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Bahamas Water 1. Nassau has an international airport, which regularly receives flights from major cities in the United States, Montreal, London, and Toronto. The easiest way to get to the resort is through the United States.
2. There is no public transport in Nassau, so you can walk on foot or use taxi services at the resort. The taxis are metered, so there is no need to worry about overpaying.
3. A car rental would be the best option for active tourists who are planning to travel a lot around the city. This service is available to persons over the age of 21 who have an international driving license.
4. Drivers should remember about left-hand traffic in Nassau and other cities in the Bahamas. Be attentive and keep in mind that local drivers don't care much about traffic regulations.
5. An unusual form of transport, which can be used to reach different parts of the island and even neighboring islands is a water taxi. Tourists can find them on all major beaches. Copyright
6. The resort has top-notch water sports centers providing training on diving, water skiing, and yachting. The services of some sports schools are available to both adults and children.
7. Nassau is dominated by quite expensive restaurants, which are primarily aimed at tourists. If you want to save money or try everyday local food, it's recommended to choose restaurants away from large beaches and hotels.
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8. Nassau is a major duty-free center. Fans of shopping should pay special attention to cosmetics and perfumes, jewelry, watches, and electronic devices.
9. The most popular souvenirs among tourists are handicrafts made of shells and straw. Colorful fabrics of local production and national-style clothes deserve tourists' attention too.
10. The city is dominated by high-priced hotels. Almost all of them are located near the coast. Thrifty tourists should look for small cottages where rooms will be slightly cheaper.
11. When paying for hotel services, take into account that the government tax is included in the price of the room. The tax is 10% of the cost per day and is relevant here for hotels of all levels.
12. Fans of event tourism would be happy to visit Nassau in summer or at Christmas. During these periods, the city hosts the most colorful festivals and holidays.
13. Fans of unusual entertainment would probably be interested in visiting the city of Exuma located near Nassau. Here, on the beach with crystal-clear water, you can swim with cute piggies.
14. Visitors to an interesting marine park near Nassau will have a chance to swim on a shallow beach with friendly stingrays. Such entertainment is popular among vacationers with children and is completely safe.
15. There are several private islands available for tours off the coast of Nassau. They will surely appeal to fans of wild nature and uncrowded beaches.
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Bahamas: travelling advices

2. The American dollar is officially accepted on the islands. Tourists should not trust local people who offer them to “exchange” American dollars to Bahamian ones because there is a risk of losing money. If you need to have Bahamian dollars, exchange the currency is a local bank.
3. Islanders speak English, so tourists who know this language will have no problem with communication on the islands. However, it is better not to try to copy the accent of local people as they might consider that a mockery. Bahamians are always friendly with tourists, so there is no need to hide your accent.
4. Such phrases as “Good morning” and “Good day” are a universal way to greet others on the islands. These are typical polite greetings that express your friendly approach.
5. Some Bahamians might offer tourists to buy narcotic substances, assuring them that these substances are very light and absolutely legal. We need to warn fans of thrilling experiences: drug possession is a crime in the Bahamas. Of course, it may also be dangerous for health to try unknown drugs with shady ingredients. That being said, it is way more reasonable not to risk money, health, and reputation and get enjoyment and adrenalin burst from various sports activities that the islands offer. … Open
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