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

Cases of Zika virus have been reported in 2015 and 2016. You should follow the advice of the National Travel Health Network and Centre, particularly if you’re pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Seek advice from a health professional if you have any further questions or concerns.

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.