FCO Travel Advice for - Jamaica

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  • Around 180,000 British nationals visit Jamaica every year. Most visits are trouble-free. See Consular assistance statistics.

  • There are high levels of crime and violence, particularly in the capital Kingston. See Crime.

  • There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism.

  • Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.
  • There has been an increase in cases of Dengue fever. See Health.

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