Guadeloupe travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Guadeloupe with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Guadeloupe.

Guadeloupe travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Guadeloupe 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.

Guadeloupe - quick facts
Time difference UK -4 hours
Language(s) French
Currency Euro
Electricity C + E plug (230V)
Driving side Right

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Guadeloupe weather

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Guadeloupe travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Guadeloupe from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

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 Guadeloupe.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Guadeloupe travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Guadeloupe with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Guadeloupe, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Guadeloupe covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Guadeloupe with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Guadeloupe FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Guadeloupe including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Guadeloupe due to Covid-19?

Guadeloupe is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Guadeloupe.

Check out Guadeloupe Regional Health Agency for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Guadeloupe?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Guadeloupe. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the time difference between Guadeloupe and the UK?

The time difference between Guadeloupe and the UK is UK time-4 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Guadeloupe?

The main language spoken in Guadeloupe is French.

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What is the currency in Guadeloupe?

The currency in Guadeloupe is the Euro (EUR).

Which plugs are used in Guadeloupe?

Guadeloupe uses electrical plug type C + E (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Guadeloupe?

They drive on the right side of the road in Guadeloupe.

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