Travel advice for Bahamas.

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

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Travel money:

Prepaid Travel credit card

in Swiss francs (CHF)

  • For ATM cash withdrawals

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

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Banknotes

in US Dollars (USD)

    Local currency / ISO Code

    Bahamas dollar BSD

    Currency exchange rate

    BSD 1 = ~ CHF 1.10 ; CHF 1 = ~ BSD 0.91 (07/2020)

    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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    Practical Information:

    Time difference with Switzerland

    - 6 h

    National language

    Official language

    English

    Capital

    Nassau

    Country code for calling Switzerland

    011 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)

    Voltage

    120 volt / adapter required

    Travel documents for Swiss citizens

    Passport still valid 6 months or more after arrival, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 8 months.

    Swiss Embassy / Consulate

    Nassau, Goodman's Bay Corporate Centre, West Bay Street
    Tel.: +1 242 302 2100

    Opening hours

    Banks

    9.30 - 15.00 h (Mon - Thu)
    9.30 - 17.00 h (Fri )

    Stores

    9.00 - 17.00 (Mon - Sat)

    Driving
    • Left-hand driving.
      Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals up to 3 months.
      Minimum age for car rentals: 21 to 25 (varies by company).

    • International driver's licence recommended.

    Health situation
    • Mosquito protection advised.

    • Minimum risk of malaria.

    • Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, polio and measles recommended.

    Other information

    Security

    • Increase in crime registered in large cities (Nassau, Freeport).

    • Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.

    Special legal regulations

    Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs (up to life imprisonment).

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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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