Here you will find important tips and useful information for Trinidad and Tobago.
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
Trinidad & Tobago dollar TTD
Currency exchange rate
TTD 100 = ~ CHF 16.00 ; CHF 1 = ~ TTD 6.25 (07/2020)
Payment by credit card is relatively common. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
The Travel Mastercard card is accepted at major hotels and restaurant
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.
Keep exchange and transaction receipts for reconversion.
Travelers are advised to take cash in US dollar (USD).
- 5 h / - 6 h during our summer time
Port of Spain
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
110/120 volt / adapter required
Passport still valid 6 months or more after end of stay, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 3 months.
Port of Spain, 70 Dundonald Street
Tel. +1 868 623 7816 / +1 868 627 7226
8.00 - 14.00/15.00 h (Mon - Thu)
8.00 - 13.00 h and 15.00 - 17.00 h (Fri)
8.00/9.00 - 19.00/20.00 h (Mon - Sat)
International driver's license required.
CH sticker and breakdown triangle mandatory.
Vaccination against yellow fever, diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
High crime rate in Port of Spain: pickpockets and purse snatching.
Take customary safety precautions and avoid nighttime driving.
Walking the streets after nightfall is not advised.
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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