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Tuesday, 23. July 2019 at 07:28 AM

Trinidad and Tobago Travel Advisory

Warning Level Icon Travelling Trinidad and Tobago is (relatively) safe

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Local Situation: 2.2 / 5

Travelling Trinidad and Tobago is (relatively) safe. We detected travel advisories from 5 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 2.2 / 5

This country shares no land border with any other country. Thus, the region score is identical to the country risk rating.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Trinidad and Tobago from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 2.2 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.
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This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

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

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.
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Exercise increased caution in Trinidad and Tobago due to crime, terrorism, and kidnapping. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.  Do not travel to: Laventille, Beetham, Sea Lots, Cocorite, and the interior of Queen's Park Savannah in Port of Spain due to crime.   Violent crime, such as murder, robbery, assault, ...

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/trinidad-and-tobago-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.
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Exercise increased caution in Trinidad and Tobago due to violent crime.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/trinidad-and-tobago

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.
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The Canadian goverment suggests: Exercise a high degree of caution.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/trinidad-and-tobago

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.
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High degree of caution

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/trinidad-and-tobago/

History of rating changes

This is the change history of the risk assessment of Trinidad and Tobago.

Changes from March 7th 2019

The total rating for Trinidad and Tobago changed from 2.0 to 2.2. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government increased their existing warning for Trinidad and Tobago to 2.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 1.0 (by +1.0).

About Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago with its capital Port of Spain is a country in North America (Caribbean), slightly smaller than Delaware (5,128 km²). The country is located Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela. The climate can be described as tropical; rainy season (June to December). The landscape is mostly plains with some hills and low mountains. With a population of about 1.05 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Port of Spain
Population about 1.05 million
Size 5.128 km²
Size comparable to slightly smaller than Delaware
Common languages en-TT,hns,fr,es,zh
Currency Dollar (short: TTD)
Common voltage (electricity) 115V - 60Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 1800
International phone prefix +1-868
Internet Top Level Domain .tt
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 TT
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 TTO
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 780

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Trinidad and Tobago 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

  • and raw sewage
  • deforestation
  • industrial wastes
  • oil pollution of beaches
  • soil erosion
  • water pollution from agricultural chemicals

Natural hazzards

  • outside usual path of hurricanes and other tropical storms

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

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

Industries

  1. ammonia
  2. beverages
  3. cement
  4. cotton textiles
  5. food processing
  6. liquefied natural gas
  7. methanol
  8. petroleum
  9. petroleum products
  10. steel products

Agriculture products

  1. cassava
  2. cocoa
  3. coconut water
  4. cucumbers
  5. dasheen
  6. eggplant
  7. hot pepper
  8. pommecythere
  9. poultry
  10. pumpkin

Trinidadian/Tobagonian Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports of Trinidad and Tobago.

Export products

  1. ammonia
  2. beverages
  3. cereal
  4. cereal products
  5. cocoa
  6. cosmetics
  7. fish
  8. household cleaners
  9. liquefied natural gas
  10. methanol

Import products

  1. chemicals
  2. food
  3. live animals
  4. lubricants
  5. machinery
  6. manufactured goods
  7. mineral fuels
  8. transportation equipment

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Trinidad and Tobago?

Trinidad and Tobago is currently rated at 2,2 out of a possible 5.0. Travelling Trinidad and Tobago is (relatively) safe.

So ... is it safe to travel Trinidad and Tobago?

You are good to go, enjoy your trip to Trinidad and Tobago.

How many advisories do you know for Trinidad and Tobago?

We currently evaluate nine official sources each morning. Today, we know of 5 active advisories for Trinidad and Tobago.