Foreign travel advice
The hurricane season in Jamaica normally runs from June to November. You should monitor the progress of approaching storms and follow the advice of the local authorities. See Natural Disasters
Cases of locally transmitted Zika virus have been confirmed in the last 3 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.
Around 200,000 British nationals visited Jamaica in 2015. Most visits are trouble-free.
There are high levels of crime and violence, particularly in the capital Kingston. See Crime
There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism
The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.