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Bahamas international travel guide in 2024

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Bahamas ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธ

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Bahamas is part of North America with main city at Nassau. It's usually ๐ŸŒค๏ธ 21.32 ยฐC in Bahamas with a rainfall of ๐ŸŒง 47.11 mm. Tipping is quite common in Bahamas and it's good etiquette to leave one. Internet speed in Bahamas is on average 8.2 Mbps. In Bahamas you drive on the left side. Its Developing country with a population of 378K people. The main currency is Bahamian Dollar. The languages spoken are English. Automatic teller machines are very common in Bahamas. Current travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
๐Ÿ‘ Developing ย  ๐ŸŒค๏ธ ~21.32 ยฐC ย  ๐ŸŒง ~47.11 mmย  ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 378K people

Bahamas Travel Advice

๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Travel safety

Exercise a high degree of caution
You're not required to have a COVID-19 test before entering The Bahamas, regardless of your vaccination status (see 'Travel'). We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in The Bahamas overall due to the high levels of violent crime.
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Bahamas Weather

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๐ŸŒง Rainfall

Bahamas Essential travel details

๐Ÿ”Œ Plugs

Bahamas uses 120V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A and Type B.

๐ŸŒ Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are English

Money in Bahamas

๐Ÿ’ฑ Currencies Used

Bahamas uses the Bahamian dollar (symbol: B$), code BSD.Banknotes come in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 dollars. Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 25, 10, 5 and 1 cents.

๐Ÿง ATMs

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

๐Ÿ’โ€โ™‚๏ธ Tipping

Expected to tip Tipping is quite common in Bahamas and it's good etiquette to leave one. How much money you leave depends on the service and how happy you were with it. Receipts usually include a service charge.

Calling in Bahamas

๐Ÿ“ก Internet

Internet speed in Bahamas is on average 8.2 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Bahamas is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

๐Ÿ“ž Calling

To call Bahamas, dial +, then 1 242 (the country code for Bahamas), then the area code (without the initial 1) and the local number. For local calls within Bahamas, start with the area code (with the initial 1). In the case above area code is 242 .

Driving in Bahamas

๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธ Road rules

In Bahamas you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 32 km/h (19 mph) in all built-up areas and 80 km/h (49 mph) on undivided highways.

๐Ÿ†˜ Emergency

Universal
112
Police
112
Ambulance
112
Fire department
112

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Bahamas travel details

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