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Foreign travel advice

Honduras

Summary

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 rainy season normally runs from June to November, coinciding with the hurricane season in the Caribbean. See Hurricanes

There is no British Embassy in Honduras. If you need emergency consular assistance, you should contact the British Honorary Consul in Tegucigalpa or Roatan, 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

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.

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