Travel Advice for The Bermuda
Bermuda
Capital: Hamilton

Time Zone GMT - 4
Telephone
Services
Country Code: 1 441
IDD: International direct dialling is available
Outgoing Code: 011
Emergency
Telephone
Numbers
All services - 911.
Tourist
Information
Bermuda Department of Tourism, P.O.Box Hm 465, Global House, 43 Church Street, Hamilton, HM 12, Bermuda, Tel: 292 0023 Fax: 292 3662.
Passport
Information
Valid passport required by all. Return Ticket Required. Requirements may change at short notice. Contact the Embassy before departure.
Visa
Information
Visas are not required for stays of up to 3 weeks.
Health
Information
No vaccinations are compulsary, but please seek medical advice before travelling.
Food
& Drink
Water is considered drinkable, normal precautions should be observed with food.
Currency Bermuda Dollar (Bda $) = 100 cents.
Export of local currency is usually limited to Bda$ 250. US Dollar cheques are widely accepted.
MasterCard American Express Visa and Diners Club are all accepted in hotels shops and restaurants.
ATM availability: 54 locations.
Cost of
Living
Very Expensive. Bermuda is a holiday destination for affluent tourists.
Languages English is the official language. There is a small community of Portuguese speakers.
Weather Semi-tropical climate, with cool sea breezes. Showers can occur at any time of the year.
Electricity 110 Volts AC 60 Hz. American flat, 2-pin plugs are used.
Post Airmail: 5 - 7 days to Europe.
Transport ROAD: Visitors are not allowed to drive in Bermuda.
TAXI: Official taxis display a small blue flag.
Special
Information
Most hotels and restaurants require jacket and tie in the evening. Social conventions are mostly British influenced.