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Tunisia Travel warnings

Local Laws and Customs - Tunisia

Tunisia is a Muslim country and it pays to respect the local tradition, customs and religion. During the holy month of Ramadan or when near religious areas, you should take a little extra care not to offend. The southe

Women in Tunisia

Tunisia isn’t one of the worst in the region for harassment of foreign women, but that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have serious problems with it. Partly due to the fact that Tunisian men don’t associate all tha

Tunisia Crime and Scams

Violent crime in Tunisia is somewhat of a rarity and foreigners are not targeted.Petty theft, pick pocketing, and bag snatching are more common than violent assault or muggings. But watch out for the drive-by bag snatc

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Middle East protests: Major rally in Tunisia capital

over 6 years ago

Egypt effect (actually Tunisia effect) spreads to Algeria and Yemen. #worldnomads

over 6 years ago

The trouble with Tunisia – Surviving civil unrest

over 6 years ago

Why you should go to Tunisia (but not now) Huffpost -

over 6 years ago

Flooding in central Tunisia -

almost 8 years ago

Recommended vaccinations for Tunisia

  • Diphtheria

    Diphtheria is a serious throat infection, which infects from person-to-person through the air. The vaccination should be less than 10 years old otherwise a booster is needed.

    Hepatitis A (infectious hepatitis)

    Infectious hepatitis infects through contaminated food and water. Vaccination consists of two injections about 12 months apart, which protects for up to 25 years. The first vaccination protects for 12 months.  The hepatitis A vaccine can be combined with the vaccine against hepatitis B .


    Tetanus is a complication to wounds contaminated by soil. If there has been a vaccination within the past 10 years it is not necessary to give a booster in case of wounds and accidents. Tetanus vaccinations are usually given in combination with diphtheria vaccine. If you are previously vaccinated, the vaccine can be given right up to departure.

    Yellow fever - transit

    Certain countries without yellow fever require a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate if you arrives (even in transit) from a country where yellow fever is present.   If you arrive from a country without yellow fever , there is no requirement for a yellow fever vaccination.

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I am on a tour to Tunisia leaving March 1. Anyone been there recently? What do you think? li

Hi JoAnne, Phil from the WorldNomads safety hub here, I'm sure you're aware but there's been significant political upheaval in Tunisia recently. What's just ... read more »
almost 4 years ago

Is Tunisia safe to go holiday just now, I am going to skannes in 4 weeks time

Punkbhoy, I wouldn't go anywhere near any US embassy in any Islamic nation for a couple of weeks right now.... and keep an eye on the news around this latest... read more »
almost 4 years ago

Is it safe to go to Tunisia next month?

It's pretty volatile at the moment (as you are aware). Generally the protests are centered on the Interior Ministry in the capital Tunis. The ministry is sit... read more »
over 4 years ago

Planning a family vacation to Sousse, Monastir in Tunisia - anyone been there recently? Is it safe to go?

Tonisa, Tunisia is where the "Arab spring" began in December 2010. But even at the height of the 'revolution' in the summer of 2011 the resort towns like Sou... read more »
about 5 years ago

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