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Last verified: Sunday, 31. May 2020 at 07:21 AM

Montserrat Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon We advise caution when travelling to Montserrat

Local Situation: 3.0 / 5

We advise caution when travelling to Montserrat. We detected travel advisories from 3 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 3.0 / 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 Montserrat

There are currently 11 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Montserrat. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently 1 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Montserrat.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Montserrat

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

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 Montserrat from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 3.0 out of 5.0.

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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Global Health Advisory: Do Not Travel. Avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. Exercise normal precautions in Montserrat. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/montserrat-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/montserrat

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 Montserrat

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

Changes from March 22nd 2020

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

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The Canadian government issued a new warning for Montserrat with a rating of 4.0.

Changes from March 18th 2020

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

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The Irish government increased their existing warning for Montserrat 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 Montserrat changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government issued a new warning for Montserrat with a rating of 1.0.

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The Irish government issued a new warning for Montserrat with a rating of 1.0.

About Montserrat

Montserrat with its capital Plymouth is a country in North America (Caribbean), about 0.6 times the size of Washington, DC (102 km²). The country is located Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, southeast of Puerto Rico. The climate can be described as tropical; little daily or seasonal temperature variation. The landscape is volcanic island, mostly mountainous, with small coastal lowland. With a population of less than a million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Plymouth
Population less than one million
Size 102 km²
Size comparable to about 0.6 times the size of Washington, DC
Common languages English
Currency Dollar (short: XCD)
Common voltage (electricity) 110/220V - 60Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 1800
International phone prefix +1-664
Internet Top Level Domain .ms
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 MS
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 MSR
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 500

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Montserrat 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

  • land erosion occurs on slopes that have been cleared for cultivation

Natural hazzards

  • severe hurricanes (June to November)
  • Soufriere Hills volcano (elev. 915 m), has erupted continuously since 1995; a massive eruption in 1997 destroyed most of the capital, Plymouth, and resulted in approximately half of the island becoming uninhabitable
  • volcanic eruptions

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

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

Industries

  1. electronic appliances
  2. rum
  3. textiles
  4. tourism

Agriculture products

  1. cabbages
  2. carrots
  3. cucumbers
  4. livestock products
  5. onions
  6. peppers
  7. tomatoes

Montserratian Imports and Exports

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

Export products

  1. apparel
  2. cattle
  3. electronic components
  4. hot peppers
  5. limes
  6. live plants
  7. plastic bags

Import products

  1. foodstuffs
  2. fuels
  3. lubricants
  4. machinery
  5. manufactured goods
  6. transportation equipment

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Montserrat?

Montserrat is currently rated at 3,0 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 3 official sources. We advise caution when travelling to Montserrat.

Is it safe to travel Montserrat in 2020?

Visiting the country Montserrat is usually fine. The score is at 3,0 Just keep an eye open, obey local rules and you'll most likely be fine.

How many travel advisories do you know for Montserrat?

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

What is the current Corona virus situation in Montserrat?

There are currently 11 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Montserrat. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently 1 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Montserrat.

What is the size of Montserrat?

Montserrat has a size of 102 km² or 39 mi² which is about 0.6 times the size of Washington, DC.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

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