UK health authorities have classified Honduras as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For more information and advice visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.
The rainy season normally runs from June to November, coinciding with the hurricane season in the Caribbean.
There’s no British Embassy in Honduras. If you need emergency consular assistance, you should contact the British Honorary Consul in Tegucigalpa or Roatán, or the British Embassy in Guatemala City. See Safety and security
Crime and violence are a serious problem throughout Honduras and the country has one of the highest homicide rates in the world. You should exercise a high degree of caution. See Crime
Avoid travelling on public buses (repainted US school buses). Private inter-city coach services are safer but not immune from attack. See Road travel
Demonstrations can occur throughout Honduras, often with little or no notice. You should avoid all demonstrations. See Safety and security
Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Honduras, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism
8,000 British nationals visited Honduras in 2015. Most visits are trouble free.
You can contact the emergency services by calling 199 (police), 195 (ambulance) or 198 (fire).
If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.