Summary

The hurricane season in Antigua and Barbuda normally runs from June to November. Tropical Storm Erika is forecast to bring hazardous sea and weather conditions to Antigua and Barbuda from around 27 August. See Natural disasters.

There’s no British High Commission in Antigua and Barbuda. If you need consular assistance, contact the British High Commission in Barbados.

Cases of Chikungunya virus have been confirmed in Antigua and Barbuda. You should take steps to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes. For more details about this outbreak, see the website of the National Health Network and Centre.

Over 64,000 British nationals visit Antigua and Barbuda each year. Most visits are trouble-free but there have been incidents of crime including murder, armed robbery and sexual assault. See Crime

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.