Travel Advice for Grenada
Grenada
Capital: St George's

Time Zone GMT - 4
Telephone
Services
Country Code: 1 473
IDD: International Direct Dialling status unknown
Outgoing Code: International operator must be used
Emergency
Telephone
Numbers
Police - 112, Ambulance - 434, All services - 911.
Tourist
Information
Board of Tourism, PO Box 293, Burns Point, St George's, Grenada, Tel: 440 2001 or 440 2279 or 440 3377 Fax 440 6637.
Passport
Information
Valid passport required by all. Return Ticket required. Requirements may be subject to short term change. Contact embassy before departure.
Visa
Information
Visa required by all except: Nationals of Great Britain, Australia, Canada, USA, EU countries, Japan. Those who continue their journey to a third destination, providing they hold onward tickets and are travelling within 14 days of arriving. Nationals of commonwealth countries (except nationals of Cyprus and Pakistan who do need a visa). Nationals of Bulgaria, Chile Czech Republic, Iceland, Israel, South Korea, Liechtenstein, Norway, Poland, Slovak Republic, Switzerland, Taiwan, (China) and Venezuela. Visitors holding a re-entry permit.
Health
Information
Polio, Typhoid: Vaccination recommended.
Yellow Fever: A vaccination certificate is required from those over one year of age coming from infected areas.
Other Health Risks: Rabies.
Food
& Drink
Water is considered drinkable, normal precautions should be observed with food.
Currency DEastern Caribbean Dollar (EC$) = 100 cents.
All travellers cheques and major credit cards are widely accepted. US dollars are the preferred currency.
ATM availability: Unavailable.
Cost of
Living
Moderate to expensive. Hotels need to be booked well in advance. Prices may vary with seasonal changes and specific events. Duty free shops exist with an international market.
Languages English.
Weather Tropical climate. Rainy season June - Dec. Dry season Feb - May.
Electricity 220/240 volts AC, 50 Hz.
Post Post will take approximately 14 days to reach Europe.
Transport SEA: Round island trips are very popular, small to large boats can be hired.
ROAD: They are narrow and winding.
CAR HIRE: A large variety if vehicles can be hired.
DOCUMENTATION: IDP is recommended.
BUS: Cheap but slow service operates.
Special
Information
Beach-wear is not acceptable in town.