4 to 29 November 2019, Germany: Restrictions on rail traffic to and from the island of Sylt
Due to construction work, railway traffic to and from Sylt will be severely restricted from Monday, November 4 to Friday, November 29. Travellers should expect longer delays and enquire about current timetable changes before departure.
6 to 8 November 2019, Italy: Petrol station strike
Petrol station owners in Italy want to lay down work nationwide from Wednesday, 6 November, 6:00 a.m. to Friday, 8 November, 6:00 a.m. (local times). In the case of strike action, major restrictions are expected. Travellers driving by car should take this into account and ask for up-to-date information in advance.
9 November 2019, Italy: Nationwide strike action in air transport
In Italy, travellers must prepare for national air strike action on Saturday, 9 November from 12.00 to 17.00 (local time). Should the strike take place as planned, major restrictions in the form of delays and flight cancellations are to be expected. Travellers should take these into account in their planning and contact their airline or tour operator in advance for up-to-date information.
10 November 2019, Romania: Presidential Elections
Presidential elections will be held in Romania on Sunday, 10 November. Demonstrations are possible in the run-up to the elections and after the announcement of the results. Increased security can be expected. Travellers should avoid demonstrations and election campaign events and follow the instructions of the security forces.
10 November 2019, Spain: Parliamentary elections
In Spain, a new Parliament will be elected on Sunday, 10 November. Especially on election day, increased security measures are to be expected. There may be demonstrations, which may lead to local traffic restrictions. Travellers should avoid protests, follow instructions from the authorities and exercise increased caution near political events.
Travellers who want to find out about these and other events can use the Global Monitoring App for Smartphones. It includes up-to-date notifications, behavioral notes and warnings and actively informs about hazards at the location or travel location.
The app is available for Android and iPhone devices:
Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=greenzone.ug.globalmonitoring
App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/de/app/global-monitoring/id1297008325?mt=8