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Welcome to The Travel Doctor (formerly known as Travellers Medical and Vaccination Centre (TMVC)) - experts in travel and tropical medicine. The Travel Doctor was established in New Zealand in 1996, and is one of the largest individual suppliers of travel medicine services in the world. We are able to provide a consistent and high quality service in the discipline of travel and tropical medicine.

The goal of The Travel Doctor is to promote safe and healthy travel. We have up to date international health advice and medical services to those intending to travel abroad. We have staff dedicated to travel medicine including specially trained doctors and nurse specialists at clinics based in Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua, Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch, Dunedin, and Invercargill. They have post-graduate qualifications in travel and tropical medicine, ensuring they have a good level of knowledge in all aspects of healthcare for the traveller.

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Turkey

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 02:02:37 +0000

Terrorism
International and domestic terrorist groups have conducted attacks in Turkey. Most target Turkish government institutions and security forces however attacks have occurred in tourist areas and locations frequented by foreigners, resulting in deaths and injuries. Terrorist attacks have been regularly carried out in the past in the south-east, and it is possible they could occur in other parts of the country too, including in Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, other major centres, tourist areas and along the Mediterranean and Aegean coasts. 


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United Arab Emirates

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 02:02:34 +0000

Terrorism
While the UAE has not experienced major terror attacks, international terrorist groups have in the past issued statements threatening to carry out attacks in the Gulf region, including against Western interests.  

Government offices, military facilities and public and commercial areas known to be frequented by Western expatriates and travellers could be potential targets for attack and New Zealanders are advised to take particular care in these places.  Westerners could also be targeted in opportunistic attacks. 


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Brunei Darussalam

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 02:02:37 +0000

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is not issuing a specific travel advisory for Brunei Darussalam at this time.

New Zealanders are advised to familiarise themselves with and observe local law and customs, including syariah criminal law (aspects of which apply to non-Muslims).

New Zealanders travelling or living in Brunei Darussalam should have a comprehensive travel insurance policy in place that includes provision for medical evacuation by air.


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Greece

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 02:02:34 +0000

Civil unrest
Demonstrations in relation to economic and political developments occur frequently in Greece, often with little warning. In light of ongoing austerity measures and economic conditions in Greece, further demonstrations are possible. Although tourists have not been targeted in violence surrounding demonstrations, the potential remains for them to be caught up in violence directed at others.  


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Jamaica

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 02:02:34 +0000

Violent Crime
Jamaica has a high rate of violent crime, particularly in the capital Kingston.  Much of this crime, which includes armed robbery, kidnapping and murder, is related to the presence of street gangs and organised criminal groups.

There is a particularly high incidence of crime in Kingston neighbourhoods such as West Kingston, Grant’s Pen, Tivoli Gardens, Trench Town, Arnett Gardens, August Town, Harbour View, Denham Town, Hannah Town and Mountain View. Crime is also high in Spanish Town and certain parts of Montego Bay (non-resort areas).


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