Foreign travel advice

Montserrat

Summary

As Montserrat is a British Overseas Territory there’s no formal British diplomatic or consular representation. The local authorities deal with all requests for emergency assistance. See Emergency assistance

UK health authorities have classified Montserrat as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For more information and advice, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.

Around one third of the island is virtually unaffected by volcanic activity. The other two-thirds are vulnerable. The Soufriere Hills Volcano has been active since 1995. However, there has been no major volcanic activity since February 2010. See Natural disasters

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

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

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.