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Welcome to Haiti!

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General Information

The official languages of Haiti are French, Haitian Creole.

The national currency of Haiti is Haitian gourde (G) (HTG).

1 HTG equals  .
equals  HTG.

Location

Haiti

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

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

The U.S. Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid travelling to Haiti. Reconsider travel to Haiti due to crime, civil unrest, and kidnapping. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Dial 114 to call the police in Haiti.

LGBT

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

Anti-LGBTI sentiment exists. Persons identified as LGBTI may be targeted for harassment, discrimination, or physical attacks.

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 Haiti 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 Haiti:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Malaria
  • Typhoid

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

  • Cholera
  • 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 Haiti to use your electronic devices from .

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

In Haiti, the standard voltage is 110 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type A
  • Type B
Weather

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

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

Possible light rain on Sunday through Thursday.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 66–83°F  /  19–28°C 96% 35%
Sat November 09 66–82°F  /  19–28°C 97% 37%
Sun November 10 66–82°F  /  19–28°C 98% 56%
Mon November 11 66–82°F  /  19–28°C 97% 51%
Tue November 12 65–81°F  /  19–27°C 98% 50%
Wed November 13 65–80°F  /  19–27°C 99% 54%
Thu November 14 65–80°F  /  18–27°C 99% 43%
Fri November 15 65–80°F  /  19–27°C 99% 25%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 05:55 am and sets at 05:14 pm. This equates to 11.3 hours of daylight.

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

Taxi

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

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Haiti.

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

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 1.00 HTG in Haiti.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 9.75 HTG.

The minimum age to purchase alcohol in Haiti is 18.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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