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Anguilla

Capital
The Valley
Time Zone
GMT – 4
Telephone Services
Country Code: 1 264

Outgoing Code: 011

Emergency Telephone Numbers
911
Tourist Information
Anguilla Tourist Office 3 Epirius Road London SW6 7UJ Tel: (020) 7937 7725 Fax: (020) 7938 4793.
Passport Information
Valid passport required by all. Return Ticket required. Requirements may be subject to short term change. Contact embassy before departure.
Visa Information
Visa May be required by some nationals check with the Passport office Clive House Petty France London SW7.
Health Information
Polio Typhoid: Vaccination recommended
Yellow Fever: A vaccination certificate is required from passengers over 1 year of age arriving from infected areas
Food & Drink
Water is untreated and not safe to drink.
Currency
Eastern Caribbean Dollar (EC$) = 100 cents Exchange: Currency may be exchanged in the capital.
Amex is the most widely used credit card. Visa has a limited acceptance. Travellers cheques in US dollars are the easiest to exchange.
ATM availability: Unavailable.
Cost of Living
Hotels range from deluxe class to self-catering but all are expensive.
Languages
English.
Weather
Generally hot. Oct – Dec is the raining season July – Oct hurricanes may occur.
Electricity
110/220 volts AC 60 Hz.
Post
4 days to 2 weeks.
Transport
ROAD: There is a good but basic network of roads. TAXIS: Are available at the airport and seaports with various fixed prices to hotels and resorts. CAR HIRE: Agencies are present. DOCUMENTATION: A temporary licence can be issued by the police station in the capital on presentation of a valid national driving licence.
Special Information
Relaxed lifestyle with predominant English culture. Beachwear should be confined to the beach and resort areas