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

Aruba Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon Travelling Aruba is (relatively) safe

Local Situation: 1.0 / 5

Travelling Aruba is (relatively) safe. We detected travel advisories from 2 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 Aruba

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

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 Aruba 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 Aruba. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/aruba-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 take normal precautions when visiting Aruba. The island is 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 the advice ...

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

About Aruba

Aruba with its capital Oranjestad is a country in North America (Caribbean), slightly larger than Washington, DC (193 km²). The country is located Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, north of Venezuela. The climate can be described as tropical marine; little seasonal temperature variation. The landscape is flat with a few hills; scant vegetation. With a population of less than a million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Oranjestad
Population less than one million
Size 193 km²
Size comparable to slightly larger than Washington, DC
Common languages English, Spanish, Dutch
Currency Guilder (short: AWG)
Common voltage (electricity) 127V - 60Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900/1800/1900
International phone prefix +297
Internet Top Level Domain .aw
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 AW
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 ABW
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 533

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Aruba 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

  • difficulty in properly disposing of waste produced by large numbers of tourists

Natural hazzards

  • hurricanes
  • lies outside the Caribbean hurricane belt and is rarely threatened

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

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

Industries

  1. banking
  2. petroleum transshipment facilities
  3. tourism

Agriculture products

  1. aloes
  2. fish
  3. livestock

Aruban Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Aruba.

Export products

  1. animal products
  2. art
  3. collectibles
  4. electrical equipment
  5. live animals
  6. machinery
  7. transport equipment

Import products

  1. chemicals
  2. electrical equipment
  3. foodstuffs
  4. machinery
  5. reexport
  6. refined oil for bunkering

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Aruba?

Aruba is currently rated at 1,0 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 2 official sources. Travelling Aruba is (relatively) safe.

Is it safe to travel Aruba in 2019?

You are good to go, enjoy your trip to Aruba.

How many travel advisories do you know for Aruba?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 2 individual sources for Aruba.

What is the size of Aruba?

Aruba has a size of 193 km² or 75 mi² which is slightly larger than Washington, DC.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

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