Here you will find important tips and useful information for Haiti.
Swiss Bankers Travel is not accepted in this country.
in US Dollar (USD)
Change cash in local currency
Local currency / ISO Code
Currency exchange rate
HTG 100 = ~ CHF 0.00 ; CHF 1 = ~ HTG 0.00 (07/2015)
Die gängigen Kreditkarten werden in begrenztem Umfang akzeptiert. Für detaillierte Informationen wenden Sie sich bitte an den Aussteller der betreffenden Karte.
Acceptance of credit cards is limited. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Currency exchange not advised on the black market.
Change of US dollars everywhere possible; other foreign currencies are accepted only in some banks.
- 6 h / - 7 h during our summer time
00 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.
The tourists cards given with the entry are essential to leave the country.
Centre consulaire régional Saint-Domingue
Ambassade de Suisse en République Dominicaine
Santo Domingo, Avenida Jiménez Moya 71, intersection Churchill et D. Arias, 2ème étage
Tel. : +1 809 533 37 81 / +1 809 534 69 44
8.30 - 16.00 h (Mon - Fri)
8.30 - 13.00 h (Sat)
Banks often closed for several days (political instability)
8.00 - 12.00 h and 13.00 - 16.00 h (Mon - Fri)
8.00 - 12.00 h (Sat)
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Risk of dengue fever.
Minimum risk of malaria.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
This country is in an active earthquake zone.
Leisure travel not advised at present due to significant increase in crime and difficult economic situation.
Infrastructures for tourism virtually non-existent.
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