Official Travel Advice for Turks and Caicos Islands
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Advice current as at 4:00 am 23 Jan 2020.
The Turks and Caicos Islands is a British Overseas Territory. There is no formal British diplomatic or consular representation. The local authorities deal with all requests for emergency assistance. See Emergency assistance
The hurricane season usually runs from June to November and further storms could affect the Caribbean this year. You should monitor updates from the US National Hurricane Centre and follow the advice of local authorities in the case of any further storms. See Natural disasters
UK health authorities have classified Turks and Caicos Islands as having a moderate risk of Zika virus transmission. No cases of Zika infection have been reported in Turks and Caicos Islands since January 2017. For information and advice about the risks associated with Zika virus, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.
Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in the Turks and Caicos Islands, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism.
You should take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.
Quick Facts Tourist Information for:Turks and Caicos Islands
Drive on the: left
Visitors/Tourists: 354,000 in 2011
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Largest City: Providenciales