Trinidad and Tobago international travel advice

Landscape view of Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago 🇹🇹

Trinidad and Tobago is part of Americas with main city at Port of Spain. Its Developing country with a population of 1M people. The main currency is Trinidad and Tobago Dollar. The languages spoken are English. the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is the formal name of Trinidad and Tobago It is adviced to High degree of caution Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~25.30 °C   🌧 ~164.85 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

High degree of caution

We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Trinidad and Tobago with new information about travelling with ammunition (see Laws). We haven't changed the level - exercise a high degree of caution in Trinidad and Tobago.

issued date: March 21, 2019

Weather

🌤️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

🔌 Sockets

Trinidad and Tobago uses 115V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A and Type B.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are English

Money

💱 Currencies Used

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

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Trinidad and Tobago. 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.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Trinidad and Tobago is on average 7.5 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Trinidad and Tobago is high. Many hotels, hostels, cafes, restaurants and bars have it.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 188.23 TTD, which includes 5 GB of data plan. You can choose from 2 telecoms: Bmobile or Digicel. Trinidad and Tobago uses GSM mobile networks GSM 850, GSM 900 and GSM 1900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Trinidad and Tobago 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 Trinidad and Tobago, dial +, then 1 868 (the country code for Trinidad and Tobago), then the area code (without the initial 1) and the local number. For local calls within Trinidad and Tobago, start with the area code (with the initial 1). In the case above area code is 868 .

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

In Trinidad and Tobago 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 km/h (49 mph) on motorways and 80 km/h (49 mph) on expressways.

🆘 Emergency

Police

911

Ambulance

105

Fire department

104

Last updated: December 5, 2019