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Last verified: Wednesday, 8. July 2020 at 07:23 AM

Montenegro Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon We advise caution when travelling to Montenegro

Local Situation: 3.5 / 5

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

Regional Situation: 3.5 / 5

Montenegro shares a land border with 4 neighbouring states. For this region of countries (including Montenegro), the Advisory Index is 3.5 (average value over all countries). All countries have some reported advisories: Serbia (4), Bosnia and Herzegovina (3.7), Albania with 3.3 and Croatia with 3.2 (of 5).

Current informationen on Covid-19 in Montenegro

There are currently 907 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Montenegro. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently 17 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Montenegro.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Montenegro

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

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 Montenegro from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 3.5 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 Montenegro.  Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/montenegro-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 -

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

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/montenegro

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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Montenegro has begun to ease COVID-19 restrictions, including entry requirements, but only if you are a resident of Montenegro or a select group of countries. See Travel for a list of permitted countries. Commercial flights are limited. If you're staying in Montenegro, follow the advice of local authorities, including any directions on mandatory isolation, ...

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

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

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

Advisory issued by: Austria

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The Austrian Government advises again travelling Montenegro.

Source: https://www.bmeia.gv.at//reise-aufenthalt/reiseinformation/land/montenegro/

Individual rating changes for Montenegro

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

Changes from July 2nd 2020

The total rating for Montenegro changed from 3.2 to 3.5. Here are the influencing details:

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The Austrian government issued a new warning for Montenegro with a rating of 5.0.

Changes from March 22nd 2020

The total rating for Montenegro changed from 3.0 to 3.2. Here are the influencing details:

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

Changes from March 18th 2020

The total rating for Montenegro changed from 2.0 to 3.0. Here are the influencing details:

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

Changes from March 16th 2020

The total rating for Montenegro changed from 1.3 to 2.0. Here are the influencing details:

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

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for Montenegro 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 Montenegro with a rating of 1.0.

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

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

About Montenegro

Montenegro with its capital Podgorica is a country in Europe (Southern Europe), slightly smaller than Connecticut (14,026 km²). The country is located Southeastern Europe, between the Adriatic Sea and Serbia. The climate can be described as Mediterranean climate, hot dry summers and autumns and relatively cold winters with heavy snowfalls inland. The landscape is highly indented coastline with narrow coastal plain backed by rugged high limestone mountains and plateaus. With a population of about 0.68 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Podgorica
Population less than one million
Size 14.026 km²
Size comparable to slightly smaller than Connecticut
Common languages Bosnian, Croatian, Hungarian, Romanian, Albanian, Serbian
Currency Euro (short: EUR)
Common voltage (electricity) 220V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900/1800
International phone prefix +381
Internet Top Level Domain .cs
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 ME
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 MNE
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 499

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Montenegro 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

  • especially in tourist-related areas such as Kotor
  • pollution of coastal waters from sewage outlets

Natural hazzards

  • destructive earthquakes

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

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

Industries

  1. agricultural processing
  2. aluminum
  3. consumer goods
  4. steelmaking
  5. tourism

Agriculture products

  1. citrus fruits
  2. grapes
  3. olives
  4. potatoes
  5. sheep
  6. tobacco

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Montenegro?

Montenegro is currently rated at 3,5 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 6 official sources. We advise caution when travelling to Montenegro.

Is it safe to travel Montenegro in 2020?

Visiting the country Montenegro is usually fine. The score is at 3,5 Just keep an eye open, obey local rules and you'll most likely be fine.

How many travel advisories do you know for Montenegro?

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

What is the current Corona virus situation in Montenegro?

There are currently 907 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Montenegro. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently 17 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Montenegro.

What is the size of Montenegro?

Montenegro has a size of 14,026 km² or 5,415 mi² which is slightly smaller than Connecticut.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

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