facilities are significantly below the standard in Australia. Hospitals are poorly resourced. Avoid treatment in Montenegro. SeeHealth.
SeeTravel Smartfor general advice forÂ travellers.
âEntry and exitEmbassy or Consulate of MontenegroMontenegrin Ministry of Internal AffairsBritish EmbassyWhere to get help
report the lost or stolen passportonline, or
contact the nearestAustralian embassy, high commission or consulate
Safety and securityâ
AvoidÂ crowds, protests and demonstrations.
MonitorÂ the local news and other sources for information on planned and possible unrest.
Follow the advice of local authorities.
Contact your travel or tour operator for information on your transport service
Pay close attention to your personal belongings, particularly in places frequented by tourists.
Pay attention to your personal security at all times.
Don't tempt thieves â avoid wearing expensive watches, jewellery and cameras.
Guard against pickpocketing and bag snatching in crowded places.
Protect credit cards and PINs at all times. Keep your credit card in sight during transactions.
MonitorÂ the news and other local sources for information about crime hot-spots and new security risks.
seatbelts must be worn where fitted
doÂ not exceed a blood alcohol limit of 0.03% when driving.
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what circumstances and activities are and are not covered under your policy
that you are covered for the whole time you will be away.
At least eight weeks before you depart, see your doctor or travel clinic for a basic health check-up, andÂ discuss your travel plans and implications for your health.
Get vaccinated before you travel.
World Health Organizationadvice for travellers
check if your medication is legal in each country you're travelling to
get medical documentsauthenticatedby the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade before you depart (if required).
Where to get help
Firefighting services: 123
Medical emergencies: 124
Criminal issues, contact police: 122
Obtain aÂ police report when reporting a crime.
follow the instructions and advice of local authorities
monitorÂ localÂ news and other local sources for up-to-date information.
Advice forAustralian business travellersâ
Australian Government'sStay Smart Onlinesafety and security website