Fodor’s, one of the leading travel publishers in the world, just came up with a list of destinations not to visit in 2018. They call in the Fodor’s No List. Unsurprisingly, they have added Honduras to that list. How wrong they are. They should have done their homework!
safety in Honduras
Many travelers that are exploring Central America are set on not visiting Honduras. The main reason is that they have read that Honduras is not safe. The truth, is that there are many safe destinations in Honduras that you can visit without a problem or putting yourself at risk.
Let’s face it, Honduras has a terrible safety reputation. The USA government issues travel warnings that are completely out of place and scare travelers. Honduran press does not help.
Yes when you visit Honduras, you have an insurance policy that will take care of medical expenses for as much as $7,000 US per person!
Is San Pedro Sula the murder capital of the World? The truth is that a news article titled “San Pedro Sula, the Murder Capital of the World” is catchy. It also makes any press correspondent sound as a brave professional willing to risk his life for a good story.
Honduras, just like any other country in the World, can be dangerous. It can also be safe. One thing is a fact, tourists are not specifically targeted at all. Tourist areas, such as hotels, national parks, beaches and airports are safe.
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If you are planning a vacation to Honduras, and would like to visit Copan Ruinas, Lake Yojoa, Tela, La Ceiba or the Bay Islands, your chances of getting Zika are almost nil!