St Lucia travel advice

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

St Lucia travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to St Lucia 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.

St Lucia - quick facts
Flight time 9 hours
Time difference UK -4 hours
Language(s) English
Currency Eastern Caribbean Dollar
Electricity G plug (230V)
Driving side Left

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✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.

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St Lucia weather

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St Lucia travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting St Lucia 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 St Lucia.

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

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St Lucia travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to St Lucia 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 St Lucia, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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St Lucia covid live updates

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

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St Lucia FAQs

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

Are there entry restrictions to St Lucia due to Covid-19?

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

Check out Ministry of Health, St Lucia for more information.

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

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

What is the flight time to St Lucia from the UK?

The flight time to St Lucia from the UK is typically 9 hours.

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What is the time difference between St Lucia and the UK?

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

What is the main language spoken in St Lucia?

The main language spoken in St Lucia is English.

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What is the currency in St Lucia?

The currency in St Lucia is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar (XCD).

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Which plugs are used in St Lucia?

St Lucia uses electrical plug type G (230 Volts) - the same as the UK.

Which side of the road do they drive on in St Lucia?

They drive on the left side of the road in St Lucia.

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