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

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism.

Around 75,700 British nationals visited St Lucia in 2012. Most visits are trouble-free. If you need consular assistance, contact the British High Commission in St Lucia.

There are incidents of petty crime including thefts from hotels, yachts and holiday homes. There have also been some incidents of violent crime including assaults and murder. See Crime.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.

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