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

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon Travelling Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is (relatively) safe

Local Situation: 1.3 / 5

Travelling Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is (relatively) safe. We detected travel advisories from 3 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 1.3 / 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 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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

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 Vincent and the Grenadines from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 1.3 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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Exercise normal precautions in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/saint-vincent-and-the-grenadines.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: Ireland

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - 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. 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

About Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with its capital Kingstown is a country in North America (Caribbean), twice the size of Washington, DC (389 km²). The country is located Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago. The climate can be described as tropical; little seasonal temperature variation; rainy season (May to November). The landscape is volcanic, mountainous. With a population of about 0.12 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Kingstown
Population less than one million
Size 389 km²
Size comparable to twice the size of Washington, DC
Common languages English, French
Currency Dollar (short: XCD)
Common voltage (electricity) 230V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 1800
International phone prefix +1-784
Internet Top Level Domain .vc
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 VC
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 VCT
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 670

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 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

  • in some areas
  • pollution is severe enough to make swimming prohibitive
  • pollution of coastal waters and shorelines from discharges by pleasure yachts and other effluents

Natural hazzards

  • hurricanes
  • La Soufriere (1,234 m) on the island of Saint Vincent last erupted in 1979; the island of Saint Vincent is part of the volcanic island arc of the Lesser Antilles that extends from Saba in the north to Grenada in the south
  • La Soufriere volcano on the island of Saint Vincent is a constant threat

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

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

Industries

  1. cement
  2. clothing
  3. food processing
  4. furniture
  5. starch
  6. tourism

Agriculture products

  1. bananas
  2. cattle
  3. coconuts
  4. fish
  5. goats
  6. pigs
  7. sheep
  8. spices
  9. sweet potatoes

Saint Vincentian or Vincentian Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Export products

  1. arrowroot starch
  2. bananas
  3. dasheen (taro)
  4. eddoes
  5. tennis racquets

Import products

  1. chemicals
  2. equipment
  3. fertilizers
  4. foodstuffs
  5. fuels
  6. machinery
  7. minerals

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines?

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is currently rated at 1,3 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 3 official sources. Travelling Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is (relatively) safe.

Is it safe to travel Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in 2019?

You are good to go, enjoy your trip to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

How many travel advisories do you know for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines?

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

What is the size of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines?

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has a size of 389 km² or 150 mi² which is twice the size of Washington, DC.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

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