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Saint Kitts and Nevis Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon We advise caution when travelling to Saint Kitts and Nevis

Local Situation: 3.0 / 5

We advise caution when travelling to Saint Kitts and Nevis. 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 Saint Kitts and Nevis

There are currently 15 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Saint Kitts and Nevis. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently no officially reported deaths related to this disease in Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Saint Kitts and Nevis

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Saint Kitts and Nevis.

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 Saint Kitts and Nevis 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 St. Kitts and Nevis. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/saint-kitts-and-nevis-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/saint-kitts-and-nevis

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 Saint Kitts and Nevis

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Saint Kitts and Nevis. Most recent events first.

Changes from March 23rd 2020

The total rating for Saint Kitts and Nevis changed from 2.5 to 3.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government issued a new warning for Saint Kitts and Nevis with a rating of 4.0.

Changes from March 18th 2020

The total rating for Saint Kitts and Nevis changed from 1.0 to 2.5. Here are the influencing details:

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The Irish government increased their existing warning for Saint Kitts and Nevis 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 Saint Kitts and Nevis 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 Saint Kitts and Nevis with a rating of 1.0.

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The Irish government issued a new warning for Saint Kitts and Nevis with a rating of 1.0.

About Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Kitts and Nevis with its capital Basseterre is a country in North America (Caribbean), one and a half times the size of Washington, DC (261 km²). The country is located Caribbean, islands in the Caribbean Sea, about one-third of the way from Puerto Rico to Trinidad and Tobago. The climate can be described as tropical, tempered by constant sea breezes; little seasonal temperature variation; rainy season (May to November). The landscape is volcanic with mountainous interiors. With a population of less than a million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Basseterre
Population less than one million
Size 261 km²
Size comparable to one and a half times the size of Washington, DC
Common languages English
Currency Dollar (short: XCD)
Common voltage (electricity) 230V - 60Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 1800
International phone prefix +1-869
Internet Top Level Domain .kn
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 KN
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 KNA
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 659

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Saint Kitts and Nevis 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

  • deforestation
  • soil erosion and silting affects marine life on coral reefs
  • water pollution from uncontrolled dumping of sewage

Natural hazzards

  • hurricanes (July to October)
  • Mount Liamuiga (1,156 m) on Saint Kitts, and Nevis Peak (985 m) on Nevis, are both volcanoes that are part of the volcanic island arc of the Lesser Antilles, which extends from Saba in the north to Grenada in the south

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

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

Industries

  1. beverages
  2. clothing
  3. copra
  4. cotton
  5. footwear
  6. salt
  7. tourism

Agriculture products

  1. bananas
  2. fish
  3. rice
  4. sugarcane
  5. vegetables
  6. yams

Kittitian/Nevisian Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Export products

  1. beverages
  2. electronics
  3. food
  4. machinery
  5. tobacco

Import products

  1. food
  2. fuels
  3. machinery
  4. manufactures

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Saint Kitts and Nevis?

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

Is it safe to travel Saint Kitts and Nevis in 2020?

Visiting the country Saint Kitts and Nevis 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 Saint Kitts and Nevis?

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

What is the current Corona virus situation in Saint Kitts and Nevis?

There are currently 15 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Saint Kitts and Nevis. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently no officially reported deaths related to this disease in Saint Kitts and Nevis.

What is the size of Saint Kitts and Nevis?

Saint Kitts and Nevis has a size of 261 km² or 101 mi² which is one and a half times the size of Washington, DC.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

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