- Reviewed: 19 March 2020, 14:00 NZDT
- Still current at: 9 April 2020
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There have been confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Luxembourg.
Local authorities in countries and territories with confirmed cases of COVID-19 may impose containment measures including travel restrictions and quarantine requirements to prevent the spread of the virus.
Such measures may be imposed at short notice and specific details may change rapidly, including where and to whom they apply to and for how long. All travellers should stay informed of measures being taken by authorities in the areas they are travelling to. We recommend that all travellers consult the official website or the nearest embassy or consulate of your country or territory of destination to find out about any border controls and other measures that may apply to you.
For information on countries and territories which have COVID-19 related border restrictions affecting foreign nationals, including travellers in transit, please check the International Air Transport Association (IATA) website before you travel. IATA provides a comprehensive list of all countries and territories that have imposed COVID-19 related border restrictions and is being continually updated.
As part of its response to managing the COVID-19 outbreak, the New Zealand Government has some temporary travel restrictions in place in New Zealand. Please refer to the New Zealand Ministry of Health website for up to date information.
There is an underlying threat of terrorism in Luxembourg. Terrorist groups, including those based in Syria and Iraq, have made threats to conduct attacks across Europe.
New Zealanders in Luxembourg are advised to keep themselves informed of potential risks to safety and security by monitoring the media and other local information sources. We recommend following any instructions issued by the local authorities and exercising vigilance in public places.
Petty crime such as bag snatching and pickpocketing occurs in Luxembourg. We advise New Zealanders to be alert to their surroundings at all times and take steps to safeguard and secure their personal belongings.
General travel advice
New Zealanders travelling or living in Luxembourg should have a comprehensive travel insurance policy in place which includes provision for medical evacuation by air.
New Zealanders in Luxembourg are encouraged to register their details with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
The New Zealand Embassy Brussels, Belgium is accredited to Luxembourg
Street Address Avenue des Nerviens 9/31, B-1040 Brussels, Belgium. Telephone +32 2 512 1040 Fax +32 2 513 4856 Email email@example.com Web Site http://www.mfat.govt.nz/belgium Hours Mon-Fri 0900-1300 hrs, 1400-1700 hrs
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Accredited New Zealand Embassy Belgium
Avenue des Nerviens 9/31, B-1040 Brussels, Belgium.
Telephone: +32 2 512 1040
Fax: +32 2 513 4856
Hours: Mon-Fri 0900-1300 hrs, 1400-1700 hrs