Foreign travel advice
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
Cases of locally transmitted Zika virus have been confirmed in the last 2 months. You should follow the advice of the National Travel Health Network and Centre and discuss your travel plans with your healthcare provider, particularly if you’re pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
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.