Your Safety Is Important, Please Take It Seriously

We understand that Jamaica's reputation for crime and danger can be a concern for travelers. However, it is possible to have a safe and enjoyable experience in Jamaica with proper precautions and awareness, and we want to assure you that while crime does exist, it is not typically directed towards tourists. To help you make informed decisions and stay safe, we've put together some basic safety guidelines.

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Trust Your Instincts

When traveling, it's important to trust your instincts. If a person or situation seems unsafe for any reason, move on. Don't worry about appearing rude. Be clear about your boundaries and don't be shy about stating them. Communication is key.

Be Informed About the Culture

Being informed about the culture you’re visiting is crucial. Take time to research and be aware of cultural and religious differences, sensitivities, and general safety recommendations for each place you visit. Gender roles and expectations can differ too, so it’s important to be mindful of that.

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Know Your Limits

It's also important to know your limits. While it may be tempting to party like a rockstar, doing so puts your safety and well-being in the hands of others. Always be responsible and take care of yourself.

Leave Reviews

Using the Review System is a great way to let other travelers know about your experiences with the people you meet and places you visit. Be honest and clear when leaving reviews.

Reports Negative Experiences

Finally, our team is dedicated to building the safest and most trusted community possible. Reporting any safety concerns to Real Jamaica helps keep future travelers safe. You can confidentially report negative experiences or safety concerns to us by clicking here.

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