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General Information

The official language of Dominica is English.

The national currency of Dominica is East Caribbean dollar (XCD).

1 XCD equals  .
equals  XCD.

Location

Dominica

The distance from to Dominica 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 Dominica. Exercise normal precautions. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Dial 999 to call the police in Dominica.

LGBT

Dominica has a score of -8 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Dominica ranks #159 worldwide.

Consensual same-sex conduct is illegal, and no laws prohibit discrimination against a person on the basis of sexual orientation. There are no legal impediments to organizations for LGBTI persons.,.

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 Dominica 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 Dominica:

  • 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 Dominica to use your electronic devices from .

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

In Dominica, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type D
  • Type G
Weather

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

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

Light rain today through Sunday.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 76–85°F  /  24–29°C 88% 39%
Sat November 09 76–80°F  /  24–27°C 91% 67%
Sun November 10 76–81°F  /  24–27°C 91% 69%
Mon November 11 76–82°F  /  24–28°C 90% 34%
Tue November 12 75–81°F  /  24–27°C 90% 30%
Wed November 13 75–81°F  /  24–27°C 91% 32%
Thu November 14 75–81°F  /  24–27°C 91% 35%
Fri November 15 74–80°F  /  24–27°C 92% 34%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:06 am and sets at 05:35 pm. This equates to 11.5 hours of daylight.

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

Taxi

Sorry, we do not have any information on taxi prices in Dominica.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Dominica but they must be registered (for an extra fee) upon arrival.

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 3.00 XCD in Dominica.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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