Foreign travel advice

St Lucia

Summary

If you need consular assistance contact the British High Commission in St Lucia.

For information and advice about the risks associated with Zika virus, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.

Cases of Chikungunya virus have been confirmed in St Lucia. You should take steps to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.

The hurricane season in the Caribbean normally runs from June to November. A weather system developing in the Atlantic is likely to become a tropical cyclone and may bring hazardous sea and weather conditions to St Lucia from around 28 September 2016. You should monitor updates from the US National Hurricane Centre and follow the instructions of the local authorities, including any evacuation orders. See Natural disasters

73,960 British nationals visited St Lucia in 2014.

Most visits are trouble-free, but there have been incidents of crime including murder, armed robbery and sexual assault. See Crime

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.