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General Information

The official language of Trinidad and Tobago is English.

The national currency of Trinidad and Tobago is Trinidad and Tobago dollar (TTD).

1 TTD equals  .
equals  TTD.

Location

Trinidad and Tobago

The distance from to Trinidad and Tobago 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 Trinidad and Tobago. Exercise increased caution in Trinidad and Tobago due to crime, terrorism, and kidnapping. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Your travel destination belongs to the 20 countries with the highest criminality. Always remember to be careful.

The criminality index of Trinidad and Tobago is 73. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 999 or 911 to call the police in Trinidad and Tobago.

LGBT

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

Trinidad and Tobago law criminalizes same sex-sexual activity, with penalties of up to 25 years in prison. However, this is rarely enforced except in conjunction with serious offenses such as rape. Immigration law also bars the entry of homosexuals, but this is also rarely enforced.

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 Trinidad and Tobago 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 Trinidad and Tobago:

  • 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 Trinidad and Tobago to use your electronic devices from .

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

In Trinidad and Tobago, the standard voltage is 115 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type A
  • Type B
Weather

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

Looks like it's pretty rainy in Trinidad and Tobago. Don't forget waterproof clothing!

Light rain throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 73–84°F  /  23–29°C 93% 79%
Sat November 09 75–88°F  /  24–31°C 87% 49%
Sun November 10 76–87°F  /  25–30°C 89% 75%
Mon November 11 75–86°F  /  24–30°C 91% 63%
Tue November 12 75–84°F  /  24–29°C 95% 89%
Wed November 13 75–85°F  /  24–29°C 95% 76%
Thu November 14 76–87°F  /  25–30°C 91% 48%
Fri November 15 76–86°F  /  25–30°C 91% 64%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 05:59 am and sets at 05:40 pm. This equates to 11.7 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Trinidad and Tobago, it is in . When the sun sets in Trinidad and Tobago, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Trinidad and Tobago is 6.00 TTD. Every kilometer costs an additional 6.00 TTD. Every hour of waiting time costs 10.00 TTD.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Trinidad and Tobago.

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 4.00 TTD in Trinidad and Tobago.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 54.97 TTD.

The minimum age to purchase alcohol in Trinidad and Tobago is 18.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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