Terrorism Threat Update

15 November 2017 admin Leave a comment Travel Warnings

On 9 November 2017, the US Department of Homeland Security updated its National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) bulletin to provide current information on the potential threat of terrorist activity within the US. Terrorism is a threat throughout the world.  There have been numerous politically motivated attacks in the United States in recent years, with perpetrators […]

Update on Puerto Rico

24 October 2017 admin Leave a comment Travel Warnings

We would like to remind you at this stage also to reconsider your need to travel to the US Virgin Islands and the US territory of Puerto Rico. They are still recovering from extensive damage to their electrical grid from the recent hurricanes in the region. Last week the figure was only 15% of customers […]

Wildfires in California

24 October 2017 admin Leave a comment Travel Warnings

Wildfires have burned and some are continuing to burn across parts of California. US Authorities have warned that the fires could continue to intensify and spread, with dangerous fire conditions forecast over the next few days. Evacuation advisories and mandatory evacuation orders are in place for parts of northern California. Please monitor local media and […]

Latest Advice for Hurricane Irma

12 September 2017 admin Leave a comment Travel Warnings

Hurricane Irma made landfall in south Florida on Sunday 10 September (local time). The powerful and potentially catastrophic storm is forecast to move north near or along Florida’s west coast, before moving inland over the Florida Panhandle and south-western Georgia. Expect hurricane-like conditions, including high winds, heavy rain and storm surges. Authorities are warning that […]

Storm Warning

11 September 2017 admin Leave a comment Travel Warnings

Please exercise extreme safety precautions in the United States in relation to the following information: Hurricane Irma has now developed into a potentially catastrophic Category 5 Hurricane with sustained winds up to 295 km/h and is forecast to hit Puerto Rico on 7 September 2017 (local time). Expect extremely high winds, heavy rain and storm […]

Update on Travel Warnings

11 July 2017 admin Leave a comment Travel Warnings

·        On 28 June 2017, the US Government announced its intention to implement enhanced security measures for all commercial flights to the United States, including enhanced screening of passengers and electronic devices, in addition to heightened security standards for aircraft and airports. ·        Since January 2017, US authorities have been more actively pursuing, detaining and […]

Shooting of Sikh Man in Seattle

9 March 2017 admin Leave a comment Travel Warnings

A gun man in the U.S. has shot a Sikh man in the arm yelling “go back to your own country.” The gun man was a complete stranger, and has not been caught. He is white, about 6 foot tall and of a stocky build. FBI and other law enforcement agencies are still investigating. The […]

Oroville Dam Spillway – Imminent Failure

13 February 2017 admin Leave a comment Travel Warnings

Nearly 190,000 people have been ordered to evacuate in Northern Californa after a hole in a spill way for the Oroville dam was discovered that could lead to a wave of water rushing over towns causing catastrophic floods. The damn itself is structurally sound however with more storms looming in the area, the massive hole […]

Flooding in California and Nevada

10 January 2017 admin Leave a comment Travel Warnings

Flooding in California and Nevada Evacuations are in process due to heavy rains and flooding rivers in California’s Wine making region and east of Nevada’s Lake Tahoe. North of San Francisco the Russian River in Sonoma County has overflowed from the rain. The rains have been caused by a weather system sending moisture from Hawaii […]