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

180,000 British nationals visited Barbados in 2012. Most visits are trouble-free. If you need consular assistance, contact the British High Commission in Barbados.

Most visits are trouble free, but there have been cases of sexual assaults against tourists and a recent increase in muggings and armed robbery, some involving the use of firearms and other weapons. See Crime.

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism.

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.

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