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Last verified: Tuesday, 7. July 2020 at 07:21 AM

Turks and Caicos Islands Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon We advise caution when travelling to Turks and Caicos Islands

Local Situation: 3.3 / 5

We advise caution when travelling to Turks and Caicos Islands. We detected travel advisories from 3 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 3.3 / 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 Turks and Caicos Islands

There are currently 49 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Turks and Caicos Islands. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently 2 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Turks and Caicos Islands.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Turks and Caicos Islands

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Turks and Caicos Islands.

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 Turks and Caicos Islands from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 3.3 out of 5.0.

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: 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 increased caution in the Turks and Caicos Islands due to crime. The vast majority of crime occurs in Providenciales. Local medical care and criminal investigative capabilities are limited.              ...

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/turks-and-caicos-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/turks-and-caicos-islands

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 Turks and Caicos Islands

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Turks and Caicos Islands. Most recent events first.

Changes from March 22nd 2020

The total rating for Turks and Caicos Islands changed from 3.0 to 3.3. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government issued a new warning for Turks and Caicos Islands with a rating of 4.0.

Changes from March 18th 2020

The total rating for Turks and Caicos Islands changed from 1.5 to 3.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Irish government increased their existing warning for Turks and Caicos Islands 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 Turks and Caicos Islands 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 Turks and Caicos Islands with a rating of 2.0.

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The Irish government issued a new warning for Turks and Caicos Islands with a rating of 1.0.

About Turks and Caicos Islands

Turks and Caicos Islands with its capital Cockburn Town is a country in North America (Caribbean), 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC (430 km²). The country is located Caribbean, two island groups in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of The Bahamas, north of Haiti. The climate can be described as tropical; marine; moderated by trade winds; sunny and relatively dry. The landscape is low, flat limestone; extensive marshes and mangrove swamps. With a population of less than a million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Cockburn Town
Population less than one million
Size 430 km²
Size comparable to 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC
Common languages English
Currency Dollar (short: USD)
Common voltage (electricity) 120V - 60Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 1800
International phone prefix +1-649
Internet Top Level Domain .tc
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 TC
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 TCA
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 796

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Turks and Caicos Islands 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

  • limited natural freshwater resources
  • private cisterns collect rainwater

Natural hazzards

  • frequent hurricanes

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

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

Industries

  1. offshore financial services
  2. tourism

Agriculture products

  1. beans
  2. cassava
  3. citrus fruits
  4. corn
  5. fish
  6. manioc
  7. tapioca

Turks and Caicos Islands Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Turks and Caicos Islands.

Export products

  1. conch shells
  2. dried
  3. fresh conch
  4. lobster

Import products

  1. beverages
  2. clothing
  3. construction materials
  4. food
  5. manufactures
  6. tobacco

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Turks and Caicos Islands?

Turks and Caicos Islands is currently rated at 3,3 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 3 official sources. We advise caution when travelling to Turks and Caicos Islands.

Is it safe to travel Turks and Caicos Islands in 2020?

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

How many travel advisories do you know for Turks and Caicos Islands?

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

What is the current Corona virus situation in Turks and Caicos Islands?

There are currently 49 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Turks and Caicos Islands. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently 2 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Turks and Caicos Islands.

What is the size of Turks and Caicos Islands?

Turks and Caicos Islands has a size of 430 km² or 166 mi² which is 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

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