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  2. Safety and security
  3. Terrorism
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Summary

Travelchimps aims to provide ALL the information you need (see our Travel Dashboard). This page uses data from UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The usual caveat: we cannot guarantee import of this information was error free and therefore the accuracy of this page. Always use a number of sources to check important information

Advice current as at 4:00 am 19 May 2019.

The hurricane season normally runs from June to November. You should monitor local and international weather updates from the US National Hurricane Centre and follow the advice of local authorities, including any evacuation orders. See Natural disasters

UK health authorities have classified Guadeloupe as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For more information and advice, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.

Several hundred British nationals visit Guadeloupe each year. Most visits are trouble-free.

Crime levels are low, but you should take sensible precautions. See Crime.

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

Consular support may be limited in Guadeloupe. However, the British Embassy in Paris, France can provide consular support to British nationals.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.


 

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Guadeloupe
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Coordinates ("central")
Latitude: 16.2500 | Longitude: -61.5833
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Dialling Code: 590
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Languages Spoken:
French (official language) 90%
This tool is being re-developed. The exchange rate is today's; but until development is completed we are using data obtained from a variety of sources in 2013 for the rest of the info, and is not guaranteed to be free of errors - see disclaimer.
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