Faigh árachas taistil agus liachta
Faigh árachas taistil cuimsitheach i gcónaí a chlúdóidh gach costas liachta thar lear, aslonnú liachta san áireamh, sula dtéann tú ag taisteal. Ní féidir linn íoc as aon chostais éigeandála a d’fhéadfadh a bheith ort ar do thuras. Mar sin, d’fhéadfadh árachas taistil go leor leor airgid a shábháil duit, má bhíonn fadhbanna agat. Ná déan dearmad na coinníollacha i do pholasaí a léamh agus a chinntiú go gclúdaíonn sé gach rud atá beartaithe agat a dhéanamh.
- Safety and security
- Local laws and customs
- Natural disasters and climate
- Additional information
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, start by talking to your local contacts, tour operator representative or hotel management.
We suggest you learn as much as you can about French Guiana 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 French Guiana, try talking to your local contacts, tour operator representative or hotel management.
You can contact the emergency series in French Guiana by dialling (112) Police - 17; Ambulance - 15; Fire - 18.Police - 17; Ambulance - 15; Fire - 18.
If there is an emergency, or if you need help and advice, you can also contact our Consular Assistance Unit at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Dublin on +353 1 408 2000.
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.
Safety and security
Safety and Security
- Get advice locally about areas of risk and security concerns.
- Take common-sense precautions about safety and security.
- Know who to contact in case of an emergency.
Local laws and customs
Local laws and customs
- Remember, the local laws apply to you as a visitor and it is your responsibility to follow them.
- Be sensitive to local customs, traditions and practices as your behaviour may be seen as improper, hostile or even illegal.
Natural disasters and climate
Natural Disasters and Climate
- Get local advice on how to manage in the case of a serious incident or dangerous conditions.
- Co-operate with local authorities and emergency services in the case of serious incidents.
Entry requirements (visa/passport)
- If you are unsure of the entry requirements for this country, including visa and other immigration information, ask your travel agent or contact the country’s nearest Embassy or Consulate.
- You can also check with them how long your passport must be valid for.
- Check with your doctor well in advance of travelling (8 weeks) to see if you need any vaccinations for this country. We advise you to take out comprehensive travel insurance before you travel.