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Tuesday, 23. July 2019 at 07:28 AM

Antigua and Barbuda Travel Advisory

Warning Level Icon Travelling Antigua and Barbuda is (relatively) safe

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Local Situation: 1.0 / 5

Travelling Antigua and Barbuda is (relatively) safe. We detected travel advisories from 3 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 1.0 / 5

This country shares no land border with any other country. Thus, the region score is identical to the country risk rating.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Antigua and Barbuda from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 1.0 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 0 - Travel is usually safe.
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This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/antigua-and-barbuda

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.
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Exercise normal precautions in Antigua and Barbuda. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/antigua-and-barbuda-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.
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The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises Maltese travellers to exercise caution when visiting Antigua and Barbuda. The islands are prone to hurricanes and tropical storms, with the latest hurricane occurring around 13 September 2018. Maltese travellers affected in such weather conditions should always monitor the weather updates and follow ...

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.
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Normal precautions

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/antigua-and-barbuda/

About Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda with its capital St. John's is a country in North America (Caribbean), 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC (443 km²). The country is located Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east-southeast of Puerto Rico. The climate can be described as tropical maritime; little seasonal temperature variation. The landscape is mostly low-lying limestone and coral islands, with some higher volcanic areas. With a population of less than a million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital St. John's
Population less than one million
Size 443 km²
Size comparable to 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC
Common languages en-AG
Currency Dollar (short: XCD)
Common voltage (electricity) 230V - 60Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 850/900/1900
International phone prefix +1-268
Internet Top Level Domain .ag
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 AG
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 ATG
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 28

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Antigua and Barbuda is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • causing rainfall to run off quickly
  • water management - a major concern because of limited natural freshwater resources - is further hampered by the clearing of trees to increase crop production

Natural hazzards

  • hurricanes and tropical storms (July to October)
  • periodic droughts

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products Antigua and Barbuda. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. alcohol
  2. clothing
  3. construction
  4. household appliances
  5. light manufacturing
  6. tourism

Agriculture products

  1. bananas
  2. coconuts
  3. cotton
  4. cucumbers
  5. fruits
  6. livestock
  7. mangoes
  8. sugarcane
  9. vegetables

Antiguan/Barbudan Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports of Antigua and Barbuda.

Export products

  1. bedding
  2. electronic components
  3. food
  4. handicrafts
  5. live animals
  6. petroleum products
  7. transport equipment

Import products

  1. chemicals
  2. food
  3. live animals
  4. machinery
  5. manufactures
  6. oil
  7. transport equipment

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Antigua and Barbuda?

Antigua and Barbuda is currently rated at 1,0 out of a possible 5.0. Travelling Antigua and Barbuda is (relatively) safe.

So ... is it safe to travel Antigua and Barbuda?

You are good to go, enjoy your trip to Antigua and Barbuda.

How many advisories do you know for Antigua and Barbuda?

We currently evaluate nine official sources each morning. Today, we know of 3 active advisories for Antigua and Barbuda.