Antigua and Barbuda travel information

Antigua and Barbuda 🇦🇬

Saint John's

Antigua and Barbuda is part of Americas with main city at Saint John's. Official language is English. Antigua and Barbuda uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC-04:00. Find travel information like languages spoken, calling, sim cards, ATM, cards used, currencies used etc.

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💱 Currencies Used

Antigua and Barbuda uses the East Caribbean dollar (symbol: $), code XCD.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 dollars. Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 2 and 1 dollars and 25, 10 and 5 cents.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are very common in Antigua and Barbuda. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Antigua and Barbuda is on average 2.1 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Antigua and Barbuda is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 79.07 XCD, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Digicel, Flow or iMobile (APUA). Antigua and Barbuda uses GSM mobile networks GSM 850, GSM 900 and GSM 1900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Antigua and Barbuda upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

📞 Calling

To call Antigua and Barbuda, dial +, then 1 268 (the country code for Antigua and Barbuda), then the area code (without the initial 1) and the local number. For local calls within Antigua and Barbuda, start with the area code (with the initial 1). In the case above area code is 268 .

🔌 Sockets

Antigua and Barbuda uses 230V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A and Type B.

🆘 Emergency

Universal

999, 911

Police

999, 911

Ambulance

999, 911

Fire department

999, 911

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Last updated: July 13, 2019