Country Code: 1 473
Outgoing Code: International operator must be used.
Emergency Telephone Numbers
Police – 112, Ambulance – 434. All services – 911.
Board of Tourism, PO Box 293, Burns Point, St George’s, Grenada Tel: 440 2001 or 440 2279 or 440 3377 Fax 440 6637.
Valid passport required by all. Return Ticket required. Requirements may be subject to short term change. Contact embassy before departure.
Visa required by all except: Nationals of Great Britain, Australia, Canada, USA, EU countries, Japan. Those who continue their journey to a third destination, providing they hold onward tickets and are travelling within 14 days of arriving. Nationals of commonwealth countries (except nationals of Cyprus and Pakistan who do need a visa). Nationals of Bulgaria, Chile Czech Republic, Iceland, Israel, South Korea, Liechtenstein, Norway, Poland, Slovak Republic, Switzerland, Taiwan, (China) and Venezuela. Visitors holding a re-entry permit.
Polio, Typhoid: Vaccination recommended
Yellow Fever: A vaccination certificate is required from those over one year of age coming from infected areas.
Other Health Risks: Rabies.
Food & Drink
Water is considered drinkable, normal precautions should be observed with food.
DEastern Caribbean Dollar (EC$) = 100 cents.
All travellers cheques and major credit cards are widely accepted. US dollars are the preferred currency.
ATM availability: Unavailable.
Cost of Living
Moderate to expensive. Hotels need to be booked well in advance. Prices may vary with seasonal changes and specific events. Duty free shops exist with an international market.
Tropical climate. Rainy season June – Dec. Dry season Feb – May.
220/240 volts AC, 50 Hz.
Post will take approximately 14 days to reach Europe.
SEA: Round island trips are very popular, small to large boats can be hired. ROAD: They are narrow and winding. CAR HIRE: A large variety if vehicles can be hired. DOCUMENTATION: IDP is recommended. BUS: Cheap but slow service operates.
Beach-wear is not acceptable in town.