Official Travel Advice for Poland
Summary - Gdansk Pride will take place on 25 May 2019; the march will start in central Gdansk at 2pm; large crowds are expected; recent Pride events have passed without incident, but you should exercise caution and follow the advice of local authorities
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Advice current as at 4:00 am 19 May 2019.
Gdansk Pride will take place on 25 May 2019. The march will start in central Gdansk at 2pm. Large crowds are expected. Recent Pride events have passed without incident, but you should exercise caution and follow the advice of local authorities.
Around 500,000 British nationals visited Poland in 2016. Most visits are trouble-free.
If you’re living in or moving to Poland, visit our Living in Poland guide in addition to this travel advice.
If you’re travelling to Poland to do business or provide services, see further guidance on providing services in Poland after EU Exit.
If you need to contact the emergency services in Poland call 112.
Terrorist attacks in Poland can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism
Driving in Poland can be hazardous. See Road travel
If you hold dual Polish and British nationality, the British Embassy may only be able to offer limited consular assistance.
If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.
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.
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