We advise you to exercise a high degree of caution.
Latest Travel Alerts
There is currently an outbreak of Zika Virus (a dengue-like mosquito-borne disease) in Central and South America and the Caribbean. Irish Citizens are advised to follow guidance available on the website of the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) at http://www.hpsc.ie/A-Z/Vectorborne/Zika/.
The best help is often close at hand so if you have problems, try talking to your local contacts, tour operator representative or hotel management.
We suggest you learn as much as you can about Guyana before your trip from travel agents, tour operators and guide books. The best help is often close at hand so if you have problems when you’re in Guyana, try talking to your local contacts, tour operator representative or hotel management.
You can contact the emergency services in Guyana by dialling (999).
As here is no Irish Embassy in this country, we’re limited in the help we can offer you in an emergency. You can contact our Consular Assistance Unit at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Dublin on +353 1 408 2000 and the Honorary Consul in Guyana.
EU Directive on Consular Protection
Under the EU Consular Protection Directive, Irish nationals may seek assistance from the Embassy or Consulate of any other EU member state in a country where there is no Irish Embassy or permanent representation.
Our tips for Safe Travels:
- Purchase comprehensive travel insurance which covers all your intended activities.
- Add an alert for your destination within the Travelwise App.
- Register your details with us so that we can contact you quickly if there’s an unforeseen crisis like a natural disaster or a family emergency.
- Follow us on twitter @dfatravelwise for the latest travel updates.
- Read our ‘Know Before You Go’ guide.
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 13:54:42 BST