The Capital: Basseterre – St Kitts, Charlestown – Nevis.
Flying Time: 9hrs & 50 mins approx
Passports: Full passports are required and should be valid for 6 months from departure date.
Time Difference: GMT –4 hours
Airport Departure Tax: US$22
Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollars (EC dollars). US Dollars are accepted by most places.
Main Language: English
Water: Public water is drinkable.
Electricity: Electrical service in hotels is 110 volts, 220v common around the islands
International Dialing: 001 869
Driving: Left hand side of road. Full license needed & local permit is required.
Clothing:. Beach clothing not appropriate in town, stores & restaurants.
Visas: Visas are not required by British or European Passport holders.
Vaccinations: Please consult your G.P. Hepatitis A, polio, tetanus & typhoid is recommended. Mosquito spray is recommended.
Taxes & Tips: Hotels & restaurants collect 9% Government Tax. 10% service charge usually charged