Foreign travel advice



Cases of locally transmitted Zika virus have been confirmed in the last 3 months. You should follow the advice of the National Travel Health Network and Centre and discuss your travel plans with your healthcare provider, particularly if you’re pregnant or planning to become pregnant.

If you need consular assistance, contact the British High Commission in Barbados.

The hurricane season normally runs from June to November. See Natural Disasters

186,823 British nationals visited Barbados in 2014.

Most visits are trouble free, but there have been incidents of crime including armed robbery and sexual assault. See Crime

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.

The UK-Barbados reciprocal healthcare agreement will terminate with effect from 1 October 2016. See Health

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.