Time zone: GMT – 4
Telephone services: Country Code: 1 441
Outgoing Code: 011
Emergency telephone numbers: All services – 911.
Tourist information: Bermuda Tourism, 1 Battersea Church Road, London SW11 3LY Tel: (020) 7771 7001 Fax: (020) 7771 7037.
Passport information: Valid passport required by all. Return Ticket Required. Requirements may change at short notice. Contact the Embassy before departure.
Visa information: Visas are not required for stays of up to 3 weeks.
Health information: No vaccinations are compulsary, but please seek medical advice before travelling.
Food & drink: Water is considered drinkable, normal precautions should be observed with food.
Currency: Bermuda Dollar (Bda $) = 100 cents
Export of local currency is usually limited to Bda$ 250. US Dollar cheques are widely accepted. MasterCard American Express Visa and Diners Club are all accepted in hotels shops and restaurants.
ATM availability: 54 locations.
Cost of living: Very Expensive. Bermuda is a holiday destination for affluent tourists.
Languages: English is the official language. There is a small community of Portuguese speakers.
Weather: Semi-tropical climate, with cool sea breezes. Showers can occur at any time of the year.
Electricity: 110 Volts AC 60 Hz. American flat, 2-pin plugs are used.
Post: Airmail: 5 – 7 days to Europe.
Transport: ROAD: Visitors are not allowed to drive in Bermuda. TAXI: Official taxis display a small blue flag.
Special information: Most hotels and restaurants require jacket and tie in the evening. Social conventions are mostly British influenced.