Last updated: 20 December 2014
The travel advice summary below is provided by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the UK. 'We' refers to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. For their full travel advice, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.
The rainy season normally runs from June to November, coinciding with the hurricane season in the Caribbean.
Tropical Storm Hanna has affected parts of the Honduran Caribbean coast, especially the department of Colon where serious damage to infrastructure has been reported. If you’re in, or travelling to this area, keep in close touch with your travel company and follow the advice of the local authorities.
There is no British Embassy in Honduras. If you need emergency consular assistance, you should contact the British Honorary Consuls in Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula or Roatan, or the British Embassy in Guatemala City. See Consular assistance
Crime and violence are a serious problem throughout Honduras and the country has one of the highest homicide rates in the world. You should exercise a high degree of caution.
Avoid travelling on public buses (repainted US school buses). Private inter-city coach services are safer but not immune from attack.
There is a low threat from terrorism.