Are you leaving for Barbados soon? After reading our travel advice about this island, you will know better how to prepare yourself for your trip. Which specific precautions and vaccinations Barbados requires will, amongst other things, depend on your trip and the length of your stay in this country.
Barbados is an island country in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, in the Caribbean region of the Americas, and the most easterly of the Caribbean Islands. Its capital and largest city is Bridgetown. The country has a tropical climate and generally experiences two seasons, one of which includes noticeably higher rainfall. Known as the wet season, this period runs from June to December. By contrast, the dry season runs from December to May.
Vaccinations Barbados: common risks
You may encounter diseases in Barbados against which you are normally not immune. The right vaccinations can protect you against these diseases. Check out the main health risks in this country below, so you know immediately which specific vaccinations Barbados requires. 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.