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What Is Accepted Currency In Barbados
The island has its own Barbados currency...
The Barbados dollar which is pegged to the US
dollar at an exchange rate of BDS $1.98 to US
$1.00... It is not unusual to see prices of
items also displayed in US dollars. However all
major foreign currency such as the, the Great
Britain Pound and the Canadian dollar are all
accepted by stores and service providers on the
In addition Visa, American Express, Master Card
and Travelers cheques are all accepted by most
merchants and Diners International by a few. Of
all the Barbados travel tips pay special
attention to this one. You are on the island no
doubt to enjoy the spectacular turquoise waters
and the white sandy beaches.
Just remember your swimsuit is for the beach.
Swimwear may be appropriate for the beach bars
but when it comes to walking around town, are
going on public transportation, please cover
Barbados Travel Tips Other Things You Should
During the daytime most restaurants will
accept casual wear shorts and a t-shirt, but
if you are considering dining at some of the
more up-scale restaurants you will be expected
to wear more elegant evening attire. You are a
long way away from home but your communication
link with love ones is pretty easy... you can
call direct to almost any place in the world
on both fixed lines, cellular and internet.
Just remember the area code in Barbados is
A big part of vacationing on the island is to
see the beauty of what most of us can only
describe as paradise... The flat undulating
landscape and excellent transportation makes
sightseeing in Barbados pretty easy. You have
a number of different forms of transportation
to choose from these include the blue colour
with yellow stripes Government –owned buses,
the privately owned mini buses, which are
yellow with blue stripes, the privately owned
route taxis popularly called “ZR vans”
Bus stops are place along each route and are
clearly mark bus to city or bus out of city...
just remember that when you are at the bus
stop you need to signal to the driver that you
want to take the bus by putting your hand out.
The fares charge on these buses is $1.50 one
way but if you need more convenience or
privacy you can hire a private taxi and pay a
fare based on the distance you travel...
If this isn’t convenient enough you can
always get a Barbados car rental... We wish
you a fun filled, safe, and relaxed Barbados
Vacation. If there is any other Barbados
travel tips that you feel would be useful on
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