Is Tunisia safe to travel?
Exercise increased caution in Tunisia due to terrorism. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.
What is the UK government doing to protect tourists in Tunisia?
Since the terrorist attack in Sousse in June 2015, which targeted tourists, the UK government has been working closely with the Tunisian authorities to investigate the attack and the wider threat from terrorist groups. The Tunisian government has improved protective security in major cities and tourist resorts.
What is the driving like in Tunisia?
Defensive driving is a must in Tunisia. Faster drivers tend to drive on the left while slower drivers stay to the right. Traffic lane markings are widely ignored.
Can I cash a traveler’s check in Tunisia?
Traveler’s checks are not widely accepted for payment, even at large tourist hotels, and may only be cashed at a bank where the check holder has an account. Cash machines (ATMs) are available in urban and tourist areas. The Tunisian dinar is not a fully convertible currency.
What do I need to know before traveling to Tunisia?
Before you travel, check with your transportation company about passport requirements. Its rules on passport validity may be more stringent than the country’s entry rules. Your passport must be valid for at least 3 months beyond the date you expect to leave Tunisia. Different entry rules may apply.
Can I travel to Tunisia with a temporary passport?
Your passport must be valid for at least 3 months beyond the date you expect to leave Tunisia. Different entry rules may apply. Different entry rules may apply when travelling with a temporary passport or an emergency travel document. Before you leave, check with the closest diplomatic mission for your destination.