Are you leaving for the French Antilles soon? After reading our travel advice about the French Antilles, you will know better how to prepare yourself for your trip. Which specific precautions and vaccinations the French Antilles require will amongst others depend on your trip and the length of your stay on these islands.
The French Antilles or French West Indies are the parts of France located in the Antilles islands of the Caribbean.
Vaccinations the French Antilles: common risks
You may encounter diseases in the French Antilles against which you are normally not immune. The right vaccinations can protect you against these diseases. Check out the main health risks on these islands below, so you know immediately which specific vaccinations the French Antilles require. Also read our tips for travelling. This way you can best protect yourself against health risks from water, food, sun and insects.
In this country Yellow Fever is not prevalent. However, when you’re traveling FROM a Yellow fever area vaccination can be COMPULSORY. Please contact KLM Health Services to discuss or vaccination applies to you.
Recommended vaccinations and risks
In this country Chikungunya is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
In this country dengue fever is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
Vaccination against hepatitis A is recommended for all travelers to this country.
In this country Schistosomiasis is prevalent. Please contact KLM Health Services for personal advice.
In this country Zika virus is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.