FCO Travel Advice for - El Salvador

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  • El Salvador has one of the highest crime rates in Latin America. Take particular care in downtown San Salvador and on roads outside major towns and cities at night. Avoid wearing expensive jewellery or displaying valuable items. Safeguard your passport, mobile phone and cash against pickpockets. See Crime

  • The rainy season runs from June to November. See Rainy season.

  • There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

  • Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.
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