(Vax Before Travel)
The US Department of State issued a low-level Travel Advisory for the British Virgin Islands on July 7, 2021. The State Department says, ‘exercise normal precautions in the British Virgin Islands.’
If you decide to travel to the British Virgin Islands, the State Department suggests enrolling in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. And review the Crime and Safety Report for Barbados, which covers the British Virgin Islands.
Furthermore, U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergencies, such as this Traveler’s Checklist.
Recently, U.S. Ambassador to Barbados Linda Taglialatela met with Governor-General Dame Sandra Mason on July 4, 2021, to convey the best wishes of the American people on the 245th anniversary of their independence and to celebrate the close ties between the United States of America and Barbados.
The US Embassy is located at Wildey Business Park, St. Michael BB 14006, Barbados, W.I. Phone: (246) 227-4000.
Note: The Department of State increased the Travel Advisory Level for the French West Indies on June 16, 2021, which includes the islands of Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Saint Martin, and Saint Barthélemy to a Level 3 – Do Not Travel, due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions.