Are you planning on going to Barbados?

If you’re planning a trip to Barbados, make sure you get the right travel insurance cover. Here are some of the things you’ll need to take into account when looking for a policy:

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What’s covered with travel insurance to Barbados?

As standard, our policies cover over 50 sports and activities, so you can get up to more on your holiday. We also offer a range of benefits, some of which include:

For more information about what’s covered with travel insurance for Barbados, have a read of our policy documents here.

We’ve put together some handy facts, along with some other important information that you might want to know before your trip to Barbados:

CurrencyBarbadian dollar
Most common languages spokenEnglish
ContinentNorth America (The Caribbean)
PopulationApprox. 285,000
Plug typePlug type A and B
Driving sideLeft-hand side
SeasonsSpring – March to May
Summer – June to August
Autumn – September to November
Winter – December to February
LawsLocal laws and customs

Do you need a visa for Barbados?

No, you don’t need a visa to enter Barbados as a visitor from the UK. When you arrive in Barbados, you’ll usually be given a specific time period that you’re allowed to stay; if you want to stay for longer than originally granted, you can apply and pay for an extension of stay through the Barbados Immigration Department.

Healthcare in Barbados

Public and private healthcare services are available in Barbados and are well equipped, easily assessable and of a high standard, but can be quite expensive. That’s why it’s important to make sure that adequate medical travel insurance is purchased prior to travel to ensure you’re covered, should anything happen.

It’s important to make sure you speak to your GP at least four to six weeks prior to travel to check whether there are any vaccinations or other preventatives needed.

You can find more information about healthcare in Barbados.

Medical & Emergency Assistance in Barbados

If something happens while you’re in Barbados and you need emergency treatment for an illness or injury, we’re here to help.

All travel insurance policyholders can contact our 24-hour medical assistance team at any time.

Did you know…?

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