Discussions about overcharging may lead to threats of violence and security guards may force you to pay. We do not make assessments on the compliance of foreign domestic airlines with international safety standards.See Overseas Fraud for more information on scams abroad. Terrorist attacks have occurred in a number of European cities and there is a potential for other violent incidents, which could target areas frequented by expatriates and foreign travellers. Poor driving standards, aggressive drivers and heavy traffic create hazards. General information about foreign domestic airlines Exercise normal safety precautions.The highway system is generally good, but poor lighting poses risks to pedestrians, cyclists and motorists. Winter driving can be especially dangerous since roads are not always cleared of snow. Avoid showing signs of affluence and carrying large sums of cash.
When entering Latvia, you must be able to show sufficient proof of medical insurance to customs officials.
Avoid invitations by strangers to visit local bars.
This is usually a ploy to overcharge customers for drinks. Use only officially marked taxis, such as Baltic Taxi, Lady Taxi and Red Cab.
Stays are cumulative and include visits to any Schengen area country.
If you plan to stay in the Schengen area for a longer period of time, you will need a visa.