Barbados Travel tips

Here are some useful tips for your stay in Barbados. Enjoy!

  • Beaches on the East Coast are not safe for swimming. Stick to the West Coast for your water fun !

  • Avoid the small 'apples' on the beach, which are from poisonous manchineel trees. They cause blistering.

  • Take care if walking on the roads. Buses and cars often travel fast and there are few pavements.

  • US dollars are accepted everywhere, but often only in smaller denominations. Avoid carrying 100 USD dollar bills for this reason.

  • Dengue Fever and Chikungunya are serious diseases carried by mosquitoes. Keep well covered up and spray yourself regularly with repellant.



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