Bahamas πŸ‡§πŸ‡Έ


Bahamas is part of Americas with main city at Nassau. Official language is English. Bahamas uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is UTC-05:00 with daylight saving time. Find travel information like languages spoken, calling, sim cards, ATM, cards used, currencies used etc.


πŸ’± 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.

🏧 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 β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

πŸ“‘ 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.

πŸ“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 .

πŸ”Œ Sockets

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

πŸ›£οΈ 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.

πŸ†˜ Emergency


911, 919


911, 919


911, 919

Fire department

911, 919

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Last updated: July 13, 2019