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Monday, 17. June 2019 at 07:23 AM

Austria Travel Advisory

Warning Level Icon Travelling Austria is (relatively) safe

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Local Situation: 1.8 / 5

Travelling Austria is (relatively) safe. We detected travel advisories from 4 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 1.2 / 5

Austria shares a land border with 8 neighbouring states. For this region of countries (including Austria), the Advisory Index is 1.2 (average value over all countries). All countries have some reported advisories: Germany (1.5), Italy (1.5), Switzerland (1), Czech Republic (1), Hungary (1), Liechtenstein (1), Slovenia with 1 and Slovakia with 1 (of 5).

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 0 - Travel is usually safe.
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This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/austria

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.
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Exercise normal precautions in Austria.  Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/austria-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.
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Normal precautions

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/austria/

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.
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Exercise increased caution in Austria due to the threat of terrorism.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/austria

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.
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The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises all Maltese nationals in  Austria that immigration controls may temporarily be in place at some road and rail border crossing points with Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovakia and Slovenia. You should carry your passport with you when crossing the border into, or from Austria, monitor local media and check ...

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

About Austria

Austria with its capital Vienna is a country in Europe (Western Europe), slightly smaller than Maine (83,858 km²). The country is located Central Europe, north of Italy and Slovenia. The climate can be described as temperate; continental, cloudy; cold winters with frequent rain and some snow in lowlands and snow in mountains; moderate summers with occasional showers. The landscape is in the west and south mostly mountains (Alps); along the eastern and northern margins mostly flat or gently sloping. With a population of about 8.21 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Vienna
Population about 8.21 million
Size 83858 km²
Size comparable to slightly smaller than Maine
Common languages German, Croatian, Hungarian, Slovenian
Timezone Europe/Vienna with UTC offset of 2 hour(s)
Currency Euro (short: EUR)
Common voltage (electricity) 230V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900, 1800, 3G
International phone prefix +43
Internet Top Level Domain .at
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 AT
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 AUT
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 40