Travel advice for Aruba.

Here you will find important tips and useful information for Aruba.

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Travel money:

Prepaid Travel credit card

in US Dollars (USD)

  • For ATM cash withdrawals

  • For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online

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Banknotes

in local currency

  • For minor expenses on arrival in country of destination

Local currency / ISO Code

Aruba-Florin AWG

Currency exchange rate

AWG 1 = ~ CHF 0.53 ; CHF 1 = ~ AWG 1.85 (09/2022)

Further Information

Credit cards

 

  • Customary credit cards are accepted in most places. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.

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Time difference with Switzerland

- 5 h / - 6 h during our summer time

National language

Official language

Dutch

Language capabilities

English and Spanish

Country code for calling Switzerland

+41 (disregard `0`preceding Swiss area codes)

Travel documents for Swiss citizens

Passport still valid after end of stay, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 14 days.
Valid form of ID is required for travel within the Netherlands Antilles.

Swiss Embassy / Consulate

Den Haag (Niederlande), Lange Voorhout 42
Tel. +31 70 364 28 31 / +31 70 364 28 32

Opening hours

Banks

8.00 – 12.00 h and 13.30 – 16.00 h (Mon - Fri)

Stores

8.00 – 12.00 h and 14.00 – 18.00 h (Mon - Sat)

Driving
  • Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals.

  • Minimum age for car rentals: 21 (varies by rental company).

Health situation

Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus and hepatitis A recommended.

Capital

Oranjestad

Voltage

110/220 volt / adapter required

Other information

Aruba has been an autonomous part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands since 1986.

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Important

While every precaution has been taken to verify the information provided, Swiss Bankers Prepaid Services Ltd does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of Country Information. Swiss Bankers therefore shall not be held liable for any damage or loss sustained in connection with any errors or omissions contained therein.

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