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Last verified: Saturday, 4. July 2020 at 07:21 AM

Lithuania Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon We advise caution when travelling to Lithuania

Local Situation: 3.2 / 5

We advise caution when travelling to Lithuania. We detected travel advisories from 6 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 3.3 / 5

Lithuania shares a land border with 4 neighbouring states. For this region of countries (including Lithuania), the Advisory Index is 3.3 (average value over all countries). All countries have some reported advisories: Belarus (3.5), Russia (3.4), Latvia with 3.2 and Poland with 3.2 (of 5).

Current informationen on Covid-19 in Lithuania

There are currently 1,828 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Lithuania. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently 79 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Lithuania.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Lithuania

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

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 Lithuania from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 3.2 out of 5.0.

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

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

Advisory issued by: United States

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Global Health Advisory: Do Not Travel. Avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. Exercise normal precautions in Lithuania. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

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

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.

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

Advisory issued by: Finland

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Iaktta normal försiktighet - Tryggt turistmål. Det lönar sig att iaktta normal försiktighet.

Source: https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/LT

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.

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

Advisory issued by: Denmark

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Hvis du rejser til Litauen, bør du være ekstra forsigtig for at minimere risikoen for at blive smittet med coronavirus/COVID-19.  Du udviser ekstra forsigtighed ved bl.a. at følge vores rejseråd i en tid med COVID-19. Hvis du rejser til Litauen, bør du også orientere dig om lokale restriktioner forud for rejsen. Den danske ambassade i Vilnius har de ...

Source: http://um.dk/da/rejse-og-ophold/rejse-til-udlandet/rejsevejledninger/Litauen/

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/lithuania

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

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

Advisory issued by: Ireland

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

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

Advisory issued by: Australia

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Lithuania has eased restrictions but you should still practice social distancing. If you have symptoms of COVID-19, seek assistance via a 24/7 hotline on 1808 or email info@nvsc.lt. Some flights have resumed in and out of Vilnius. Only citizens and residents from approved countries are permitted to enter Lithuania (see Travel). Check with your airline and nearest ...

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/europe/lithuania

Individual rating changes for Lithuania

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

Changes from June 27th 2020

The total rating for Lithuania changed from 3.3 to 3.2. Here are the influencing details:

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The Danish government decreased their existing warning for Lithuania to 3.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 4.0 (by -1.0).

Changes from March 22nd 2020

The total rating for Lithuania changed from 3.2 to 3.3. Here are the influencing details:

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

Changes from March 18th 2020

The total rating for Lithuania changed from 2.8 to 3.2. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government increased their existing warning for Lithuania to 5.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 4.0 (by +1.0).

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The Irish government increased their existing warning for Lithuania to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 15th 2020

The total rating for Lithuania changed from 2.0 to 2.8. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government issued a new warning for Lithuania with a rating of 4.0.

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The Irish government increased their existing warning for Lithuania to 3.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 1.0 (by +2.0).

Changes from March 14th 2020

The total rating for Lithuania changed from 1.8 to 2.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Danish government increased their existing warning for Lithuania to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 8th 2020

The total rating for Lithuania changed from 1.5 to 1.8. Here are the influencing details:

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The Danish government increased their existing warning for Lithuania to 3.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 2.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for Lithuania changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government issued a new warning for Lithuania with a rating of 1.0.

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The Irish government issued a new warning for Lithuania with a rating of 1.0.

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The Finnish government issued a new warning for Lithuania with a rating of 2.0.

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The Danish government issued a new warning for Lithuania with a rating of 2.0.

About Lithuania

Lithuania with its capital Vilnius is a country in Europe (Northern Europe), slightly larger than West Virginia (65,200 km²). The country is located Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, between Latvia and Russia. The climate can be described as transitional, between maritime and continental; wet, moderate winters and summers. The landscape is lowland, many scattered small lakes, fertile soil. With a population of about 3.57 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Vilnius
Population about 3.57 million
Size 65.200 km²
Size comparable to slightly larger than West Virginia
Common languages Lithuanian, Polish, Russian
Currency Litas (short: LTL)
Common voltage (electricity) 220V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900/1800
International phone prefix +370
Internet Top Level Domain .lt
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 LT
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 LTU
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 440

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Lithuania 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

  • contamination of soil and groundwater with petroleum products and chemicals at military bases

Natural hazzards

  • occasional floods, droughts

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

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

Industries

  1. agricultural machinery
  2. amber jewelry
  3. app/software development
  4. biotechnology
  5. computers
  6. electric motors
  7. electronic components
  8. fertilizer
  9. food processing
  10. freezers

Agriculture products

  1. beef
  2. cheese
  3. eggs
  4. fish
  5. flax
  6. grain
  7. milk
  8. pork
  9. potatoes
  10. sugar beets

Lithuanian Imports and Exports

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

Export products

  1. chemicals
  2. equipment
  3. foodstuffs
  4. machinery
  5. plastics
  6. refined fuel
  7. textiles

Import products

  1. chemicals
  2. clothing
  3. equipment
  4. machinery
  5. metals
  6. natural gas
  7. oil
  8. textiles
  9. transport equipment

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Lithuania?

Lithuania is currently rated at 3,2 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 6 official sources. We advise caution when travelling to Lithuania.

Is it safe to travel Lithuania in 2020?

Visiting the country Lithuania is usually fine. The score is at 3,2 Just keep an eye open, obey local rules and you'll most likely be fine.

How many travel advisories do you know for Lithuania?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 6 individual sources for Lithuania.

What is the current Corona virus situation in Lithuania?

There are currently 1,828 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Lithuania. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently 79 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Lithuania.

What is the size of Lithuania?

Lithuania has a size of 65,200 km² or 25,174 mi² which is slightly larger than West Virginia.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

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