Israel travel warning

8 Dec 2017

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has issued a warning to individuals planning to travel to Jordan, Israel, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank that there may be widespread protests following US President Don­ald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as ­Israel’s capital and move the US embassy there. DFAT is yet to update their travel warning but this is currently in review and may change. 

UQ travellers that are currently in the area are encouraged to make note of UQ's travel emergency assistance details which are outlined below. Travellers should contact Chubb Assistance if they require assistance should matters escalate.

For UQ travellers considering travel to the aforementioned regions, please consider carefully your need to travel to the area and investigate the current security situation before making any bookings. Support is also available via the Red24 website.

Further assistance

If you require emergency assistance while travelling, please contact Chubb Insurance Assistance. The contact details are listed below:

Travel emergency 24/7 contact

Chubb Assistance phone +61 2 8907 5995 and quote UQ policy number 01PP529201. Reverse phone charge is available.

Campus Travel can be contacted 24/7, 365 days a year.

Number: +61 7 3393 8855 (calls from overseas)

Number: 1300 662 703 (calls from within Australia)