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Bahamas transport and travel

Bahamas transport and travel

Bahamas transport and travel Plane The United States (Miami), Cuba (Havana) and Jamaica (Kingston). Domestic flights are not to be outdone, departing from about fifteen airports, from Grand Bahama in the north to Inagua in the south. By direct flight, XL […]

Where to sleep, accommodation and hotels Bahamas

Where to sleep, accommodation and hotels Bahamas

Where to sleep, accommodation and hotels Bahamas For an idea of ​​average prices, see the “Budget” section. Generally, guesthouses advertise prices including taxes, which is rarely the case with hotels. Camping site Camping is prohibited. The only […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Bahamas

Entry formalities and useful contacts Bahamas

Entry formalities and useful contacts Bahamas Entry formalities French, Belgian, Swiss and Canadian citizens must be in possession of a passport valid for at least 6 months after the planned return date (for the Swiss, valid during the stay. PLEASE […]

What to do Bahamas

What to do Bahamas

What to do Bahamas What to do: nautical activities Most of the beaches in the Bahamas are public. In New Providence, look for the beach access signs. They are not very numerous, but well indicated. They slip between sections of coastline colonized by hotel […]

Where to eat, food and drink Bahamas

Where to eat, food and drink Bahamas

Where to eat, food and drink Bahamas Kitchen Caribbean by nature, gladly spicy, Bahamian cuisine makes extensive use of sea ​​products. Lemon juice is used in many dishes, as are onions, garlic, peppers and curry. So expect your meal to be spiced up […]

Geography and landscapes Bahamas

Geography and landscapes Bahamas

Geography and landscapes Bahamas Islands, islands, nothing but islands ... There are nearly 700 of them, not even counting the cays, these islets as large as pocket handkerchiefs that dot the coral reefs. In fact, some cays are actually bigger than some […]

Money and budget Bahamas

Money and budget Bahamas

Money and budget Bahamas Money, banks, exchange Currency - The Bahamian dollar (B $ or BSD), divided into 100 cents. It is at par with the US dollar. In January 2020, 1 € = 1,10 B $ and 1 B $ = 0,90 €. - Traders use Bahamian or American banknotes and […]

Recommended routes Bahamas

Recommended routes Bahamas

Recommended routes Bahamas Given the extent of the archipelago and its large number of islands, there is no point in hoping to see everything in one trip. The best is probably to plan a small assortment according to your interests. So here is an overview […]

Climate, seasons and weather Bahamas

Climate, seasons and weather Bahamas

Climate, seasons and weather Bahamas Is the weather always nice in the Bahamas? One would almost be tempted to believe it. With a minimum of 7 hours of sun per day in winter and until 9 a.m. in spring and early summer, the statistics are decidedly optimistic. Ditto […]

Health and Safety Bahamas

Health and Safety Bahamas

Health and Safety Bahamas Health There is no significant health hazard in the Bahamas. No vaccine is required for poliomyelitis and hepatitis A (or even B). Hospitals provide good quality care, especially in Nassau, but their rates are generally very high. […]

Bahamian Culture

Bahamian Culture

Bahamian Culture Population The Bahamas are the pure product of the colonial plantation economy. Formerly at the helm: the English Puritans who landed in the XNUMXth century in their quest for an earthly paradise, to freely practice their religion, then […]

Bahamian traditions and customs

Bahamian traditions and customs

Bahamian traditions and customs Junkanoo, the Bahamian carnival Legend has it that the great Bahamian carnival owes its name to a freed African leader, John Canoe, who allegedly obtained from his former English masters in the XNUMXth century the right to […]

Practical life on site Bahamas

Practical life on site Bahamas

Practical life on site Bahamas Time difference The Bahamas are at the same time as the American east coast, i.e. 6 hours late in continental Western Europe (GMT - 5). Thus, when it is 12 p.m. in Paris, it is 6 a.m. in Nassau. Electricity 110 V, 60 cycles, […]

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