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Last verified: Thursday, 1. October 2020 at 07:19 AM

Falkland Islands Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon Please reconsider your need to travel to Falkland Islands

Local Situation: 4.0 / 5

Please reconsider your need to travel to Falkland Islands. We detected travel advisories from one source for this country.

Regional Situation: 4.0 / 5

This country shares no land border with any other country. Thus, the region score is identical to the country risk rating.

Current informationen on Covid-19 in Falkland Islands

There are currently no officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Falkland Islands. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently no officially reported deaths related to this disease in Falkland Islands.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Falkland Islands

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Falkland Islands.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Falkland Islands from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 4.0 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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The Canadian goverment suggests: Avoid non-essential travel.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/falkland-islands

Individual rating changes for Falkland Islands

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Falkland Islands. Most recent events first.

Changes from March 22nd 2020

The total rating for Falkland Islands changed from 0.0 to 4.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government issued a new warning for Falkland Islands with a rating of 4.0.

About Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands with its capital Stanley is a country in South America (South America), (12,173 km²). The country is located . With a population of less than a million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Stanley
Population less than one million
Size 12.173 km²
Common languages English
Currency Pound (short: FKP)
Common voltage (electricity) 240V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900/1800/3G
International phone prefix +500
Internet Top Level Domain .fk
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 FK
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 FLK
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 238

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Falkland Islands is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • overfishing by unlicensed vessels is a problem
  • reindeer - introduced to the islands in 2001 from South Georgia - are part of a farming effort to produce specialty meat and diversify the islands' economy
  • this is the only commercial reindeer herd in the world unaffected by the 1986 Chornobyl disaster

Natural hazzards

  • strong winds persist throughout the year

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Falkland Islands. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. fish
  2. tourism
  3. wool processing

Agriculture products

  1. dairy products
  2. fish
  3. fodder
  4. sheep
  5. squid
  6. vegetable crops
  7. venison

Falkland Island Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Falkland Islands.

Export products

  1. fish
  2. hides
  3. meat
  4. squid
  5. venison
  6. wool

Import products

  1. building materials
  2. clothing
  3. drink
  4. food
  5. fuel

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Falkland Islands?

Falkland Islands is currently rated at 4,0 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 1 official sources. Please reconsider your need to travel to Falkland Islands.

Is it safe to travel Falkland Islands in 2020?

The score is rather high (4,0) and you should avoid all non-essential travel to Falkland Islands. Maybe pick another location.

How many travel advisories do you know for Falkland Islands?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 1 individual sources for Falkland Islands.

What is the current Corona virus situation in Falkland Islands?

There are currently no officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Falkland Islands. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently no officially reported deaths related to this disease in Falkland Islands.

What is the size of Falkland Islands?

Falkland Islands has a size of 12,173 km² or 4,700 mi².

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.