WHEN TO GO
Temperatures in the Caribbean range from hot to even hotter – the mercury on these islands tends to hover in the high 20s even in the winter. Summertime in the more northerly islands – Jamaica and the Dominican Republic – gets even hotter, with temperatures climbing into the 30s. Summer is also when you’ll see the most rain, although it tends to come in short, sharp bursts in the afternoon or evening. Hurricane season falls between June and November, but severe storms are pretty rare, and Aruba sits completely outside the hurricane belt.
Passports and Visas
British citizens don’t need a visa to enter St Lucia but must have a valid passport. For the most up-to-date passport and visa info, visit https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/st-lucia/entry-requirements.
For more information visit the Foreign Office website - www.fco.gov.uk/en/
Health & Safety
You should take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance to cover you while you’re away. It’s a good idea to visit your doctor a month or so before you travel for advice on vaccinations. For the latest health and safety information, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/st-lucia/health.