Foreign travel advice

Bonaire/St Eustatius/Saba

Summary

UK health authorities have classified Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba 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.

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

The BES Islands are used as a drug passageway from South America to Europe and North America. Don’t 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 Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.