Official Travel Advice for Trinidad and Tobago
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Advice current as at 4:00 am 14 Dec 2019.
Over 30,000 British nationals visit Trinidad and Tobago every year. Most visits are trouble-free.
There are high levels of violent crime in Trinidad, including murder, particularly in parts of the capital Port of Spain. See Crime
Terrorists are likely to try to carry out attacks in Trinidad and Tobago. Attacks could be indiscriminate, including in crowded spaces and places visited by foreigners. See Terrorism
UK health authorities have classified Trinidad and Tobago 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.
Trinidad and Tobago is rarely affected by hurricanes, but severe tropical storms can occur, which can result in localised flooding and landslides. See Hurricanes
You can contact the emergency services by calling 999 (police), 811 (ambulance) or 990 (fire).
If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.
The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.
Quick Facts Tourist Information for:Trinidad and Tobago
Drive on the: left
Visitors/Tourists: 386,000 in 2010
Port of Spain