Summary

UK health authorities have classified Aruba 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.

Aruba is used as a drug passageway from South America to Europe and North America. Do not leave bags unattended or agree to carry a package for anyone. See Crime

The hurricane season in the Caribbean normally runs from June to November. See Natural disasters

Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Aruba, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

If you’re in Aruba and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

If you need to contact the emergency services, call 100 (police), 911 (ambulance and fire) or 913 (coastguard).

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.