The hurricane season in Belize normally runs from June to November. See Hurricanes

Belize experienced heavy rainfall on 18 and 19 October and ongoing storms have caused flash flooding in parts of the country, including Belize City. During the hurricane season, you should monitor updates from local authorities and the media before travelling to or around Belize.

11,357 British nationals visited Belize in 2014. Most visits are trouble free.

You should take precautions against street crime. There have been occasional violent incidents against tourists. The George Street and Kraal Road areas of Belize City are particularly dangerous due to gang violence and gun crime. See Crime.

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.