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Old 09-05-19, 12:09 PM
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mev
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I read the US travel advisories and take into account the 1-4 ratings. Seems like this map is mostly those ratings on a country-by-country basis - except for Mexico.

I also like the UK Foreign Service travel maps as a contrast since they sometimes show additional details for parts of a country. For example, following is the current map for Colombia:

or Venezuela


I also like to calibrate these things a bit. For example, here is how the UK describes "safety and security" in the USA. I find it interesting to see the Orlando airport called out...
https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-ad...y-and-security
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