The State Department warns U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Algeria. This Travel Warning replaces the Travel Warning
for Algeria dated March 16, 2011 to update information on the current security situation in Algeria and the continuing threat
posed by terrorism, and to reiterate information on security incidents and recommendations on security awareness.
The Department of State urges U.S. citizens who travel to Algeria to evaluate carefully the risks posed to their personal
safety. Terrorist attacks, including bombings, false roadblocks, kidnappings, and ambushes occur regularly, particularly in
rural areas such as the Kabylie region of the country. The use of suicide bomb attacks, particularly vehicle-borne attacks,