Foreign travel advice

St Vincent and the Grenadines

Summary

There is no British High Commission in St Vincent and the Grenadines. If you need consular assistance, contact the British High Commission in Barbados.

The hurricane season in the Caribbean normally runs from June to November. Hurricane Maria is forecast to bring hazardous sea and weather conditions to parts of the eastern Caribbean from the evening of Monday 18 September 2017. You should follow the advice of the local authorities. 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.

Most visits to St Vincent and the Grenadines are trouble-free, but there have been incidents of crime including murder, robbery and assault. See Crime

UK health authorities have classified St Vincent and the Grenadines 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 Vincent and the Grenadines. You should take steps to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.

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

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.