Summary

The hurricane season in Jamaica normally runs from June to November. See Natural Disasters

Around 145,000 British nationals visited Jamaica in 2012. 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.

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