Foreign travel advice



Martinique is a French overseas territory. There is no resident British diplomatic representation in Martinique. For urgent consular assistance, you should contact the Honorary British Consul. See Consular assistance

UK health authorities have classified Martinique as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For more information and advice visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.

The hurricane season in Martinique normally runs from June to November. See Natural disasters

Several thousand British nationals visit Martinique each year; most visits are trouble-free.

Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Martinique, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism  

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.