Foreign travel advice

Guadeloupe

Summary

Guadeloupe is a French overseas territory. There is no formal British diplomatic representation. For urgent consular assistance, you should contact the Honorary British Consul. See Consular assistance

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.

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.