Summary

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

Cases of Chikungunya virus have been confirmed in St Lucia and the number of reported cases in the region is increasing. 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

Over 70,000 British tourists visited St Lucia in 2013.

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. SeeTerrorism

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.