Tensions in the region have risen in recent days and there is a high threat of terrorism. Be extra vigilant and avoid large crowds and any demonstrations. Take out comprehensive international private medical and travel insurance before you travel to Bahrain.
28 August 2015 and an attack took place near Karranah village against security personnel. 1 person was reportedly killed and several others injured.
28 July 2015 there was an attack on a bus transporting security personnel in Sitra which led to fatalities.
Take out international private medical and travel healthcare insurance before travelling to Bahrain, to cover the costs of any medical treatments abroad or emergency repatriation and evacuation services needed. Be sure to read the small print of all insurance policies before you purchase. Repatriation and evacuation coverage is essential for travel to Bahrain. This is due to the fact that in the case of a medical emergency you may require a medical evacuation to another hospital in another country. In the case of requiring longer-term and follow-up care, repatriation to your home country may be needed.
Emergency Medical Assistance in Bahrain
If you need emergency medical assistance during your trip, dial 999 and ask for an ambulance. You should contact your insurance/medical assistance company promptly if you are referred to a medical facility for treatment.