Exercise normal precautions in Antigua and Barbuda.
Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.
If you decide to travel to Antigua and Barbuda:
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
- Review the Crime and Safety Report for Barbados, which covers Antigua and Barbuda.
- U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.
While Antigua received little damage during the 2017 hurricane season, Barbuda was seriously damaged. Infrastructure on Barbuda is still being rebuilt and there is power to fewer than half of the residences on the island.
Last Update: Reissued after periodic review with update to information about and Travel Advisory level for Barbuda.
Originally Published: February 26, 2019