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. A weather system developing in the Atlantic is likely to become a tropical cyclone and may bring hazardous sea and weather conditions to St Vincent and the Grenadines 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

Over 15,900 British nationals visited St Vincent and the Grenadines in 2014.

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

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.

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.