Foreign travel advice

St Lucia

Summary

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

The hurricane season in the Caribbean normally runs from June to November. You can monitor weather updates from the US National Hurricane Center. See Natural disasters

You can find further information on the impact of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Jose, which passed through parts of the Caribbean in September 2017, on the website of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency.

UK health authorities have classified St Lucia as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. 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.

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

Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in St Lucia, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.