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Last verified: Thursday, 1. October 2020 at 07:19 AM

Antigua and Barbuda Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon Please reconsider your need to travel to Antigua and Barbuda

Local Situation: 4.0 / 5

Please reconsider your need to travel to Antigua and Barbuda. We detected travel advisories from 3 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 4.0 / 5

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

Current informationen on Covid-19 in Antigua and Barbuda

There are currently 101 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Antigua and Barbuda. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently 3 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Antigua and Barbuda.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Antigua and Barbuda

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Antigua and Barbuda.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

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 4.0 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: United States

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Reconsider travel to Antigua and Barbuda due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions. Some areas have increased risk. Please read the entire Travel Advisory.  Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and ...

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

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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The Canadian goverment suggests: Avoid non-essential travel.

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

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Ireland

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Individual rating changes for Antigua and Barbuda

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Antigua and Barbuda. Most recent events first.

Changes from August 7th 2020

The total rating for Antigua and Barbuda changed from 3.0 to 4.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government increased their existing warning for Antigua and Barbuda to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 1.0 (by +3.0).

Changes from March 22nd 2020

The total rating for Antigua and Barbuda changed from 2.5 to 3.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government issued a new warning for Antigua and Barbuda with a rating of 4.0.

Changes from March 17th 2020

The total rating for Antigua and Barbuda changed from 1.0 to 2.5. Here are the influencing details:

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The Irish government increased their existing warning for Antigua and Barbuda to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 1.0 (by +3.0).

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for Antigua and Barbuda changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Irish government issued a new warning for Antigua and Barbuda with a rating of 1.0.

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The United States government issued a new warning for Antigua and Barbuda with a rating of 1.0.

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 English
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 of 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 to and from 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 4,0 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 3 official sources. Please reconsider your need to travel to Antigua and Barbuda.

Is it safe to travel Antigua and Barbuda in 2020?

The score is rather high (4,0) and you should avoid all non-essential travel to Antigua and Barbuda. Maybe pick another location.

How many travel advisories do you know for Antigua and Barbuda?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 3 individual sources for Antigua and Barbuda.

What is the current Corona virus situation in Antigua and Barbuda?

There are currently 101 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Antigua and Barbuda. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently 3 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Antigua and Barbuda.

What is the size of Antigua and Barbuda?

Antigua and Barbuda has a size of 443 km² or 171 mi² which is 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.