Many people who travel to St. Lucia forget to think of their safety. However, it is one of the most important things when planning a vacation. Here are some of things to consider for your trip to St. Lucia.

Travel Insurance

Make sure you have adequate insurance coverage for your trip. Travel insurance guarantees that you will recover some of your money in case of bad weather or unexpected emergency. Additionally, you should check that your medical and dental insurance covers any expenses you may incur overseas. Even though you have medical insurance, you might still have to pay out of pocket for services and then file a claim for reimbursement upon return to your home country

Locate Your Embassy

Locate the embassy or the consulate of your country that is serving Saint Lucia. If you are travelling from the US to St. Lucia, you might want to register your trip with Smart Traveler Enrollment Program. When you are a registered traveler, the US government is able to better assist you in case you lose your passport and/or if you find yourself in crisis. However, you should also know what the US Department of State can and cannot do if you find yourself in trouble while in St. Lucia. Have the Task Force Alert number: 1-202-501-4444 in your contact information.

For travelers from the European Union, you should familiarize yourself with the European Consular Protection . If you are coming to St. Lucia from the UK, you should get familiar with the British High Commission on St. Lucia. British High Commission in St. Lucia. Travelers from Canada should locate the Embassy or Consulate before arrival in St. Lucia.

Routine Vaccines

Travelers to St. Lucia should be up-to-date on routine vaccines before their trip. These vaccines include measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine, varicella (chickenpox) vaccine, polio vaccine, and your yearly flu shot. You should always consult your health professional before your trip to Saint. Lucia because their know your situation and are  in the best position to advise you about all health related concerns before your trip. Once in St. Lucia, you should get the police emergency number and the hospital numbers from your hotel.

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