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General Information

The official language of Bahamas is English.

The national currency of Bahamas is Bahamian dollar , (US dollars widely accepted) (BSD).

1 BSD equals  .
equals  BSD.

Location

Bahamas

The distance from to Bahamas is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Bahamas. Exercise increased caution in The Bahamas due to crime. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Dial 911 or 919 to call the police in Bahamas.

LGBT

Bahamas has a score of -5 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Bahamas ranks #122 worldwide.

There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of LGBTI events in The Bahamas.,.

Travel Vaccinations

Your country is on the list of confirmed local Zika virus transmissions. Zika is transmitted by mosquito bites. No vaccine is yet available for the prevention or treatment of Zika virus infections.

All travelers to Bahamas should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Bahamas:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
  • Yellow Fever
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Bahamas to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Bahamas differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Bahamas, the standard voltage is 120 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type A
  • Type B
Weather

The temperature difference between Bahamas and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Looks like it's pretty rainy in Bahamas. Don't forget waterproof clothing!

Possible light rain tomorrow and next Friday.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 73–87°F  /  23–31°C 88% 33%
Sat November 09 73–84°F  /  23–29°C 87% 56%
Sun November 10 72–82°F  /  22–28°C 80% 14%
Mon November 11 72–84°F  /  22–29°C 79% 13%
Tue November 12 74–86°F  /  23–30°C 86% 23%
Wed November 13 73–85°F  /  23–29°C 88% 25%
Thu November 14 73–84°F  /  23–29°C 80% 25%
Fri November 15 73–86°F  /  23–30°C 79% 59%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:25 am and sets at 05:29 pm. This equates to 11.1 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Bahamas, it is in . When the sun sets in Bahamas, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Bahamas is 5.00 BSD. Every kilometer costs an additional 2.00 BSD. Every hour of waiting time costs 60.00 BSD.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Bahamas.

The minimum driving age is 17.

Left-hand traffic, keep to the left side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 1.00 BSD in Bahamas.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 10.76 BSD.

The legal drinking age in Bahamas is 18. This is also the minimum age to purchase alcohol.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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