Protests, often at short notice, can be expected across major cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina. See Political Situation.

Unexploded landmines remain a real danger, particularly in isolated areas in the mountains and countryside. See Local travel.

The level of crime against foreigners is low, but you should beware of pickpockets in cities and on public transport. See Crime.

There is an underlying threat from terrorism. See Terrorism.

Forest fires are common in Herzegovina during summer heat waves. See Natural Disasters.

Most visits to Bosnia and Herzegovina are trouble-free.

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance, including cover for evacuation by air ambulance, before you travel.

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