Foreign travel advice

Antigua and Barbuda

Summary

The hurricane season in Antigua and Barbuda normally runs from June to November. 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.

UK health authorities have classified Antigua and Barbuda as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For more information and advice, visit the website of the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.

Cases of Chikungunya virus have been confirmed in Antigua and Barbuda. You should take steps to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.

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.