Barbados is a relative safe country. Small pickpockets´ criminality is on standard level. However, the increase of armed attacks of tourists was evident in the course of past time period. Further, you are recommended to behave cautiously during your stay on the beach. Do not leave your valuable personal belongings under inspection, even in locked vehicle. Would you keep away beaches and deserted non-illuminated places in the night.
The smuggling, keeping as well as the consumption of drugs are judged very strictly. Just mentioned punishable act could be recoursed with many years of prison.
The traffic in Barbados is effected on left side of the road. The respective international driving licence is valid for one year period. Road nest is of rather good quality. Public transport as well as taxi-service are safe and of very good level. Travel speed in communities is limited 40-60 kms per one hour, and outside is stipulated for 80 kms per one hour.
Since June till November, the hurricans are arisen. You are recommended to consult in advance with a representative of travel agency or with hotel receptionist most suitable process and behaviour in the course of such extreme climatic situation. The tourists would make their travelling security against various travel risks (such as: loss or theft of credit card, flight missing, etc.).
Information and warnings on travelling abroad is to be found HERE.