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Last verified: Wednesday, 8. July 2020 at 07:23 AM

U.S. Virgin Islands Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon Please reconsider your need to travel to U.S. Virgin Islands

Local Situation: 4.0 / 5

Please reconsider your need to travel to U.S. Virgin Islands. We detected travel advisories from 2 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 4.0 / 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 U.S. Virgin Islands

There are currently no officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in U.S. Virgin Islands. 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 U.S. Virgin Islands.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for U.S. Virgin Islands

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for U.S. Virgin 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 U.S. Virgin Islands from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 4.0 out of 5.0.

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/virgin-islands-u-s

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 U.S. Virgin Islands

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of U.S. Virgin Islands. Most recent events first.

Changes from March 22nd 2020

The total rating for U.S. Virgin Islands changed from 4.0 to 4.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government issued a new warning for U.S. Virgin Islands with a rating of 4.0.

Changes from March 18th 2020

The total rating for U.S. Virgin Islands changed from 1.0 to 4.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Irish government increased their existing warning for U.S. Virgin 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 U.S. Virgin Islands changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Irish government issued a new warning for U.S. Virgin Islands with a rating of 1.0.

About U.S. Virgin Islands

U.S. Virgin Islands with its capital Charlotte Amalie is a country in North America (Caribbean), twice the size of Washington, DC (352 km²). The country is located Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of Puerto Rico. The climate can be described as subtropical, tempered by easterly trade winds, relatively low humidity, little seasonal temperature variation; rainy season September to November. The landscape is mostly hilly to rugged and mountainous with little level land. With a population of about 0.11 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Charlotte Amalie
Population less than one million
Size 352 km²
Size comparable to twice the size of Washington, DC
Common languages English
Currency Dollar (short: USD)
International phone prefix +1-340
Internet Top Level Domain .vi
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 VI
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 VIR
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 850

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems U.S. Virgin 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

  • lack of natural freshwater resources

Natural hazzards

  • frequent and severe droughts and floods
  • occasional earthquakes
  • several hurricanes in recent years

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

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

Industries

  1. construction
  2. electronics
  3. pharmaceuticals
  4. rum distilling
  5. tourism
  6. watch assembly

Agriculture products

  1. fruit
  2. Senepol cattle
  3. sorghum
  4. vegetables

Virgin Islander Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from U.S. Virgin Islands.

Export products

  1. rum

Import products

  1. building materials
  2. consumer goods
  3. foodstuffs

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for U.S. Virgin Islands?

U.S. Virgin Islands is currently rated at 4,0 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 2 official sources. Please reconsider your need to travel to U.S. Virgin Islands.

Is it safe to travel U.S. Virgin Islands in 2020?

The score is rather high (4,0) and you should avoid all non-essential travel to U.S. Virgin Islands. Maybe pick another location.

How many travel advisories do you know for U.S. Virgin Islands?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 2 individual sources for U.S. Virgin Islands.

What is the current Corona virus situation in U.S. Virgin Islands?

There are currently no officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in U.S. Virgin Islands. 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 U.S. Virgin Islands.

What is the size of U.S. Virgin Islands?

U.S. Virgin Islands has a size of 352 km² or 136 mi² which is twice the size of Washington, DC.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

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