The hurricane season in the Bahamas normally runs from June to November. See Natural Disasters.

Around 24,000 British nationals visited The Bahamas in 2011. Most visits are trouble-free.

Some tourists have been victims of robbery. See Crime.

There is no British High Commission in the Bahamas; an Honorary Consul provides emergency consular assistance (telephone +1 242 225 6033 or 1 876 9360700). See Consular assistance.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.

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