Foreign travel advice
For information and advice about the risks associated with Zika virus, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.
Most visits to Guyana are trouble-free.
Crime levels are high. You should take sensible precautions to protect yourself and your belongings.
If possible, avoid travel to and from Georgetown Cheddi Jagan international airport late at night and before dawn. There have been incidents of violence, fatal accidents caused by erratic driving and incidents of violent theft by gangs, who follow cars travelling from the airport and attack their victims when they reach their final destination. Always drive with windows closed and doors locked. See Crime
There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.