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Keep these
Caribbean factors in mind

of a direct hit

The Caribbean covers a huge area, much larger than most people think (look at a map). Even a monster hurricane is going to miss many islands.

hurricane belt

The hurricane path lies north of southerly islands like Aruba, Barbados, Bonaire, Curacao, and Trinidad, so visiting those islands during the hurricane season poses less risk.

Best side of
an island during
a hurricane

The effect of a hurricane or tropical storm is usually less pronounced on an island's Caribbean than Atlantic side. Take that into account when selecting a resort.

Tropical storms can
also ruin vacations

Don't just be concerned about hurricanes. The number and severity of tropical storms increase during the hurricane season.

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