Travel Advice for Montenegro - Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Monday, 20 February 2017, 00:22:19 +1100
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.
Travel Advice Levels
|Montenegro overall||Exercise normal safety precautions|
âThis travel advice has been reviewed and remains current. The level of advice has not changed. We advise Australians to 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 travelling 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. SeeSafety and security.
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, unless it is very basic. SeeHealth.
SeeTravel Smartfor general advice for all travellers.
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Safety and securityâ
Avoid any large public gatherings.
Keep an eye on the news for information about any protests, rallies or other public events.
Follow the advice of authorities.
Pay attention to your personal security at all times.
Guard against pickpocketing and bag snatching in crowded places.
Take care to protect credit cards and PINs at all times. Keep your credit card in sight during transactions.
Keep an eye on the news and other local sources for information about crime hot-spots and new security risks.
report the lost or stolen passportonline, or
contact the nearestAustralian embassy, high commission or consulate
seatbelts must be worn where fitted
you must not exceed a blood alcohol limit of 0.03% when driving.
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bribery of foreign public officials
child sex tourism
female genital mutilation
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, and to 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 Always obtain a police report
follow the instructions and advice of local authorities
keep an eye on the news and other local sources for up-to-date information.
Advice forAustralian business travellersâ