General information about foreign domestic airlines Do not walk around after dark.Tourist facilities are available but vary in quality.Elections are scheduled to be held between November 24 and December 24, 2018, to elect a president and the National Assembly.A recent change in laws pertaining to the forthcoming election has caused political instability and led to demonstrations and civil unrest, which resulted in a number of deaths and injuries in April 2018.
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Rail services are extremely limited and unreliable.
We do not make assessments on the compliance of foreign domestic airlines with international safety standards.
Further unrest, demonstrations and violence may occur in advance of the elections in late 2018. Armed gangs are known to commit home invasions and kidnappings, and to stalk areas where foreigners congregate.
Robberies and break-ins, often violent, occur, especially in and around Antananarivo, but also in rural and isolated areas.