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Last verified: Thursday, 19. September 2019 at 07:22 AM

Antigua and Barbuda Travel Advisory

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

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.

Risk 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 1.0 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 0 - Travel is usually safe.

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

Advisory issued by: Canada

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

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

Advisory issued by: United States

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Exercise normal precautions in Antigua and Barbuda. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

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.

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

Advisory issued by: Malta

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The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises Maltese travellers to exercise caution when visiting Antigua and Barbuda. Tropical Storm Dorian is forecast to affect the eastern Caribbean from Tuesday 27 August. Maltese travellers in the area should monitor the weather updates and follow the advice of local authorities, including any evacuation orders.

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

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

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

Advisory issued by: Ireland

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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 1,0 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 3 official sources. Travelling Antigua and Barbuda is (relatively) safe.

Is it safe to travel Antigua and Barbuda in 2019?

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

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 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.