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

Puerto Rico Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon Travelling Puerto Rico is (relatively) safe

Local Situation: 1.0 / 5

Travelling Puerto Rico 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 Puerto Rico

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

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 Puerto Rico 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: Malta

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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: Ireland

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Individual changes for Puerto Rico

This is the recent history of individual changes that affected the total asessment of Puerto Rico. Most recent events first.

Changes from August 29th 2019

The total rating for Puerto Rico changed from 2.0 to 1.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government removed their warning for Puerto Rico with a previous rating of 0.0.

Changes from August 28th 2019

The total rating for Puerto Rico changed from 1.0 to 2.0. Here are the influencing details:

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

About Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico with its capital San Juan is a country in North America (Caribbean), slightly less than three times the size of Rhode Island (9,104 km²). The country is located Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of the Dominican Republic. The climate can be described as tropical marine, mild; little seasonal temperature variation. The landscape is mostly mountains with coastal plain belt in north; mountains precipitous to sea on west coast; sandy beaches along most coastal areas. With a population of about 3.92 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital San Juan
Population about 3.92 million
Size 9.104 km²
Size comparable to slightly less than three times the size of Rhode Island
Common languages English, Spanish
Currency Dollar (short: USD)
Common voltage (electricity) 120V - 60Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 850/1900
International phone prefix +1-787 and +1-93
Internet Top Level Domain .pr
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 PR
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 PRI
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 630

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Puerto Rico 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

  • occasional drought causing water shortages
  • soil erosion

Natural hazzards

  • hurricanes
  • periodic droughts

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

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

Industries

  1. apparel
  2. electronics
  3. food products
  4. pharmaceuticals
  5. tourism

Agriculture products

  1. bananas
  2. chickens
  3. coffee
  4. livestock products
  5. pineapples
  6. plantains
  7. sugarcane

Puerto Rican Imports and Exports

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

Export products

  1. apparel
  2. beverage concentrates
  3. canned tuna
  4. chemicals
  5. electronics
  6. medical equipment
  7. rum

Import products

  1. chemicals
  2. clothing
  3. equipment
  4. fish
  5. food
  6. machinery
  7. petroleum products

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Puerto Rico?

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

Is it safe to travel Puerto Rico in 2019?

You are good to go, enjoy your trip to Puerto Rico.

How many travel advisories do you know for Puerto Rico?

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

What is the size of Puerto Rico?

Puerto Rico has a size of 9,104 km² or 3,515 mi² which is slightly less than three times the size of Rhode Island.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

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