The British Government has updated its travel advice for Cyprus for British tourists flying out of Larnaca and Paphos.
The advice reads: “Due to the current situation in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories, the airport operator is advising passengers flying out of Larnaca and Paphos airports to arrive at their terminals at least three hours before their flight’s scheduled departure time.”
Tourists will need to make sure they arrive at the airport at least three hours before their flight and will need to plan accordingly.
The Government also advised tourists that demonstrations could occur with little or no warning in Cyprus.
It added: “Events in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories have led to heightened tensions in the region and demonstrations are likely.”
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Britons should be aware that demonstrations could happen with little warning in many European countries.
The French Government has banned pro-Palestinian demonstrations and tourists have been advised to stay aware of their surroundings.
The Foreign Office has advised against all but essential travel to Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories and against all travel to several areas including Gaza and the West Bank and within 5km of the border with Lebanon.
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More than 1,400 people were killed in Israel in the attacks on October 7 and more than 5,000 people have been killed in Gaza since.
British citizens in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories have been advised to register their presence with the FCDO.
Find the latest travel advice for British tourists on the FCDO website.
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