Foreign travel advice

St Lucia

Summary

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

Cases of locally transmitted Zika virus have been confirmed in the last 2 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.

Cases of Chikungunya virus have been confirmed in St Lucia. You should take steps to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes. For more details about this outbreak, see the website of the National Health Network and Centre.

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