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1. Barbados is suitable for vacations all year round as the climate is stable for the whole 12 months. The average daily temperature is rarely below 26C, and it can reach 30C during the hottest months.
2. An English phrasebook will be useful during your holiday in Bridgetown. This way, it will be easier to communicate with local people and sellers in shops who are always ready to help tourists.
3. Barbados dollar is the official national currency, but some shopping centers and restaurants also accept American and Canadian dollars.
4. The best place to exchange currency is to visit one of the local banks. As a rule, they offer quite a beneficial exchange rate. As a rule, banks are open on workdays from 9 a.m. till 15:00 – 17:00. Friday is usually a short day.
5. Large restaurants, hotels and shopping centers accept credit cards. It is also possible to pay with traveler’s check in some shops. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. Don’t forget to leave tips in restaurants. A tip of up to 10% of the total is enough. Maids in hotels, tour guides, and taxi drivers will also be happy if you give a small tip to them. A reward of $1 – 2 will be enough in this case.
7. The island has a well-developed public transport system. It is easy to reach any beach or landmark by bus. Taxis have fixed fees.
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8. Tourists, who want to rent a car, will have to get a local driving license in addition to the international driver’s permit. The price of the local license is approximately 10 Barbados dollars.
9. Car rental is quite an expensive service. The daily rate usually starts from US$130. Drivers also need to keep in mind that left driving is adopted on the island.
10. The best way to attend different excursions is together with tourist groups. That way it will be a lot cheaper than ordering individual tours. As a rule, when ordering an excursion for a group of tourists, there is always a big discount.
11. Tourists, who want to save on food, will find exactly what they need at beach cafes that offer a great selection of dishes. Fresh seafood, various salads, exotic fruits – beach cafes offer all these and more at a very affordable price.
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Barbados Island

From the series “The Most Beautiful Islands on the Planet”
Many popular hotels are located in the beautiful colonial villas and historic buildings. Barbados fits for all types of recreation. Here you can relax for days on the quiet beaches with soft sand or explore the hidden sights, wander through the interesting historical districts or taste the best rums in one of the old factories. The world famous 'Malibu' Rum is produced on Barbados. … Read further

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Travelling to Bridgetown - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Bridgetown. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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