Jamaica is part of North America with main city at
Kingston. It's usually 🌤️ 26.45 °C in Jamaica with a rainfall of 🌧 194.67 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in Jamaica. Internet speed in Jamaica is on average 6.0 Mbps. In Jamaica you drive on the left side. Its Developing country with a
population of 3M people. The main currency is Jamaican Dollar. The languages
spoken are English. Automatic teller machines are common in Jamaica. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~26.45 °C 🌧 ~194.67 mm 👨👩👦👦 3M people
🛡️ Travel safety
Do not travel
Depending on where you are travelling from, you may require a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test prior to arrival. You may also be tested for COVID-19 on arrival and need to undertake quarantine (see Travel). We advise: Do not travel to Jamaica due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.
issued date: February 19, 2021
Jamaica uses 110V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type A and Type B.
The languages that are typically spoken are English
💱 Currencies Used
Jamaica uses the Jamaican dollar (symbol: $), code JMD.Banknotes come in denominations of 5000, 1000, 500, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 dollars. Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 20, 10, 5 and 1 dollars and 50, 25, 10 and 1 cents.
Automatic teller machines are common in Jamaica. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Jamaica. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip.
Internet speed in Jamaica is on average 6.0 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Jamaica is low. It is not as easy to find one.
You can buy a SIM card for about 2,922.01 JMD, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 2 telecoms: Digicel or Flow. Jamaica uses GSM mobile networks GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800 and GSM 1900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Jamaica 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.
To call Jamaica, dial +, then 1 876 (the country code for Jamaica), then the area code (without the initial 1) and the local number. For local calls within Jamaica, start with the area code (with the initial 1). In the case above area code is 876 .
🛣️ Road rules
In Jamaica 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: 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas, 80 km/h (49 mph) on undivided highways, 80-110 km/h (49-68 mph) on motorways and 80-110 km/h (49-68 mph) on expressways.
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