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Jamaica travel advice
Explore our complete guide to Jamaica with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Jamaica.
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Jamaica travel guide - essential info
Below is a beginner's guide to Jamaica with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.
|Jamaica - quick facts
|UK -5 hours
|A + B plug (110V)
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Jamaica tourist information
✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.
Recommended for Jamaica
|Maximum daytime temperature °C
|Hours of sunshine (daily)
|Days with some rainfall
|Sea temperature °C
The Jamaica weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Montego Bay.
Jamaica travel advice
Check the latest travel advice on visiting Jamaica from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.
- UK traveller advice for Jamaica - UK FCDO
- Irish traveller advice for Jamaica - Department of Foreign Affairs, Ireland
- Canadian travel advice for Jamaica - Government of Canada
- US travel advisories for Jamaica - US Department of State
- Safe travel advisories for Jamaica - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, New Zealand
- Smarter traveller advice for Jamaica - Department of Foreign Affairs, Australia
Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Jamaica.
Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
FCDO travel advice
Jamaica travel health
Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Jamaica with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.
- Vaccines & medicines for Jamaica - CDC
- Health & vaccinations for Jamaica - TravelHealthPro, NaTHNac
- How to stay safe & healthy in Jamaica - Fit for Travel, Public Health Scotland
Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Jamaica, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.
Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Jamaica covid live updates
Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Jamaica with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.
- Travellers' health for Jamaica - Ministry of Health & Wellness, Jamaica
- Coronavirus timeline in Jamaica - Our World in Data
- Latest info on travel to Jamaica - Jamaica Tourist Board
Jamaica travel features
Do you want to learn more about Jamaica? Read our latest features covering travel tips and insider destination guides on where to go and what to do in Jamaica.
Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Jamaica including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.
Are there entry restrictions to Jamaica due to Covid-19?
Jamaica is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Jamaica.
Check out Ministry of Health & Wellness, Jamaica for more information.
Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Jamaica?
You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Jamaica. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.
What is the flight time to Jamaica from the UK?
The flight time to Jamaica from the UK is typically 10 hours.
Flights to Jamaica
What is the time difference between Jamaica and the UK?
The time difference between Jamaica and the UK is UK time-5 hours.
What is the main language spoken in Jamaica?
What is the currency in Jamaica?
Which plugs are used in Jamaica?
Jamaica uses electrical plug type A + B (110 Volts).
Which side of the road do they drive on in Jamaica?
They drive on the left side of the road in Jamaica.
Transport options for Jamaica
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