Foreign travel advice
UK health authorities have classified Guadeloupe as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For more information and advice, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.
The hurricane season in Guadeloupe normally runs from June to November. See Natural disasters
Several hundred British nationals visit Guadeloupe each year. Most visits are trouble-free.
Crime levels are low, but you should take sensible precautions. See Crime.
Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Guadeloupe, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism
If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.