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Preparing your trip to Willemstad: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Willemstad, Curacao 1. The best time to go on vacations is between March and June when good weather reigns in the city. The rainy season is from October to February. July and August remain the hottest months when the resort is visited by many fans of beach holidays.
2. Many tourists may find food offered in local restaurants quite unusual. Waiters have long been accustomed to the large flow of foreigners, so do not hesitate to ask questions - the staff will be happy to help choose the right dish.
3. There are many Duty-free shops within and outside the city. That's where experienced travelers should buy memorable souvenirs and gifts.
4. American-style sockets are installed in all inns and hotels, the standard voltage is 127/120 V. To use certain electrical appliances, you may need adapters. Ask right at the hotel or look for them in a specialized store.
5. Those planning to buy antiques as a souvenir should take care of the preparation of all the necessary documents in advance. Export of historically valuable artifacts is prohibited. This rule also applies to those who're going to search for the artifacts on the seabed. Copyright
6. In shops and on street markets, it's best to use the national currency. Money can be exchanged in numerous banks and private offices. However, exchange rates and charges may vary significantly in different institutions.
7. Going for a walk, be sure to take with you a copy of an identity document, as well as a hotel map. This will help you quickly resolve any disputable situations.
One of the favorite places among locals and visitors to the city is The Wine Cellar Restaurant offering guests a rich selection of national and international dishes. In the afternoon you can … Open
8. Bargaining is acceptable in local markets. Despite the fact that sellers are not very generous, you can always count on a small discount. In large shopping malls and supermarkets, you can pay with an international credit card.
9. Many museums and amusement parks offer attractive discount systems. Those who go on vacation as a family often get low fare tickets.
10. Those wishing to visit nature reserves should carefully listen to the guide during the tour. The thing is that local forests have quite a lot of poisonous plants.
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From the series “The Most Magical and Picturesque Cities in the World”
The historical district is very picturesque and interesting. In every splendid historical building, interesting facilities have been opened to tourists. Here you can discover excellent souvenir shops, restaurants with a great national menu, museums with incredible collections of historical and artistic artifacts. The port of Willemstad is also a major tourist attraction. The floating market, which has been assembled from pontoons and barges. The market is popular not only among curious tourists, but also among gourmets, because it is always possible to buy fresh seafood here. … Read further

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5. It is very profitable to make purchases. Equipment, jewelry, and household items are not taxed and levied. Shops work intermittently, so do not be surprised if you find the third break in a day. Large shopping centers, as a rule, work only in the evenings.
6. Hotels and large restaurants include tips in the account automatically. This is 10-15% of the total amount. In ordinary cafes, a tip is at the discretion of the client. The same percentage will be accepted favorably. The tip is not accepted in a taxi, except for the help with a luggage.
7. From mid-April to mid-December, when the number of tourists is significantly lower, prices for all goods and services reduce significantly. So, you can have a rest and enjoy discounted prices.
8. It’s better to book a hotel room in advance, as it will be extremely difficult in the high season. Also, remember that most restaurants do not work in the morning. They can open for a lunch, but the main influx of visitors is only in the evening. … Open
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Travelling to Willemstad - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Willemstad. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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