There has been an increase in petty crime, including pickpocketing in bars and restaurants.
Holders of British Citizen passports do not require visas to enter Lithuania. You need a passport or a National Identity Card to enter Lithuania.
Road traffic accidents are common. Extra care must be taken at all times when driving, particularly when driving at night.
Travellers to forested areas should seek medical advice about inoculations against rabies and tick-borne encephalitis.
This advice is based on information provided by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the UK. It is correct at time of publishing. As the situation can change rapidly, visitors are advised to contact the following organisations for the latest travel advice:
British Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Tel: 0845 850 2829.
US Department of State
Embassies and tourist offices
Lithuanian State Department of Tourism
A Juozapavicius Street 13, 09311 Vilnius, Lithuania
Tel: (5) 210 8796.
Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in the UK
84 Gloucester Place, London W1U 6AU, UK
Tel: (020) 7486 6401.
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 0900-1300 (consular section); Tues-Thurs 1500-1600 (visa section; appointments not necessary).
Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in the USA
2300 Clarendon Boulevard, Suite 302, Arlington, VA 22201, USA
Tel: (202) 234 5860 (ext 127 for visa section).