Here you will find important tips and useful information for Barbados.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
in local currency
For minor expenses on arrival in country of destination
Local currency / ISO Code
Barbados dollar BBD
Currency exchange rate
BBD 1 = ~ CHF 0.48 ; CHF 1 = ~ BBD 2.07 (09/2022)
Payment by credit card is relatively common. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Credit cards are recommended for car rentals. Prepaid cards are generally accepted for payment but not for reservations. Please check the possible payment methods with the car rental company in advance.
Cash payment in USD nearly everywhere possible.
Travelers are advised to take cash in US dollar (USD).
9.00 - 15.00 h (Mon - Thu)
9.00 - 13.00 h / 15.00 - 17.00 h (Fri)
9.00 - 17.00 h (Mon - Fri)
8.30 - 16.00 h (Sat)
Local driver's license required for car rentals.
- 5 h / - 6 h during our summer time
Do not drink tap water.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
011 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
110 volt / adapter required
Passport still valid 6 months or more after arrival, return or onward travel ticket.
St. Thomas, 24, Cane Garden Heights
Tel.: +1 246 425 32 81
Si consiglia di rispettare le abituali misure precauzionali contro la microcriminalità.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
Special legal regulations
Wearing military style clothing is illegal.
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.
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