ABTA FCO travel advice for the USA
The FCO travel advice for the USA has been updated with an amendment to the Summary section – enhanced electronics screening measures. The overall level of the advice has not changed. There are no travel restrictions in this advice. Please find an extract of the advice below.
There is a general threat from terrorism. If you have a direct flight to the US, you should allow extra time for extended screenings and luggage checks at your airport of departure. See Terrorism. For important details on enhanced electronics screening measures, see the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) website.
There is a general threat from terrorism. Attacks could be indiscriminate, including in places frequented by foreigners. You should monitor media reports and remain vigilant at all times.
The US Department of Homeland Security National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) provides public information about credible threats. For all current alerts, visit the US Department of Homeland Security website. NTAS alerts apply only to threats within the United States and its territories.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has issued security directives to all US and international air carriers with inbound flights to the US. If you’re travelling from or through nations that are considered state sponsors of terrorism or other countries of interest you will need to go through enhanced screening. For a list of the countries affected visit the TSA website.
To view the travel advice for the USA, please see: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/usa