GGCT issues Level 2 Travel Alert for several Countries


Given the recent situation of the novel coronavirus infection (Covid-19), the Tourism Crisis Management Office (GGCT) has issued a Level 2 Travel Alert to the following destinations:

Europe:
Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Principality of Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom;

Americas:
United States of America;

The GGCT alerts Macao residents who intend to travel to or are already in those countries to reconsider their current travel plans. It is suggested to avoid non-essential travel to those destinations.

In addition, the Level 2 travel alert for Egypt, Turkey, Korea, Italy, Japan, Spain, France and Germany remains in force. It is suggested to avoid non-essential travel during this period to those destinations.

The GGCT will keep monitoring the latest developments of the situation.

If necessary, Macao residents can call:
24-Hour Tourism Hotline +853 2833 3000;
The Chinese Embassy and consulates or the Global Emergency Call Center for Consular Protection and Services of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 24-hour hotline: +86 10 12308 for assistance.

The Travel Alert System does not have a prohibitive nature and it is up to each individual to decide to travel or adjust their travel plan according to the information provided. The GGCT advises Macao residents before traveling to purchase comprehensive travel insurance, with coverage option for the Macao SAR Travel Alert System, international emergency medical evacuation coverage, and to also verify with their insurers in case of any doubts regarding the terms and conditions of their insurance coverage.

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