Summary

The hurricane season normally runs from June to November. You should monitor local and international weather updates from the US National Hurricane Centre and follow the advice of local authorities, including any evacuation orders. See Natural disasters

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.

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

Consular support may be limited in Guadeloupe. However, the British Embassy in Paris, France can provide consular support to British nationals.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.