Foreign travel advice



Martinique is a French overseas territory. There is no resident British diplomatic representation in Martinique. For urgent consular assistance, you should contact the Honorary British Consul. See Consular assistance

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.

The hurricane season in Martinique normally runs from June to November. See Natural disasters

Several thousand British nationals visit Martinique each year; most visits are trouble-free.

There is a low threat from terrorism  

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.