Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Israel, West Bank, Gaza: Effective 7/21/14, Urges Deferral of Non-Essential Travel

Effective July 21, 2014, The US Department of State warns US citizens of the risks of traveling to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza due to ongoing hostilities.  

The US Department of State recommends that US citizens consider the deferral of non-essential travel to Israel and the West Bank and reaffirms the longstanding strong warning to US citizens against any travel to the Gaza Strip.  

This Travel Warning replaces the one issued on February 3, 2014. 

For the complete text of the Department's travel warning, see:

http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/alertswarnings/israel-travel-warning