Last updated: 04 March 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.
Local authorities declared a state of emergency on 31 July after an outbreak of dengue fever that has affected more than half of Honduras’ municipalities. Local authorities have intensified their actions to tackle the outbreak.
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 rates are high. The military supports the police in some parts of the country.
Presidential and Congressional elections took place on 24 November. You should avoid associating with any activity that could be construed as political, and avoid all demonstrations and rallies.
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.