French Polynesia is a French Overseas Territory. There is no British diplomatic representation. If you need urgent consular assistance you should contact the British Embassy in Paris.

On 30 October 2013, health authorities in French Polynesia announced an outbreak of Zika virus.

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

Crime levels are low.

Many hundreds of British tourists visit French Polynesia each year. Most visits are trouble-free.

Tropical storms can occur between the months of November and April. See Natural disasters

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.