Still current at: 25 April 2011
Updated: 28 February 2011
This advice has been reviewed and reissued with amendments to the Travel Summary and Health section (removal of reference to dengue fever epidemic). The overall level of the advice has not changed; there are no travel restrictions in place in Guadeloupe. .
Guadeloupe is a French Overseas Territory. There is no formal British diplomatic or consular representation. See the General -Consular Assistance
Several hundred British nationals visit Guadeloupe each year. Most visits are trouble-free. See General - Consular Assistance -Statistics.Although the risk from crime is also low, it does exist and you should take normal common-sense precautions. See Safety and Security - Crime
The threat fromterrorismis low. But you should be aware of the global risk of indiscriminate terrorist attacks which could be against civilian targets, including places frequented by foreigners.
Although the risk from crime is also low, it does exist and you should take precautions. Safety and Security - Crime
You should take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance. See General -Insurance
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